As I was collecting christmas inspiration, I came across some trends. Candles in vintage vessels (such as metal pots, tins, cermaic pots or bottles) and surrounded by greenery, such as moss and pin. - Crafting By Holiday
Pencil Candles in a Bucket of Sand. Fill a galvanized tub with sand, slide in a handful of candles, don with a festive ribbon, and you have an instant centerpiece; perfect for a Christmas table. I could change the colour for other celebrations.