Find visually interesting lamps at yard sales, thrift stores and even around your own house. The paint on the lamp may be chipped or simply outdated, making the lamp look a bit out of place in the context of your home’s decor. You can repaint a lamp without disassembling the structure. Before attempting to repaint the lamp, however, try to determine what it’s made of to make sure the new paint will adhere properly.
Remove the lampshade from the lamp, if in place, and set it aside. Wipe the lamp down with a damp rag to remove dust and dirt. Allow to dry completely.
Sand the paintable lamp surface gently with a sanding block or fine-grit sandpaper to create a rough surface for the paint to stick to. (Skip this step if the lamp is highly detailed or if it has an intentionally coarse surface.) Wipe it down with a