I have been in search of the perfect lamp for my piano. I needed one that would blend in with my decor yet give good lighting for the pianist. In my search I found some great options, but they came at a cost that really was not going to work for me.
Then I came upon this beauty!!
She caught my eye. I took a double take...hmmm...looks like candle holders and it looks colonial.
Oh! and the price is $5?! I'll take it!
Would you buy it?
I thought I had some candle covers that would fit over the light fixtures, but they were too small. Plan B was to grubby them up with my mixture of coffee grounds and cinnamon...smelled good:)...and apply with glue.
Here is a pic of before and after they dried. You can see the plastic cover is chipped. No problem! You cant see it anyway!
I painted the lamp with two coats of Annie Sloan's Graphite, letting it dry 24 hours between the two coats because I just wanted it to adhere well with less coats. It did not chip at all! I then waxed it in dark wax.
It buffed up so lovely!
The lighting in the first pic is too bright. The truer color is on right pic.
Before and After:
Now would you buy it?
It fits this space perfect and the lighting is amazing!!