Candles are fantastic decorating accessories. They can be fragrant, colorful, and they provide natural light unlike any other. Candles are used to create ambience for romance, but they are appropriate in almost any setting. Try the following unique ideas for decorating with candles, and make use of some of the least expensive ways to decorate. The options are as endless as the available colors and scents.
Ideas for Decorating a Firebox with Candles
An unused fireplace does not have to be an empty fireplace adorned with remnants of ashes and soot. Use the empty space to begin decorating for any season, and display an array of pillar candles. Implement a unique metal candle stand, or raise some of them on bricks. Light each candle anytime the ambience of firelight is desired. It is amazing how much luminance several candles emit. Choose lighter colors that will show up against the dark backdrop of the firebox. This is one of the safest most appropriate areas to begin decorating with a unique candle display, but keep in mind they still require attention since open flames are always a concern.
Unique Ways to Decorate with Flameless Candles
A mirrored tray is a fantastic decorating accessory, especially when decorating with a candle display. The mirror reflects the light and multiplies the natural radiance. Set up a mirrored tray, with or without sides. A perfume tray works very well with this simple decorating technique. Use flameless battery-operated candle options to avoid getting wax on the mirror. They will look like real candles but without the mess and danger posed by real flames. Consider decorating with pillar candles of various heights to create a striking display. Since the candles are flameless they can be placed in absolutely any location.
Unique Decorating Ideas with Floating Candles
Floating candles are beautiful, but they often go unused because of a lack decorating options. Consider decorating a bathroom with an indoor fountain containing small floating candles, or create a display for a dining room using a large clear glass bowl. Select a clear bowl of appropriate size, and fill the base with colorful flat glass marbles or pretty pebbles. Float candles on top for a lovely display. Place the bowl on a mirror to double the beauty. This makes a fantastic centerpiece for a dining room table or any location where floating candles are safe to burn and enjoy.