Momma Hen

wife & mother, creator, decorator, DIY-er, and baker.

$45 chandelier make-over

June 1, 2012 by momm7540
On facebook I shared my overwhelming excitement in finding this beauty
 (fyi- This was the FB photo that led me to the Habitat for Humanity re-store , where I found it.)
Maybe this chandelier doesn’t look like much to you. But, it is EXACTLY what I have been searching for , for so so so long. I know I will never be able to afford a beautiful crystal chandi. So, I’ve been scouring all the local shops for a glass “crystal” brass beauty that I might be able to afford. Instead, I keep finding these with a $200 or more price tag.
This one popped up on Facebook with a $45 price tag!! I packed the kids into the car and took the 1 1/2 drive to get it , right away!
With all the excitement I came home only realize it was way too big for my living room.
Do you think that is going to stop me? I think not.
I started taking it apart , determined to make it fit into our space. Luckily , it came apart very easily and transformed into a smaller light fixture without looking like it was missing pieces.
doesn’t look like much without the crystals, huh?
We hung the light up for easier painting, I cleaned all the glass crystals and then restrung them….which is not an quick task.
But, it was well worth it!
notice the back ground?  A little sneak peak at my livingroom makeover!!
Are you getting excited to see the rest of the space?

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5 Responses to “$45 chandelier make-over”

  1. Shannon says:

    What a great find. I love the makeover, very chic!

  2. What a beauty! I can't wait to see the rest of the livingroom!

    I would love for you to share this at linky party I am having right now :)

    Have a great day!


  3. DallyGirl says:

    Love it! Great find :)

  4. Geneva says:

    You did good! And, I love the remake! Your living room is really shaping up.

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