From The Kitchn → Look! A Rope Light Over the Island
Clever idea, and unexpected in a clean, contemporary, beachy environment, but something about a rope over a beam makes me think of hanging!
I agree, tishinottawa. Looks creepy.
I like the rope but the bulbs seem so out of scale compared to that huge rope.
I agree with the comments here. I love a nautical theme, but this doesn't do anything for me. The bulbs are out of scale with the diameter of the rope and the rope lamp sort of dominates the room. Maybe a thinner rope?
I agree, this looks creepy. Maybe it is just the scale or arrangement, but it seems like an episode of Martha Stewart meets Criminal Minds.
I'm glad everyone else thought it was creepy. Suicidal, not cute
They must have agonized over the many possible ways to drape that rope! That's a tough decision.I do think the Coco Chanel quote applies here, the one about before you leave the house, take off one accessory. And the rope is the one. It wants to be the knockout bit of original whimsy but the scale is problematic, the theme is a bit on-the-nose, and the overall effect veers toward "trying too hard."
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