Brass is back!
When my sis and I were in Dallas a few weeks ago, we stumbled across the Habitat for Humanity ReStore and decided to duck in. I'm glad we did! I found some super cheap plywood pieces for an upcoming project, and this little $5 beauty.
I liked the shape of it and picked it up intending to repaint it. But you know what? I'm kinda loving it as is! I swapped out a shade from a lamp I'm not using right now. I love the warm metal tone, it's perfect for fall!
A few keys to using brass:
*Steer clear of a finish that is too glaring and shiny and bright yellow, look for a warm mellow glowing tone.
*The shade should be a crisp, modern shape.
*And while you're at it, mix those metals up a bit. Go ahead. It's o.k.
Mandi found this beautiful lamp at a thrift store and toned down the bright brassiness with-our favorite-Rub N Buff.
A few more brass beauties-
So, go ahead and keep sending your old brass lamps to the thrift store. I might just snatch them up. :)
Linking up with:
Thrifty Treasures at Southern Hospitality