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10 DIY Chandeliers

When it comes to lighting fixtures in the home, the chandelier is one of the most popular options. Not only are they a reliable source of light for any room, but they are extremely attractive. Although incorporating a chandelier into your space is desirable, it is often out of budget for many homeowners. Instead of purchasing an expensive fixture, there are several DIY options available.

1. DIY Glamorous Chandelier

With a few inexpensive materials, you can make a glamorous DIY chandelier. This tutorial shows you how to create this fantastic beauty that is sure to liven up any room in your home. This is an extremely simple project that you can complete in under an hour. Once finished, hang this chandelier from the ceiling around an existing light fixture.

To make this DIY chandelier, you will need the following materials:

2. DIY Mason Jar Chandelier

A mason jar chandelier can be made from reclaimed barn wood to create a fantastic light for your home. This DIY chandelier tutorial will teach you how to give new life to old wood. This project will take a couple days to complete but will shine on in style for many years to come.

In addition to standard light bulbs, you will need:

  • Antique brass light kit to place bulbs in for the light fixtures
  • Drill press to create openings in the lids of the Mason jars for the light fixtures
  • Chain to secure the entire chandelier to the ceiling

3. DIY Edison Bulb Chandelier

The Edison bulb chandelier is a fashionable addition to any rustic themed room in your home. Completing this project will take around 2 to 3 days depending on the stain or paint finish you choose.

You will need a table saw and a nail gun to complete this project and a wood stain or paint of your choice. Some other materials this DIY chandelier requires are:

4. DIY Crystal Chandelier

The crystal style DIY chandelier is the perfect touch to any luxurious space. Whether you are trying to design a more formal dining space or trying to create the perfect lighting for a little girl’s room, this is a great choice.

This is a very simply DIY chandelier that you can complete in under an hour.

5. DIY Orb Chandelier

This orb chandelier is an excellent option for sprucing up any room in your home. This versatile chandelier can be hung along or with several others in the same space. This DIY chandelier has all the quality and charm of an expensive version at a fraction of the cost.

For this project, you will need:

6. Twig Chandelier

An abundance of twigs is available outdoors at no cost to you. Once you get out and collect a bunch of them, you can make an attractive twig chandelier. This is a project that requires virtually no tools — just a lot of patience. This project will take a few hours to complete but is a very attractive and inexpensive option for lighting in any room of your home.

Once you have a collection of twigs, you will need:

7. DIY Wood Chandelier

A wood chandelier is a great fixture to incorporate in any rustic or country style home. Using cedar or another hard wood, you can complete this project in less than 6-hours. This is a bold light fixture that is sure to attract a lot of attention and become a great focal feature for any space.

This project requires a drill and some other inexpensive materials. You will need:

8. DIY Outdoor Chandelier

You can make a DIY chandelier for use outdoors on those long summer nights. This tutorial shows how to make an inexpensive chandelier that requires no electricity to run. Simply hang it and let the sun charge it up all day for a light supply that will last throughout the night. This is a quick and easy project you can complete in under an hour.

In addition to garden solar lights and a hand saw, you will need:

9. DIY Brass Chandelier

A brass chandelier is a rather expensive lighting fixture. A DIY alternative can be made at a fraction of the cost with the same luxurious appearance. You can take an inexpensive bird cage and turn it into a stylish brass chandelier in under 6-hours.

For this project you will need:

  • String lights to create an attractive ambiance
  • Brass spray paint to give it a stylish brass finish
  • Bird cage to enclose the light bulbs

10. DIY Wine Bottle Chandelier

The wine bottle chandelier is one of the most popular and attractive DIY projects to complete. Not only does it look great, but conversing over a few bottles of wine needed to complete this project is an added bonus.Once you have a few bottles, you are ready to begin building.

To make this chandelier, you will need:

With a little patience and hard work, you can create any of these DIY chandeliers at a fraction of the cost of purchasing a new one. Not only will creating your own fixture bring a new light to your space but it will be a great conversation piece for your next gathering.

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