Home Home Decor Painted chandelier: After snagging an ugly brass chandelier at a yard sale for a dollar, Laine Chambers sprayed it with two coats of metal primer followed by another two coats of bright red spray paint. Lots of inexpensive light fixtures at big box stores – not to mention fans! – that could be painted this way. How about painting light fixtures coral? or cobalt? turquoise? pale green…?