About Tamara

Tamara is a professional photographer at http://tamaracamera.com/, a mama of two, a writer/blogger at http://tamaracamerablog.com and a nearly professional cookie taster. She has been known to be all four of those things at all hours of the day and night. She is a very proud contributor to the book, The Mother Of All Meltdowns. http://themotherofallmeltdowns.com. After two cross country moves, due to her intense Bi-Coastal Disorder, she lives with her husband, daughter and son in glorious western Massachusetts.

AMAZING Lighting: Sogni Di Cristallo Vintage Collection


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Many of you may know this, but Cassidy is a HUGE lighting guy.

I have no doubt that he could do it for a living. He did an incredible job lighting our own wedding! Let that sink in. He lit the wedding tent at our venue. He also bought projectors to shine moose and wolf images on the tent!

This summer/fall, we will be renovating our house. This is pretty BIG news. It’s been a life dream for so long. We have felt lately that we could use some improvements – like more space and more rooms, plus an updated bathroom with a jacuzzi. At first we went to open houses, but even the nicest houses had us saying, “Well, it’s nice but what makes it better than what we already have?” What we have is awesome! We have an A-frame ski lodge of a home and four gorgeous acres. The chicken coop is brand new (as in not even a week lived in) and the fruit and vegetable gardens are popping up like crazy.

Why leave this?

We have now gone through the process of hiring an architect, and then having contractors put out a bid. We are so happy to have found someone. I can’t wait to talk more about it on the blog and provide photos and updates. It should be an interesting process. We’ll be displaced a lot, and then probably happier than ever here. That said, now that we have found something we like, the next process is to pick out all new fixtures and fittings, as well as LIGHTING. Last week I came across Sogni Di Cristallo on an online search, and I can’t stop looking! It made me appreciate all of the attention to detail.

Based in Venice Italy, Sogni Di Cristallo is a leader in the online sales of chandeliers in artistic Murano glass – exclusively handmade according to the ancient technique of master glassmakers. Right now, they have exceeded 10,000 online sales in more than 50 countries, but mainly in the European Union and the US. And we have to talk about the craftsmanship!

The Vintage Collection: a Murano Mid-Century Dream – combines traditional craftsmanship with modern detailing. This new collection of Murano lighting is a repetition of shiny elements made of the finest glass. It’s completely mesmerizing! The Fellini chandelier is a great combination between between elegant and contemporary mood.

One of my favorites, the “Fiordaliso” chandelier is more classic and feminine, with curved glass leaves.


The Mastroianni chandelier is a stand out – taking advantage of a cascade of prisms for a sensational light effect.

The Crono model has a more stylish and plain style, but is still so gorgeous!

All of the chandeliers in this collection are characterized by a modular structure that allows for combining models with different shapes and sizes, according to customer requirements. Each item has a certificate of authenticity – 100% Made in Venice, Italy! All I know is I’d have a hard time choosing just one.

Which chandelier is your favorite?

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