5 DIY Chandelier Projects

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Does your house need restyling?  Create a new atmosphere to your room with these DIY chandelier ideas.

1.  Beaded Chandelier

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YOU WILL NEED:

Hanging wire basket, $1

6 packages of Mardi Gras-style metallic beads (about 48 necklaces), $6

Light gauge wire (floral wire will work), $1

Spray paint, $1

Wire cutters, on hand or $1

Hot glue gun & sticks, on hand

Additional embellishments, as desired

MAKE THIS PROJECT!

 2.  DIY Mason Jar Chandelier

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YOU WILL NEED:

a dozen mason jars with lids

pine or medium-density fiberboard (MDF)

drill

paint

keyless sockets – 1 dozen

lamp cord

wire cutters

lightbulbs that fit the sockets and will fit inside the mason jars

MAKE THIS PROJECT!

 3.  Wine Bottle Pendant Lights

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YOU WILL NEED:

TOOLS

a bottle cutter kit

wire cutters and wire strippers

Phillips-head screwdriver

safety glasses and gloves

MATERIALS

extra-large wine bottles

16-gauge galvanized dark annealed wire

12-foot lamp cord set with plug

multi-use 25-40 watt lightbulbs

phenolic socket single-leg hickey and screw terminals

fine-grit sandpaper

MAKE THIS PROJECT!

 4.  Steel Pipe Chandelier

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YOU WILL NEED:

Steel pipe parts and fittings:

  1. A) Nipple, 1-1/2 x 2″ (1)
  2. B) Floor flange, 1-1/2″ (1)
  3. C) Reducer, 1-1/2 x 1/2″ (7)
  4. D) Tee, 1/2″ (9)
  5. E) Square head plug, 1/2″ (4)
  6. F) Nipple, 1/2 x 7″ (4)
  7. G) Nipple, 1/2 x 6″ (2)
  8. H) Nipple, 1/2 x 3″ (2)
  9. I) Nipple, 1/2 x 1-1/2″ (6)
  10. J) Pipe,1/2 x 24″ (1)

Ceramic ceiling fan light sockets (6)

Mineral spirits + rags

Rubber foam weather strips

Clear spray lacquer (1 can)

Black spray paint (1 can)

Screwdriver

MAKE THIS PROJECT!

5.  Beautiful Faux Capiz Chandelier

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YOU WILL NEED:

2 rolls of wax paper

packages of Findings Jewelry Essentials (144 count)

2 cans Rustoleum metallic finish spray paint

1 Erikslund picture frame from Ikea

1 picture frame from Savers

PVC Riser Pipes from Home Depot

Package of fastening nuts from Home Depot

4 washers

2 light kits

1 board

Hot glue

MAKE THIS PROJECT!

Aren’t they elegant and gorgeous?