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)