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I was in Hamtramck Michigan for Thanksgiving and went to the Polish Art Center. I bought this beautiful paper chandelier. It is made from tissue paper but the colors seem to have faded over time. I love it.
Posted at 12:09 PM in craft, travels | Permalink
oh wow... it's wonderful!
parts of it remind me of eucalyptus branches.
January 09, 2008 at 12:48 PM
Oh wow!! I absolutely love it. xxx
January 09, 2008 at 02:22 PM
what an amazing find. those little stores have so much stuff. i bought this random yellow eyelet drawer liner at a polish store in greenpoint, and i've never seen it anywhere else.
January 09, 2008 at 03:56 PM
So colorful! What a fun chandelier, where are you going to hang it?
January 13, 2008 at 06:39 PM
That's really gorgeous. Happy and colourful, but pale and delicate too. What a great find.
yellow monday |
January 13, 2008 at 08:01 PM
oh, that fills me with shopping envy! it is so beautiful and delicate and exuberant all at the same time.
January 16, 2008 at 08:57 PM
what a lovely colour explosion! I bet you smile every time you walk by it.
January 17, 2008 at 03:54 AM
very lovely, i love it.
January 18, 2008 at 09:09 AM
annie koelle |
January 20, 2008 at 09:53 PM
January 22, 2008 at 12:19 AM
My kids will absolutely LOVE this one! Thanks for sharing
Demi Gibson |
January 22, 2008 at 09:26 AM
I love it..such a happy burst of color
January 24, 2008 at 08:19 PM
What a bright and cheerful chandelier. That would look fabulous in a child's room!
January 28, 2008 at 10:00 AM
This is gorgeous!
Lasso the Moon |
February 19, 2008 at 12:05 PM
There's something just totally mesmerisingly happy about this thing. I just replaced my computer wallpaper of my child with this picture, because I can't stop staring at it. I wish I knew how to make those flowers, I would LOVE to use them for my wedding.
May 08, 2008 at 04:49 PM
Wonderful looking chandelier. LED lights could be incorporated into this to give it a lighting function as well. As LED's dont produce a lot less heat than current bulbs, there would be no risk to the paper catching fir
Ace Lamps |
July 04, 2008 at 08:48 AM
Sorry I ment to say 'as LED's produce a lot less heat than current bulbs, there would be no risk to the paper catching fire
Ace Lamps |
July 04, 2008 at 08:49 AM
wow that is beautiful... love the new apartment. Aren't new spaces so fun?!
chelsea Ann |
July 31, 2008 at 01:08 PM
This is so Beautiful To me!! I want to meet the person that did it!!
October 30, 2008 at 09:29 AM
I live in Hamtramck! I always visit the polish art center,such unique items
Jessica C |
December 15, 2008 at 08:11 PM
Oh, this is gorgeous. Lucky you! I've been thinking a lot lately about finding or making unique chandeliers to replace my gaudy 1970s light fixtures.
December 16, 2008 at 08:09 PM
I love this, it would be a great birthday party decoration to bring out with the chinese paper garlands! My baby was born in the middle of the holidays, so I'm searching for really festive decorations to make her first birthday special...just like this! Thanks for posting about it!
I found a couple on the internet, but be warned - they are pricey!
Or try searching for "pajaki + straw + paper". Happy holidays!
December 19, 2008 at 01:40 PM
Does anybody know if there are instructions on how to make these yourself? I would die for one, they're fantastic. Please email me at firstname.lastname@example.org if anyone has a clue!
Shirley Hendrickson |
December 25, 2008 at 10:58 PM
i like the decoration....but it will be usefull for me if u provide the methods too....really fentastic flower they are.... i hope many designs to be put up......
April 13, 2009 at 04:39 AM
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