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IKEA Chandelier Hack – Stockholm into Sputnik

After pricing vintage Sputnik-type chandeliers, as well as new ones at DWR or Jonathan Adler, we decided we could not tap our retirement funds to splurge on one.

IKEA chandelier Stockholm into Sputnik hack

Materials:
  • IKEA chandelier, STOCKHOLM

We kind of liked the idea of the new IKEA chandelier under the STOCKHOLM range. But our hearts still yearned for that Russian space-satellite vibe.

So, we purchased the STOCKHOLM and performed a simple hack on it. We put the acrylic spokes in randomly rather than in the manner prescribed by the directions.

Magic. We love it. Take a look at the picture of the original Stockholm (below), as well as our faux “Sputnik-ified” version.

stockholm original

Photo: IKEA.com

And here’s our version again.

~ by Caissie St.Onge


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