written by: maggynjeri
Floating candles can provide the element of style, elegance and romance when they’re used for a casual party, formal party, wedding reception or even during a simple date. These types of candles are created in a way that they can only float on water. The bottoms of these floating candles are smaller in size compared to their tops. Their design gives these candles complete stability when they are burning. Therefore, they won’t get tipped over or inverted when they’re burning.
The floating candle can be arranged in different patterns in order to create a certain effect of the ceremony. They look beautiful when they are bouncing inside a glass jar or bowl of water at night. This can be a perfect piece for interior design especially when you are planning for a romantic night. This is because they can produce a pleasing effect that is calming &uplifting. In order to suit different people taste, they come in different shapes, sizes and colors.
Floating candle bowls
In order to create the best effect with the floating candles, it is important to find a container that will satisfies your decor or theme. You can use any container that has a wide open at the top. However, those made of glasses are the best, because they make the candles to be apparent & have clear reflections. In case you want to have a lovely reflection, consider using a polished metal bowl or a crystal one. On the other hand, if you will place these floating candles holder at a place lower than your eye level, such as at the ground, then a solid bowl such as wood or pottery can be the best option.
Color and style
The next thing which you should consider is the style and the color. You need to choose the color and the style that matches your bowl. Fortunately, there are all kinds of colors and shapes of floating candles to choose from. To set your display, add some water to the bowl, some flowers in contrasting colors & then place your candles amongst the flowers. Ensure that you have placed enough flowers in the bowl in order to break the candles up & stop them from clumping together. To make these candles more impressive, surround the bowl with leaves or more flowers.
Floating candles are generally small therefore; a person needs to use a number of them in order to create the best effect. These candles comes from all kind of shapes that looks like different flowers such as roses, lilies, poppies to ornamental shapes like turtles, butterflies, fruits just to mention a few. However, there are other floating candles which have more than one wick; these types are mainly used on pools.
Scented floating candles
In order to add more ambiances to your party or mood, you can choose scented candles. These types are popular during weddings. There are many shapes available to choose from such as; ginger, pine, cinnamon just to mention a few. All types of floating candles and candle holder add ambiance to the occasion.
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