{chandeliers + fête nationale}

One of the best things about entering a room is looking up, up to discover streams of reflected light from the crystals of a stunning chandelier -- instantly everything is transformed under a soft and elegant glow . . .

* happy bastille day {fête nationale}
to friends + family in paris xo

{1 - martha stewart weddings; 2 - irina via tfs; 3 - loulou de la falaise from a previous post; 4 - sfgirlbybay; 5- kate by mario testino; 6 - made by girl; 7 - coté sud from a previous post}

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Blogger Kristen Sara said...

Someday, I will have a beautiful chandelir in EVERY room of my house. They are magnificent!

July 14, 2009  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

The fourth image down! That chandelier with the pink geometric wall... I think my heart just stopped. Love it!


July 14, 2009  
Blogger Mimi said...

Chandeliers just have a way of making any room look elegant...love these pics!

July 14, 2009  
Blogger Shelby said...

I'm counting the days until I own a home of my own and inside that home is a gorgeous chandelier - preferably above my bed. Beautiful.

July 14, 2009  
Blogger ~ Kelly Ann ♥ said...

What a lovely post! I'm obsessed w/ Chandeliers- I try to take a pictures of Chandeliers when I'm on vacation- Here are just a few pictures- go to my blog
(under SATURDAY, JULY 11, 2009 My obsession with chandeliers)



July 14, 2009  
Blogger butterfly said...

How amazing would it be to have a chandelier, sheer luxury!

July 14, 2009  
Blogger Kosmopolight said...

Nothing says "class and elegance" like an elaborate crystal chandelier. Lovely pics -- I'm especially fond of the first one.


July 14, 2009  
Blogger Fabulous Finds Gal said...

Gorgeous pics! I love chandeliers in all shapes and sizes in any place I can put them!

July 14, 2009  
Blogger Little Rus said...


July 14, 2009  
Blogger Crave said...

Beautiful!! Must have one ASAP!

July 14, 2009  
Anonymous FROM THE RIGHT BANK said...

There's nothing I love more. And Happy Bastille Day to you. I've already started the celebrations at my house. :)

July 14, 2009  
Anonymous Magchunk said...

Looove the pink bed and the pink honeycomb walls. As a renter, my chandelier options are quite limited, but someday I hope to have one in the bathroom for a little glamour!


July 14, 2009  
Blogger Trixy said...

Happy Bastille Day! I love these photos, so gorgeous and inspirational. Seriously, you always find the best photos!

July 14, 2009  
Blogger Katie said...

I love them but I think I think I'd always worry about it falling on me :/

July 14, 2009  
Blogger Draffin Bears said...

Such beautiful Chandeliers. I love them all but the last photo with the
staircase going up is wonderful.

Happy Bastille Day


July 14, 2009  
Blogger Brigadeiro said...

Gorgeous! Happy Bastille day! My friends and are organising/cooking a Bastille Day dinner this Saturday...foie gras, soupe a l'oignon, ratatouille, 40-clove garlic chicken, creme brulee, yum yum yum! :)

July 14, 2009  
Blogger Dustjacket attic said...

Hugh fan of chandeliers, so this post did it for me!

July 14, 2009  
Blogger Laura Holland said...

Thanks for sharing these beautiful images today! I love light and these chandeliers were so amazing.

My friend, Gilles at the Henredon Showroom in DC reminded me that it was Bastille Day today. His wonderful design clients have sent him miniature Eiffel Towers. I wish I had a picture to share!


July 14, 2009  
Blogger hello gorgeous said...

Beautiful shots, as always.

July 14, 2009  
Anonymous La Dauphine said...

Love these shots!


July 14, 2009  
Blogger SimplyGrove said...

What a great collection of images!!!

July 15, 2009  
Anonymous Claire&Seb said...

Love the pink bed and the staircase!!

July 15, 2009  
Blogger Little Rus said...

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July 15, 2009  
Blogger Oliveaux said...

Beautiful...I would love any one of these in my home! Ax

July 15, 2009  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

What is the saying? You can never be too rich, or have too many chandeliers...

July 15, 2009  
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July 15, 2009  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I have been seriously considering a couple small chandeliers for our entry way (and by small, I mean TINY!) They just bring such an almost-but-not-quite-over-the-top vibe. GORGEOUS round up!

July 15, 2009  
Blogger Lauren said...

i love chandeliers. they're so elegant. someday, i'd love to have a large one in my foyer near the staircase.

July 15, 2009  
Blogger Melissa said...

There's nothing like a good chandeliers!

July 15, 2009  
Blogger ♥Aubrey said...

I love the way the crystals shimmer across your skin...magical!

July 15, 2009  
Blogger Plush Palate said...

I couldn't agree more! I am absolutely in LOVE with chandeliers and have been wanting a black one lately.

Here's one of my fav chandelier site:


xoxo Crystal

July 15, 2009  
Blogger Mara (The Wedding Cabaret) said...


July 15, 2009  
Blogger Victoria said...

i just want a chandelier hanging in my kitchen, glam up the mundane

July 16, 2009  
Blogger Silver said...

i absolutely love chandeliers.
these are beautiful.

July 17, 2009  
Anonymous Jennifer at NicoleJaneHome said...

Oooh la la. There are just some things that I never get tired of looking at, and chandeliers are definitely on my list!

January 25, 2010  

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