But I do love the look of votives flickering on a table. Especially votives that have cheery messages written on them, or table numbers or names, or anything that can be conjured up with the great invention of chalkboard paint.
Check out these cute cast iron coated votives from Ikea.
I bet you could chalk those babies up.
SNÖVITA via Ikea
You can even make your own with a can of chalkboard spray paint!
Get the directions at DIY Bride