Tuesday, February 23, 2010
Delicious! That's the word that came to mind when I saw this chandelier -- all but the lights and wiring were made from Godiva Chocolates:
Designers said the most difficult thing about creating the items for this TV set was stringing the chocolate beads for the chandelier. Wow.
Can't you just see it hanging above your dining room table all lit up? When dessert is ready to be served, just lower it and allow your guests to indulge.... Larry Abel and Raymond McCallister of LarryAbelDesigns designed this amazing piece of edible and functional art for Oprah Winfrey's TV set. Here's the link to her show and more chocolate visions. In case you can't wait, here are a few more I picked up to entice you:
Chess anyone? On a table made of the dark confection, of course!
A milk chocolate vase filled with a bouquet of white chocolate flowers.
Oprah (left) invites a few audience members to inspect the chocolate goblets.
When the show ended, Oprah invited the audience to come up and do some sampling. The designers said in their interview that the set shouldn't melt right away under the intense hot lights used to illuminate her stage. They expected it to last at least an hour under the circumstances....
Congratulations to Kay at cardinalkay!! She won the design book that I offered as a giveaway, in celebration of my one-year blogging anniversary. KAY: Please send me an email with your mailing address. And thanks to all for dropping by....cheers.
Posted by My Galveston Cottage on Tuesday, February 23, 2010