I know brass is trying to make a come back but I thought I would give it a makeover anyway. First I recovered the black plastic shade with a long strip of burlap, slowly wrapping it around and around. Then, I painted the bottom of the lamp with an oil based cream paint.
Then I painted the plastic tubing under the shade. And Voila!
Here is the before and after together:
Next step, sell in the booth! I am excited!