With the days getting shorter and the temperatures colder, the general feeling at our office is that there has to be some kind of recompense. Some way to bring cheer, even when precious sunlight is a scarce commodity. Late fall and winter are all about embracing the indoors, and a big component of that is soft lighting. There’s no better light than candlelight to set the mood and make an ordinary evening after work feel festive.
Hurricanes provide a great focal point to a living room coffee or dining table, console, or buffet. Protected from drafts of wind and accidental clothing or hair contact, they provide both a stylish and functional way to have candles in your home. We’re sharing 10 stylish options that will add a special touch to your home without screaming “holiday decor”.
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- Smoke Tournon Hurricane, $325, Henry Dean: hand-blown in Belgium, these dark-toned hurricanes are each unique. The incorporated interior candle holder adds a nice touch.
- Lotta Vase, $248, LSA International: clean, rustic, and definitely Nordic, this large hurricane offers plenty of versatility. Add eucalyptus or other winter greenery around the candle for a more holiday feel.
- Marstrand Candle Lantern, $190, Skargaarden: the whiskey saddle leather case of this piece gives it a stylish equestrian or colonial look.
- Revere Hurricane, $125, Simon Pearce: a classic piece made by a classic company. Sometimes it’s a great idea to go for something timeless.
- Candle Holder, $31, Ernst: Scandinavian simplicity makes this hurricane a versatile option. The ceramic base and glass cover make for a soothing combination.
- Origi Lantern, $54, House Doctor: instant style is achieved through the combination of the blackened frame of this lantern with the glow of a white candle.
- Silo Taper Hurricane, $125, Farmhouse Pottery: take this hurricane easily from one room to another with its integrated handle.
- Hurricane Candle Holder, $67, John Lewis: get a little gothic with this matte black pedestal hurricane.
- Small Confetti Hurricane, $65, Hawkins NY: the candlelight shining through this handmade hurricane casts different shades of color and pattern.
- Hurricane Candle Holder, $140, MGBW: architectural, elegant, this brass option looks beautiful next to neutral or dark walls.