Poinsettia bloom, clipped (seal stem w/flame), face down in large plastic cup. Fill cup full w/distilled water (makes clearest ice). Put smaller cup w/rocks for weight in center and freeze. Thaw slightly to unmold and place votive candle inside.
Sweet Scents Romance the kitchen (or any room) by arranging simple jelly jars in a line on a countertop, shelf, or mantel. Line the jar rims with fragrant wreaths of rosemary and thyme sprigs wired together, then insert votive candles
Use a cake stand for this! Love pillar candles grouped like this. You could put pink and purple ribbons around them as an advent wreath and then switch to a berry wreath and greenery or red ribbons at Christmas.
Quick centerpiece: Arrange ornaments in a square vase. Tie a bow around the vase and display on a silver tray, blanketed with artificial snow and+a few extra ornaments. Coordinate the color of the ornaments with your table and holiday decor.
Pretty idea for outdoor luminarias to light walkways, porches or front steps. Or use indoors as a centerpiece or sideboard or mantle decoration. Layer the bottom of a glass vase with faux snow and pretty red cranberries. Finish with a white pillar candle.