Romantic, enchanting, and soothing, > candlelight can instantly change the mood of any space and enhance the way we live. It inspires an intimate atmosphere, soothes the senses, and softens the edges of a hectic day. Spread glowing light throughout your home and garden, from the simplicity of a single votive to more lavish candle settings. Illuminations offers inventive ideas and practical advice for using candlelight in the most dramatic, effective, and stylish ways. In these pages you?ll find inspiring suggestions for creating a peaceful sanctuary far from the fluorescent-lit workaday world. Assemble your own private moonlit lake by surrounding the tub with tapers, votives, and tea lights. Amplify the shimmering, flickering flames of a group of candles by setting them before windows and mirrors. Or light an enchanting pathway through your garden with pillar candles atop burnished copper plates. Illuminations shows you how to experience the restorative qualities of candles as you live your life by candlelight.