Thursday, January 17, 2013

Mardi Gras Chandelier {2013}

 

Oooooh, it’s Carnival time….. How I love that ditty!

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I hope you are enjoying my Mardi Gras posts and decorations. Living so close to the Uptown parade route, we take Mardi Gras very seriously in these parts.

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In the Stair Parlor, I love to adorn the chandelier in purple, green, and gold plumes. It reminds me of those great headdresses you might see at the extravagant tableaus. A little styrofoam and a piece of metallic garland to hide the mechanics makes this an easy project every year.

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I also add a bit of spirit to the crown chandelier in the Parlor. Shiny, metallic garland adds a bit of sparkle to the regal chandelier.

Linking to:

Savvy Southern Style

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Carnival chandeliers, y’all!

18 comments:

  1. Love, love, love them, Ron! :)

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  2. Love your Carnival Chandeliers! I'm excited to follow along with you and see Mardi Gras through your eyes. Wish I was still there!

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  3. Very cute! You've come up with some great ways to decorate your home for Mardi Gras.

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  4. The stair parlor chandy looks fab. You should do a tutorial on how to plume it up!

    xoxo

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  5. Both are fabulous, but that CROWN chandelier....I'm in love!
    Nancy

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  6. Hi Ron, I'm lovin' your decorations. New Orleans is so beautiful too! Maybe one of these days I'll make it to Mardi Gras. Thanks for your lovely blog.

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  7. Love, love your Mardi Gras dec! Having lived there and being married (43 years) to a native, it's always a conflict...Valentines or Mardi Gras...hmmm. It seems like Mardi Gras wins when it's a little later but, I HAVE to have both. Your ideas are inspiring and make me long to live in near St. Charles again...soon.

    Georgia

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  8. This is my favorite, Ron. I love the stair parlor chandy.

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  9. Looks like a Vegas Showgirl headdress to me. Outstanding and beautful. Way to go, Ronnie.

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  10. I tossed beads up on my chandelier. Your fixtures look so festive! Fun- Fun!

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