Last spring, in between graduating college and loading up the U-haul to seek new adventures in D.C, I made one last trip to a favorite antique store. On my last visit I picked up a pair of teal pierced porcelain lamps that I swooned over for their shape and detail. The teal wasn't exactly the most stylish look so these lamps were in desperate need of a make-over.
Here's what a lot of patience, a tiny paint brush, and a few coats of paint got me:
And here's the not so glamorous before:
I think they look a hundred times better in white and they're so much easier to decorate with now that they're a neutral shade! What do you think?