Here at the LC.com headquarters, we have a soft spot for delicate little details. Whether it’s a vintage trinket or an inspiring art print, our office (and our homes, too) are filled with pops of prettiness. If there’s one item that you’ll find in every room we decorate, it has to be candles. Not only do candles make for gorgeous décor, but we also love having a sweet smelling candle burning while we work, watch tv, have a drink with friends or make dinner. And because we are a little bit (ok, a lot) candle obsessed, we’re always on the lookout for new styles and scents.
Which brings us to our newest find…Bijou Candles. We discovered these stunning candles a few months ago, and ever since, we’ve completely fallen in love. These candles come in gorgeous pastel bowls that look like flower petals, and with scents like Pink Bellini, French Lavender and Wild Lilac, they’ve instantly become a new favorite. The bowl of a Bijou Candle is made of 100% fire-retardant resin, making it unbreakable, easy to clean and reusable. Which means that once you’re done burning the candle, it turns into a beautiful bowl that you can use to store anything you’d like.
So, today we’re talking about one of our favorite interior design tricks: decorating your space with candles. We broke down how to style any kind of space with candles—from bookshelves, to coffee tables, to desks to kitchen countertops. Take a look… And make sure to read all the way to the bottom to enter to win pair of your very own Bijou Candles!
On Your Coffee Table…
We believe that coffee tables should be equal parts functional and stylish. Having a beautifully decorated coffee table comes into play when you’re relaxing after a long day, entertaining friends or simply watching your favorite TV show. On our coffee tables, you’ll always find a decorative tray to house our candles, trinkets and fresh flowers, and a stack of coffee table books topped with a pretty candle. A variety of candles not only add a sweet scent, but they also give the table a little bit of height and an added pop of color.
Because, really, is there anything cozier than cuddling up on the couch with a glass of wine to watch your favorite TV show with a sweet smelling candle nearby?
As Desk Décor…
We find that the prettier our office space is, the more inspired we become while working. And candles are a guaranteed way to add that little dose of inspiration. You can either place a candle in a pretty gold tray off to the side of your work station (like the one pictured above), or simply set a few candles around your desk for an extra pop of pretty…
Also, we’ve found that we’re much more productive when we’ve got a few yummy candles burning and a good playlist going. Pictured above are some of our favorite scents: the Pink Bellini Bijou, the Blue Bamboo Petit Bijou and the Rose & Currant Petit Bijou. So pretty, right?
Styled on Bookshelves…
For us, candles are a go-to décor accent when styling our bookshelves. You can stack them on top of books, group them together with your trinket collections, and even use them as bookends (if they’re large enough). Try to tie in the color of the books with the color of the candle you’ll be stacking on top of it or placing next to it.
How pretty do these candles look styled in this gorgeous bookshelf? Try choosing candles in the same color family as the books you’re choosing, or just go with neutral colored candles, which will blend in well with any stack of books.
In the Kitchen…
When we’re setting up for a dinner party or simply preparing a meal for ourselves, we love to create a cozy atmosphere with candles. They give the entire kitchen a glow, and also make for pretty cute décor. In a bright white kitchen, simply setting a couple of candles on the countertop can instantly elevate the look of the entire room.
We recently tried Bijou’s holiday candle collection and they instantly became our new favorites. The white candle is a Maple Apple scent (yum), and the pretty red one is Mulled Wine. They are perfect for the upcoming holiday season.
And now it’s time for that giveaway…One very lucky LC.com reader will win one Bijou and one Petit Bijou in the scents of your choice. And trust us, this is one giveaway you’ll want to enter. We’ve completely fallen in love with these candles (in case you couldn’t tell).
UPDATE: We have our winner! Congratulations to Melissa (@coconut_stacks on Instagram) on winning pair of Bijou Candles!
Here’s how to enter:
- Browse. Head over to Bijou’s website and take a look through their amazing candles. Choose your favorite scent, or take their quiz!
- Comment. Leave a comment below letting us know which Bijou scent you like the best. Make sure to leave your Twitter or Instagram name too, so we can contact you if you win.
- Subscribe. Want to increase your chances of winning? Make sure to ‘like’ Bijou Candles on Facebook, follow them on Instagram or subscribe to their newsletter.
- Wait. We will announce the winner in a week, on Monday November 17th.
Good luck! And if you happen to decorate with candles, snap a photo and tag it #LCxBijou so we can see!
XO Team LC
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