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Unusual votive candleholders - perfect for any home decor

Updated on August 21, 2013

Unusual votive candleholders - the most unique of unique!

i found these unusual votive candles while looking for dessert shooter glasses (dessert shooters are mini desserts made in very small glasses). I used to be more of a fan of wax candle votives, before 95 year old Mom started in on oxygen, and before I got a cat who is curious about anything flickering.

Ah, but I didn't let the above deterrents stop me when it came to unusual votive candleholders with which to adorn the center of my dining room table. I simply use battery operated candles now! These flameless candles give my room the same flickering light as regular candles but are much much safer. Regardless, the flameless candles will fit into any standard votive candleholder so don't fear if you're also moving away from wax votive.

Unusual votive candles would make a great Valentine's Day gift - just fill with pink, rose scented votive candles, sprinkle some rose petals on the table (or on the bed - ooh la la) and, voila! Instant sexy!

Amber Calla Lilly Candleholder - The most dramatic of unusual votive candleholders

unusual votive candleholder
unusual votive candleholder

This sturdy votive candleholder gets raves for customer reviews. It rated 4.5 out of 5 stars with a total of 7 review. One person gave it just one star but their review seems based on the fact that this unusual votive candleholder is larger than they expected - it stands about a foot tall. So, be prepared.

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Complement your unusual votive candleholders with some matching wall sconces

I think a few votive wall sconces would really complete the decor of the dining room - especially if they match the beautiful votive candleholders you're using as the centerpiece for your table. I love these!

Dawn Lily Candle Holder Home Accent Decor Wall Sconce

Ruby Blossom Tealight Candle Holder Wall Sconce Decor


CBK Mother of Pearl Branch Tealight Wall Sconce\

Candle lighters made specifically for the job will save your fingers from burning matches

And, if you use flameless candles, here's some additional batteries!

If you use wax candles, you need some way to light them and I've found a few good candle lighters on Amazon. I've also unearthed some additional batteries for you if you use flameless candles - see, there's something for everyone here!

Bic Luminere Candle Lighter

Social Light Ambiance Antiqued Brass Lighter

Zippo Lighter Flexible Neck Utility Lighter,Black Matte

Wickman Refillable Butane Candle Torch Lighter In Gift Box

More unusual votive candleholders for the wall

Wall sconce votive candleholders really add a flair to the room. I especially like that they're out of the way, however, I live in a 160 year old farmhouse so I'd never put an open flame next to my walls - ever. I only use battery operated candles (flameless candles) with these beautiful votive wall sconces:

Magnolia Hanging Wall Decor Candleholders

Handpainted Metal Leaves Candle Sconces


Fireworks Wall Tea Light Holder with mirrors

Modern votive candleholders - Just right for the contemporary home decor

These votive candleholders would go beautifully in any room which has a modern decor. As stylish as they are functional, give a few of these as gifts and delight your modern-themed friends.

The most modern unusual votive candleholders

I just think that the starkness of these unusual modern votive candleholders would got great in a contemporary decor. In fact, I think that they'd look great in any room, even one filled with antiques.

Pomeroy Urban Wall Sconces - Set of Two
Pomeroy Urban Wall Sconces - Set of Two

These clear votive sconces are 11.5" tall and are made of rustic metal.


I love to hear from my readers. Do you use candles to set the mood? Do you have plans to do such a thing on the upcoming Valentine's Day? Please leave me comments.

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    • mariacarbonara profile image

      mariacarbonara 4 years ago

      Never seen those flower like candle holders before but they are lovely

    • Brandi Bush profile image

      Brandi 5 years ago from Maryland

      These are beautiful! I really like the flowers. I bet they look beautiful in a dark room! :)

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      JoshK47 6 years ago

      These are absolutely gorgeous - and so wonderfully organic looking. Blessed by a SquidAngel!

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      Peggy Hazelwood 6 years ago from Desert Southwest, U.S.A.

      Wow, these really are beautiful! I love the calla lily and tiger lily ones.

    • Gayle Mclaughlin profile image

      Gayle 6 years ago from McLaughlin

      Beautiful votives! I have to be careful to blow them out--but I love candlelight!