Last year, Sandra from Sawdust & Paper Scraps made a very cool Halloween candelabra, and I really, really wanted to make one too, but didn't get around to it. (I met Sandra at The Haven Conference last June, and I must confess I have quite the Girl Crush on her... she is awesome!)
Sandra's is a fab tutorial on how to make a tall candelabra out of a regular sized lamp.
However, when I spied this gangly looking fellow at a yard sale and knew I had to have it for our Halloween party.
First, I clipped his wires and pulled them out, removing some of the hardware. I gave it a nice coat of glossy black Krylon spray paint. Then I added my trusty chameleon chandelier and painted that too.
It had seen better days...
I also painted a lot of Dollar Store plastic beads and old beaded necklaces, then "pretty-pleased" HH to run a metal rod through both pieces and they just fit securely on the rod.
Pardon the "non-beauty" shots. This baby is part of the decor for our Halloween party. I'll take some photos of it decked out in all of its candelabra-y glory then.
Are you getting excited for Halloween? (I am!)
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