an ornament chandelier is my fave

December 7, 2011

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I love a touch of sparkle and this ornament chandelier delivers just that. Lexy cranked this one out at the Denver make day and every time I passed by it I had to make a comment of admiration. It’s just so dang pretty.

To make your own you’ll need:
- a wire wreath frame with three rings
- 20 clear glass ornaments
- pretty embellishments (feathers, tinsel, glitter, sequins)
- thread

Fill each ornament with your gathered embellishments. Then attach each one to the wreath form by knotting with thread. Vary lengths for a chandelier effect. Hang from ceiling with fishing wire and hook. Sit back and admire.

images: Yan Photo

36 Comments »

 
  • On December 7, 2011 , Emily said:

    I love those feathers – very wintry without screaming holiday!

  • On December 7, 2011 , anna said:

    This would look pretty All year!

  • On December 7, 2011 , jane said:

    love your blog. and love Lexy. this is a great creation!

  • On December 7, 2011 , Molly the waffler said:

    I agree with Anna — if you wrapped pretty tape or something around the silver ornament attachment it would look a bit less Christmasy and you could leave it up al year. Pretty!

  • On December 7, 2011 , The New Diplomats Wife said:

    super cute – we won’t have a tree this year so maybe this is a good substitute. also bonus, since it’s hung from above, the babe can’t reach and topple it!

  • On December 7, 2011 , Jenni said:

    I love that you used clear ornaments for this project. Looks so pretty!

  • On December 7, 2011 , Chris Loves Julia said:

    So classy. So Creative. Has Lexy written all over it. Gorgeous!!

  • On December 7, 2011 , Lena said:

    How darling–it’s like the champagne of home decor!

  • On December 7, 2011 , Corrie Anne said:

    So pretty! I need a day off to make some of this awesome holdiay stuff!!!

  • On December 7, 2011 , Katie said:

    this is lovely! I still have your vintage ornament chandelier on my brain from last year… I even collected ornaments for it from estate sales… just need to get around to making it. love this christmas series!

  • On December 7, 2011 , TravelingThisPath said:

    So pretty!

  • On December 7, 2011 , Alison said:

    What a beautiful idea.

  • On December 8, 2011 , Overlooking Mississippi said:

    What a lovely idea! looks so magical and chic :)

  • On December 8, 2011 , Overlooking Mississippi said:

    it reminds of the ornament tree I made last year..ahh i love christmas!

  • On December 8, 2011 , shalini said:

    What a lovely idea!

  • On December 8, 2011 , Meagan said:

    Ooh! This is SO cute, such a great idea!

  • On December 8, 2011 , Jennie said:

    Wow, this is stunning! It would look so pretty with a mini strands of white LED lights hanging with it. Everything would glisten and softly glow.

  • On December 8, 2011 , Elizabeth said:

    Love this! Such a cool idea.

  • On December 8, 2011 , Lauren at TwIn Style said:

    I’ve been wanting to make an ornament chandelier for so long. They used to have a fancypants, non-holiday version that I would always lust after at Anthropologie. This looks so simple that I wonder what I’ve been waiting for! My husband made a garland out of marshmallows this year, and I think he’d be interested in trying out this for next year.

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  • On December 9, 2011 , Kristen said:

    i am obsessed with this idea. added it to my friday favorites this week xx

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  • On December 11, 2011 , Melisse said:

    umm… love! This is so awesome and creative!!

  • On December 12, 2011 , Make and Do Girl said:

    Wow, this is so beautiful! Love the feathers inside. I’m going to have to make one of these asap.

  • On December 13, 2011 , Sally @ ourdreamlives said:

    Such a sweet, simple but oh so pretty idea!

  • On December 14, 2011 , Holly said:

    How pretty and simple! Love the idea, am excited to try this one. Thanks for the share!

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  • On December 15, 2011 , Jess said:

    But I can’t find clear baubles ANYWHERE in Australia :(

  • On December 19, 2011 , Kat said:

    what a great idea! will be trying this out for sure!

  • On December 20, 2011 , Kristin said:

    I’ve come over from Martawrites, and have found a new fave! I’ve pinned lots of your beautiful packaging ideas. Thank you!

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  • On January 20, 2012 , Chanda Chapin said:

    really beautiful. I put a link on my blog to your site. candlcountrychic.blogspot.com

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