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violetta27
« on: October 01, 2009 06:36:07 AM »

I have been wanting to do something with the ceiling fan in my office for some time now but was not sure what.  I new it needed to be painted as it was definitely showing its age (which is old!). Well I finally got around to taking the whole thing apart, began sanding and painting, and wallah!

My new ceiling fan:









And the ugly before pic:



Thanks for looking and have a great day!
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« Reply #1 on: October 01, 2009 06:44:09 AM »

WOW THIS CAME OUT GREAT I LIKE THE WAY IT LOOKS VERY ELEGANT
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« Reply #2 on: October 01, 2009 06:45:06 AM »

Pretty!  Did you use a template?  It looks so perfect.  And what did you seal it with?  It's very shiny.

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« Reply #3 on: October 01, 2009 08:18:27 AM »

ooooh!  What a great idea!!  I might have to borrow it Tongue
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« Reply #4 on: October 01, 2009 09:31:16 AM »

Hello.  Thanks for the kind words. 

pinokeeo~ I did use I stencil I found at Michael's Craft Store and I sealed it with just a clear spray paint.
The first time I tried painting with the stencil I got a little heavy handed with the paint which caused the paint to run under the stencil (lesson learned).  After I re-sanded them, I painted the stencils in 2 steps by gently misting them, letting them dry, and spraying them again.
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« Reply #5 on: October 01, 2009 10:42:46 AM »

Thank you.  I'd like to try this on my fan blades.  Great job.
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« Reply #6 on: October 01, 2009 12:54:11 PM »

Oh yes, I remember those old fans with the gold metallic borders!
I love what you did with yours!!
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« Reply #7 on: October 10, 2009 05:30:23 PM »

This is beautiful!
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