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.
This dining room keeps its feel open and clean with furnishings and a light fixture that have graceful but simple lines. For warmth and softness, a trio of slim golden candlesticks and a round large mirror do the trick nicely.