So we had this big, black, ornate light hanging in our dining area. It was extremely obnoxious. And hung so low that my husband would hit his head on it!
I painted it between working on other projects over about one month. I used the same acrylic paints as for my bike seat covers, although I didn’t bother to put a clear coat on the finished piece.
I also bent out the decorative arms, to give the chandelier more openness. The chain was ugly, so after shortening it I bound it together with a piece of trim, then covered the whole thing with a strip of fabric that my mom used as gift wrapping. Stash busting!
These gorgeous rocketships were a wedding gift from our friends Shing and Bender, awesome scientific burners who love beer just like us! I love having them flying above our breakfasts.
I’ve also been hanging up bright glass bottles and giant lightbulbs in one of our windows. I worry that it might look junky, but it casts rainbow shadows all over our apartment!
Love both the chandelier and the window treatment- it does not look junky, it looks eclectic. I have something similar going on in my crafts room- the whole house would be that way, but I have a deep-seated fear regarding cats, kids, and heavy, swinging objects. Picture windows and glass objects don’t mix well, I’m afraid!
My house is baby-proof, in that no baby can live in it.
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I love your window. It’s so colourful! How did you attach the bottle for hanging? Was it pre-drilled or have you made a hanger?
I wrapped wire around the tops of the bottles to make hangers. It’s held up great!