Faux Capiz Shell Chandelier from Wax Paper

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Would you believe this gorgeous chandelier is made out of just wax paper??? Yep, that’s right – wax paper! Jenn from A Home in the Making used an old lamp shade from Goodwill as the structure for her chandy and then attached strings of wax paper circles. While cutting and sewing 2,640 circles may seem crazy tedious and time consuming, Jenn guarantees this is not a hard project and will save you a pretty penny from costly capiz shell pendants. Jen says, “If you love this light, the cost alone is worth it.”

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Wax Paper Chandelier

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Lacy from A Decorating Diva’s Diary faced quite the challenge to find lighting that would work with her home’s very high ceilings and open floor plan. She created a fixture with the luminous look of capiz shells and large scale she needed using an unlikely material – wax paper! Isn’t it amazing how totally glam and expensive it looks!?!

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Butterfly Mobile

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Rena of The Cheese Thief and contributor at Crafts Unleashed recreated a butterfly chandelier she spotted at Pottery Barn using wax paper and bakers twine. The wax paper is perfect for achieving a light, airy feel and giving the appearance of fluttering butterfly wings. What a great way to lend a magical note to a little girl’s room!

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Faux Capiz Rectangular Chandelier

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]