Hello to you all.
I spent last week visiting Alison and as a result of all the ridiculous amounts of fun we had, not to mention some pretty late nights, I’m suffering from the biggest fun hangover of my life.
But I regret nothing!!
It was so fantastic! The fact that our husbands are also best friends boosts the fun factor exponentially. We were all having so much fun that we stayed an extra day. If we had stayed another day it may have killed us all. The problem with living 600 miles away from each other is when we’re able to get together we have to cram four months of funtivities into one week. Among the highlights; a superhero party, peep dioramas, gaming tournaments and this fantastic paper chandelier that Alison and I made.
Here’s how to make one.
I picked up some brass rings from Hobby Lobby. These are perfect for this project and only cost a few bucks for all three. Honestly, I don’t know what their intended use is suppose to be. Maybe this. Who knows.
We covered each ring with ribbon just by wrapping it around and securing it with tape at the ends. You could wrap it with yarn or even paint them if you wanted to go that route. Of course you could just leave them brass too, but we’re just not the brassy kind of gal types.
Once we had the rings covered we tied them together using white yarn. We tried to get them as even as we could, but they’re certainly not perfect. And if yours aren’t perfect, don’t sweat it. Once you attach the paper circles you can’t tell if it’s a little uneven.
Using my handy dandy circle punch I punched out circles and Alison sewed them together.
We cut strands of six circles per strand.
We used plain old scotch tape to attach the paper strands to the chandelier.
The tape should be long enough to wrap around the ring then attach to the back side of the circle.
It’s easiest to start from the bottom then work your way up.
And here’s the finished product.
It looks so fabulous in Alison apartment, I think I may need to make one for my house.
Until next time….