Thursday, February 10, 2011

Glowing Glass

 

When I picked up some mercury glass votives from Anthropologie on a whim, I had no idea how much I'd love them. Now it's how I want all my candles to live out their short lives. The glass makes the candlelight glow more lovely, warm and flickery than usual.

[spotted on: west elm, anthropologie, etsy]

26 comments:

  1. mercury glass is one of my favorite things. i love mercury glass ornaments too, they are gorgeous when they catch the light.

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  2. I never knew what that was called, love mercury glass votives!

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  3. Oh those are lovely! I need to get more votive candle holders... I may have to get some of these! So warm and fun.

    *kate

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  4. I also love mercury glass. I will have to check out Anthropologie.

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  5. Oh, how stunning! I need a whole collection of them for my room. And the living room. And maybe the mantle over the fireplace too...

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  6. gotta love the glow of a warm candle! anthropologie rocks.

    xo
    sami

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  7. I recently have been embracing my love for candles & I have to get these candle holders for my collection! I love it! It looks soo pretty!!!

    Hey dear, I'm running a $55 CSN stores givesaway today! If you get a chance check it out!

    Melanie's Randomness

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  8. I love mercury glass. It really is so pretty, no?

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  9. I saw those at Anthro too and almost bought them. But now that I see this pic of them all lit up, it makes me want to go back and snatch some up!

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  10. These are so pretty! Thanks for the tip!

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  11. I adore mercury glass too! I have not seen the pale pink before, it is perfect and so dreamy! Thanks so much for the lovely post!! xoxo

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  12. I feel totally out of the loop I've never heard of mercury glass! They are really pretty though!

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  13. Aah I just picked some of these up at Z Gallerie, I'm so smitten with them! They really do create the prettiest light.

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  14. love these. so simply, yet so elegant.

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  15. my mom uses mercury glass as votives and i adore it!!

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  16. I adore the look of these, too -- need to buy some soon!

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  17. I love those! They're super pretty.

    -Amy-

    {Check out a Giveaway at my blog, amyrenepowell.blogspot.com}

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  18. So lovely... I don't think I've ever really appreciated how subtly beautiful they are. Thanks for enlightening me!!
    oxo

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  19. These are a gorgeous addition to any space!

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  20. Yes! My house is filled with them! Gorgeous! I just adore Plus you can reuse the larger ones with other candles! Win win!

    xx tash

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  21. Oh Anthropologie,One My favorite place

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  22. I have a few of these too and I completely adore them!

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  23. I have some too!! I LOVE them. It's a seductive look.

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