For those who really like lighting candles, especially those who have collections of scented ones you can try decorating your candle holder to associated it with Christmas. A rustic decoration is close to the barn where Jesus was born.
You can enjoy the fall colors anytime with a display of these handcrafted Faux Oak Leaf Stems from Pier 1. Arrange them in a vase, bundle them together or weave in some Pier1 Glimmer Strings® for an added glow.
I think this is in German. The photo is the idea though. I think these could be made into a creative advent calendar. Add one flame each Sunday of advent starting with the smallest one. Wrap three in purple and the second tallest one in rose.