modernize a flea market find
virtually any yard sale or second hand store treasure can be modernized, as long as it has good bones to start with (and is in working order). i found this really funky italian ceramic lamp at a local yard sale for $5, and thought it would be worth a try to paint it, since i found it so unique. all of the turquoise balls are glazed ceramic, as well as the urn. but the gaudy gold was a turn off. this is where the paint comes in.
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