Looking for a Tuscan paint technique you can use on your Floor Lamp? Try this project out to remodel and update an existing plain Floor Lamp on a budget with a Tuscan flair.
Creating a Tuscan colored project is an inexpensive way to update your Floor Lamp with the look of expensive Tuscan colors as well as establish a warm and inviting Tuscan home decor.
You will need:
Blue tape in ¼” width (2 roles for a large kitchen)
Egg Shell Or Semi Gloss Paint (2 earthy warm colors)
3″bristle brushes (3)
4 Paint trays
Scissors or exacto knife
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Start this project by Wiping away any debris and apply on or two coats of primer. Use metal primer.
This paint technique will work best on any Floor Lamp if you choose the right primer.
Let this primer dry.
A nice warm gray color is perfect for the base paint color. A color like Realist Beige from Sherwin Williams would work well for this project.
Simply apply one coat of this paint to the floor lamp. Reserve some paint for later.
For this project it would be best to create a few different looks for your Floor Lamp based on your two paints.
Have one Floor Lamp paint color be closer to paint color #1, the True Greige from Sherwin Williams.
The second Floor Lamp paint color is close to paint #2, the Terra Cotta color.
Now, you need to create a third unique paint color by mixing an equal combination of the two paints.
Mix your Tuscan colors in their own paint trays and add some glaze.
So, you have basically made three custom Tuscan paint colors. You should have one paint brush for each color.
Now, start with one color and work it on the floor lamp.
Pick up the second color and start working on top. You can dab away and sort of mix the two colors together.
Repeat with the third until you achieve the look or color you want.
Now, you need to let this dry.
Once the mixed paint on the floor lamp is dry you should spray the entire thing with 3 coats of matte clear acrylic spray paint. This will protect you faux Tuscan paint finish and keep it looking good for years to come!
Told you it was an easy Tuscan paint technique!
The entire faux Tuscan Paint technique project can be completed for under $20 depending on the size of your Floor Lamp and how many Tuscan inspired Floor Lamps you decide to go with. This is a great way to update your outdated Floor Lamp from other projects.
Tuscan inspired colors are warm earth tones. They include colors like terra cotta, warm mustard yellows, earthy warm browns, glowing oranges with a hint of brown, and warm grays. Keep these in mind when you are choosing the paints for your Tuscan Floor Lamp.
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