It was a labor of love, that's for sure. I first cut out all my circles using two small nesting bowls from IKEA but after it was assembled, I decided that they were far too big for the dowels and spacing. It just looked terribly jumbled and the circles didn't have the scattered look I was hoping for, they all just kind of laid flat against each other. Soooo, I cut all the big circles into smaller ones, and the small circles became the big ones. Make sense?
I re-cut them one day during Olivia's nap and restrung the whole thing while my husband and brother watched a fight. My sister-in-law and I chatted and she worked on grading papers.
Two weeks after it was finished I finally got around to hanging it, and would you believe that I was too short to reach the ceiling even with a step stool!?! So a few days later my husband did it for me.
Still so much to do in this room, but I think I'll