Published on September 5th, 2011 | by Jules Yap


Kristaller Chandelier-hacking!

Materials: Kristaller chandelier, masking tape, spray paint, new shades and a little bird

Description: First I removed all the glass prisms and the bulbs.

And then I prepared it for spray painting, by masking the wire and inside where the bulbs had been.

I first spray painted with a primer, waited a couple of hours, and then sprayed again with the colored paint.

I bought three new shades and a little bird and put them on.

The lamp is hanging in my little son’s room.

Greetings from Stine, in Norway.

See more of the Kristaller chandelier hack.

~ Stine Ringen Rogstad, Norway

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4 Responses to Kristaller Chandelier-hacking!

  1. Beate says:

    Can I have all the leftovers from the chandelier?
    Kann ich die Reste von dem Kronleuchter haben…für ein anderes Hack.

  2. Anonymous says:

    that is really great! what kind of lampshades did you use?

  3. Anonymous says:

    OMG! I’m in love.
    Now I want a little son my own, just to have a reason for such an adorable chandelier.
    Usualy I don’t like chandelier. But this one is so gorgeous without beeing as brummagem or frumpish and outmoded as all the other ones I’ve seen yet.

    A big *thanks* from Germany,

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