This book is a guide to the decorative use of candles, both indoors and out. The variety of candles available are catalogued and illustrated with atmospheric photographs, from tiny slender birthday cake candles to fragrant beeswax and scented candles. A guide to candleholders illustrates a range of antique and modern designs and a history of the legends and folklore associated with candles is included. Instructions on the making of your own candles at home is also included as are the traditional methods of dipping and moulding. Miranda Innes is editor of "Country Living" and author of "Country Home Decorating Book".