These days I always see the lotus flower votive holders dotting display shelves at home stores. They come in a variety of colours and materials and although they're quite pretty, I feel they are becoming boringly ubiquitous.
I still adore the bright orange version that sits on one of my nightables, but this little gem below is refreshingly different after the recent bout of lotus-fever:
Little Artichokes! How Cute!
Would you find it weird to have a veggie in your bedroom? I think I'd rather go with a flower in my boudoir, but I think the white artichoke could look sweet and spring-like in a white kitchen.