Jeanette of Country Design Style has a knack for taking objects that others might consider unusable junk and creating something amazing. Take a broken coffee table leg for example. Some might see it as trash, but for Jeanette it became the center of this gorgeous DIY chandelier. Jeanette also made a rustic, shabby version for [...Read More]
When Cyndy of The Creativity Exchange and her daughter planned her bedroom design, one of the things her daughter wanted was a hot pink chandelier. That’s what led them to a remarkable empire chandelier that cost around $5,ooo, which Cyndy says was “about $4999.00 out of our price range for my girl’s room.” While they [...Read More]
Kelly from View Along the Way was on a mission to tackle the bare handing light bulbs in her home one bulb at a time. A pricey capiz shell chandelier from Horchow caught her eye, but it was a tea light holder from TJMaxx that actually made the dream a reality. Kelly and her husband turned the candle holder and an IKEA lamp into their own pretty pendant.
Mason jars are for more than just canning nowadays. Check out this chandelier made by Cassandra and Nate from The Life of CK and Nate, who suspended their jars from braided jute and added a few light bulbs for a soft glow. This would make for a great upcycle project if you’ve got a stockpile [...Read More]
Johanna from Taloja ja Toiveita (House and Hopes) was head over heels when she laid eyes on a funky, and, of course, expensive, chandelier made out of felt. Johanna recreated the draped look with strips of satin ribbon and a wire lampshade frame (and lots of patience!). By varying the number of loops, you could [...Read More]
Katie from SweetGirl Expressions was rummaging at a church barn sale when she found an old chandelier that reminded her of one she’d seen in a Pottery Barn catalog. She quickly snatched it up, along with another chandelier, for a grand total of $3.00. Talk about a bargain! Katie covered all the brassiness with some [...Read More]
Kelli from A Happy Place Called Home unloaded a whole lot of brainpower designing and creating a faux capiz chandelier. To get the look of capiz, Kelli ironed together layers of wax paper and then created hundreds (yes, hundreds!) of strands using jewelry clasps. While this was tedious indeed, things got tricky when it came [...Read More]