I saw this picture on Pinterest...isn't that how everything starts?!? But seriously, I saw this picture on Pinterest..
That is it! Seriously - that easy. The one trick I would say is that if you do hang it this way, you have to be deliberate about your ornaments. You have to make sure the weight is evenly distributed or else it will be off balance. One solution is to tie it to the ceiling with hooks at multiple places.
Now for the decorations..
I love it. It makes me smile when I walk into the dining room! Anyone else gonna try??