Fix a Chip in the Modern Table Lamp

Mar 3rd

Modern table lamp is simple ceramic lamps based on a mid-range design. Since the base is made of ceramics, it is not uncommon to have an accident occur and end with a tile lamp. Rather than shedding the lamp or simply living with an ugly chip, you can repair the area so it’s barely noticeable.

Modern Table Lamp White
Modern Table Lamp White

Instructions

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Purchase paint color in a color that almost matches the color of your modern table lamp. It’s good to go to a craft store with chip from the lamp so you can compare the colors. Use white PVA glue; glue the chip back into place as best as you can. It’s OK if you’re missing pieces; glue what you have left in position on the lamp. Allow the glue to dry overnight. Use polymer clay to fill in any gaps and even surface around the chip. Work with small amounts, and build up until you have leveled the surface to look as natural as possible. Allow to dry overnight.

Use the nail file to remove any uneven edges from polymer clay. Be careful not to scratch the existing color of your modern table lamp. Paint a layer of paint over the repaired chip; mix it with the existing color of the lamp. This can take several layers, or it may take only one. If the color is too bright, apply an additional layer of paint. Allow the paint to dry.

Tips and warnings

Place the lamp with the repaired side against a wall or against the least shown side, and the repair will be almost unreasonable. The average lighting store holds an abundance of lighting from hanging lamps to table lamps. The options are often overwhelming for the average homeowner. Table lamps add decorative pieces to the room in addition to work lights that they provide. Style is not the only factor when choosing a new table lamp. The size of the lamp plays a big role in the appearance of the lamp in the room. While not a science, dimensioning a table lamp factors in space and other surroundings of space.

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