Festive candle holders are created by placing pillar candles in a glass bowl filled with pinecones, ornaments and evergreen clippings. Make several to go down the center of the table or to dress up the bar. Scatter around glass ornaments for extra sparkle.
Across the world, one of the most popular year-round color schemes for designers and decorators is blue and white. Adapt this color for your fall tablescape by introducing accents of brown with wooden vessels, candle holders or chargers.
A sun mirror is the center of the wall display over this long dining room buffet. The buffet features a distressed finish with rows of drawers for storage. Mounted plates decorate the remaining space over the furniture piece while the buffet top display includes table lamps, shaped shrubs and thick candle holders.
Create this simple, classic centerpiece with dishes and ornaments you have on hand. Top sprigs of fresh greenery with sparkling sliver and white ornaments, trees and mercury glass candle holders. The soup tureen in the center is both beautiful and functional. Photo by Marian Parsons.
Lining the aisles and forming the altar, white rose petals pair with acrylic candle holders to create a romantic ambience for this indoor ceremony. To complement the chic, modern design, create a striking focal point by using a colorful floral arrangement to top the mantel.
Colorful candle holders and old books top a distressed credenza from One Kings Lane in the transformed apartment designed by HGTV Star contestants Boris Eckey and Abby Vasek. "There's definitely a global feel coming from the accessorizing, but the room as a whole feels overly traditional," Genevieve said.
Colorful maps add a classic touch to glass vessels and votives. You'll need the following materials for this project: an assortment of glass votive candle holders and vases, scissors, maps, a pencil, a ruler or straight edge and double-sided tape.
Framed photos, plates and a lantern candle holder create a lovely mounted display over the wall. A gorgeous wood finish on the couch is balanced with a soft green seat cushion and matching throw pillows. A pattern on the wood floor contributes additional warm tones for an inviting and artistic look.
This contemporary white living room with a light gray sectional features metallic accents to make a clean, bold statement. A white lamp sits on a clear acrylic end table while the oversized candle holders atop the marble coffee table add visual interest. The large metallic display shelf behind the sofa compliments the style of the space and frames the room.
A large dark wooden entertainment center matches the dark hardwood floor and contrasts the neutral walls in this transitional living room. A contemporary glass coffee table sitting on a shag rug and matching end table add angle to the room. A contemporary mounted candle holder and a mirror above the fireplace decorate the room.
Create a tall grim centerpiece by filling a three-tier cake stand with various Halloween decor. HGTV fan Tamgypsy filled the centerpiece with glittery skulls, bones, spray-painted Christmas ornaments and a silver witch's hat. She placed miniature skulls on the plates and brought crystal elements to the table with candle holders and wine glasses.
Designer Vanessa DeLeon used plush fabrics and deep gray accent pieces to put an elegant spin on this complete home remodel. The eclectic teal and black dining room features an over-dyed turquoise rug from Creative Touch in Secaucus, N.J., while the table hails from Brooklyn-based artisan woodworker Palo Samko. The neutral walls are complemented by a faux-painted black and gray ceiling and black leather chairs around a rustic hardwood dining table with mismatched candle holders and two brass pendant lights.
When you have a view like this one, you wouldn't want to obscure it with over-sized opulent furniture. In the dining room at the 2011 HGTV Dream Home, this 9-foot Appalachian cherry table provides elegance and functionality without obstructing the view. The chrome and leather seats are streamlined and adjustable adding boldness to the space while the three glass cloche chandeliers and glass candle holders add character without blocking the immaculate view and providing elegant dining.
“I’ve always imagined spending a snow-filled Christmas in a cozy mountain cabin, so I decided to pretend that’s where we were hanging out when I created this tablescape,” says Katie Nathey of Mountain Modern Life.
“Most of the table decor came from shopping our home,” Nathey says, “such as the vintage Mason jars and candle holders.” The napkins were made out of leftover fabric, and she added liquid gold leaf to glam up thrifted glasses.
Striped walls lend drama to this dining room featuring a glass-topped table and mirrored sideboard. A large framed mirror on the wall reflects long white drapes on the opposite wall and an ornate chandelier completes the look.
A charming nook sits just outside this transitional kitchen and is the perfect spot for the blue-gray buffet that matches the kitchen island. The kitchen's modern cabinets and glass pendant light pair well with the more traditional buffet and distressed mirror.