I don’t have many candle decorations, although I did go through the PatyLite phase and I do have a closet full of votives to prove it!
During the Advent season, candles project the warmth of home, a resting place for those who are tired in body and spirit.
My house has one window facing the street, and lighting a single candle here would be a festive touch.
In the Desert Southwest, the tradition is to line a pathway with Luminarias (small bags filled with sand and a candle) such as this display in the Desert Botanical Garden in Phoenix:
And some families use candles in their Advent Wreaths and light one each night, or each Sunday, as they read a Scripture lesson about the coming of Jesus, Light of the World.