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How to get creative with candles in your home

How to... create elegant arrangements

Do you have a bunch of plain candles piled up in your cabinets? Or maybe you’re a candle lover that hasn't found the perfect display? Candles are a classy and budget-friendly decorating tool and they come in all shapes, colors and sizes. With the right ideas, it's easy to create elegant arrangements for your home.
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Wine glass candle

Wine glass candle
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This is a visually stunning and simple way to display any small candles you have. Find a cute flower or object, place a wine glass over it and place a candle on top. Now your candles will be standing tall and catch the eye of any guest visiting your home.

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Apple candle

Apple candle
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This candle display is practical and creative. Carve out a small section out of an apple, making sure it's big enough to hold a tea light, and pop the candle inside. Light the wick and enjoy its cute, homey look.

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Branch candle

Branch candle
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If you're looking for a rustic way to display your candles, here is an easy way to achieve this look. Simply find a tall clear vase, gather small branches, fill the vase with water and place a floating candle inside. The light from the candle will make the whole vase glow and give a warm feeling to your home.

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Pool candles

Pool candles
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If you want to spruce up or add variety to your backyard, adding a few floating candles to your pool can be a unique touch. They are inexpensive and will create a romantic atmosphere to enjoy with your loved ones.

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Tall cluster candles

Tall cluster candles
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Do you have tall, thin candles in storage? Take them out, dust them off and prepare to use them in a new and exciting way. Use a ribbon to tie together five to eight candles and place them in a tall vase that serves as a holder.

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Beach candles

Beach candles
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If you have a ton of unused candles in different sizes around your home, here is an arrangement for you. Find a wide and tall glass vase, fill with sand or any type of filler and nestle tall and small candles all throughout the vase. It has a slight beachy feel and can soften any room.

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