Emily from My So-Called DIY Blog had been itching to replace the light fixtures in her hallway and stairwell. However, one day she realized the ugly “boob” lights bore a striking structural similarity to a crystal flushmount fixture she saw at Pottery Barn. Emily quickly devised a plan to remove the domes from the fixtures […Read More]
After getting married, Ashley from Simplicity and Coffee slowly made décor changes to better reflect her and her husband’s aesthetic as a couple. One project she tackled in the master bedroom was making over a chandelier from their wedding to more closely resemble one from Restoration Hardware. Ashley had already painted the chandelier a matte […Read More]
Lisa of Concord Cottage was looking to make a change to the old light fixtures that were in her kitchen. Her original intent was to replace them but then she became inspired by a mason jar chandelier she saw online to revamp her existing fixtures. All she had to do was repaint the fixtures and […Read More]
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]