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How about those candles?

Written by Sue, Friday, September 13, 2013         beautiful pre-fall day temps. 80's

Do these candles look real to you? Grin~ I found these flameless LED wax candles last year just in time for Christmas, they were half price and I had a 10% coupon off. They run on AA batteries and last for months, here is the neatest thing about them... there is timer on the bottom of the candle that turns the candle  on automatically at the same time each day, and it stays on for five hours, how neat is that, plus they flicker like a real candle. I liked them so much I went back and bought  more, I have them placed in sconces, in table arrangements and have enjoyed them all year, and now I am about to place them among my fall decorations, I love coming home at night and walk into my  home that has flickering candles spread about, it gives me such a warm feeling.


It has been a busy week here at the farmhouse, next week seems to be moving in that direction too.
Love, 
Sue

17 comments:

Mrs.Rabe September 13, 2013 at 3:29 PM  

Those are very nice!

I love candles and lights!

Deanna

Debbie September 13, 2013 at 4:46 PM  

I love these...I think I am definitely going to pick me up a few. I am thinking at maybe Bed Bath & Beyond? Bet your home is looking all warn and Fallish like.. (smile) Enjoy your week-end sweet Sue!

Vee September 13, 2013 at 5:10 PM  

They look beautiful...where did you find them? I have one purchased in a gift store for a pretty penny and it does not have all these wonderful features.

Hope that all this busyness means the pantry is filling to overflowing and that the house smells great!

Farm Girl September 13, 2013 at 5:15 PM  

I do have to say I thought they looked real and I do like them best. I will have to get some of those too for arrangements. I hope you got to rest a bit.

Vee September 13, 2013 at 5:16 PM  

They look beautiful...where did you find them? I have one purchased in a gift store for a pretty penny and it does not have all these wonderful features.

Hope that all this busyness means the pantry is filling to overflowing and that the house smells great!

Vee September 13, 2013 at 5:16 PM  

They look beautiful...where did you find them? I have one purchased in a gift store for a pretty penny and it does not have all these wonderful features.

Hope that all this busyness means the pantry is filling to overflowing and that the house smells great!

Vee September 13, 2013 at 5:17 PM  

Well, what in the world? Hahahahahaha...that's a new one!

Meg September 13, 2013 at 7:21 PM  

What a great idea to be on a timer! I love candles, but I always forget to light them. :)

Cheryl September 13, 2013 at 8:29 PM  

I love your candles! They are so "real" looking! Candles do make a house so cozy, don't they?

Happy weekend to you!

Lea September 13, 2013 at 9:12 PM  

Oh, who ever dreamed up these is just plain brilliant. I have several of these and absolutely love them and love that they come on automatically. Makes for such a homey feeling.

Happy weekend!

SarahGeorge September 14, 2013 at 3:14 AM  

Oh, beautiful candles. Yes, at first I thought they were real:). I too have one, which my husband got for me but it does not have timer. It is a wonderful feature.

Southern Lady September 14, 2013 at 6:25 AM  

The candles are beautiful, Sue ... and I can't wait to see your lovely farmhouse decorated for Fall. It's always so warm and "homey" looking.

Christine September 14, 2013 at 11:59 AM  

I love my flameless candles. I use mine year round. During the Summer, I use them as night lights around our cottage. I just keep changing the timer!

Cheryl @ TFD September 14, 2013 at 2:32 PM  

I love these! They would be just the thing for my house. I wouldn't have to worry about the kitties burning the house down. :) Would you mind sharing where you found these? Have a happy weekend!

Elena September 17, 2013 at 12:56 AM  

Wow, I have loved battery candles for a long time but these are amazing. I would love to find some of those. I think I will need to go shopping!

Angela September 18, 2013 at 10:24 AM  

That is a great idea! I love how candles look, but so many people (and dogs) running through my house that real ones leave me a little anxious. These would be perfect.

Paula Fraker September 20, 2013 at 7:06 PM  

Hello, Sue~ your candles are just PERFECT!! And the tiny little dress shoes made me *squeeeal*. LOL
Hope you are having a wonderful week.... fall is almost here! YAY!!!

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