Published on April 6th, 2012 | by Jules Yap


Tradig Metal Chandelier

Materials: Tradig red bowl, spray paint, mini pendant light, light bulb

You will first want to spray the bowl in the color of your choice. I did a few coats of black in a satin finish allowing several hours to dry. This piece is great because there are preexisting holes you can thread the electrical through, which cuts the work in half!

Once the pendant wiring has been hung through the chandelier you can connect the electrical wiring and viola! I must add this project was quick, easy and fun.

See more of the Tradig wire lamp.

~ Amy Geer

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11 Responses to Tradig Metal Chandelier

  1. Anonymous says:

    I loved the idea, and combined the bowl with a NUD pendant light. You can see the end result here: https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.10151315098695631.519414.739835630&type=1&l=56ffd39653

  2. Anonymous says:

    The shadows cast by the wire basket are part of its appeal. Terrific hack!

  3. davbren says:

    omg I love this. I think I’ll do this in my new place :)

  4. Anonymous says:

    So clever! I’ve been trying to find a nice, inexpensive and contemporary lighting solution for my rental and think I might copy this.

  5. de petites choses says:

    me encanta!es preciosA!!!

  6. GIACKWELL says:

    Bello, mi piace.

  7. Love it. Would be atleast $2000 if it was at Design Within Reach.

  8. Zulaya says:

    What happened to the “Like” checkbox?? Anyway, it’s a cool idea. I’d like it if there was a checkbox…. :)

  9. Anonymous says:


    this is genius, looks very cool and stylish, like some very expensive designer-piece :o ) I like it.

  10. Anonymous says:

    It’s a cool idea, but once you actually turn it on you’re going to have shadows of lines all over the space, which I’m assuming would actually bug some people.

  11. Marie says:

    This is very cool. I like it.

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