Everything we see is about light — its presence or its absence — so the way you illuminate a room is one of the most important things you can do to instill a mood. Try out some of these lamps and lanterns to give your home something special: a warm glow, sensational shadows, a splash of color… or all of these in one!
:1: French Chateau Candle Lamp
Place a candle in this little old-fashioned hanging lantern with amber panels and ornate metalwork trim and watch your room glow. For a little extra sparkle, faux crystals dangle below. Get it: French Chateau Candle Lamp
:2: Ikea Fillsta lamp
:3: Red Glass Star Lantern
We love this artsy hanging star-shaped candle lantern that glows with a rich crimson light when lit from within. Get it: Red Glass Star Lantern
:4: Celtic Red Paper Star Lamp
Unfold this paper star lamp, add a CFL lightbulb (via the included plug/cord), and you will have a gorgeous stained-glass like eyecatcher! Get it: Celtic Red Paper Star Lamp
:5: Flower leaves string lights
The gorgeous “flowers” on this string of lights are, in fact, made from rubber tree leaves — meaning they will look as unique as they are gorgeous. Get it: Flower leaves string lights
:6: Outdoor Bombay Lanterns
:7: Red Glass Moroccan Lantern
This petite Moroccan-style lantern has both deep red pressed-glass panels and lacy cutouts — all the better to transform simple candlelight into breathtaking glows and shadows. Get it: Red Glass Moroccan Lantern
Bonus: Candle alternatives
Lamp numbers 1, 3, 6 and 7 are made to use candles, but you can light up your candle lanterns safely with battery-operated flameless flicker candles or flameless tealights.