Hello Hygge - Colonial Candle

Hello Hygge

Even if you’re only somewhat interested in home décor, you’ve had to have seen the word hygge – that is unless you live under a rock. It’s scattered across Pinterest boards and been written about in magazines like the New Yorker and Time. This trend has left its homie walls of Scandinavia and is taking the world by storm. 
The Top Fragrances Trends of 2017 - Colonial Candle

The Top Fragrances Trends of 2017

Fragrance products that are used within the home, such as scented candles, don't go in and out of fashion as quickly as other types of fragrance products - i.e. perfume. However, there are many trends within this industry, just as there are in any industry - and it is important for a perfumist who is working with these types of product to have a good handle on what these general trends might be.
The Origin of Giving an Apple to the Teacher - Colonial Candle

The Origin of Giving an Apple to the Teacher

Apples are everywhere at the beginning of the school year. And although this is no longer the 1950s and your kids probably won't ask you to buy an apple for their teacher, they've come to represent the start of the school year. So, just for your entertainment, we've complied a little background on the subject, courtesy of Gourmet, Children's Museum of Indianapolis, and PBS.
Blueberry Scone Scented Candle - Fun Facts about BlueBerries - Colonial Candle

7 Fun Facts about Blueberries

Blueberries are one of the yummiest and healthiest foods out there. It’s a classic in summer fruit salads and perfect for yogurt and oatmeal toppers. They're well known for its antioxidant prowess and low calorie count, but some of the blueberry’s health benefits and fun facts aren’t exactly common knowledge. Here are a few things to know about one of the most popular superfoods around...
The Stinky History of Candles - Colonial Candle

The Stinky History of Candles

Candles have been used for thousands of years and, up until the early 1900s, they were our single source for artificial light. They also have a rich tradition in religious services in many faiths throughout history. Today, the candle is no longer our single source of light, but is used abundantly in religious services as well as in birthday celebrations, holidays, and home decorations. 
Independence Day 101 - Colonial Candle

Independence Day 101

Most of us know about the signing of the Declaration of Independence and the Revolutionary War, but July 4th itself has a pretty interesting two hundred and forty-one year old history. Here's some fascinating facts you probably didn't know about the famous holiday...

Trivia Time: Old Fashioned Lemonade - Colonial Candle

Trivia Time: Old Fashioned Lemonade

In honor of June's Fragrance of the Month, Old Fashioned Lemonade, we thought it would be appropriate honor lemonade itself. Here are a few quick facts...

The Bayberry Candle Christmas Tradition - Colonial Candle

The Bayberry Candle Christmas Tradition

This Bayberry candle comes from a friend,
so on Christmas Eve burn it down to the end.

For a Bayberry candle burned to the socket
will bring joy to the heart and gold to the pocket.

Candle Care 101 - Colonial Candle

Candle Care 101

Here at Colonial Candle we want you to experience the maximum enjoyment and pleasure from our candles. We take great pride in using only the finest quality ingredients and materials. Please follow these guidelines to keep Colonial Candle® a bright and beautiful part of your life!