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cardboard tube DIY chandelier

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randomly walked by 48 of these cardboard tubes waiting to be recycled on way to a meeting. On the way home couldnt bring myself to walk by them. So lil ol me , dragged these cumbersome things back to my apt. My apt was in dire need of a chandelier but i was too cheap / broke to spring $300+ for all the ones i liked. And POOF, the idea was born. I got the light sockets from ikea for $5 a pc , bought about $20 worht of apoxy , and went to town. I mapped out the design in photoshop , and got to work . I had a blast, and am thrilled at how it came out, and on the cheap , no less!

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so_deco 10/08/2009

oh wow! how cute this would be if you covered the tubes with paper too :)


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lprice9 07/17/2009

This is one of the coolest things I've ever seen. Great idea!


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tanya 07/15/2009

It looks stylish! And I love the idea that it could be construed so cheap!


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