$1 Vintage Light Fixtures Need New Life

Vintage Porcelain Sconce Before A Cleaning

Vintage Porcelain Sconce Before A Cleaning

Heavy cast antique sconce with outlet

Heavy cast antique sconce with outlet

There was an amazing yard sale over the weekend in Ellicott City, Maryland. The online ad boasted tons of antiques and motivated sellers. Unfortunately, I didn’t go to that sale FIRST. By the time I got there at 11:00 a.m. there were just a few items left and these two light fixtures were the best things remaining. (I also got a cedar-lined trunk for $3, but that’s a different story.) When I asked the property owner about their origins, he said he and his wife had found them in the basement of the home they were remodeling, so we assumed that they were original to his house. They weren’t much to look at, the porcelain one had at least four coats of paints brushed up on it throughout the years and was pretty dingy. But it cleaned up well!
I’m not sure if I’m going to use them in my home, sell them or repurpose them. My husband’s uncle bends neon, so there might be a fun project there somewhere. Stay tuned. 🙂
Vintage Porcelain Wall Sconce After a Cleaning

Vintage Porcelain Wall Sconce After a Cleaning