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A Valentine's Tale of Romantic Lighting

Posted by Mark Godsell-Fletcher on

Romance is in the air, the shops are filled with hearts, chocolates and flowers.  We indulge in chic flicks, tears streaming at the wonderful dramatic and romantic stories unfolding on the screen.  Dare I mention The Notebook?  Valentine's day is approaching with great speed, but if you are looking to warm the heart of your loved one this year in a less traditional way, how about indulging in a beautiful piece of romantic lighting. Nothing creates a more romantic mood than light.  Whether its been a single candle flickering in the evening air.  An exquisite chandelier over powering in it's presence but delicate in the rays of rainbows descending from the crystals above. If you looking to be a little cheeky this Valentine's how about these love heart inspired candles.  They come in packs of 6 and like their sweet sisters have the sayings we have grown to know and love. [caption id="attachment_1507" align="aligncenter" width="600"]Love Heart Candles - Red5 Love Heart Candles - Red5[/caption] Birdcage interiors have been around for a couple of years now, but our love for them still remains.  This cute wall cage and tea light holder is beautifully whimsical. [caption id="attachment_1502" align="aligncenter" width="600"]Birdcageforwallwith2candles Bird Cage - Velvet Brown[/caption] This is a personal favourite of mine.  The Ramona Pendant is pure elegance, its mismatched pendants add some fun, whilst the simplicity of the design hypnotically draws you in to its warm and tender glow. [caption id="attachment_1506" align="aligncenter" width="600"]Romona Pendant by John Lewis Romona Pendant by John Lewis[/caption] As readers of this blog will know, I attended Interiors UK a couple of weeks ago.  One of my favourite finds was the Lladro lighting collection.  This freeze frame hanging lamp is decorated with delicate birds who have a dove like quality. [caption id="attachment_1504" align="aligncenter" width="600"]Freeze Frame Hanging Lamp, Lladro Freeze Frame Hanging Lamp, Lladro[/caption] When I came across this incredible Apple Tree Lamp, I just knew I had to share it with you.  Although the company who make it are based in Germany they ship globally.  It has a fairytale feel, one magical piece of fruit ready to be picked. [caption id="attachment_1501" align="aligncenter" width="600"]appletreelamp Apple Tree Lamp by fmb-leuchten[/caption] Nothing says drama like a chandelier, and no romantic novel would be complete without a touch of the dramatic.  This stunning and Facet Chandelier was designed by Tom Kirk.  It's opulent, intoxicating and I want one! [caption id="attachment_1500" align="aligncenter" width="600"]Facet Chandelier from Innermost, Occa-Home Facet Chandelier from Innermost, Occa-Home[/caption] To end my romantic epilogue I have gone for the unexpected.  With hand blown leaded crystal vases, you can tell this has been designed and made with such careful thought.  It is a piece that will challenge and intrigue, I couldn't end my story on a better note. [caption id="attachment_1503" align="aligncenter" width="600"]Flos Cicatrices De Luxe 5, Occa-Home Flos Cicatrices De Luxe 5, Occa-Home[/caption] If my tale of romantic lighting needs another inspirational chapter, then how about these romantic lighting interiors for you to Eat Sleep Live. Eat

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