This creative concept used a variety of clear glass jars and vases to display colorful ornament balls, red berries and tea-light candles. Starfish and sand-filled jars keep the beach in mind during cold winter weather.
This Asian-themed living room features a silver tray filled with rocks, three candles and a silver pot filled with red roses positioned on a wooden table. The large windows give an added feeling of height and spaciousness. Wicker furniture completes the look.
A dining room and living room share a beautiful open plan design. An antique-inspired lantern above the dining table houses three white candles, while the star of the living room is the charming rustic coffee table over a red area rug.
This chic country dining room features festive Christmas decorations, including a red tablecloth and fresh pine garland. White built-in bookshelves are positioned on either side of the wood burring stove, while a wreath hangs above. Gold trees and striped candles add finishing touches.
A small wood buffet table with two doors that open is used to display an orange and red plate and four pillar candles. Designer tip: Resist the urge to cover every square inch of wall space in your room. Too much wall decor can be visually overwhelming.
A taupe wall color paired with a white built-in bookshelf and cabinet enhance this cozy family room. Designer Rachel Oliver included a red and tan upholstered slipper chair and accessorized the shelves with books, candles, vases and other items to complete the look of the space.
Ornately carved wood makes this Mexican mantelpiece (found at a salvage store in Dallas) the focal point of a colorful room. Simple travertine tile and hearth keep the focus on the fireplace, and candles in one dramatic shade of red echo accents around the room.
This modern outdoor dining area features a painted gray wood plank table complete with vibrant red placemats and white dishware. Clear glass bowls with bright yellow lemons and white candles are used as an easy yet eye-catching centerpiece, creating a festive yet laidback outdoor dining experience.
Dragons can’t hold a candle to the fiery-red plumes of 'Dragon's Breath’, a celosia that grows well in containers or the landscape. True to its name, it can take hot weather--and humidity, too. This variety flowers late and needs full sun.
This French country living room features a gray built-in bookshelf and natural wood plank ceiling with metallic track lighting. Christmas decor, like a pine wreath and garland, adds a festive touch, while a small dining table with a red tablecloth and striped metallic candles finishes off the look of the space.
You don’t have to spend a fortune on new holiday décor every year. Dolls, teddy bears, even a red wagon can come into play as holiday decorating elements. Here, a classic pull-toy gets loaded up with pillar candles and greenery for a fun and festive extra light source.
This dining table in the Northridge, California home of Jair and Tiffany Paz has been beautifully dressed by HGTV Star Season 8 contestants Abby Vasek, Anne Rue, and Brooks Atwood. The designers have wonderfully combined glass jars of lemons with yellow and red flowers and a pair of black candles.
This formal dining room has yellow walls and is anchored by an ornate crystal chandelier. The antique wood sideboard displays decorative plates a floral bouquet and candles. The traditional style decor is primarily defined with the classic table and chairs with an elaborate setting, which features a candelabra, china and a pop of color with floral arrangements and red glasses.
This clever collection of recycled glass terrariums in different shapes displays sedums (such as Sedum spurium and Sedum acre 'Aureum') and succulents such as Variegated Candle Plant, String of Pearls, Propeller Plant and Silver Squill. At the top right, Begonia 'Fireworks' brings in a punch of ruby red. A Hindu rope plant and Mesembryanthemum lehmanni are in the same container in front, near a tiny hens and chicks succulent. They were assembled and arranged by Sarah Brueck Williams, a stained glass artist.
Designer Alice Cramer includes a soft and cuddly fur throw at the foot of the bed in this muted, grey-toned bedroom. As Cramer attests, the holidays don't have to be complicated. Use things you already have and just add the bling with seasonal touches. "Nothing prettier to a tabletop," says Cramer, "than simple glass containers of different sizes filled with cranberries, red berries, greenery and floating votive candles. Mix it in with silver service pieces filled with white flowers and various candlesticks." It's a look that works for a beautiful tabletop, or in accent tables in a guest room.