Amazing Reuse Ideas for Dated Brass and Glass Chandeliers



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The West Elm Inspired Terrariums
I’m not talking about just spray painting the chandelier and using it as a chandelier but the ideas that totally transform the fixture to the point it isn’t recognizable.

And since you always see these types of lights at thrift stores and re-use centers I thought I would share some of these great outside of the box ideas in one place.

First, my original inspiration piece: this gorgeous Glass Mirror from Sarah M. Dorsey Designs:

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(Of course if you don’t have a chandelier.. you can also buy a similar version here)
Or what about this fantastic Style Mutt Home Lamp (which actually doesn’t require you to take apart the glass panels!)

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The Curtain Queen Creates turned the beveled glass panels of her flush mount fixture into these lovely etched Christmas Ornaments:

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A birdhouse is also a great idea, from Christy’s Thrifty Decorating:

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These are pretty alternative Terrarium ideas from DesignSponge and May Richer Fuller Be:

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Just like the West Elm versions.
Or here are some Garden Cloches via HGTV and DesignSponge:

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You can also get a similar look but this time insert candles instead, by Addicted2Decorating and 4 Men 1 Lady::

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The perfect West Elm knockoffs!
If you still need a chandelier, but want to get rid of the 70s and 80s vibe, here are some great transformations:From Rose Hips and Red Ink. She transformed it using PAPER:

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And here it gets a traditional lantern look on 320 Sycamore:

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A Pottery Barn Inspired version from Remodelaholic (yes, seriously, this was an 80s brass and beveled glass ‘before’):

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Here Beckie replaced the glass with paint sticks:

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Can you believe this is made out of rope and HULA HOOPS!!? House Dressing Style created quite the makeover:

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Or the more streamlined Restoration hardware version from The HoneyComb Home:

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Or a pretty drum shade redo by Dwellings By Devore or Restyle 4 Life::

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Or completely transform the look from dated to timeless via Decor to Adore:

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