Wednesday, February 3, 2010

I Love: Candles

But not just any candle. . .

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Candles on birthday cakes, celebrating a new year.

Flickering lights on Christmas Eve, midnight Candlelight service to welcome our Lord.

Moody candles smelling of myrrh, cloves, and patachouli.

Long elegant tapers on impeccably set tables.

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Candles in windows, welcoming and bright.

Luminaria shining against the snow.

Flickering paper lanterns blowing in the breeze.

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Halloween candles that create a spell in the night.

Long rows of alter lights.

The glow of candlelight on a romantic evening.

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I love candles.

(All photos from We Heart It)

5 comments:

Roxanne said...

Mmm pathchouli. My friend makes candles and I have scooped up every last one of her nag champa scented ones. My house smells deliciously like the 60's.

Kate said...

I love all of those photos! And I really like the site that you found the photos on! I just found it and I love that the majority of the photos are really beautiful and inspirational! Thanks for sharing!

paula said...

ahhh, me too:)

Bloom fine art fotografi said...

Great images...candles really set the mood. Light so much of them during the winter to brighten the house...

ImplausibleYarn said...

You find great photos and I agree about candles, I don't really get the whole flameless ones or the looks like a candle (maybe if you had kids or something) still, they set the mood like nothing else.

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