Monday, April 15, 2013

DIY | Mirrored Chandelier


Were talking revamped chandi's today! 
Here is a quick (& cheap) DIY idea for simple wire chandeliers.

Look past the gaudy beads & bad colors when shopping for a chandelier - good bones are usually hidden under all that tackiness. After all, terrible coloring can be quickly resolved with a coat of paint.

Let the paint dry & head inside to start making the sparkly dangles.  

You will need: Ribbon, Mini Circle Mirrors, Sequins & A Glue Gun

First cut the ribbon to your desired length - I decided on variegated lengths so I cut my longer strands to about 6 inches & shorter strands to about 3.5 inches. Next, figure out the separation of the sequins & circular mirrors. A quick tip: use the mirror pieces at the bottom of each strand to weigh them down.  

Sandwich the ribbon with glue, the mirror pieces & sequins. Repeat for all the dangles needed to cover your specific chandelier. 

Attach all your finished ribbons to the chandelier. For a secure hold tie a simple knot or use glue.

Finito!
Hang your chandelier for instant sparkle to any space!







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