In addition to well-coordinated dinnerware, chargers, linens, runners and flowers, consider adding ambient light to your tabletop with polished pewter, brass or silver candlesticks. Once placed among the all-white elements, the shape and finish of the candlesticks will add depth while also bringing a warm glow.
A pretty terrarium filled with white orchids serves as a simple centerpiece on this lovely wooden table with basic nude, covered dining chairs. Simple accents contrast beautifully with the more ornate pieces, such as the intricate candlesticks.
The colors in this fun bedroom come entirely from accessories: a quartet of small paintings over the bed, accent pillows, bright candlesticks. The room's owners can easily switch out the elements for a whole new look.
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.
Two angular black-and-white candelabras cut crisp figures amidst this fireplace's more traditional setting. The black of the candlesticks picks up on the artwork's dark frame and helps the whole look work together.