How to Make a Capiz Shell Chandelier

by DIY Maven

How to Make a Capiz Shell Chandelier

Amy was so smitten with her friend Susan's DIY capiz shell chandy, that she made one herself using Brenna's tutorial, which she--Susan--spotted at Design Sponge. Got all that? No matter how the project got into Amy's hands, I'm just glad it did, because it is one of the best DIY capiz shell chandy's I've seen. The supplies to make one are deceptively ordinary

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DIY Roundup: 10 Stylish, Budget-Friendly Lights to Make This Weekend!

by Capree K

DIY Roundup: 10 Stylish, Budget-Friendly Lights to Make This Weekend!

Well, you probably can't make all ten this weekend (if you somehow manage to actually accomplish that feat, well, let's say I owe you a lollipop).  But, if you're itchin' for a new light fixture that's both stylish and easy on the wallet, here are ten separate weekend projects for your consideration!  (Pick and choose, people.  We don't want anyone getting hurt.)  

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How to Make a DIY 'Bubble' Chandelier

by DIY Maven

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This project makes my imagination run wild. Think of all the see-through orb-like things you could string up! Perhaps a bunch of big, round incandescent light bulbs trussed up but not wired up. Or maybe even clear Christmas bulbs. Bottles might be a bit heavy, but they'd be an option. Can you think of anything alternatives? Other stuff

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