Candle Scoop

Craft Idea: Bloody Candles for Halloween

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Just in time for Halloween - try this quick and easy idea to help create a spooky mood...blood dripped candles!  The method seems pretty simple. It involves taking two white pillar candles and dripping hot, red wax on them with an eye dropper. The red wax is from a small container candle, and I would suggest using a cheap dollar store candle for this ...continue reading

Fragrance Find Friday: Jujube Peony from DayNa Decker

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DayNa Decker has a delectable sounding fruity/floral scent called Jujbe Peony. A sexy, sweet and playful expression of enchanting pink flowers. Fragrance Notes: Tangerine, Mandarin, Pink Raspberry, Jasmine Sambac, Neroli, Stephanotis, Vanilla, Amber, Musk What a mixture, indeed! I can imagine the tanginess from the citrus fruits with a wonderful array of ...continue reading

What’s That In My Melter? Cinnamon Truffle Votive from Colonial Candle

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Cinnamon Truffle is a retiring scent from Colonial Candle. I recently used one of their votives (1.7 ounces) in my bulb melter (with 40W bulb). The results were fantastic! I was afraid this scent might be too cinnamon-y, but it wasn't. It actually reminded me a lot of Yankee Candle's Cinnamon Vanilla. There was a creaminess to the scent and what I thought ...continue reading

Candle Review: French Vanilla, Root Candles

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Candle Size: 10.5 ounces Stated Burn Time: Up to 70 hours Where Burned: Room size 6' x 6.5' Great For: Those looking for lighter scent throw; Those who love sweet, bakery scents; Kitchen; Small spaces Comments: This candle is made with an all natural beeswax blend. Fun Fact: The name French vanilla makes reference to the French way of making ...continue reading

In The News: Edible Candles

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Want your candles and to eat them, too? Then visit YumWick - the world's first completely edible candles. (WARNING: Music will begin to play - be sure to have your computer volume down!) The Belgian chocolate candles come in white chocolate, milk chocolate, and dark chocolate. Everything is edible - including the wick which is made of almond. Owner Tara ...continue reading

Candle Company “Scenter” Stage: 12.29

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The luxury candle company 12.29 was founded by twin sisters, Dawn and Samantha Goldworm. 12.29 describes itself as a "premier olfactive branding company that designs custom scents for luxury brands around the globe." The company boasts some pretty big name clients, including Mercedes Benz, Thompson Hotels, and Lady Gaga. 12.29 was founded in 2009 and has ...continue reading

Candle Review: Fantasy Football Failure, Flick Candles

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Candle Size: 10 oz Stated Burn Time: None stated Where Burned: Room size 6' x 6.5' Great For: Gifting; Those who love fresh, clean scents Comments: These candles are made with 100% soy wax. Fun Fact: There are over 41 million people in North America that participate in fantasy sports, which is considered a billion dollar industry. (Source: ...continue reading

Home Fragrance Review: Tangelo Macaroon Fragrance Tester, Colonial Candle

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Product Type: Air freshener Product Size: Individual cards. Pack of 25 cards. What It Claims: Colonial Candles Fragrance Testers provide an easy way to sample new fragrances. Each pack comes with 25 individually wrapped fragrance cards that can be used in many different ways. Place them in your car or add them to drawers at home; a great way to have ...continue reading

Eyeing Etsy: Finger Soaps from Aubrey E. Apothecary

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We just love browsing Etsy! We never know what we might find. Every now and then, we'd like to share with you some of the things that make us smile. Today it's these strawberry scented Finger Soaps from Aubrey E. Apothecary. This set of creepy soaps includes four realistic looking fingers, down to the fingerprints! The soaps weigh in at a total of 2 ...continue reading