The Time: This week

The Place: Your home

The Essentials: Last week saw the Hindu festival of light, Diwali, and this week millions of Britons will celebrate Guy Fawkes with fireworks displays. To mark both occasions we've picked out some fancy chandeliers and lamps so you can create your own light show indoors.

Funky chandeliers from Candy's Chandies designed by Carole Smith will brighten up any room. They're made from coloured resin components including lime green nipples and pink love hearts (right). The blue and green chandelier costs pounds 157 and the pink hearts is priced pounds 109. Commissions are taken on 0171-737 8230.

Clare Thatcher works with glass and metals to produce stunning contemporary lighting like the 'Medusa II' chandelier which costs pounds l,500, while the 'Curvaceous' chandelier (below right) is pounds 500. Commissions are taken on 0181 5240912.

These 'Volcano' lamps (below) priced pounds 29.95 produce an eruption of light. Complement the heat with Ocean's cool flying saucer style shades in blue, green and white (pounds 19.95). Both are available from Ocean Home Shopping, mail order 0800 132985.