7 Unexpected Chandeliers That Steal the Show

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If you feel like you keep seeing the same chandeliers over and over again, you're not alone. Those classic crystal-heavy chandeliers, which tend to be influenced by Victorian style, are hard to escape. Unfortunately, they don't work in every home. Don't get me wrong, there's always room for a little sparkle, but large-scale chandeliers can overwhelm smaller spaces and often feel at odds with modern furnishings.

So, if you're ready to think outside the expected but still want some type of chandelier, these unexpected options are for you.

1: Wine Bottle Chandelier

Urban Dining Room With Exposed  Brick Walls and Wine Bottle Chandeliers

Urban Dining Room With Exposed Brick Walls and Wine Bottle Chandeliers

Exposed brick and enormous windows provide an urban backdrop for this dining room. A mix of seating around a long, wood dining table creates a casual atmosphere. Overhead, pendants made from repurposed wine bottles enliven the room both day and night.

Photo by: Universal Furniture

Universal Furniture

Instead of just tossing your empty wine bottles, incorporate them into your home with a streamlined chandelier like this one. The finished product is a stylish, personalized piece that few others will have.

2: Sculptural Chandelier

Stairwell With Eclectic Chandelier

Stairwell With Eclectic Chandelier

This open stairwell becomes an art gallery of sorts showcasing a collection of photographs and an exotic chandelier.

Photo by: Shelley Metcalf

Shelley Metcalf

Add a little gothic glam with a glossy black piece that evokes the artistic style of modern sculptures.

3: Birdcage Chandelier

Teal Kitchen With Eclectic Birdcage Chandelier

Teal Kitchen With Eclectic Birdcage Chandelier

A teal wall with a red pattern motif adds a splash of vibrant color in this eclectic kitchen. Ornate bright red vintage birdcages hang together to form an unusual chandelier, helping an otherwise small space come alive with color and whimsy.

Colorful, quirky and completely original, these birdcage chandeliers are impossible to ignore.

4: Gold Hula-Hoop Chandelier

Completed Hula Hoop Chandelier

Completed Hula Hoop Chandelier

At first glance you'd have no idea this trendy piece is made out of hula-hoops, thanks to the luxe gold color and simple shape.

5: Twig Chandelier

Twig Chandelier

Twig Chandelier

A chandelier fashioned from twigs provides a striking focal point for this contemporary dining room.

Bring the outdoors in with an earthy chandelier made out of twigs. Adding twinkle lights gives the piece an ethereal twist.

6: Antler Chandelier

Rustic Dining Room With Antlers Chandelier

Rustic Dining Room With Antlers Chandelier

This rustic dining room design features a DIY chandelier created with antlers that were coated in glossy white spray paint on HGTV's Kitchen Cousins .

and John Colaneri Kitchen Cousins

Being a fan of rustic chic style doesn't mean you have to forgo decorating with chandeliers. This antler-inspired option lets you stay true to your tastes while getting in on the chandelier game.

7: Candle Chandelier

Dining Room and Office Area

Dining Room and Office Area

As seen on Kitchen Cousins, John and Anthony were able to move the Goldsteins' kitchen to a better location, which afforded the family a new, larger dining room that is large enough for a work space.

From: Kitchen Cousins

Photo by: Chris Amaral

Chris Amaral

Committing to a chandelier doesn't mean you have to give up the warm glow of your candles.This candle-heavy piece gives you the best of both worlds.

Dreamy Bedroom Chandeliers

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Gilded and Glam

Pops of gold and an enchanting crystal chandelier create a rich, warm atmosphere in this elegant bedroom.

High Style

Sleek in black and silver, this contemporary bedroom is a chic masterpiece with an eye-catching Sputnik chandelier.

Mixed Design

Though most of this bedroom could be described as traditional, the striking orb chandelier creates a fun, eclectic vibe in the space.

Decadent Details

An antique crystal Empire chandelier is the star of the show in this opulent silver suite.

Size Matters

A dramatic candle chandelier brings elegance and romance to this gorgeous master bedroom. Note: When picking a chandelier, many designers choose one that seems a bit too large at first, as it's easy to underestimate the size that will work best with a room's proportions.

Photo By: Eric Perry

Light and Luxurious

Old hollywood style abounds in this luxe guest room, complete with a wedding cake chandelier, Gatsby-style curtains and a delicate patterned rug.

Separate Space

Perfect for a guest room, this comfy day bed is set apart with the accent of a traditional chandelier, a sweet touch that gives the space its own identity.

New Spin

Matching chandeliers on either side of the bed are a fresh take on the classic lighting choice, adding glamour while still allowing room for a ceiling fan and ambient lighting.

Photo By: Eric

Rustic Meets Glam

Even the most rustic environment can benefit from the classic charm of an elegant chandelier.

Shades of Green

Various shades of green come together in this sophisticated girl's room, including a unique chandelier that ties the whole room together.

Perfect Placement

A trendy bronze chandelier highlights the magnificent vaulted ceilings is this colorful, eclectic bedroom.

Photo By: Stacey Brandford

Extra Touch

White on white fabric radiates a glamorous hollywood feel in this dreamy master bedroom. Textural elements, such as the chunky throws and striking chandelier, add depth to the space.

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