DIY: Rustic Chandelier

This beautiful mountain laurel chandelier at Rustic Designs caught our eye, but it is a rather steep $2,800. Why not gather a bundle of manzanita branches, lash them together with twine, and thread a strand of white lights through the whole thing?

Either gather your own bundle of branches or go to Manzanita Burlworks for sandblasted manzanita branches sold by the foot, or get a three-branch bundle of manzanita branches from Nettleton Hollow for $60.

Above: Weave white string lights through the branches; $4 for a 8-foot string from Amazon.

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43 comments

Elisa F.
Elisa F.3 years ago

Gorgeous! Yes to the led lights. Thanks for sharing.

rene davis
rene davis3 years ago

thanks.

susan k.
susan k.3 years ago

Thanks I like this .

Julie W.
Jules W.3 years ago

Thanks for share!!!

Maria D'Oporto
Past Member 3 years ago

Very nice and would be nicer if youuse led lights instead the bulb lights, are safer and uses less energy.

Duane B.
.3 years ago

Thank you for sharing.

Laura M.
Past Member 4 years ago

That is beautiful.

Winn Adams
Winn Adams4 years ago

Thanks for the article.

Michele Wilkinson

Thank you

Danuta Watola
Danuta Watola4 years ago

very interesting, thanks for sharing this