Candles are a romantic cliche. But most people find the candle cliche as easy to accept as a rose on Valentine's day. Live flame flickers; faces are bronzed, smiles are more alluring in candle-light. Small candles can be placed on tables or floated on a pond. The problem is that if the wind blows a small candle flame is likely to be extinguished. There are several solutions to the problem of candles being blown out:
Scented candles, which give an aroma while burning, are popular but more effective indoors than outdoors.
Candle-lit garden table