5 Bright Ideas for DIY Chandeliers

5 Bright Ideas for DIY Chandeliers

Jackie Ashton
Oct 4, 2011

I don't own a chandelier, but I have to say that I am currently experiencing a loud inner voice telling me that I need one … now. Of course the ones that I've been eyeing lately also come with a price tag that begs the obvious question — That price is a typo, right? So I started thinking, could I make one?

I'll be the first to tell you that my DIY projects are usually of the thirty-minutes-or-less variety, but I am feeling adventurous and, more importantly, incredibly inspired by the gorgeous DIY chandeliers I have seen lately.

Right now, I am leaning towards the whirly bubble chandelier I found on CB2 In the Loop (via Pinterest, of course) made from hanging candle holders and plastic cording — beautiful! All I need now is a rainy weekend, an extra dose of motivation, and I think I can pull it off.

Here is a roundup of five brilliant DIY chandeliers:

1. Design*Sponge
2. CB2 In the Loop via Pinterest
3. Live and Learn via Pinterest
4. Interior Design Sense
5. Michelle Brand via Gear Fuse

Images: As linked above

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