This display skips the evergreen shoots and poinsettias, but not the seasonal feel. Large off-white vases filled with snow-colored tulips flank the firebox, while candles of different height and intensity create light and interest on the mantel.
Create a bold, eye-catching centerpiece with red accessories. Use bright red ornament balls, berry sprigs and glittery tinsel garland to surround a plain white candle to add a touch of drama to your Christmas table.
Two white pillar candles in matching hurricane glasses and other well-chosen accessories help dress up the mantel in this transitional living room from designer Elizabeth P. Clarke. Tips from the designer: The fireplace is one of the most striking features in a room and should be a focal point. The mantel is a great place to accessorize. Small groupings of artwork can be added above the mantel for some punch, and smaller accessories on the mantel help tie in the fireplace with the art. Lighting and candles are another fabulous way to create visual focal points.
This minimalistic dining room pairs together soft gray chairs with a cool gray and black dining table, while a rectangular chandelier hangs above. A pair of glass doors offers a view of the backyard, while an orchid and simple white candles act as a table centerpiece.
On HGTV's Celebrity Holiday Homes, a beautiful gold and champagne color palette was selected for Sherri Shepherd's holiday decor. Simple white pillar candles, magnolia blossoms and gold garland help accent the hearth as a visual focal point in the living room.
Even if you live in a warmer climate, you can still use your fireplace to spread Christmas cheer. Arrange assorted white candles in place of an actual fire to create a warm and welcoming ambiance when guests arrive. Tall white candles are a sleek and elegant alternative to traditional firewood.