Hurricanes Turn Candles Into Elegant Fall and Winter Décor

With the candle season upon us, it is time to check at creative ways to utilize them. Among the ways is to arrange glass erosion around the house. Hurricanes are candle holders with a glass surround which was made to protect the fire from breezes. They are available in various sizes and shapes, from a simple sleeve to some stylized creation. The clear reflective glass adds a textural element to tablescapes and opens up many design possibilities. Read on for some designer hints on using hurricanes to decorate this fall.

Ann West Interiors

Add symmetry. Two footed hurricanes stand out one of the pumpkins, gourds and candles and include a little bit of formality for this tasteful fall tablescape. Autumn leaves were tucked around the bases of their pillar candles within every hurricane.

Add height. These hurricanes stand tall on iron bases and look welcoming in an entry desk.


Add layers. The key to successful dining table setting is layering with different textures and materials. A couple of hurricanes are simply 1 part in this tablescape.

Liz Williams Interiors

Use repetition. Three identical hurricanes really make a statement when lined up in a row. This designer filled the containers with brown lentils which mix in well with the weathered console dining table and neutral palette.

Seaside Interiors

Contain them. For a different look, put three shots onto a tray, then surround them with the anchoring material, such as these pebbles.

Vary the peaks. When organizing a group of hurricanes, vary the heights for a satisfying effect.

Emily Hagerman Design

Round a vignette. A single hurricane accounts out equally items in this coffee-table arrangement and the other accessories across the room.

Brian Watford Interiors

Flank a centerpiece. This one is easy. Get two of the same hurricanes and place them on both sides of your centerpiece.

Debra Campbell Design

Showcase a product. Putting a pumpkin, the symbol of fall, within a hurricane gives it a place of significance in this tablescape.

Anita Diaz for Far Above Rubies

Create a focus. Your eye focuses on the white candle and contrasting chestnuts encased in glass before drifting to the other beautiful elements on this festive table.

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Vary the fillers with the season. Here’s a warm trio of fall hurricanes done by Thrifty Decor Chick. She filled the bases of those containers with autumn-toned leaves and surrounded every candle with table scatters from a craft shop.


Table Chandelier – $59

This unusual storm homes a mini chandelier.

Z Gallerie

Malaga Sconce – $49.95

An iron framework gives this Mediterranean-style candle holder that a lantern effect.

Ethan Allen

Pedestal Glass Hurricane – $289

This large-footed storm can be filled with larger objects than its smaller cousins. You could get very creative with this one.

Pottery Barn

Cylinder Hurricane Sleeves – $34

Occasionally simple cylindrical glass sleeves are all that is needed.

Ralph Lauren

Silver Modern Hurricane – $337.50

For a classic look, you can’t go wrong with Ralph. These look great in their own and even better when combined with other accessories.

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