Recycled glass chandelier

Posted on July 11, 2011 at 9:34 AM

I've been wanting to put up a chandelier to brighten up my balcony but after looking in charity stores for a second hand one and finding none, then checking out the price of new ones, I thought I would have to give up. But IKEA came through again with this really easy-to-make chandelier and it has inspired me to try making my own.

Perfect for me because I already had everything I needed to make this chandelier: old wine glasses that I never used, a large wire Christmas wreath form, Christmas lights. That's it. I will just wind the lights around the wire form, wire on each glass using thing white wire, add a few baubles and voila a new chandelier. To hang I will have to get a large S-hook and an extension cord. But first I have to figure out how I will hang it as the ceiling on my balcony is metal. 

Categories: Glass, Decor

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Reply Kelly R
5:17 AM on July 15, 2013 
I Own ce do junk hauling and recycling nice ideas i will have to tell my wife about them

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