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Wine Bottle Chandelier: Love It or Hate It?

I love the idea of recycling old wine bottles to create something new and useful. While dining at Bar Bambino — where I was inspired by their leather napkin rings — I couldn't help but notice the industrial yet chic chandelier. Empty wine bottles have been filled with tiny lights before being geometrically attached to a large wooden plank and drilled in to the ceiling. It definitely added an artistic feel to the restaurant and dining experience. While it's not something I would want for my home, I think the idea could be interpreted to create a beautiful decoration or fun lighting scheme for a party. What do you think?

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trouble450 trouble450 8 years
We do these at Christmas. Red and green bottles filled with twinkle lights. One year we even had the bottles tilted and lights pouring into wine glasses.
tlsgirl tlsgirl 9 years
I love this! I would absolutely put it in my kitchen.
CaterpillarGirl CaterpillarGirl 9 years
they have had those at the melting Pot chain restaurants for years.
sfbutterfly24 sfbutterfly24 9 years
I think if you get those glow sticks and placed them inside the bottles you could get a prtty cool effect. Think how pretty they would look on a deck or on some stairs to let you know where the party is at!!
mlen mlen 9 years
i like it! definitely not for a dining room or kitchen- but if i had an entertainment/bar area that could be cool! definitely cool in a restaurant
CurvatudeBlog CurvatudeBlog 9 years
i like it
tastebudtart tastebudtart 9 years
I really like it! Although, I received a wine bottle 'candelabra' for Christmas that isn't so hot. :-P
jedimasterarmi jedimasterarmi 9 years
that's my style!
ShePirate2010 ShePirate2010 9 years
aimeeb aimeeb 9 years
AmberHoney AmberHoney 9 years
Love it for a Wine Bar or restaurant but not the home, as stated.
bellydancinmary bellydancinmary 9 years
This is very creative and beautiful!
emalove emalove 9 years
Love it for a bar or a restaurant...I agree that it wouldn't be right in a home. But it looks pretty cool.
refined101 refined101 9 years
I love the idea of eco-friendly, *green* decor, that reuses pre-existing products/materials. Bravo! Danny Seo would be proud :-)
will205 will205 9 years
love it - it would be very torpedo like if they fell, though...
Mel475 Mel475 9 years
I love it! I think it's great. I don't know if I would have something like it my home - maybe if I had a great bar/entertaining area or something - but it's spectacular for a restaurant or bar!
cupcake345 cupcake345 9 years
This is one of those things you would look at twice because you can't believe someone was that clever. Martha, I'm not.
GrapeBubbleGum GrapeBubbleGum 9 years
I love this. I think it's incredibly creative. I agree that I wouldn't want it in my home, but I think it would look great in a bar.
leeluvfashion leeluvfashion 9 years
I love it.
Schaianne Schaianne 9 years
Actually, I think this is pretty nifty!
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