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DIY Home Décor Ideas with Mini Crystal Chandelier

Updated on October 8, 2017

Cheap Home Décor Ideas with Mini Chandelier


Home Decor Ideas with Mini Chandelier

Decorate your home with the right small size of chandelier! Be it a mini crystal chandelier or a faux choice, it will be an easy to install addition to sparkle up your living space, especially when your living space is small. This article focuses on small chandeliers that will complement small rooms and are quite easy to install.

Have you ever wanted to add some flair, style, and sophistication to your boring old dining room or entryway? Bring the class of the rich and famous to your home at a fraction of the price with one of these beautiful additions. These stunning home pieces don't just look great over your table or in the hall, you can add elegance to your living room or even add a unique personal touch to your master bedroom. Easy to install, these fantastic chandeliers are the perfect way to turn any old room into the center of attention. For girls or ladies, you can also make your room more feminine and cozy.

I am here to help you choose one or two small designs, faux or authentic, that will work wonders for your home. You will see an exquisite collection designed to fit into even the smallest of spaces. Small nooks, above a dining table, a bed, over end tables or night stands are just some of the many ideas here. This collection is both functional and decorative. These materials are included: prismatic glass as well as fine crystals, wrought iron, geniune or plated, gold-plated, bronze, brass and more.

Which Style Suits Your Needs?

You may like the rustic appeal and vintage look of those made with metal. Some choices here are very nice looking powder coated imitation and they are much less expensive than their genuine counterparts.

To add a feminine touch, chandeliers with a tint come in various shapes, sizes and prices and are particularly appealing to girls and ladies. They are made with stained glass in a variety of colors. These will definitely add coziness and a romantic feel to girls' bedrooms.

These beautiful miniature lamp shades are great for your own home, but they make even better gifts for your friends and family. Know someone in the middle of a renovation project? How about someone who's been interested in one but can't bring themselves to get one for themselves? Be the home improvement hero with one of these lovely lights decorations!

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Vintage Chandelier in Bronze

Minka Lavery Crystal Chandelier Lighting 3123-489, Mini Candle, 1 Light, 60 Watts, Bronze
Minka Lavery Crystal Chandelier Lighting 3123-489, Mini Candle, 1 Light, 60 Watts, Bronze

If you are looking for something elegant, easy to install and without a big price tag, this is definitely worth considering. Customers who have bought it for their master bedroom, sitting room, foyer or even bathroom give positive feedback for the effects it gives. This gorgeous circular shape chandelier is of steel and crystal. The crystals don't shine like high-end crystals though. The bronze color frame surely will give a rustic and vintage feel! Its height is 20" and width is 12 1/2", with crystal pendants.

It requires one Clear A19 Medium Incandescent light bulb which is included. You can also change it into an energy saving one yourself. Its power source is hardwire. Although it comes with 6 feet of hanging chain, you can easily shorten the overall height of the fixture by removing links of the chain.

The voltage is 120 volts and wattage is 60.

The installation method is surface-mounted. You will have to install from the chain. The rest is standard. So even for someone with basically no electrical background, it is easy to hang if you follow the instructions closely.


Plug in or Hardwired Single Light Crystal Teardrop Mini Chandelier 14" long X 7" at its Widest Point

AF Lighting 4950-1H Crystal Teardrop Mini Chandelier
AF Lighting 4950-1H Crystal Teardrop Mini Chandelier

It is not easy to find a fixture that is plugged in and this is a great find! It also only requires a single light bulb. The polished chrome frame features clear glass drop beads that catch the light and add a shimmery accent to your room. It works wonders for any rooms especially the kitchen, living room and dining room. The clear drop glass beads will complement the room with a light show!

Assembly is required. It comes with instructions, extra crystal beads, a 10-foot chain and 15-foot wire length for installation, and it can be either hardwired or plugged in. It uses a single 40-watt incandescent bulb (not included), and it measures 6-3/4 inches in diameter and 14-3/4 inches tall. The item weighs 6.3 pounds.

