Candles are always appealing in home decor. You can use them in any room in the house. Most dollar stores stock a variety of pretty candles and each season brings new wax creations to delight. Rather than plunking one pillar candle into a traditional candle holder, why not think outside the mold? In decorating, things are always more eye-catching or appealing when grouped together and any non-flammable container might serve as a candle holder.

In this example, a carved-look pillar candle was teamed with two gel and wax tea lights and two floating floral candles on a small oval plate to make a display for a botanically inspired bathroom. This particular candle grouping cost about $4.00. The smaller candles are meant for display only, since they wouldn't last long anyway, but that's entirely up to you.

Check out Decorating with Candles to get more ideas to light your fire.


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