Monday, January 13, 2014

Bedroom Chandelier



When we moved to this house last July, the master bedroom was poop brown.  Now if you like brown, I do apologize but I am not a fan of earth tones and I'm plum sick of brown.  Before we even moved in, I had Handyman Tom re-paint it all in Benjamin Moore's Snowfall White.  But this light fixture was still there.  I actually quite like the fixture but in the bedroom? That was just weird looking.




Remember back when I confessed my addiction to thrift store junking?  One of my finds were these two chandeliers for $20.  So glad I hoarded kept them.  Because I was able to use one for the bedroom.




On the same day that I spray painted my bedside lamps, I whipped out the coral spray paint and gave these a few coats.








And then Tom hung the chandelier and it looks fabulous!














And who doesn't love a before and after?





Recently, I heard some designer on tv saying that chandeliers are "so over".   Well good for her but I'm still loving them and swoon every time I flip on the light.  Anyone else still loving chandeliers as much as I do?



Linking up this spray painted goodie to my regular parties and to  Serenity Now, Home Stories A to Z,  Cedarhill FarmhouseCoastal CharmWatch Out Martha, Jennifer Rizzo,From My Front Porch to Yours, and Salt Tree. 



19 comments:

  1. I love your thrift store chandelier! It's gorgeous in that coral color. I hope chandeliers are "over" then there will be more at the thrift shops for me. :)
    Bonnie @ Our Secondhand House

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  2. Perfect color! I'm in the midst of my own lighting diy. Thank you for the inspiration! You have a new follower.

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  3. I am so loving the coral! A pop of color is just fun! Love it! Come link up to centerpiece Wednesday and share this post with us http://thestylesisters.blogspot.com
    Karin

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  4. Your chandler turned out great.
    I think everything is in as long as you like it.
    Denise

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  5. Oh man I love that! Coral is always a great color choice.

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  6. I am still and will always be obsessed with chandeliers. And yours looks super cute!! Perhaps I can get my husband to go for a similar thing if I paint it a manly color. XD Camo-ndelier? Maybe?

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  7. I love this - and I have to admit I wouldn't be brave enough to add that much color to a chandelier in my home, but maybe some day! Enjoy your "brilliance"!

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  8. Great project !!

    I would love you to come and share @ Craft, Create & Inspire linky party !!!

    Look forward to seeing you there :)


    http://livel0vecreate.blogspot.co.uk/2014/01/craft-create-inspire-linky-party_18.html

    Claire x

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  9. This looks amazing, As someone who loves colour I think is a definite improvement. As as for chandeliers being "over" I don't think so! Chandeliers are dead classy! If you love something then you should have it, enjoy it.

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  10. Your coral chandelier is gorgeous, coral would be a great compliment to any number of other colors. I am thinking of aqua for my guest bedroom, wouldn't that shade of coral be perfect for accent? I can see it a pure white room too, it would add a perfect pop of color.

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  11. I so feel your pain! My new house was poop-brown everywhere too. I adore the newly spray painted chandy. Wonderful job!

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  12. I love this change!
    I am featuring it tonight - thanks for sharing!
    Stacey of Embracing Change

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  13. ME!! I love chandeliers. Thanks for the inspiration! Linda

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  14. Love the color and the shape! Thanks so much for sharing at Silver Pennies Sundays. x

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