A customer offers this valuable tip: to make changing bulbs and cleaning the glass drops easier, you can add necklace clasp hardware or lobster clasps (available at craft stores) to the lanyards connecting the top two tiers. When cleaning, you can disconnect at the clasp and spray the connected tiers down in the sink.

Before buying, note that the drops and tiers do not come pre-assembled. Therefore it is time consuming to put them up but it is not difficult.

It's also available in a larger version, and both sizes of teardrop chandeliers are also available in black and amber glass versions.


Beautiful Tadpoles Four Bulb White Chandelier

4 Bulb Mini Chandelier - White Diamond
4 Bulb Mini Chandelier - White Diamond

This lovely vintage-style metal framed chandelier lights up any room elegantly. It has glass and acrylic beads and dangles, and uses four 25 watt candelabra bulbs which are included. The beads allow clear light. Assemby time is usually under 30 minutes.


To Buy or to DIY?

These DIY Home Decor Ideas will come in useful whether you are an artistic and creative person or not. Follow the step-by-step videos below to make a mini chandelier or a beaded one yourself. If you are on a tight budget and you can spare the time, don't miss out on these tutorials.

These nice functional decorations will definitely make a difference to your home, with an elegant touch! Lavender color, wrought iron, chrome or crystal are some of the choices that may suit your home. Wrought iron goes well with the living room or dining room. For a young girl's room, lavender, princess style pink and crystal are popular. For a boy's room, chrome is a safe choice.

What if your budget is really limited? Well, you can make a mini chandelier yourself. I have attached below two helpful videos one of 10 minutes and the other 8. With some patience and creativity, you can make your own chandelier to brighten up your space. Materials can be bought at a dollar shop. Or you can get a nice chandelier frame from Amazon and set up your own style of chandelier.

Top Rated Mini Crystal Piece

With this faux 3-bulb lighting which gives pure white light, you can make your dining area look like a restaurant! It can also bring elegance to a little girl's room. Three 25-watt candelabra bulbs are included. It hangs as a swag lamp and plug in, or as a ceiling fixture. The chains included makes the height adjustable. The cover plate is strong and sturdy.

DIY Basic Frame Chandelier with Hook for Crystal Hanging Decorations 12" or 18"

Firefly Imports Homeford Basic Chandelier Hanging Metal Frame Wire with Hook, White, 15-Inch
Firefly Imports Homeford Basic Chandelier Hanging Metal Frame Wire with Hook, White, 15-Inch

DIY Home Improvement Projects Can Start with Light Fixtures

Light fixtures like chandeliers are easy to get noticed for the beautiful difference added to home improvement. If you are not too ambitious, it is manageable.

If you choose to do it yourself, first, you will need to find a frame to start your design with. It can be a metal basket, old lamp shade, the front frame of an electrical fan, or a tiny bird cage shape kind of frame. For embellishments, you can use some vintage looking keys and chains, faux crystal beads, porcelain cups, wine bottles, miniature glass bottles, metal forks, knives, or even graters etc to decorate the frame.

Then you will have to think of the wiring and the lighting of course. White Christmas lights are a good and easy choice.

If you have spare items at home that you think you can use, that's great. Why not gather them together and throw in a bit of creativity and time? You may be amazed at the result!

I hope the videos below will help you get some ideas for light fixtures that are compatible with your home décor.


You Will Enjoy This Shabby Chic DIY Chandelier Tutorial with Materials from the Dollar Shop

DIY Beaded Chandelier Cheap and Easy

© 2013 May Matthew

Which kind of Mini Crystal Chandelier is your favorite?

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    • flinnie lm profile image

      Gloria Freeman 

      5 years ago from Alabama USA

      These are nice mine chandelier.

    • sukkran trichy profile image

      sukkran trichy 

      5 years ago from Trichy/Tamil Nadu

      beautiful mini chandelier collection. the gold plated 7742-4h is my favorite one.

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      5 years ago

      Really gorgeous mini crystal chandelier. Nice selection.

    • ismeedee profile image


      5 years ago

      Oh I love them and I've been eyeing them up for a long time! My lightbulbs are naked in my kitchen/dining area and they would really look fantastic in there!!


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