Christmas floating candles are perfect compliments to your holiday decorating. Floating candles are a must have accent for entertaining during the holiday season since most are unscented and made with food grade wax. They are a safe and practical way to add candlelight to all your Christmas festivities.
Where to Find Christmas Floating Candles
Floating candles may be purchased at specialty candle shops and, during the holiday season, at Christmas stores. Many party stores also carry floating candles year round. Floating candles can also be found online at:
- Candle Styx has holly floating candles that can be displayed singly or as a group. They work perfectly in a center dish on your holiday table and have a 12 hour burn time.
- Christmas People sells personalized holiday floating candles that make a great remembrance of the Christmas season. Each candle is engraved with the family name or your choice of words along with the year and the word Christmas. The personalized candle can be accented with a variety of holiday embellishments, such as holly wreaths, floating glitter and miniature Christmas ornaments. They make great hostess and family gifts that will surely be treasured.
- Candle Boutique offers a large selection of Christmas floating candles. They have designs such as peppermints, poinsettias, snowflakes, holly, Christmas trees, wreaths, snowmen and polar bears.
- Crafted Candles has a unique selection of holiday floating candles. They feature designs such as chestnut leaves, snowflake, snowman, Santa, Christmas cookie, gingerbread man, holly leaf, holly wreath, poinsettia and holiday tree.
Uses for Christmas Candles
There are endless possibilities for decorating with floating candles. Most commonly, floating candles will be used as part of a holiday table centerpiece. Creating a floating candle centerpiece for your Christmas table is quite simple. All you need to do is place a decorative bowl on a mirrored base in the center of your table. Add water and your candles then accent with festive touches such as candy, ribbon or glitter. Light the candles before your guests arrive.Floating candles can be used in wine glasses or any other decorative container you choose. Place a few around the room to cast light and add ambiance to your party. Why not wrap up a floating candle in netting and tie with a Christmas bow to use as a place setting on your holiday table? Add your guests' names to a tag and they will not only have a festive place setting but a fun gift to take home with them.
Candles make a quick and easy Christmas gift. They are perfect to give a hostess or use for a Secret Santa exchange. With all the designs available, you will be able to give a gift that is fun and festive and sure to be enjoyed during the holiday season. Wrap up floating candles as a group and give with a decorative bowl or throw some in to accent another gift you are giving.
No matter how you choose to decorate with your Christmas floating candles, they will add a special touch to any table or room.
Since many floating candles come in shapes that appeal to children such as snowmen and Christmas cookie designs, pay close attention when you have lit candles around younger children. They may be attracted to the fun shapes and not realize that they are not meant to be played with. As with any candle, do not leave them unattended.