With the Lantern Festival arriving with the Full Moon in February 17th in the Year of the Rabbit, here are some inspirations for you to collect brightness and celebrate the auspicious good fortune! See the separate post on various ways to celebrate the Lantern Festival.
The above pic from www.sunset.com shows an old-style Chinese lantern filled with fairy lights.
Here are lotus lights to float upon the water.
Lanterns hung amidst the blossoms of a spring tree.
Paper lanterns. www.lunabazaar.com has a wonderful collection.
An image of candles in glass jars from www.alkemie.blogspot.com
Traditional silk lanterns.
Sending up sky lanterns which rise by the heat of the fire! See a post on my blog all about how to send your wishes to the Heavens with a sky lantern.