Emil Stejnar's "Sputnik" pendant chandelier is a modern design icon, but they're no longer made, and vintage versions can go for thousands of dollars.
So designer and blogger Jenny Komenda whipped up her own version in a weekend, and the results are amazing. Jenny used the IKEA Maskros as a starting point, then trimmed, scissored, and glued her way to this fantastic beast:
Also, namedrop: I had the pleasure of meeting Jenny this year, and she's just as awesome as her projects.
Go check it out on Little Green Notebook