Add personality to basic, clear glass votives by cutting paper world maps to size, wrapping them around the exterior and securing them in place with a bead of silicone or spray adhesive. For safety reasons, strictly use battery-operated candles instead of wax ones.
Give plain glass votives a trendy mercury glass makeover with mirror-effect spray paint. The antique-looking votives lend a sparkling glow to a table setting, mantel, coffee table — or anywhere. Easily make your own with our step-by-step instructions.
Black walls create a moody atmosphere, perfect for contrasting the brighter elements of the room. A midcentury modern pendant light features a bright, bubbled look, illuminating the polished wood kitchen table below. A trio of twisted, modern, metallic vases compliment the slight curve of the table's edge. Blue velvet dining chairs surround the table while a dark balloon chair blends with the walls behind it.
Natural Silestone tile dazzles in this lovely master bathroom. A raincan showerhead adds a luxurious element to the glass-enclosed shower, while the gorgeous tub is accented by 12 votive candles and an Oncidium orchid.
The built-in acrylic tub by Americh in the HGTV Dream Home 2010 master bathroom is surrounded by natural Silestone tile, as is the adjacent glass-enclosed shower stall. A 12-votive candle centerpiece dazzles on the countertop.