DIY mercury glass lamps: Krylon’s Looking Glass spray paint, which dries into a mirror-like finish. Spray the body of your plain glass with clean water. While the surface is wet, spray it thoroughly with Looking Glass spray paint.
Shade and paint! Trash to Treasure - Brass lamp from Goodwill sprayed with Krylon Premium Silver Foil Metallic, then lightly sprayed with Gold Metallic for a tarnished silver effect. The white Target shade was embellished with silver ribbon.