pieces of wood + a router = place card holders:
t-shirts + styrofoam balls = flower bouquets:
laser cut acrylic candle holders:
Easy-to-make glass candle holders:
and of course, my very own larger-than-life chanukah menorah - which i aspire to adapt to centerpiece size faux candleholders of some kind...
oooo - how about this idea:
(but i would skip the faux wick and carve out a spot for a battery operated flickering votive maybe)