Candle Tips The tranquil elegance of candlelight offers a richly rewarding experience.
Learn to put love, joy and romance in everything you do. Candlelight is a mysterious source which excites our vision. It radiates and reflects our imagination, interest and love.
Float candles in warm water.
Store candles in a cool dark area.
Display your candles with charred wicks. This gives your home a warm prepared look and candles will relight quickly.
Candles should be placed two to three inches apart to avoid melting each other.
Avoid drafts (open windows, heat ducts and air conditioners) to prevent rapid and uneven burning and dripping.
Clean soiled or marred candles by buffing with nylon stocking or a damp soft cloth.
Always use a holder. Never place a candle directly on your furniture.
Place glass candle holders and other holders that get very warm on heat resistant surface.
Votive candles will burn longer in a snug holder.
Pillars need to burn 3 to 6 hours the first time they are burned. This will allow burning to the edge of candle and create an illuminating well.
Candles don't just cover odors. They eliminate odors by burning off the tiny odor particles that permeate the air.
Add 1/4 teaspoon water to candle holder before adding a votive candle. This will help to protect the holder from excessive heat and will make cleaning easier.
Place floating candles in warm water extend the burn time of candle.
Candlelight induces quiet. Light several candles and listen as the volume goes down.