Beautiful Centerpieces Created With Candles
Adding a centerpiece to a table immediately makes it look sophisticated, complete, and beautiful. Floral centerpieces are the usual go-to if you want to dress up your tablescape, but candles are an easy and elegant centerpiece feature that could save you money, too. There are countless gorgeous ways to make a candle centerpiece, and we’ve found some of the best. Candles look dreamy and romantic, especially surrounded by a wreath of flowers or hanging from a tall floral centerpiece. From floating candle centerpieces with candles resting in water, to minimalistic centerpieces with a few candles and sprigs of greenery, to easy DIY candle centerpieces, these centerpieces will illuminate your table in the best light. Whether you’re decorating a table for a dinner party, a wedding, a holiday gathering, or no special occasion at all, you’ll want to include candles after you see these beautiful candle centerpiece ideas.
The simplest centerpieces can make the biggest impact.
A flower wreath encircling one or more candles is a beautiful centerpiece for a round table.
White candles in geometric candleholders make for a sleek, modern centerpiece.
For a long, table-runner centerpiece, mix and match different candleholders to keep it interesting.
Floating candles in plain glass vases look dreamy for a nighttime event.
An easy way to upgrade your candle centerpiece is adding pearl beads from the craft store.
Channel Beauty and the Beast
For a wedding with red accents or a Christmas party, submerge red roses under floating candles for a romantic centerpiece.
Sky-high candelabra make a dramatic statement.
Echo your wedding or birthday cake with a tiered candle centerpiece.
Use Old Corks
Save old wine corks to make a beautiful DIY candle centerpiece.
Craft Beer Bottles
Incorporate craft beer bottles in centerpieces for tables at a beer-lover’s birthday party or wedding.
Make your table ready for winter with frosted pinecones and candles.
A no-flower, candle-filled table looks stunning at night (and it's less expensive than flowers).
Candles incorporated in a coral- and oyster-studded centerpiece are the chicest way to decorate for a beach wedding or event.
Lanterns adorned with flowers and candles are the rustic centerpiece you need.
Cake Stand Candles
Find a new use for your cake stand by stacking it with candles and flowers for a low-maintenance DIY centerpiece.
Wrap candles in fresh herbs like rosemary for a smell-good, look-good, simple centerpiece.
If you’re neat and organized, your centerpieces should be, too.
For an earthy look, go for a moss wreath instead of a floral one.
A candle cake is the cutest centerpiece for a grown-up birthday party.
Showcase photos of the newlyweds at a wedding, the birthday boy or girl at a birthday party, the honoree at a retirement party, or the team at an end-of-the-year party.
Add color to your table with vibrant candleholders.
Coffee Bean Candles
These coffee bean-filled candleholders are the cutest centerpiece for an afternoon tea or breakfast nook table.
Instead of pumpkins, make apple candleholders to complete a fall centerpiece.
Mercury Glass Containers
Mercury glass candleholders and vases create a soft, rustic look.
Mason jars with floating candles are the most charming way to decorate your table.
Mini succulents and tea candles make for a low-effort but stylish centerpiece for a backyard dinner party.
Wine Bottle Candleholders
By simply spray painting old wine bottles, you’ve got an inexpensive and glitzy candleholder.
Hang ’Em Up
A large centerpiece with hanging candles is absolutely whimsical.