Monday, December 17, 2012

It's new to me

Things have been crazy busy around here. 

I'm hoping to find some time to finish this little project up before Christmas.

It gives the fabric line Countdown to Christmas more meaning to me, because that's certainly what I'm doing!  Counting the days going by quickly!

My Christmas decorations are up and ready!  They have been for a few weeks, but I've found something new!  Or at least it's new to me.

Have you seen these flameless candles?

I had thought about getting one, then I decided they sounded sort of cheesy.  I mean a fake candle?  Sounds ridiculous, right?

Wrong!  One happened to jump in my cart at Target the other day..........Which day I really couldn't tell you. I seem to end up there almost every day lately............So I had no choice, but to give this flameless candle a try.

It is really neat!  It has a timer and everything! It's made with scented wax and it even flickers like a real candle too.  I love that I can put it anywhere.  No worries about that pesky flame!

Way better than I would have expected! Not that I won't get a real candle again, but flameless candles certainly belong in my house!

So am I the only one who hadn't tried these candles until recently?  I'm glad I did.  They're a fun little treat!

Or maybe even a last minute gift idea. Is it time to say last minute yet? 


Lynette said...

It sure is pretty. :) Those are some tiny little squares.

Needled Mom said...

I love the flameless cnadles - especially with the little ones around.

Jackie's Stitches said...

I haven't tried the flameless candles either. I saw them on tv somewhere (HGTV?) and thought they looked nice and you can't beat the safety factor.

Cute quilt!

JoAnne said...

Your candle looks exactly like the one I bought this year at Michaels. Scented, timer, flickering "flame," and all! I'm very impressed with it, too, and I don't have to stress about forgetting to blow it out.

I love the striped binding--I'm such a sucker for it myself.

Darlene said...

I thought flameless candles sounded a bit cheesy, too! LOL I bought one a few weeks ago and I LOVE it.

My husband does not like real candles so flameless is the way to go in my home. No fretting over that flame.

Happy Holidays!

Candace said...

Love the border for your quilt, Michele! I've heard a lot of folks love those flameless candles! I think the next time we're in the big city I'll be looking for one!

Izzy said...

I've never tried them either. I love candles and they are all over the house during winter months, but the flame does make me nervous, especially with the new kitten in the house!

Houseelf said...

Pretty quilting. I have one Halloween themed one. It is great as there is no chance of the wind and rain putting it out. Would you believe I hadn't thought of them for Christmas. LOL

Terri said...

Love your quilts! and the review of the candle. I've been meaning to get some. Loved it all so much I signed up to follow you anywhere!

Dandelion Quilts said...

What a pretty project. Yes, I love those candies too. Happy holidays.

Mama Pea said...

I love, love, love that stripey binding!