Dinner outside after sunset.
If you like to eat dinner outside, or on a screened porch, you may use non-breakable and/or informal dinnerwear, glasswear and table top accessories like candlesticks. Here are some candlesticks I think fit the bill for summer entertaining.
Polka Assorted Tealight Holders are $28.00 on sale for a set of four assorted colors. They are made from mouth-blown glass and measure 2.5” x 2.75”.
This Van Verre Art Deco candlestick is handmade in Portugal. It is 8.3” tall and also comes in clear, green, grey or pink glass. $24.94.
This is a handcrafted matte white aluminum candleholder with a powder coat finish. It is 10.5” high and $10.95.
This pretty blue vintage glass candlestick is 9.75” high and 2” wide. It is $4.95.
I’m taken with these whimsical flower candlesticks. The single lavender lotus flower candleholder pictured above is 19” high and 7.5” wide and made from iron, glass and acrylic. It supports a single tea light. It is $28.99. Some of the flowers come in double and triple candelabra, shown above.
For a dinner picnic these are cheap and cheerful acrylic candleholders. A dozen clear plastic acrylic candleholders is $6.52. Each is 2.75” tall and holds a standard taper candle.
This is an attractive and affordable pair of two clear glass candlesticks. They are 5” high and 3.5” wide. $12.98 for the pair.
These carved candle pillars are made from mango wood with a steel metal plate. They hold a 4.5 candle. The medium size is 10.5” high x 6” in diameter. $39.50.
See our three articles about melamine plates –
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