Wednesday, July 28, 2010

Junk Haulin a Chandy
I love beautiful lush crystal chandeliers and I was dying to have one in my dining room to give it that Shabby Romantic feel. Well, you know me, I grabbed a $5 brass chandy at a garage sale and went to work! (The guy at the garage sale LAUGHED at me and said I could not spray brass..HA!)
I spray painted the brass with a pretty antique white, added some dangly crystals and wa lah. 
Ok, this is not quite like the ones I drool over....but it made my day and my budget!
This is the style of fixture I had in my dining room before...not a bad light but not drool worthy.
This is a similar picture of the brass chandy before (i forgot to take a pic, but you get the idea)

If you can dream it you can do it! I also created this darling little rosebud kissing ball during Christmas and just decided to leave it up!

 This is my humble little junky chandy... $5 plus paint, crystals I traded for and .50 cents for all the shades. I think it would be even prettier with some beaded strands and beautiful shabby embellished shades that match...don't you think...
I am partying with all of the other lovers of Shabby White over at Faded Charm, you must check them out
and the lovely Cielo at
and My Cottage Charm at 
and Romantic Homes

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