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Spray Paint

Spray Paint…

Sometimes all you need is a tarp and a can of spray paint to change your world, or something like that.

I’ve had these for a while, I think they were some shade of green when I first bought them.

I used Krylon Satin Ivory for this project.

This is a large ceramic candle holder.  I think Kim from Savvy Southern Style has two similar ones.  Nothing wrong with the color. I just needed a change.

After the paint dried, I mixed a little Medium Gray Folk Art paint with water and brushed over my spray painted pieces.

It brought out the imperfections of the pieces.

I like the effect of the color wash.

What do you think?

These two are above my cabinets.

And this one is holding a candle.

You can spray paint anything.  At least that’s what I believe.

Did you see this that I recently painted with Spray Chalky Paint? <<<click there.

Using spray paint and an acrylic paint is an easy way to create this look.

  • Clean your piece well.
  • Spray according to the directions on the container. This is very important, I know from experience.
  • Water down your choice of craft paint
  • After the piece has completely dried, take a chip brush or old t-shirt and wash piece with craft paint.
  • Wipe off excess
  • Let it dry and refresh your space with the renewed piece.

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  1. Yep, you can, and I do. Looks great!

  2. You are right I do have two of those. I love the new look of yours.

  3. I believe too! These are beautiful. It was a great change and I love the color! Thanks for visiting my blog! I am a new follower! Please come back anytime!

  4. 🙂 You’ve done it again. I love the new look and the vignette above the cabinet, everything really looks great.

  5. These look so good. Gotta love paint!

  6. They look like they were meant to look like that….great job! I love them!

  7. They look great! If I didn’t see it, I wouldn’t believe that they looked like that originally. Nice job!

  8. Wow….. great paint job. And I love the candle holders along side the fireplace!

  9. They look great. I love to use washes. It’s a wonderful way to get that aged effect.

  10. Those look fantastic Debbie! I changed my world with spray paint yesterday…well…actually just some lamps but it made a world of difference! LOL! 🙂 I love how they look with the silver bucket up on your cabinets. So pretty!

  11. I LOVE their new look!! Martina

  12. Yes you can girl!! Love them!!

  13. Penny @ The Comforts of Home

    They turned out great! Very country French looking!

  14. Gotta love the spray paint! They look great Debbie and so does the vignette.

    Happy Sunday,

  15. Hi Debbie,

    I like your new look!
    What a great makeover, the textured finish is amazing.
    Have a great day !

    All the Best,

  16. Wow; Debbie! This is amazing! I love these now! The texture and finish looks great!

  17. Do you even need to ask what we think? Fabulous!! Of course! I want to come steal them from you. 🙂


  18. Wow! Gorgeous job. I adore what you have created. 🙂

  19. I love these! Very old world look! Thanks for the visit and the sweet comment @TheDedicatedHouse. Hope you’re having a grand Sunday! Toodles, Kathryn

  20. I think you just tripled it’s value. It now looks like it came from some old country estate. I may not pass over those ugly colored candle holders I find at Goodwill!

  21. Hi Debbie! I saw that you had posted on A Beach Cottage and said you were Southern so I thought I would stop in for a visit! I’m Southern too! Deep South Southern! Love the new paint colors you chose for your finials and candleholders!

  22. Beautiful!!! Paint can transform anything from an ugly duckling to a fabulous swan! Love the patina you created on these treasures!

    xoxo laurie

  23. They look great. Your so talented. I am impressed!

  24. What a wonderful difference spray paint makes!

  25. you are SO talented!!!

  26. Hola! I’ve been reading your blog for a while now and finally got the courage to go ahead and give you a shout out
    from Austin Tx! Just wanted to tell you keep up the excellent work!

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