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Eerie Candlestick Display

Think of Dracula's parlor and its eerie dark Gothic candlesticks. Create such a display quickly and inexpensively.


  • Matte-gray spray paint
  • Candles
  • Lighter or matches


  1. Step 1


    Coat columns made for tiered wedding cakes with matte-gray spray paint.

  2. Step 2

    Fit candles into the holes and light them.

Reviews (1)

  • CorrieS 15 Oct, 2011

    Made these with matte black spray paint. Made "bloody" candles, another Martha Stewart idea, by dripping red wax down white tapers. The more red wax you do, the better it looks. They're going to look great sitting on my square grand piano, with the black and white bug bouquet next to them.