How to make a chandelier

I’ve long since loved this West Elm capiz shell chandelier however, it was about $250 out of our price range. I was so excited last year when Brenna did a paper version chandelier tutorial on design sponge.
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We started with this thrifted lamp shade. I had Chris add an extra row of wire.

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Using Brenna’s tutorial, we made + cut wax paper circles. Then Cami + I sewed them together on the machine.

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Here is our before light. Oh mylanta, can I tell you how much I hate these lights? We took off the glass, obvi. There are times when machines can do better jobs and more precise jobs than humans can find out if Brother Scan and Cut 2 Review is right for you.

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Then, Chris installed these hooks to the ceiling.

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He then hung the chandelier. If you want to speed up your work you must read this Silhouette Cameo 3 review right here.

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diyHere it is with the light on, wayyy better right?

And with the light off, so very pretty. Also, the total cost of our chandelier, $9.

I have a follow up how to make a chandelier part 2