Monday, 21 December 2015

Home Decorating Ideas for New Year’s Eve Party

New Year’s Eve, a time to celebrate the arrival of New Year. This is a special evening filled with emotions, past memories and future expectations. It is always good to have all the friends and dear ones around during this time, to celebrate the arrival of New Year and also to bid adieu to the present year. As we are talking about celebrations, it is a fabulous idea to organize a New Year’s eve party at your place. Invite your friends, spend some quality time together and welcome New Year with the spirit of love and togetherness.To help you make your party livelier,  I am here to share some home decoration ideas. These easy ideas can transform the whole look and feel of your home and makes it look more welcoming.

Decoration ideas given below are really simple and you can get all the required material easily at home.

Friday, 18 December 2015

10 Candle Gifts Ideas on Christmas

Christmas is nearby, your preparations must be going in full swing to celebrate the biggest festival of the year with zeal and joy. Exchange of gifts with friends and family is an important part of the festival, it is not only encourages the spirit of giving and sharing, but also brings a smile on the face of others. This Christmas, think about some special gifting ideas for your loved ones, gifts that will eliminate the darkness and bring a new dawn of positivity in their lives. But, it is difficult to come up with unique gifting ideas every year. So, here we are to help you by sharing some unique gifting ideas. 

Many gifts like cloths, jewelry, home décor items, and gadgets are available in the market, but it is difficult to choose the best among them as per the liking and preferences of your loved ones. But, candles are out of this category and loved by everyone. Burning of candles give bright light, they are soothing, help in cleaning the air, spread fragrance and make the ambience looking great with their stylish designs and beautiful colors. Candles are just perfect for gifting this Christmas season. 

Different types of candles are available in the market that provide a large variety to choose from. You can choose the best as per your liking, requirement or budget. So, let’s start discussing the best candle gifting ideas.

Monday, 14 December 2015

Ways to Transform Glass Jars Into Beautiful Candle Holders

Candles are an integral part of festivals and holiday celebrations. And, as the festival season is just going to arrive, you must be looking for beautiful candles to lit-up your house with happiness. You may get a number of beautiful candles in the market, but what is better than decorating home with your own homemade beautiful jar candles? Sometimes we don’t notice, but there are a number of things available in our house with which we can transform a simple candle into a beautiful jar candle.
Today, we will share some simple and innovative ideas with which you can add a touch of beauty and style to your simple candles.

Empty glass jars are easily available in everybody’s house. Those may be old and you are not using them considering as waste, but they are not that useless as you think they are. Just take them out and clean properly before transforming into beautiful jar candles. You may also use glass tumblers for the purpose.

So, let’s start with the top 5 ways of decorating glass jars in beautiful jar candles

Monday, 30 November 2015

Fall Candles Decorating Ideas for a Fabulous Candlelight Dinner

Fall is the season when climate undergoes a change and slowly adapts cool breezes of winter from hot summer waves. It is a season of love, beauty when new flowers of autumn start to bloom. And fall candles make the whole atmosphere more romantic with their enchanting fragrances. It is one of the favorite season of candle lovers for burning candles with warm and spicy scents.

A number of decorative candles are available in the market specialized with scents that give a warm feeling to the ambience. It is indeed the best time to plan a romantic dinner date with the special one or with the loved ones. For making this dinner date unique, you just need to have a dinner table decorated with fall candles, your loved ones and delicious food.

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Today, under this post we will discuss some simple fall candle decorating ideas for a fabulous candlelight dinner. The ideas will be really simple and you will be able to apply them all by yourself. So, let’s talk more about them.

Tuesday, 24 November 2015

How to Choose the Best Candles This Holiday Season

Festive season is just around the corner. Christmas and New Year are going to arrive very soon. This is a season of happiness, festivities and holidays, for which everyone waits impatiently. Every year we do so many special preparations to enjoy holiday season in the best possible manner, and candles and fragrances are important parts of these preparations. In today’s post, we are going to discuss some valuable tips that will help you in choosing the best candles for this holiday season.

Using the right candles can transform the whole look and feel of your home. Different types of candles are available in the market specifically for the holiday occasion, you may choose the best for yourself by considering different factors such as their design, color, size, number of wick, burning time, fragrance, type of wax and price etc. So, let’s discuss different types of candles in detail.

Tips for Selecting Right Holiday Candles

The quality of a candle greatly depends on the type of wax used for its preparation. Some waxes are environment-friendly and burn clean such as Beeswax, Palm wax, Soy wax, Bayberry wax etc., and some waxes are less environment-friendly that do not burn clean such as Paraffin wax. Different types of candles are designed to satisfy different demands. So you can buy candles for this holiday season as per your requirement.Just take a look on all the aspects given below:

Candles that are Best Source of Relaxation

Holidays are the best time for feeling relaxed and refreshed and candles can actually help in winding of all the tensions and stress from your life. Candles made from natural products are more suitable for this purpose.

Friday, 6 November 2015

How to make Scented Soy Candles

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Different types of eco-friendly candles are available, but Soy candles are the most popular among them. Soy wax is made from Soybean oil by following simple process that includes extraction of oil and its hydrogenation. No chemicals are added and that’s why it is totally safe and natural.

If you want to try your hand in the preparation of Soy wax candles, here you can get the ideas. The process is really simple. Soy wax is not really difficult to handle, there is need to follow the right procedure. Scented Soy candles have an added advantage that along with spreading a nice aroma, they are a source of relaxation as well. They last for longer and are safe and biodegradable.

Materials Required for Making Scented Soy Candles:

Soy candles are made from Soy wax and it is necessary to add scent for making scented Soy candles. So, the two most important ingredients required for making scented Soy candles are Soy wax and scent. Take a note of the other important ingredients required for making scented Soy candles that are given below:

1. Soy wax – 

For calculating the amount of wax required, it is recommended to use twice the amount of wax flakes of the size of your glass. Suppose, the glass can hold 1 cup of water, then you would  require 2 cups of wax flakes.

2. Fragrance/Scent of your choice

3. Old glass jars or tea cups (for making candles)

4. Boiling water (for melting wax flakes)

5. Candle wicks

6. Sticky tape (for holding the candle wicks vertically)

7. Candle dye (of any color you like)

Tuesday, 27 October 2015

Know Everything about Various Types of Wax Used for Candle Making

Candles are part of our lives since ages. From ancient times till date they have undergone a number of transformations (in terms of shape, style, manufacturing process etc.). From serving as a basic source of light to a medium  of home fragrance and decoration, candles have evolved in a whole new manner. A wide range of candles are available in the market, classified on the basis of difference in type of materials used in their preparation, price ranges, fragrance, burning time, colors, shapes etc.

But, the most important characterization of candles is done on the basis of wax from which it is made up of. Different types of candles are available in the market, but it is very difficult or nearly impossible to buy a perfect candle for a special occasion without knowing about the type of wax being used for making the candle. Here, we will let you know  some basic differences between various  kinds of waxes, so that next time it will be easy for you to choose the right product.

Candle waxes are broadly categorized into six different types. Some are considered toxic and some are non-toxic. So, let’s take a look at them one by one.

Paraffin Wax:

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