Beautiful ideas for decorating with candles

It’s time to cosy down and light up your home

Candles are a chic, inexpensive way of creating that gorgeous glow and a touch of magic as the nights draw in. Not only are they proven to help calm us down (it’s to do with the type of light the flame emits), you can also use them to mix smells, create a mellow atmosphere and change the light in a room to highlight certain elements – like placing them by a mirror to add to the depth and reflective shine of the piece.

So, if you’ve only ever reached for them during the winter months, or just when you want to get rid of the smell of cooking, prepare to have your mind blown. Here’s how the Red team use ours.