Candles need to be in secure holders such as solid storm lanterns
, and, as with Don't fire pits, keep them clear of overhanging plants, branches and canopies, parasols or any floating fabrics.
The book Those Saturday Nights: The Story Of Swansea's Tower Ballroom, edited by Jen Wilson, observes how it was a West End ballroom with a dance floor featuring a bamboo buffet and bar with fishnet decor and storm lanterns
For best result, get a couple of cheap strings for the pretty effect, then boost the light with candles, tealights and storm lanterns
. You can even use a table lamp on an extension cord on a dry day.
| Candles make for lovely outside lighting, but even the gentlest British breeze with have them guttering and going out, so have plenty of storm lanterns
to pop them in.
Pictured left and above are Light Storm Lanterns
, while the Fuschia Giant Vase is adding a splash of colour, right
Seascape canvasses, storm lanterns
and sandpipers all add to the nautical feel of this dining kitchen.
Strutt furnishes it with practical fold-up trestle tables, linen tablecloths, a sofa, rugs, cushions covered in washable cotton fabrics, and waterproof fairy lights and storm lanterns
"Mix these with bowls or vases filled with pine cones- I also like to use fresh cranberries in the base of storm lanterns
for candles at Christmas.
Make a trip to Barker and Stonehouse's accessories department and take a look at its collection of beautiful storm lanterns
and hanging tea lights which will give the perfect ambiance on the long summer evenings.
"We're right out of electric blankets, but we got a reeeal good selection of storm lanterns
and duvets from Europe at just $39.95.
Other alternatives include nightlights and storm lanterns
which are available in many different styles and can be hung up to light well-used spaces.