Rose Chandelier in 20 minutes

Feb 14, 14Sewing Tutorials4 Comments

Talk about an easy way to spice up your lighting. Originally, this was specifically for Valentine’s Day dinner, but once I saw the finished project, I was in love. I’m not taking this project down. Ever. I feel  it’s romantic and whimsical enough to keep up all year. Maybe it’s just my inner romantic bohemian, but I just can’t bare to take it down.

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All you need is a straight stitch and a box of rose petals. I actually found this box in the wedding section of my local craft store. I’m not going to lie; I nearly fainted when I saw the price. $15 for a box! Thankfully, I had a 1/2 off coupon. The reason these boxes are perfect is because 1.) You don’t have to cut  a ton of oblong shapes and 2.) because the rose petals have ombre coloring similar to a real rose petal. They also come with sheer rose petals, which really amps up the texture and plays well with lighting.

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Here is what you want to do:

Grab your box and dump all the rose petals out. You may have to press the really wrinkled petals, but there should only be a few of those.

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Sew the petals down the middle, rotating solid with sheer. Leave a 1/2 inch thread gap between each petal. When you run out of sheer petals, start a new line of  just the remaining solid petals.

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You should end up with 2 very long strands of rose petals. One is solid/sheer mix and the other is just solid petals.

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Now drape it on your chandelier. I hung my solid strand in the center and had it dangle down the furthest. You’ll have to cut the stands into even sections as you go. Then, hang the sheer/solid strand around the outside (I draped around the actual lights). Whatever you have left can be used to wrap around the top of the chandelier.

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And that’s it! Super easy and romantic! Feel free to jazz it up with  some feathers or dangling beads.

4 Responses to Rose Chandelier in 20 minutes

  1. Jamie Davidson says:

    I love this! This will give a perfect romantic ambiance. Can I suggest in the Christmas season do red & white poinsetta pettels in place. ;)

  2. Katie says:

    Sweet! But I would never hang anything on a chandelier. That’s how houses burn down.

  3. Алексей says:

    все очень красиво. спасибо что вы есть.

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