Country Living magazine throws some beautiful light on one of today's most popular decorating items: the candle. Whether for a party or a romantic dinner, these design concepts are truly illuminating.
Candles warm the heart and lighten the spirit, so enjoy their soothing effect any time of year, indoors or out, with Country Living's enlightening decorating ideas. Use candles' flickering golden light to brighten a porch, add charm to a table setting, and dramatize a space. Place candles in an alluring array of holders and arrange them on shelves. Gently illuminate a hallway with lighted candles set in traditional sconces. Try a little bathtime aromatherapy with fragrant candles that enhance relaxation. Those who need a helping hand with practical matters will find a special section devoted to the finer points of buying, using, and even making container candles and ice lanterns.show more