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Which Candles Are Safe For Pets?

Posted by Erika Tames on

     When we started making scented candles, we explored different options for wax.  There is natural beeswax - which is costly and does not provide a strong scent throw.  And then there is paraffin wax - which is what you will find in almost all commercially available candles.  After some research we found that paraffin was not safe to breathe in your home.  It releases a lot of soot, along with formaldehyde which is known to be a carcinogen.  After experimenting with soy wax, not only does it release virtually no soot, but it is an all natural alternative which...

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How I Started Making Candles

Posted by Erika Tames on

If you're a creative soul like me, you're always looking for an outlet.  I've done drawing, painting, jewelry making, pottery, you name it.  Making something by hand feels so personally satisfying to me, almost like an inherent trait.  Like I've set out to do this and I succeeded.  In addition, I'm a hard worker.  Been employed since the age of 14.  Unfortunately my current job in industrial sales doesn't allow my creative & crafty juices to flow.  So that's a little about me. Did you ever notice that each home you've ever walked into has a distinct scent to it? ...

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