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Holiday candle decor ideas besides that same old cranberry-filled hurricane glass

Justina Huddleston is an editor and the head writer for TDmonthly Magazine. She has been a freelance writer for several years, though her real passion is cooking. You can see the recipes she creates on her vegan food blog, A Life of Litt...

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Creative candle displays

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Creative candle displays

Nothing against a hurricane glass filled with cranberries, but we can do better.

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Plaster of paris flower candleholders

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Plaster of paris flower candleholders

It's amazing how elegant these candleholders, made from fake flowers and plaster of paris, look. 

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Ladle candleholders

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Ladle candleholders

Vintage ladles holding tealight candles look surprisingly elegant when hung from a shelf or fireplace mantle.

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DIY birchwood candleholders

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DIY birchwood candleholders

Create a rustic vibe in your home with this DIY birchwood tealight holder.

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Fireplace candles

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Fireplace candles

Fill your fireplace with candles instead of logs for an elegant, easy-maintenance look.

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Wine cork candleholders

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Wine cork candleholders

Showcase your love of wine with these quirky candleholders.

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Family photo candleholder

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Family photo candleholder

Display family photos and create soft lighting with this DIY photo candleholder.

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Lace doily candleholder

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Lace doily candleholder

A doily, a balloon and some wallpaper glue are all you need to create this delicate candleholder.

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Lavender candleholder

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Lavender candleholder

Tie lavender around a votive candleholder — the heat of the candle will release the lavender's fragrance.

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Metal sheeting candleholders

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Metal sheeting candleholders

Metal sheeting (the kind used to cover radiators) makes for a surprisingly luxe DIY candleholder.

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DIY peekaboo Mason jar candleholder

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DIY peekaboo Mason jar candleholder

A peekaboo Mason jar candleholder will add some character to any room you put it in.

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Mason jar lanterns

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Mason jar lanterns

Whether you set them on the mantle or hang them from a tree, Mason jar candle lanterns make a pretty picture.

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Twig vases with floating candles

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Twig vases with floating candles

Vases filled with water and small twigs are the perfect vessel for floating candles.

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Whisk candle holders

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Whisk candle holders

Add some warm light to your kitchen with these hanging whisk candleholders.

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Twinkling twig candleholders

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Twinkling twig candleholders

Rustic yet elegant, these twig-rimmed candleholders are an easy DIY. 

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