I fell in love with this tassel chandelier from Anthropologie. Like, head over heels in LOVE. However, it costs $250…I saved it on my computer and frequently looked back it it, waiting for a sale…it didn’t happen. Then I thought “I can make that!” and off I went to make it for only $31! Seriously. $31! Try it out for yourself by following the below step-by-step tutorial.
Inexpensive pendant light (without light shade)
Tupperware container lid, scissors, pliers and screwdriver
Next tie the thread together at the edge of the lid.
Then cut the thread on the opposite side of the lid.
Fold the tassel in half, with the tied part being at the top. Tie the folded tassel together a little ways from the top as shown below.
Step 5: Attach the largest hoop to the pendant light using split rings and chain. Use a pliers to open up chain links to create a piece of chain 16 links long. Put a split ring around the largest hoop. Attach the chain to the split ring on the pendant light and the split ring on the large hoop.
Attach three other chains the same way, ensuring that the same number of tassels are between each split ring.
Step 6: Attach the medium-size hoop to the large hoop. Lay the medium-size hoop under the large hoop. Using a pliers, create chain links that are 7 links long. Attach split rings to the medium-size hoop, ensuring that there are the same number of tassels between each one. Attach the chains to the rings on the large hoop and the medium-size hoop as shown below.
Step 8: Install the pendant light. Use the instructions on the pendant light to install it. Ensure that you use an LED light bulb in this light fixture to avoid a fire hazard.
Now you’ll have a gorgeous tassel chandelier for only $31! If you have a friend who is expecting a baby girl, consider sharing this DIY project with her for a budget-friendly way to make her nursery beautiful. Also, this tassel chandelier could work in any room in your home to add a little boho vibe to the space.
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