Don't settle for any old candles in your Christmas centerpiece. It's only a little extra effort to dress up some mismatched candlesticks with gold leaf. The gilded treatment ties the candlesticks together so the table looks warm and unified.
On HGTV's Flipping the Block, Amanda Marks and her boyfriend Curtis Goldin transformed the master bedroom using shabby chic furniture and accessories – including a sea glass vase and distressed candlesticks.
An American country oak sideboard holds a collection of antique brass candlesticks, bowls and hand bells. A pair of Victorian tole lanterns, blue and white striped wallpaper and a Colonial painting add sophisticated country style to the space.
A trio of silver tree twig candlesticks stand in the forefront of this buffet decor. The silver shine compliments the gold finish visible on the drawers. A unique black frame encloses the mounted mirror to complete the design.
Metal letters spelling the word "home" welcome the family to their dining room with rich, chocolate brown leather dining chairs and wood table. An open section of the wall between the dining room and the kitchen creates a more open feel, connected by a breakfast bar. The walls are painted light grayish-blue, and a curled chandelier illuminates the dining table, set beautifully with flowers and candles.
In this dining room, the light from a pair of chandeliers is captured in a huge eighteenth-century Italian mirror. The black Chinese cabinets tie into the black chairs and are in stark contrast to the light gray walls. A collection of antique candlesticks sit in the center of the table.