Monday, March 14, 2011

New front porch faux chandy

I love Olivia's Romantic Home's new post about a front porch.

She made her own chandelier out of an old planter.

So, I decided to make my own, too!

Thank you for the idea, Olivia!

This is it, finished and hanging.

I started with a black planter that had flowers in it last year.

It took less then 10 minutes to paint it.

Painted and ready for drying.

I added some fun sparkly things I had around the house.

Tied a ribbon and put a hook on the ceiling of my front porch.

I wanted to add some crystals to hang but I didn't have any extras.

I see a trip to Hobby Lobby in my future :)

I love how it turned out!

Again, as I said on an earlier post, sorry for the dead plants.

I am anxiously wanting for spring to come.

The new faux chandelier matches this new pot waiting for flowers that I got last week!

Thank you so much for the fun idea, Olivia! I love it!



  1. Hello sweetie! Oh WOW! Your garden chandy is FABULOUS! Isn't this fun! What a pretty Shabby green this is. It is so snazzy on your porch...oh and I love the idea of the matching planter, I am going to have to try that! I am so honored for the shout out to my blog, I am going to add a link to you!
    Squishy hugs,
    Olivia :)

  2. That turned out so cute! It's such a good idea. I love that it's thrifty and completely customizable. I might have to try this some day.

  3. So so cute! Btw, do you ever link up to blog parties? It's a great way to share your projects and discover other blogs, etc. I have a page on my blog with a list of parties each day of the week if you are interested in linking up to any of them.
    Anyway... Great job on the faux chandelier...I love it!

  4. Oh how cute! Looks fabulous! Very well done girl!

  5. I love it. What a great idea. Crystals will look lovely too.

    Lisa xx

  6. Looks fabulous and thanks for the inspiration.
    Pam x

  7. What a cute idea! It looks perfect on your porch!

  8. Love your new chandy great job I am your newest follower

  9. it's beautiful, and so cheery while you wait for spring! I love it!


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