Lighting the Modern Home with Candles

When I think of candles, I think of Yankee Candle Company- the little delicious scented jars that are cute, but aren't exactly the right look for every home in their little homey jars. Additionally, not all of us want a label right on the front of our home decor. So, how do we use candles in modern, sophisticated homes without looking hokey? Here's how!

Lighting the Modern Home with Candles: Use Hurricane Glass

Lighting the Modern Home with Candles: Group Like Items

Lighting the Modern Home with Candles: Keep it Simple

If colorful candles or candlesticks are desired, pull from dominant colors in your space to create continuity, or keep it simple and keep them all white/neutral!

Please be safe with your candles- keep them out of reach of children and away from flammables (that includes your draperies!). 

Here are some great candles for a modern home: