Saturday, May 26, 2012

The Ultimate Wedding Chandelier

We went to a beautiful wedding last night. It was like a royal wedding within our church since the Executive Pastor’s son was marrying the High School Girls Director. The couple was precious, the people were beautiful and the decorations were a DIY dream!

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The team who put the décor together transformed the building, but the most stunning piece was the “chandelier” they created for the large auditorium where the reception was held. I heard the original plan was to use a king size bed frame to make this, but when I studied it at the reception it looked more like a large piece of chain link fencing. Which was then beautified with burlap swags around the outside, looped strips of a linen or muslin looking fabric and finally all sorts of lamp shades hanging down. I can’t even begin to tell you how stunning it was.

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The room was lit only with candles, this chandelier, a few strings of light and some of the stage lights. The atmosphere was incredible and this chandelier definitely took center stage above the dance floor.

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I snagged this picture of the happy couple dancing under it from a Facebook friend.

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“The South” as the auditorium is called (because of its location…. we’re oh-so-creative) hasn’t really been what you would have thought of as a lovely reception site. But some new paint and carpet in the past few years certainly improved the space. Even then, though, I would have never imagined it could be such a charming space.

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It’s always fun to see creative people transform a room into something so beautiful. It was the perfect ending to a lovely wedding. And I knew you’d love to see it!

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