Scented candles can change the mood of a room in an instant; yes they are very powerful tools. Many times they are used to add a romantic feel when two lovers want a relaxing and sensuous evening but they can be used to bring back good memories. They can also give a home a warm and inviting scent for example if you are showing a house or apartment. Scents used for such an occasion can include apple, cinnamon, cherry raspberry or vanilla or any combination of the above.
Candles were created to impart light at dark times; in the night, in cellars and basements and in storms for different kinds. They have come a long way and today are not used for lighting spaces or hardly used for that anymore. Yes we still have storms and power outages but almost everybody has a standby generator these days. Now candles are being used to beef up home décor, increase libido, enhance the overall mood, relieve stress and in all kinds of rituals and services.
You may have learned about the soy candle due to its ever increasing popularity. You can now make these candles yourself if you wish for your home of you can start up a new business. Though you want to ensure you get high quality soy for your candle making you still need to put a lot of concentration into choosing the perfect wick as well. This has a lot to do with the outcome of your candle and if you will be a successful candle maker or not.
Blue candles won’t just go with any occasion or any décor as a matter of fact chefs will tell you that blue candles don’t go well at food gatherings. The reason behind this is because the color blue has been shown to have appetite suppressing qualities. Designers will tell you that wearing blue clothing will slow your heart rate and allow your body temperature to be lowered. So wearing blue to a dinner party with blue candles does sound a bit depressing.
However if you are going out in the summer then blue could be ideal as you will lower your temperature. This makes blue candles ideal for burning during the hotter summer months when you are at an occasion that requires the burning of candles.
A lot of people prefer not to use candles because they can leave soot and wax behind on furniture and décor items in the home. Even if they are placed in a candle holder they may mess these up and you will have problems cleaning them and not to mention the effort you will have to put into it. Continue reading