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« on: February 10, 2014 07:49:43 PM »

My 11 year old daughter is taking her little girl room and trying to make it more grown up. we gotten new pillows and blankets, and she asked for a chandelier  something with crystals and sparkle.....



we started with a garage sale lampshade, plain and a little dirty, but with a great shape. we loved how it flared out at the bottom ...



we stripped the fabric off, it basically shredded when i tugged on it. on a project like this, it's important to choose a shade with wire connecting the top and bottom rims. once it was down to bare wire, we flipped it upside down, and wrapped it with plastic pearls i purchased on a roll at a garage sale. i just kept wrapping until the roll was gone.



to finish it off, i sewed on white satin ribbon with beading that i had in my sewing stash. i had enough to go around the top, bottom, and strips on the sides. The larger crystals are christmas ornaments hanging on wire from the bottom of the frame. i looped more ribbon from the top to hang from the ceiling in her room near the existing can light. from it's humble beginings, it has become an elegant show piece. this lampshade is the belle of the ball!



the widest dimension is about 12 inches, so it is small enough to hang above her bed, and since she shares with her sisters, they are collecting beads and things to create chandeliers of their own.
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« Reply #1 on: February 11, 2014 06:11:12 AM »

What a fun project to do with your girl! Did you add a light in it or is it more of a decoration? Either way, it's sparkly!
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« Reply #2 on: February 11, 2014 10:24:49 AM »

for now it's a decoration. her room has recessed lights in the ceiling so this is hanging below it. i thought about attatching it directly to the celing, but i haven't figured out how to get in to change the bulb..

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« Reply #3 on: February 13, 2014 11:01:08 AM »

Very cool idea!
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« Reply #4 on: February 14, 2014 09:22:35 PM »

This is a really cute idea, maybe I should make a chandelier for my sewing room! Smiley
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« Reply #6 on: February 20, 2014 06:36:25 PM »

What a great idea!
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« Reply #7 on: February 23, 2014 06:57:27 PM »

Не знаю, кого больше не любит средний израильтянин - арабов или набожных евреев. Если об арабах евреи-израильтяне говорят со злобой, то о набожных евреях - с откровенной ненавистью. Они-де ленивые, грязные, детей у них много, и в армии они не служат. Почему они не вкалывают, как все, не стараются разбогатеть? А израильские ортодоксы довольно бедны. Детей у них много - в среднем по восемь в семье. И тем не менее их дети не побираются, не хулиганят, не воруют. Их устраивает жить на скудное пособие и изучать Талмуд. Их представители в парламенте - кнессете - обычно заботятся о своих избирателях и не очень лезут в общие дела. http://srs-67.ru/stroitelstvo-karkasnogo-doma-konstruktsii-iz-lstk-byistrovozvodimyie-doma-videourok.html  Отношения государства и религии были установлены сразу после образования Израиля. А поскольку государство должно было стать еврейским, немало религиозных диктатов стало законом. Не только что геи не могут жениться (да и бог с ними) - но и пары разных конфессий. Еще хуже обстоит дело для тех сотен тысяч «не совсем евреев», которые приехали из бывшего СССР. Зачастую люди без четких религиозных взглядов не могут вступить в законный брак, потому что раввины не признают их евреями, а государство не венчает и не разводит. http://new-vse.ru
Средневековые обычаи действуют и поныне - если еврейка хочет развестись, она должна получить согласие мужа. А если нет согласия? Мужа запирают в тюрьму, пока он не согласится.
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