Light-up Boho Chandelier




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Make a light-up boho chandelier with a tomato cage and Osram Lightify Gardenspot Mini lights. The chandelier can change colors with the swipe of your smart phone!

Step 1: Watch the Short Video Tutorial Here!

Step 2: Stuff You'll Need

Large tomato cage

3 yards sheer cream fabric

3 yards lace cream fabric

Lace trim & ribbon in cream

Doilies or heavy lace trim

Osram Lightify Gardenspot Mini Lights

Lightify on Amazon:

Lightify at Lowes:

Glue gun Pearl trim (about 5 yards)

4-6 large white feathers

Step 3: Here's How

1. Cut about twenty 10" pieces of ribbon

2. & 3. Tie the end of your string of Gardenspot Mini lights to the largest ring of the tomato cage

4. Wrap and tie until you get to the 3rd (smallest) ring of the cage

5. & 6. Cut 1 1/2" wide strips of lace and sheer fabric *Clip along the selvage edge and rip if you can, it's easier

7. Tie 4 strips of lace or sheer fabric on the largest ring to hang the cage while you work

8. Fold the pieces in half and slip knot them around the rings and light wires

*Start with the smallest ring and work your way up

9. Drape and hot glue strands of pearls, ribbon and lace trim around the top ring of the chandelier

10. Hot glue the heavy lace trim around the top rim of the chandelier and add more pearl trim

11. Plug in the Osram Lightify Gateway

12. Connect the Gateway to your phone with the app and pick a color for your chandelier



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    2 years ago

    The purple / pink lights are really what makes this chandelier stand out! Also, I love how you chose to use the white doily-type fabric for that nice crunchy texture! Why don't you try entering this in the Purple Challenge? Do so and I wish you the best of luck!

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