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24 West Elm Hacks

Get the West Elm look on a Target budget.

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3. Build a pendant chandelier.

Believe it or not, this copycat chandelier achieves its ethereal beauty with pieces of wax paper (don't worry, they won't melt or catch on fire).

Learn how to make it here.


10. Create some reclaimed wood shelves.

The original shelves are meant to look old and beat up, so why pay more to buy them new? In order to achieve a distressed looked, this tutorial involves some very cathartic banging on pieces of wood with a hammer.


21. Build some industrial pipe curtain rods.

The West Elm rods are meant to look like industrial piping, so why not cut out the middle man and make your own out of pipes themselves?

Instructions here.


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