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Save $500 off a designer lamp by making this Kate Spade-inspired light at home. This simple DIY can be done in one afternoon. The magic is in the high gloss paint, which gives the project a professional-looking finish.

The hardest part is finding a cheap lamp that is the same shape as the designer one. Keep checking those thrift stores, Target, and online lamp stores until you find one at the perfect price.

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Here’s everything you’ll need:

  • Column lamp

  • MAXX GLOSS paint in patent leather
  • Americana Decor chalky finish paint in lace
  • Krylon short cuts paint pen in metallic gold
  • 3/4″ dauber
  • 3/4″ metallic gold sticker dots
  • Fine hair paint brush

Find the full instructions from Mark Montano here.

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