After school, when the sunbeams were shining through the windows, the rainbow color prisms would be splattered over the ceiling and all the walls. Because of my hopeless sentimental spirit, I hoped to use this chandelier in my home somewhere, but hanging it in the dining room was just too…expected for my tastes.With some creative brainstorming, I figured out how I could enjoy this beauty in a new way!The night-time glow of a chandelier in a bedroom can draw you in to go to bed a little earlier…?Honestly, the romance of a chandelier in a bedroom is instant beauty.This is the third chapter in my daughter’s college-bedroom makeover series.You can see the dresser makeover and the architecture that’s hanging above her bed in my posts, “Dresser Makeover with a Checklist Printable“, and “Dresser Mirror Harp Repurpose“. I think bedrooms and bathrooms are beautiful spots for a crystal chandelier! As the sun is setting and you’re treating yourself to a bubbly bath in your clawfoot tub, the crystals will fill the room with rainbows. ) Even if that dream never happens, it’s the you can create when you hang a chandelier in a bathroom." data-medium-file="https://lorabloomquist.com/wp-content/uploads/Chandelier2-300x200.jpg" data-large-file="https://lorabloomquist.com/wp-content/uploads/Chandelier2-1024x683.jpg" class="alignnone size-full wp-image-15992" src="https://lorabloomquist.com/wp-content/uploads/Chandelier2.jpg" alt="5 Ways to Update a Vintage Chandelier" width="1440" height="960" data-pin-description="Vintage chandeliers can be updated with a few, easy DIY ideas without losing their classic decor appeal." srcset="https://lorabloomquist.com/wp-content/uploads/Chandelier21440w, https://lorabloomquist.com/wp-content/uploads/Chandelier2-300x200300w, https://lorabloomquist.com/wp-content/uploads/Chandelier2-768x512768w, https://lorabloomquist.com/wp-content/uploads/Chandelier2-1024x6831024w" sizes="(max-width: 1440px) 100vw, 1440px" / You don’t have to climb up in the attic and switch all your electricity (Mr. Simply whip up a cord cover to disguise the electrical cord or chain, and you can swag that beauty wherever you want!Or, sew a cord cover: Simply cut 4″ wide strips of white fabric about 3 feet long.
The crisp gray and white paper updated the whole look of the chandelier, giving it a modern touch while still keeping it’s classic appeal.It’s classic architecture is like adding that beautiful necklace to a ball gown-glam, girl!" data-medium-file="https://lorabloomquist.com/wp-content/uploads/Chandelier4-200x300.jpg" data-large-file="https://lorabloomquist.com/wp-content/uploads/Chandelier4-683x1024.jpg" class="alignnone size-full wp-image-15994" src="https://lorabloomquist.com/wp-content/uploads/Chandelier4.jpg" alt="5 Ways to Update a Vintage Chandelier" width="960" height="1440" data-pin-description="Vintage chandeliers can be updated with a few, easy DIY ideas without losing their classic decor appeal." srcset="https://lorabloomquist.com/wp-content/uploads/Chandelier4960w, https://lorabloomquist.com/wp-content/uploads/Chandelier4-200x300200w, https://lorabloomquist.com/wp-content/uploads/Chandelier4-768x1152768w, https://lorabloomquist.com/wp-content/uploads/Chandelier4-683x1024683w, https://lorabloomquist.com/wp-content/uploads/Chandelier4-400x600400w" sizes="(max-width: 960px) 100vw, 960px" /; one of many sources of light options.But if you’re cleaning your bathroom, you can have it on full blast to see all those stray hairs! Vintage Chandelier’s can be updated with a couple of easy DIY changes." data-medium-file="https://lorabloomquist.com/wp-content/uploads/Chandelier8-300x200.jpg" data-large-file="https://lorabloomquist.com/wp-content/uploads/Chandelier8-1024x683.jpg" class="alignnone size-full wp-image-16010" src="https://lorabloomquist.com/wp-content/uploads/Chandelier8.jpg" alt="5 Ways to Update a Vintage Chandelier" width="1440" height="960" srcset="https://lorabloomquist.com/wp-content/uploads/Chandelier81440w, https://lorabloomquist.com/wp-content/uploads/Chandelier8-300x200300w, https://lorabloomquist.com/wp-content/uploads/Chandelier8-768x512768w, https://lorabloomquist.com/wp-content/uploads/Chandelier8-1024x6831024w" sizes="(max-width: 1440px) 100vw, 1440px" / If you’ve got a family chandelier stored in a box in the basement, I hope you’re contemplating where you can make the best use of it’s beauty!