This is not a chandelier that you can buy at Amazon but still as we like chandeliers, it is always nice to admire something different. We also like chandeliers made of recycled materials and there is a lot of creativity and innovation in this field. This chandelier called Northern Fleet can be found in the Victoria and Albert Museum in London and was made in 1988 by Deborah Thomas with recycled broken glass. When it was sold the first time it only had a single light bulb! when it was resold in 2010 it was then fit with halogen lights. She has made recycled glass chandeliers for theatres and even for homes. Another example of how something beautiful and classy can be made out of recycled material. To read more about this beauty, have a look...
Making something yourself not only saves you money and when you are recycling items you no longer use it can be good for the environment but it will also make you feel good. This is time you can make a cyclepunk chandelier suitable to be placed outdoor And as you can see from this tutorial you can end up with an appealing end product made with bottles and bike parts. Have fun! via Treehugger
Today we have a look at how to save $$$ by making a birdcage chandelier yourself that looks like a really expensive one such as one by Restoration Hardware. It is a chandelier that will get noticed but you can make it for a fraction of its price if you follow the instructions you find here. It says at the bottom that it will cost you about $60 to make something that would otherwise cost your $2300. Not bad at all.
The Spanish designer Enrique Romero de la Llana has created some very special lamps and chandeliers made with recycled newspaper using a process similar to that used to make papier mache. Each of them is completely unique. To know more you can visit his website or watch the video below. PulpLamp from enrique romero on Vimeo. via Inhabitat
While we are quite happy to show you new products on the market we are also keen on finding new ideas if you want to make your own lamps, candles and chandeliers. It is certainly trendy at the moment to create new objects out of old recycled objects and there are always some good ideas. Today we have found a tutorial on how to make a lamp out of plastic cups. As you can see the end result is quite good and you can have some fun on a rainy afternoon.
Two very special chandeliers today the first is: “‘Fragile Future Concrete Chandelier’ by Lonneke Gordijn and Ralph Nauta on display at the Pavilion of Art and Design Exhibition in London.” via What do you get for the museum with everything? While the second chandelier is a ceramic antler chandelier made by Jason Miller as you can see in the photo here. The antler chandelier by Jason Miller