Salon Design

Shine On: A Chandelier Made of Polish Bottles

This ceiling fixture is made of over 70 SpaRitual lacquer bottles.

At Well Polished in Katy, Texas, clients just might decide on their pedicure color from a glimpse of the salon’s chandelier. Handcrafted by Dr. Scott Balin, DC, as a grand opening gift to salon co-owners Donna Balin (his wife) and Chalanda Hook (his sister-in-law), the ceiling fixture is made of over 70 SpaRitual lacquer bottles. “We have had an overwhelmingly positive response to the chandelier from ‘Where can I get one of these?’ to ‘How did anyone ever think of that?’” Donna Balin says. “It’s been a hit, but moreover fits right in our li’l spa that’s goal is to reduce, reuse, and recycle.” Like many of the other eco-friendly items at the salon, the chandelier was a found item (from a resale shop) that was then repainted and personalized. The colors can easily be changed by simply unscrewing the bottle top and replacing with the color of choice.

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