I have a lamp that used to sit in my Great-Grandma's house. I love it even more because I remember it there. What I don't love is the colors. So I decided to spray paint it a glossy white and re-wire it.
I was inspired by this lamp at Honey & Fitz:
Here is my lamp with the wiring removed, ready to paint:
And here is the paint I used:
If you look close in the above picture you can see a preview of what it will look like.