Stick It To Me: Cool Candlesticks
Liven up your tablescapes with a fresh new pair of candlesticks. Once the fussy hallmark of a wedding registry- Who really has the time to polish silver?- these dining room staples are now super affordable and hipper than ever. Candles are an easy (and inexpensive) way to add ambiance and the candleholders are just as important. Depending on your pair, your party could trend towards homey-rusticness or elegant formality. Whatever your taste, or occasion, there are candlesticks out there to suit your fancy. Here are few of our favorites.
02 Aug, 2011
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Sleek, crystal-clear candlesticks lean in to each other as if to sneak a kiss- a great anniversary or wedding gift.
MOMA Store | Buy
No, you haven’t had too much to drink, that candlestick really is topsy and turvy. This artfully playful design from Areaware is made of crushed marble, making it a substantial, albeit crooked, stick.
Gretel | Buy
Jonathan Adler’s whimsical white candlesticks are the perfect combination of function and fun. Whale, squirrel, elephant- which animal suits you best? Mix and match creatures for an utterly zoological feel.
Macy's | Buy
Amber glass candleholders will cast a soft and warm glow, encouraging your dinner guests to linger over dessert and indulge in some more cozy conversation.
Pier 1 | Buy
(Price is for small size; $28 for larger size)
Heavy iron makes for a great candlestick- not so easy to knock over and terribly difficult to break. This sturdy stick is slightly distressed which adds to its industrial charm.
CB2 | Buy
Not only is this the greatest deal- $15 for a set of 3!- these are clean-cut, unfussy and timeless candlesticks that you can use endlessly. Clear glass is an elegant look which can easily blend in with any decor or table setting, and this set has a slight modern vibe so they will never feel dated.
Ikea | Buy
Let there be light, at both ends! A taper fits perfectly into this handcrafted porcelain light bulb. A humorous and artistic addition to your dining room table.
Revisions Design Studio | Buy
So, not technically candlesticks, but this tea light holder is a very cool way to reuse a set of pool balls. A great gift for a game-loving family or a swinging bachelor who likes to entertain.
At West End | Buy
A matte rubber masterpiece that is completely configurable and bendable- shape it to suit your dinner party needs or flickering whimsy.
A+R Store | Buy