The previous owners of our house had splurged on many upgrades. Lighting was not one of those! I knew every single chandelier, hall light, ceiling fan, and bathroom light had to go. Changing thirteen light fixtures is not cheap and I had to get resourceful. Now there are only twelve more to go...uugh.
I found this chandelier at Home Depot where it had been discontinued and reduced significantly. It
has a woodgrain look, though a very strange orangecolor, like many of the more expensive chandeliers and I knew some paint and Liming wax could pretty it up.
Here are the before and after pictures.
I'll be back to tell you how I got this look with paint, Liming Wax and $2.99 craft supplies.
I can't let you leave without showing you a close up of the vintage CREAM bowl filled with