Little Red Candle Lantern

This old junker has been outside for years. 
It was faded and rusty and ready for a new life.



I'm using my new favorite red called Smoldering Red 
by Benjamin Moore

I tried this gorgeous color on another project and I 
couldn't wait to use it again.

After a couple coats of the red, the hand painting itch got me.

I wanted to give the lantern a little pizazz and bright
colored pennants were just what it needed.

by DecoArt for the flags.




Cute little whimsical detail that is just fun!




I replaced the candle lantern on the outdoor fence hook,



added a battery operated candle.


And this little cutie has a whole new life!


 

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Comments

  1. It's really gorgeous! I often visit your blog and always find amazing projects and food for inspiration :)
    I have this same lantern but mine is aqua so that it matches the rest of my balcony decor.
    Have a nice week-end
    Donatella (Italy)

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  2. That is just the cutest lantern makeover ever!

    Jeanine

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  3. So cute, Susan! Love your little pennants.

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  4. Really cute and so creative!

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  5. It came out great! Love the pennants.

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  6. I know a lot of old Junkers that could use something smoldering!

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  7. I love quick and easy makeovers, and the more whimsical the better. :)

    cute lantern!

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  8. omg, how fun is that..pinning to my lantern board!! LOVE IT!

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  9. This turned out so darling. Love, love, Love It!

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  10. This is soooooooo adorable! I simply LOVE IT!!!! TFS...Hugs...

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