Maybe it's because we've been spending time with Louesa Roebuck, SF's renegade florist (she draped the Heath factory in bay laurel at Saturday's Remodelista Holiday Market), but lately we're obsessing about greenery draped chandeliers. Here are a few we like.
Above: The John and Peter Canteen in Australia, with a verdant overhead centerpiece; for a similar look, consider bay laurel.
Above: An iron chandelier draped with delicate fronds at Amsterdam restaurant Proef.
Above: A chandelier by Oakland-based blacksmith John Sarriugarte of Form & Reform at Camino in Oakland, California, festooned with sprigs of bay laurel.
Above: An iron chandelier draped in grapevines; via Style Me Pretty.
Above: Staghorn ferns create a tropical feel when suspended from the ceiling at Terrain at Styer's. Photograph by Michael Ash via Intimate Weddings.
Above: For a recent Remodelista dinner, Louesa Roebuck hung giant bunches of bay laurel from the rafters in my Mill Valley home.
Above: A eucalyptus chandelier via 100 Layer Cake.
Above: A single bulb fixture softened with a sprig of fringy greenery; for a similar look, use fennel fronds (they're invasive here in Northern California, growing wild along the roadways). Photograph via Daniella Witt.
Above: A eucalyptus chandelier discovered via The Paper Dialogues.
Above: A two-tier silver dollar eucalyptus chandelier from a wedding in Paris via Enamored With.
N.B.: This post is an update; the original story ran on December 11, 2012, as part of our Saint Lucia issue.