As the winter solstice looms, candlelight jolts warmth and radiance into sullen rooms. Here, some festive holders to help.
STRIKING A MATCH produces more than just flame and smoke. The move echoes eons of religious ceremonies and rituals; it triggers memories of burning cedar, and lips sticky from melted marshmallows. Especially during the year’s dimmest days, candlelight faithfully ushers warmth into our drafty rooms.
“When it’s dark, depressing and cold outside, you want it uplifting inside,” said Estelle Bailey-Babenzien, founder of New York City interior design studio Dream Awake. “And [candles] have a sacred sense to them.”
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