Chandelier Love

I have an obsession for lighting. I would have a chandelier in every room if I could afford it, and when we moved I brought 6 lights from our last house. So when I found this great fixture at J.C. Penney outlet for $20 I had to have it! (More on the JCP outlet later.)

It works great in our breakfast room above the table, but when I tried to find 2 lights for the kitchen that coordinated I couldn't find anything. Then I saw this on Horchow's website:

And it was perfect. Except the $350 price tag. But I had seen lamps at target with similar glass balls, and I knew there had to be a way to turn them into hanging fixtures. A little bit of guesswork, and this is what I ended up with:

Check back tomorrow for the step-by-step tutorial. It's really a pretty quick, easy, and cheap project!


Daly Essentials said... Best Blogger Tips

looks great! Fab job at the creative thinking!!

Jasmine @ The Suburban Sentiment said... Best Blogger Tips

That replica looks sensational. And it's always better when you know you got it (or did it, in your case) for less!

Melissa @ The Inspired Room said... Best Blogger Tips

very clever! I love it and can't wait for the tutorial!

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