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Candle Scent Trends Winter 2020

We live in uncertain times and as the winter fast approaches, we all need a little comfort. Today I am looking at the key candle scent trends for winter 2020. People are spending more time at home and only going out for the essentials, many news publications report that consumers feel nervous about going out

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When candles burn unevenly

There are  few tips you can use to get the most out of your lovely new candle. Here are my top six tips!  1. When lighting your candle for the first time try to let it burn right across to the edges. You will need to allow a couple of hours for this! If you

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A year of the Candle Gallery

What a year to launch a business!  This week the Candle Gallery turned one, and I feel like a very proud parent. When I set out to launch a business I thought, “we’ll just see how it goes” but it’s still going, and I still enjoy it as much as I did the day I

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Four Beautiful Candles for your Valentine.

With February almost here it seems fitting to talk about Valentine’s Day gift ideas, and I have a few good ones for you to choose from: First up, Shine On, Wild Fig and Grape from SevenSeventeen. Figs are known as the “fruits of the gods”, both the fruit itself and the leaves are very popular in perfume.

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What is Soy Wax?

You may have noticed that most of the candles on the Candle Gallery are soy wax based – so what does this mean?  Well, soy wax us a vegetable wax that is made from the oil of soybeans, the beans are cleaned, de-hulled and then rolled into flakes. The oil is then extracted from the

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Mother’s Day Scented Candle Gift Guide

Mother’s Day is on 22nd March, I hope to be starting the day with breakfast in bed and some lovely cuddles from my girls. A candle makes a lovely gift for mother’s day as we often don’t treat ourselves to a gorgeous new candle. So you can treat your Mum to a lovely candle that

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What candle wax is best?

What candle wax is best? There are so many different types of candles to choose from, so I thought it might be helpful to explain a bit about the different types. Wax is basically an oil, which can be used as fuel for a candle. It is a solid at room temperature and then melts

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Scent of the month – May. Driftwood and Sea Salt

Hope you are all safe and well, we are all doing ok, the kids have settled into the homeschooling routine. I am doing my best as the teacher in between making 40 snacks a day!  This post is the first in a new series when I focus on one scent of the month and tell you

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Why is lavender relaxing?

You may have heard that lavender can help you to relax, and help you to sleep – but do you know why? I did some research on this, and lavender reacts with your brain to help to calm brain activity – reducing anxiety, agitation and restlessness. Lavender works as an anxiety reliever and as a

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