A defective chalkware light gets a makeover courtesy of Lonny contributor Allegra Muzzillo
I recently inherited a 1950s chalkware lamp from a relative. Chalkware is merely sculpted gypsum painted with watercolor, so it’s super-fragile. Defective, faded, and filthy—this piece was in bad shape to say the least. Read on to learn how I transformed this ugly duckling into a swan.
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