White candles are often overlooked as interior design features. They are actually versatile items that can make your home look and feel warmer and just more homely. You can use them as table centerpieces, accents to your mantles, and as a company to your holiday decorations. To give you a better picture of how candles make versatile design elements, here are some great ways to use and display those old white candles.
White Candle + Glass
Get three or five candles of different heights, arrange them inside a clean terrarium, and add small pebbles at the bottom for stability. Viola, you have a warm and lovely accent to your side table! If you don’t have a vacant terrarium, a rustic-looking lantern would be just perfect. Mason jars and fish bowls would look great as well. White candle plus clear glass is just magical!
White Candle + Greens
If white candle in a glass is magic, white candle with greeneries is just divine. Display tall white candles with ferns or moss at the bottom of a dish. Live plants are the best choice, but you can also use fake realistic greens. You can also tie green leaves around the candle using burlap or lace. This will surely make a simple yet elegant centerpiece. Want to make them smell even better? How about sprigs of herbs instead?
White Candle + A Lot More Candles
White candles can be plain and simple-looking but there is power in number. Group a dozen or two of them in assorted heights on a mantle. They will surely make a wonderful focal point and will make you want some family bonding near the fireplace. You can even double the light of the candles by placing a mirror behind them. Add some holiday decorations and play some good Christmas music!
Whether you have small white candles or those stylish Astier de Villatte candles, you will never run out of styling ideas for candles are versatile design items. All you need is a little imagination and of course, a good supply of some nice candles of different sizes and heights!