Recycling to create an Outdoor Chandelier
Written by on Friday, May 11th, 2012

This is what I started with – a $4.98 chandelier from a thrift store

And here’s how I took it apart to turn it into an outdoor chandelier

Avoid rust (from moisture inside cups) by coating with hot glue and then time to paint!

Hang your new recycled creation wherever you need some beautiful, (non-electric) eco-friendly, outdoor lighting to create instant ambiance and…

ENJOY!   🙂


  1. I need to do this in my gazebo, def have to look for an old chandelier. Yours looks great, love the color!

  2. Joyce Goode says:

    Great project, love your results. I’ll have to go to the thrift shope to find myself a chandelier. Thanks for the great project.

  3. Cookie17 says:

    This is super great job,hope it gets pretty so you can enjoy outside using it,keep up great work

  4. Jen says:

    Really great idea!! Loved the finished product!!!
    Thanks for the detailed step by step directions!!

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