Candle Wall Sconces

Read this tip to make your life smarter, better, faster and wiser. LifeTips is the place to go when you need to know about Wall Lamps and other Lighting topics.

What kinds of light can I use in a candle wall sconce?

Candle Wall Sconces

Centuries ago, the first sconces held candles, oil lamps, or torches and many of today's sconces continue to evoke eras past.

Some contemporary wall sconces, of course, hold actual candles. While these are impractical for today's lighting needs, they make a pleasant addition to a dining room. Try a sconce set with delicately scented candles in your bathroom or any quiet, contemplative corner of your house.

In general, however, modern homeowners seek the look of candles without the smoke, wax and fire hazards. Today's fashions favor simple candle-shaped bulbs rather than the false-looking "flicker" bulbs that were popular in the 1970s.

   

Comments

Nobody has commented on this tip yet. Be the first.



Name:


URL: (optional)


Comment:


Not finding the advice and tips you need on this Lighting Tip Site? Request a Tip Now!


Guru Spotlight
Sherril Steele-Carlin