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How to Use Candles for Decoration

Are you one of those who wants to have a refreshing and at the same time unique decors for your home? Then this will give you an introduction to candles. This is what you need if you are looking for a new way to brighten your home. Before, candles are used in our household by reason of its utility. As time goes by, candles are transformed from a lighting utility to a décor. Now, candles come into different shapes, sizes and forms which you can use to decorate your house. There are also candles which are scented and good for relaxation. With this combination, you can say that scented candles will give a new twist to your home decoration.


There are only few people who appreciate this décor because a lot are not yet exposed on how simple candles can make an impact as a house décor. If you want to know How to Use Candles for Decoration, the first thing you must do is to see the actual candle decors and select those designs that satisfies your tastes. There are a lot of candle stores which you could visit or you can search Internet sites for these decorative candles that are also affordable. Before buying candles in bulk especially the scented ones, try first to light one candle in order to smell it. If you like the smell, then you could buy in bulk already. Of course, you may want to try the other scents which are relaxing as well.

The questions that you should answer when purchasing these candles are where you are going to placed these candles and how many are you going to use. Usually, candles can be placed on tables coupled with a nice flower arrangement. However, there are parts of your house where you could place candles such as your bedroom or relaxation room. You may also want to collect candles and place it on a shelf for everyone to see. The corners of your homes are good place for the candles as it also serves as a lighting fixture.


For safety purposes, make sure that your candles are placed on ceramics or glass to avoid starting a flame. This also helps to avoid unsightly scattering of the melted wax. Of course, if you have small kids who might play with these lighted candles, make sure that you are placing these candles beyond their reach. One of the hazards of using candles for decoration is that it may start a fire. However, if you take the necessary precautions, you will be able to maximize the use of the candles. Now that you had your introduction to candles, you can start to have a more relaxed home through these scented candles and for sure, people will be surprised on the changes in your home.

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Nilda Nora

I love writing about interior design.