Monday, August 1, 2011

Make Do & Mend Monday - Spray Painted Candlesticks

Welcome to another fun project!  I have seen these painted candlesticks all over the web and thought they were so pretty.  So, I rounded up all of those old, brass candlesticks and my spray paint for a fun project.  While I was at it, I also spray painted a lazy susan that need a face lift.

Let's start at the beginning.  Here's a before picture of what I spray painted.

I took it all outside and spray painted my heart out.  It was only 102!!  Needless to say, I was hot!

The good thing was, since it was so hot, it did not take long for everything to dry!

Hmm, I am not sure that I like the "family" painted yellow.  I might need to change that to another color.  Maybe red?  First I need to decide where I am going to place it inside.  See the pool?  Deniska and I got in and played while these were drying!  Smart - huh?

Here they are on my table.  I just need to add candles, or maybe not.  I kinda like them just as they are.  See my chair covers?  I did those on Saturday.  You can read about them here.

I am linking to:
Heidi's Make Do and Mend Monday

Thanks for dropping by!  I would love to hear what you think about this project.


  1. I love the job you did on your candlesticks, tray and family. I love crayon colors so they sure do work. Super again.

  2. So you bought a number of spray paint I remember you saying you were going to buy spray paint. Love how everything came up and has a new and colorful life. Great job!

    Hugs from Holland ~

  3. Your candle sticks are gorgeous and so perfect with the lovely chair covers. So bright and cheerful!
    Hugs, Cindy

  4. I love the bright color of the candlesticks and they go perfectly with your new chair covers!


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