I‘m honored to show off this beautiful chandelier for Amy at
Here is her tutorial/before and after photos. It’s stunning! Note the finish she did!
Here are a few finishes I liked from the Niermann Weeks collection, all priced over $5,500:
Here are a few of Brooke’s table lamps from her Giannetti lighting collection, love the finish of these as well:
Everything I used was products that I had around my house (Faux Effects plaster), but you could use regular plaster and tint it any color you wanted. I scooped the product up in my hands and smeared it all over the chandelier. My first plaster color was a bronze shade. I let that dry and then I repeated the exact same “technique” with a neutral color plaster (I am using that term loosely as my five year old helped me cover the chandelier in plaster with her hands). Once both layers had dried I sanded it a little by hand to let the darker shade underneath show through.
We did change out the glass because I wanted an “old look”. We replaced the plain glass with “seeded glass” for a vintage feel. I considered not putting any glass in it at all. I think that would have been a nice look also, but ultimately the “seeded glass look” won me over.
Then my cute carpenter risked his own life to hang my creation. He is a good man.Isn’t she lovely.
bsp; I love the beautiful finish you did – and now I’m on board. I want one too! You’re the most fantastic talented faux, faux finisher! 🙂
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