We light candles to celebrate many events in our lives, including birthdays, holiday dinners and religious celebrations. With so many styles, sizes and scents available, candles have become part of our everyday lives.
Instead of limiting yourself to one candle per room, you can add warmth, style and ambiance by creating a candlescape.
When candlescaping, use several candles of various height. By adding different sizes or using candle stands to vary height, you'll create interest and visual impact.
Enhance a candlescape simply and effectively by using mirrors as a base or by putting mirrors behind the candles to double the light. Put candles in cut crystal containers for interesting reflections.
Experiment with scent combinations. A mix of two or more compatible fragrances can add dimension to the scent in the room. Don't be afraid to experiment , you might find a wonderful combination.
You can also turn your fireplace into a candlescape. Arrange candles in it, using bricks or clear glass blocks to vary height.
Candlelight can also turn an ordinary meal into a celebration. Scatter several votive candles in small glass holders across a dinner table or buffet table for an elegant look when entertaining. Remember to burn unscented candles during a meal so the candles don't interfere with the aroma of the meal.
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