20 Creative Chandelier Designs Made From Unexpected Items

 

When you think about chandeliers, you probably imagine something extremely fancy, made using cut glass or crystal. While that is a traditional kind of chandelier, they don't have to look that way at all. The proof is in the pudding, or so they say, so take a peek at these 20 weird and wonderful chandeliers made from items that you probably have around the home. Some of these are actually beautiful, some quirky and some just plain odd, but see for yourself and let us know if you're going to attempt to recreate any of these in your home!

 

This chandelier is made from zip ties!

zip-tie-chandelier
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You can make this yourself from circles of waxed paper.

waxed-paper-chandelier
Design Sponge

 

Vintage spoons make for a unique and different chandelier.

Vintage-Spoons-chandelier
Darling Louie

 

These striking chandeliers are made from real skeletons. Well, real umbrella skeletons, anyway!

umbrella-skeletons-chandelier
Cozy Rustic

 

Any Daria fans might see the resemblance between this and Jane's "Pottery Blam" art piece.

pottery-blam-chandelier
The Art of Upcycling

 

This cool chandelier is made out of strips of paper.

paper-strip-chandelier
The 3 Rs

 

Old costume jewelry necklaces can make an attractive chandelier.

necklace-chandelier
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This fun chandelier is made from magnifying glasses.

Magnifying-Glass-chandelier
Apartment Therapy

 

This mini lampshade chandelier is adorable.

lamp-shade-chandelier
The Home Trotter

 

You'll never need to search for a spoon again.

ice-cream-spoon-chandelier
Love Your Space

 

Glow sticks make an awesome, yet temporary, chandelier.

glow-stick-chandelier
Simply Creative Insanity

 

This old globe chandelier is beautiful.

globe-chandelier
Cool Material

 

 

You can't go wrong with fairy lights!

fairy-light-chandelier
Grosgrain

 

This cupcake liner chandelier looks especially effective when turned on.

cupcake-liner-chandelier
Design Sponge

 

If you love your wine, this might be the chandelier for you!

cork-chandelier
Mox and Fodder

 

Or, if you're more of a cocktail fan…

cocktail-chandelier
Craftsy

 

Check out this cute clothes pin chandelier.

clothes-pins-chandelier
Define Design

 

Any literature buffs would love this book page chandelier.

book-chandelier
Nouveau Stitch

 

Don't throw out your empty beer bottles!

beer-bottle-chandelier
CSYCB

 

This Barbie chandelier is genuinely terrifying!

barbie-chandelier
Recyclart