Project Overview

This hoop chandelier looks great during the day and magical at night. All you need are a couple of tools and a few materials from your local Bunnings. Continue to step-by-step instructions

Step by Step Instructions

1 Cut the tube
2 Join the ends
3 Wrap the rope around
4 Add some detail
5 Add fairy lights
6 Cut rope for hanging
7 Tie the rope to your hoop
8 Gather rope and fairy lights
9 Secure the battery pack
10 Attach to the hook
11 Instant wow factor
  • Step 1. Cut the tube

    Take your irrigation tube and cut it to around 1.8 metres in length.

  • Step 2. Join the ends

    Use duct tape to join the two ends of the irrigation tube together
  • Step 3. Wrap the rope around

    Wrap the rope all the way around the hoop. You can use a drop of glue to make sure it sticks and stays tight. 

  • Step 4. Add some detail

    You can wrap an extra layer of rope to add some detail.
  • Step 5. Add fairy lights

    Drape your fairy lights over the hoop, all the way around.

  • Step 6. Cut rope for hanging

    Cut 4 even lengths around 1.5 metres long.

  • Step 7. Tie the rope to your hoop

    Tie the rope to your hoop. Space them as evenly as possible so your chandelier will be level when hung.

  • Step 8. Gather rope and fairy lights

    When all 4 pieces of rope are tied on, gather them together and wrap the fairy lights around. 

  • Step 9. Secure the battery pack

    Loop the top of the rope around the battery pack and secure with a rubber band.

  • Step 10. Attach to the hook

    Now you simply slide the ‘S’ hook through the rope.

  • Step 11. Instant wow factor

    Great job! Now all that’s left to do is hang your chandelier where everyone can appreciate it.

Tools and Materials


  • Scissors


  • Duct tape
  • Fairy lights and batteries
  • Glue
  • Irrigation tube
  • Rope

Health & Safety

Please make sure you use all equipment appropriately and safely when following the advice in these D.I.Y. videos. You need to be familiar with how to use equipment safely and follow the instructions that came with the equipment. If you are unsure, you may feel it is safest to consult an expert, such as the manufacturer or an expert Bunnings Team Member.

Grave health hazards are linked to asbestos, which may be in homes built up to 1990. Health hazards may result from exposure to lead-based paints in older materials and copper chromium arsenic (CCA) treated timber. For information on the dangers of asbestos, lead-based paint and CCA treated timber and tips for dealing with these materials contact your local council's Environmental Health Officer or visit our Health & Safety page. You can also use a simple test kit from Bunnings to indicate the presence of lead-based paint.
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