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Candles at Christmas

The smell of Christmas is in the air and shops are adorned with attractive displays of glittering artefacts. Clove and cinnamon aromas are airbourne and immediately a warm, familiar feeling of candlelight comes to mind. Yes, it is that time of year when we dress our homes with lights, wreaths, angels and candles. It is impossible to ignore and the range of Christmas candles is vast.


Candlelight is one of the most welcoming and warming sights known. Romantic, relaxing and giving off an ambience to any room in the home, candles at Christmas are a must at a time when we dust off the Christmas lights and decorations. Adorning a home with candles brings a wonderful sense of peace and tranquility. There is nothing more relaxing and calming than pungent aromas of cinnamons and citrus in the home. With pillar candles situated at the fireplace, scented candles on the mantlepiece, Christmas is not Christmas without candles. It is impossible to imagine and one of those items that never ceases to become unfashionable.



Candles are now elaborate, ornamental items that are now considered a feature in the home, not just something that is stored in the event of a power cut. A variety of ceramic jars with sleek, modern designs that will complement any theme in any home. Traditional candles are widely available with Christmas adornments and candles are now available combined in Christmas designed ceramic holders and come as complete item. The scented candle market is vast and wide and there is no shortage of choice or availability. Christmas candles are now seen as decorative items and advent candles are very popular. Tea light candles now have a mass of colours and scents and with impressively priced tea light holders available at most major supermarkets, there is no shortage of choice.

Yankee Candle’s Christmas Candle Collection

Whatever Christmas theme is being considered, shopping for Christmas candles is a worthwhile task and will bring much enjoyment in adding to a theme. Candlelight will delight young and old alike and will never disappoint and will almost take a shopping trip alone to make the choice. Adorn your home with Christmas candles, it will make a welcoming sight on a cold, frosty day and bring a sense of warmth.

Tim Aldiss writes for Yankee Candle - buy from a great range of Christmas candles

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