At the other end of the spectrum from the bargain lighting I talked about yesterday, the Tord Boontje Swarovski Blossom chandelier costs more than my first car. I love all of his work but this has to be the most exquisite thing he’s ever created and that’s why it’s on my Ultimate Wish List.*
It comes in Blossom:
and Spring Blossom:
It’s truly a work of art.
Here are a few shots of it in situ:
It’s probably best known for being in one of Gwyneth Paltrow’s homes:
I admit that initially this was almost enough to make me not want it (I was never what you’d call a fan) but ever since I watched the On the Road Again series, I’ve been okay with her. And there’s no denying she has taste. As a side note, if you are into Spain and Spanish food and you haven’t seen the show, I highly recommend it.
(Photos: 1-4.Tord Boontje 5.Elle Decor 6.Decorpad 7.House & Garden)
The winner of the Ace Hardware gift card is Jamie Tubbs! Congratulations, Jamie, we’ll email you shortly.