Recycled Chandelier

I had an idea to have students make lights out of non-traditional items....this would have been tackle(image from

I have not personally made these yet, but I am in love with the idea.  Check out the links below to get some ideas, or to just see what I mean.

Recycled chandelier from anthropology.  The flowers are plastic bottles.  Check out the link, there are also styrofoam cup clouds!

Here’s another idea from Pinterest:



  • plastic bottles, cups, grocery bags, etc
  • fishing line