Candles are a great way to add ambiance to any room in your home. There are many varieties of candle holders that you can get, but one of the most decorative is the candle wall sconce. Wall sconces come in many different styles and materials and can be used in any room in the house. No matter what your home décor theme is, you can find candle sconces that will fit in perfectly.
Candle sconces make perfect gifts too. A pair of crystal sconces can be a great wedding gift for a new couple. Going to a housewarming party? If you can find out (or already know) the decorating style of the hosts, a set of modern wall sconces or contemporary wall sconces will be a gift that they can use again and again with pleasure. Outlined below are some of the different styles of candle sconces that you can choose.
Bathroom Wall Sconces
You may not think that the bathroom is a good place for wall sconces but the opposite is actually true. Having a few bathroom sconces on the wall in the Master bath or guest bathroom can add a touch of class that you will really enjoy and your guests will too. You can use taper candle wall sconces or the kind that accommodate pillar candles. Since many candles are scented, it adds a lovely scent in the bathroom that is not “chemical” and is also wonderful for when you want to indulge in a relaxing bath.
Most bathrooms are tile and marble so you can use a much more contemporary wall sconce style which can look really elegant. The choices are endless and some even have mirrors to reflect the candlelight which really looks beautiful in a bathroom.
Modern Wall Sconces
There are some truly exceptional lighting effects that can happen with modern wall sconces. Whether you’re using taper candles or LED lighting, these sconces can add flair and style to any room in your home. You can even use them down a hallway or stairway for unique lighting options that go above and beyond a traditional overhead light bulb.
Modern wall sconces can be made of wrought iron, tempered glass, crystal, brass and virtually any other kind of material. They tend to have very simple designs yes the light is reflected in ways that are anything but simple. For a modern home, these wall sconces are the perfect thing to really add a lot of elegance without spending a fortune.
Contemporary Wall Sconces
Contemporary wall sconces can add a lot to the walls of your living room, dining room, bedroom or even bathroom. The contemporary style tends to be more fluid like and the materials used can be iron, metal, crystal and others. There are some truly unique and eye catching contemporary styles out there so finding some that match your home’s décor should be really easy.
Crystal Wall Sconces
Crystal wall sconces are for those who truly love the elegant and “bling” added to their home décor. These make a very special gift for a wedding or anniversary. There are many styles of crystal sconces that you can choose from. One of the special things about crystal sconces is that the light is reflected within the crystal and can add some incredible light and almost rainbow effects to the room.
They can be simple or extremely ornate and even look like fancy chandeliers, but the one thing that seems to be true of all of the crystal wall sconces is that they look very rich and luxurious and can make your home feel even more cozy and elegant than normal.
No matter what type of candle sconces you choose, and no matter if they are a gift for someone else or bought for yourself, you can find a style that is yours and you can enjoy them for years to come. The coziness and ambiance that they add to any room in your home make them well worth having and they are GREAT for when the power goes out too!