Wednesday, July 6, 2011

Before & After- A Chandelier

When we did my daughter's room makeover we went with a Paris theme. I knew that the room would not be complete without a chandelier. I searched online & in all the home improvement stores, but the prices were just too high! I had come across some great light fixture transformations in blog land & thought that just might be the route to go. So when I spotted this beauty at Goodwill for $14.99 I knew it would be MINE!!

BEFORE: Nothing a little spray paint can't fix right??

OR AM I CRAZY!?!


After a lot of dismantling, priming and painting (and then having the hubby figure out how to put it back together).



I think it adds that sophistication a 12 year old girl needs in a Paris room.
The jewels were from Hobby Lobby 1/2 off Christmas decor. I just strung them around until it looked good.

I am more than happy with the way it turned out. Oh the power of paint!! Domestically Speaking is having a Power of Paint party and I am linking up. Go find some inspiration for your next paint project :)

Domestically Speaking

Also linking up at The Shabby Nest. She has a beautiful blog! Go check her out :)

The Shabby Nest

I am so excited!! Angela from Simply Creative invited me to join a party she's having over at her blog :)
 Be sure to check out these great blogs!!




6 comments:

  1. Hi!
    I found you on my blog visiting so thought I would visit you, too! Your blog looks nice - it is quite addicting I tell you! Thanks for following me - hoping to get to know you more through your blog...best of luck!
    Stacey of Embracing Change

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  2. That's impressive! I was shocked at the before picture. What a great transformation!! I have a little blog party called Simply Creative over at 365days2simplicity.blogspot.com. I'd love it if you linked this project up!!

    Angela

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  3. Sara!! I'm a little jealous of your creativity.. I did NOT get any of that in my genes.... NONE!! I should hire you when we get rich and I know you could make my little home way cool!! I think when you're little babies fly the nest you should be an interior decorator, you have got talent!!

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  4. Shannon, you are too sweet! Thank you so much for your nice comments :)

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  5. Thanks for partying with me this week over at 365 days 2 simplicity's Simply Creative blog party. I can't wait to see what you come up with next!

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  6. Very nicely done. And the glass cover just cries out to be a terrarium cover! Lovely redo.

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