How old is your Yankee Candle?
Aug05

How old is your Yankee Candle?

I’m not sure about you, but I have a mini arsenal of Yankee Candles scattered about my home. Since I tend to buy en masse, I often forget about when I purchased what candles. I recently ran across a YouTube video (thanks Az4angela!) that explained how to tell the age of my Yankee Candle jars. I pulled out 3 candles I wanted to know about – Bahama Breeze (medium classic jar), Oceanside (large tumbler), and Shortbread Cookie...

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Scoop away to save your drowning candle wick
Dec12

Scoop away to save your drowning candle wick

It’s the time of year when even those who aren’t die-hard candle lovers are firing up a candle or two. What a great disappoint it is, though, to light a candle and to begin experiencing drowning wicks…wicks that get doused out by the wax melt pool in the candle itself. We’ve already discussed one way to save your wicks with a Q-tip. If you missed that article, be sure to read it here. But sometimes it takes a...

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How to burn a pillar candle
Nov14

How to burn a pillar candle

Pillar candles – or candles that are not encased in any glass or container – can be very beautiful and make great candlescapes. They can also give off a pretty good scent throw and last a really, really long time if burned properly. Pillars seem especially popular during the Fall season – both for scent and for decor. Here we’ll share with you some candle tips on how to properly burn a pillar candle and get the...

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Extend the life of your pillar candle with table salt
Oct20

Extend the life of your pillar candle with table salt

Pillar candles are stand-alone candles that are not housed in some type of glass container or vessel. They are very popular during the holiday season to help create beautiful candlescapes. Here’s a trick you can use to keep those candlescapes in place a bit longer this holiday season… Take your new pillar candle and remove any labels or decoration. Fill a large pan or sink with enough warm water to cover your candle....

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How to clean up a waxtastrophe
Oct13

How to clean up a waxtastrophe

Whether you use candles and tarts on a daily basis or only break them out every now and then, there is always the possibility of a waxtastrophe – wax ending up some place where it’s just not supposed to be. We’ve had our share of waxtastrophes here at Candlefind, so we wanted to share with you some of our tips and tricks. How you approach your waxtastrophe will depend just on where the hot wax landed. Getting wax out...

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Video of the week: Melissa Parada’s How To Depot Your Candles
Oct08

Video of the week: Melissa Parada’s How To Depot Your Candles

With so many empty candle jars around, I love learning new ways to use them. Melissa Parada has inspired me to use mine a bit more creatively. Enjoy! Happy candle burning...

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