|via lindsey adelman studio|
Once the interwebs told me about Lindsey Adelman and Roll and Hill, there was no going back. I’m definitely a fan. Their designs are vivid, unusual and striking without taking over a whole space:
|“[Lighting] takes up no footprint ... I love that [it] uses that “vertical real estate.” Lindsey Adelman|
Adelman also offers (free!) plans for a few diy lamps on her site, too, with the instructions here. They include a plug end, so if you're renting and want a cool new light, don't think you have to remove the ceiling fixtures to do this. It may be installed or hung.
We decided to make the diy chandelier this weekend. The shape of the final design is completely up to you, too; we played around with the shape of the bits for an hour before starting work. The instructions are pretty easy to follow if you’re at all familiar with your toolbox, but I was glad to have help, especially in the form of candid reassurances that we weren't going to short circuit the house or something. For those bits that gave me a bit more trouble (as I'm not an electrician) I've included photos: