4 Ways to Dress a Chandelier for the Holidays

Make your light fixture the centerpiece of your gathering spot with these elegant decorating ideas.

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Photo By: Rennai Hoefer

Photo By: Rennai Hoefer

Photo By: Rennai Hoefer

Photo By: Rennai Hoefer

Photo By: Rennai Hoefer

Photo By: Rennai Hoefer

Photo By: Rennai Hoefer

Photo By: Rennai Hoefer

Photo By: Rennai Hoefer

Photo By: Rennai Hoefer

Photo By: Rennai Hoefer

Photo By: Rennai Hoefer

Go Green

Sometimes the simplest decoration can be truly elegant. There;s not much to this festive greenery, but it makes the space sing happy holidays.

Go Green

If your chandelier has arms for greenery to rest or hang on, this idea is very simple to execute. This technique will add an entirely new level of visual interest to the space.

Go Green

For this project, you will need either faux or fresh garlands or stems. When choosing faux garlands, be sure to select a life-like style that works with your space. Fresh leafy greenery also works beautifully for this concept, especially if you are planning on hosting a meal for family. Whichever route you choose to go, make sure you’re generous with the amount of greenery you place on the chandelier to make it lush and full.

Dreaming of a White Christmas

Snowflakes are a winter staple. Make it feel like it’s snowing in your home by adding adorable hanging snowflakes to your chandelier.

Dreaming of a White Christmas

The three-dimensional shape and subtle sparkle will bring a touch of winter to any space.

Dreaming of a White Christmas

Hang the snowflakes at varying heights to add interest and make it really feel like they’re falling from the sky. Use thin white ribbon to hang them and it will look like they are suspended mid-air.

Star Light Star Bright

Modern paper ornaments are an easy way to add a fun holiday touch to a space. You can purchase pre-made ornaments or make them yourself to match your decor. There are plenty of simple, creative tutorials online for creating these hanging decorations. Be sure to choose paper that matches your space and decor.

Star Light Star Bright

Keep things interesting by adding at least one patterned paper to mix with a few solid colors. Create a variety of sizes to add interest. Use a thin metal wire or ribbon to attach the ornaments to the chandelier, making sure to vary the length to make the arrangement more pleasing to the eye.

Star Light Star Bright

If your chandelier is in an area where people will be walking under it, keep the paper ornaments hung high enough that no one will run into them.

Bring the Outdoors In

Add a festive holiday touch to your chandelier by hanging pine cones (or pine cone ornaments) from ribbon tied with a bow.

Bring the Outdoors In

Depending on your decorating style, you can leave them natural or add a touch of glitter or faux snow before you hang them. To add interest, use a variety of sizes, hung at varying heights. You’ll feel a little holiday cheer every time you walk by it.

Bring the Outdoors In

Depending where you live, pine cones may easily be found outside, if not, you are sure to find them at your local craft store. The creative possibilities for using pine cones for holiday decorating are endless, but this is one idea that you can easily create.

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