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Can I paint a china table lamp

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Moniker1 Sat 15-Nov-14 09:56:53

Have redecorated the room, the lampshade, which is white, is fine, but the base is the wrong colour.
Looking on line it seems I would have to fire the base if I painted it with the special paint which is not possible as the fitments are fixed to it. How long would it last if I just slapped on some emulsion or oil based paint (if that is still available)?
It's a seldom used guest room.

JellieG Sat 15-Nov-14 14:20:28

I painted a boring cream ceramic base with gold craft paint a while ago and it still looks great!

Moniker1 Sat 15-Nov-14 17:42:42

Hmmm, gold would look ok so might do that.

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