No matter what time of year—outdoors or in—a striking candle centerpiece casts a lovely glow over the table. Be inspired by our best ideas whether you use pillars, votives, tapers, or tea lights to achieve a beautiful ambience.
It's a star-spangled display! Use this colorful centerpiece to brighten up any party—from the Fourth of July to the summer beyond. All you need to have on hand is this kitchen item: a star-shaped cookie cutter.
How do you cohesively bring together a set of mismatched glass vessels on a single tray? Treat them with spray paint. Give them a spritz—each one in a contrasting hue—while the tray is drying. For a modern frosted look, only spray the bottom half of each candleholder.
Light up a table with this sand-and-shell centerpiece. Use candle adhesive to secure slender tapers to the bottom of a clear glass vase. Carefully pour in a few inches of sand, then arrange shells on top. Besides refracting the candlelight for added ambience, the vase will protect the flames from breeze.