Tea light candles may not strike you as being very useful; they burn out quickly and are so tiny they are hardly noticeable but they do have their advantages and that is what we want to point out to you here today.
We all know that in a household there are sometimes unpleasant odours that surface. You can purchase air fresheners that spray or fan and yes the scent may go away for a while at least while the air freshener is still in the air. These things do work but of odours caused by bacteria, mould or fungus you will continue to have a bad smell until you get rid of the bacteria. You can’t use a regular air freshener constantly so in this case an essential oil diffuser would work very well.
You will find that candles are very common place in all parts of the world. They were designed with the primary purpose of being a light source but with the emergence of electricity they have taken on various roles such as for romance or just decorative purposes, healing purposes even.
We all know that candles can do wonders when it comes to enhancing the looks of a room. The same can be said of the candle holders and the great thing is that you don’t have to get expensive candle holders for them to be astounding. You can find a whole barrage of different types of candle holders all at affordable prices. You can even find expensive ones and then search out the same thing or similar ones at cheaper prices.
Your options will include candle holders made from glass, candle holders for tea light candles, bike series candle holders, hanging candle holders, votive candles holders, wall sconces and a long list of many more types. You can choose from silver, brass, gold, wrought iron, wood and a couple more materials. You will be able to find a number of shapes and sizes as well even in different colours.
A striking candle jar can be the difference between a boring and drab candle with no appeal to a candle that everyone who comes into your store or home wants. If you want your candles to always have an eye catching nature then a good place to invest some time and research in is in the jars that you display your candles.
Gone are the days when candles could only find rest in a candle holder. These days you can place your candle in pretty much anything and still have great aesthetic appeal if not more than you had before you used the particular container to hold the candle. You can use regular jars, bottles, vases, bowls and drinking glasses among a range of other things. The great thing about using these unconventional items as candle holders is that you can never get bored or run out of options. For even more variety check online; look at websites such as craigslist and eBay where you can find these items for reasonable prices when people are downsizing, redecorating or moving. Once you see what is out there your creative juices will start flowing and you will be filled with ideas to make enough candle combinations for a year.
Online is not the only place you will find unique and thrifty finds you can also check out local thrift stores and craft stores for various types of containers that can be used as candle holders. Before you get carried away though ensure that you choose items that are made from materials that are heat resistant and won’t warp from the heat of the candle.
Then of course there are stores that are dedicated to candles and candle making. Don’t be fooled you won’t always find the same old same old in these stores. Quite on the contrary here is where you can find some really unique buys sometimes. So don’t forget to check out their containers the next time you are getting your candle making supplies.
You would probably not guess it but a mason jar can also be a great candle holder. Just in case you have no idea what I am talking about, a mason jar is used in canning and is capable of withstanding tremendous amounts of heat. You can use the decorative ones that you purchase your store bought jelly in. if you are lucky you will have a unique one from when a particular company was celebrating an anniversary or something that required them to make a limited edition jar.
Keep in mind though that you can’t use any jars that may have a narrow neck. This is because the close proximity of the flame to the glass can be hazardous. So you should use wider jars and vases and bowls with wide rims. Also ensure that you don’t place too much wax in the container and ensure that your wick is the right size for the jar; proportions are very important to safety.
Using this as a guide I am certain you will find a number of great options for unique and affordable jars to dress up your candles in.
The right color, shape, scent and wick construction is what makes the candle design work. You can use all the right products, but they must also be put together with imagination and creative. Using good quality products gives you the best results. The successful final product will be a combination of color, jar shape and good burn patterns in the candle.
Candle making jars come in clear and opaque jars for better expression of your creative ideas. The best looking candles also have a nice scent to affect your mood in a positive way. When you get the right mood with your home crafted candle, your whole day will go better.