How Do You Make A Chandelier Out Of Door Beads?
My daughter wanted her room decorated with Hannah Montana stuff for her birthday last year. I wanted her to have a cool, pink chandelier but they were all way too expensive. I put on my thinking cap and came up with this solution. I hope you like it. Buy a cheap lamp shade or use an old one. I used a 10 inch diameter. Rip off all of the material until all you have left is frame. Cut the long strips off beads into 1 foot (12 inch) lengths. Turn the lamp shade upside down. The biggest opening will be against the ceiling. After you het the glue gun heated up, start glueing the beads strips around the rims of the lamp shade. Make sure the beads are touching as you glue them around. You will end up with 2 layers; one around the larger outer rim and the other around smaller circle in the center of the lamp. Remove the existing light fixture and leave the exposed light bulb. Screw the 2 hooks into the ceiling so that you can hang the large circle from the. It should be fairly flucs with the c