Magic Fairy LIghts

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1 Hour
With a bit of creativity, you can give any room in your home a magical stary feel. It's so easy to do and relatively inexpensive to build. Just make sure you have other light sources in the room or don't need lots of light in the room.
First I wanted to get rid of my boring lampshade! Ugh! I needed a few things to adapt the old to the new idea I had, so I first wandered around Ace Hardware (they have anything you could possibly need for weird projects) I was looking for a disc of some sort to put in place of the lampshade that would hold a grapevine wreath and led lights.
I found this all-purpose crossbar located in the lighting section of Ace Hardware. Place it where the glass lampshade was and screw the little dingleberry back in place.
Next, I got two of these to screw in place of the lightbulbs. these will be where you plug in the led lights, and magically they work off the switch!
Next get 4 chains the same length and hang them from the holes in the all-purpose crossbar.
I just opened up some of the chain links and made S hooks but you can get S hooks if you want.
 Next, you want to plug in your led lights and start wrapping down the chain and around your wreath. I use 4 sets of 10 foot LED lights because I wanted as much light as possible.
Next, add your greenery then the flowers.
And you're done! This is the third set I have made in my house. One was a sconce above a set of curtains. Here are the pictures for those below.
With this one, I added some old jewelry I don't wear anymore to hang down from the wreath. It was a cute touch but doesn't photograph very well.
And for this sconce, I just wrapped it all around a curtain rod.
Suggested materials:
  • Socket or lamplighter adapter   (Ace Hardware)
  • All purpose crossbar   (Ace Hardware)
  • Chain   (Lowes ( I had this forever))
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  • Dianne Leafloor Dianne Leafloor on Oct 29, 2017
    how do you clean it?

  • Hellen Hellen on Nov 08, 2017
    Would like to know what materials you used to take into the light above the window and any directions thank you

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  • Claudia Moore Claudia Moore on Nov 25, 2017
    the one that looks like a grapevine wreath with grapes on it, tell me how to make one, please please. thank youl
    Claudia Moore

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    • Claudia Moore Claudia Moore on Nov 26, 2017

  • Evelyn Evelyn on Dec 05, 2017
    I am a huge enthusiast of mood lighting. What a lovely idea you had. I think I will borrow your idea. Thanks