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Holiday Candle Trends for 2019-2020

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Holiday Candle Trends for 2019-2020

When it comes to autumn & winter home fragrance, lighting a candle makes perfect sense. A tiny bit of heat from the candle helps to warm up fragrance notes, while a flicker of light adds cozy ambience. Sugar & spice & everything nice. Traditional spices like cinnamon & clove are likely the first thoughts that come to mind when thinking about classic holiday scents. There is something nostalgic about combinations like Orange & Clove or Chai & Cinnamon. They work great in kitchen spaces because holiday meals tend to be heavier & windows stay closed. Lighting a candle is a...

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Scent Trends for Spring + Summer 2019

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Scent Trends for Spring + Summer 2019

As with clothing fashion, there are trends in home decor - including scent. Fragrance for the home has evolved over the years from strong vanilla type scents in the 80's to spiced potpourris in the 90's to linen/laundry perfumes in the 2000's and now back to a more nature-inspired home. For 2019 Spring + Summer, we have set aside our cozy holiday candles for a season-appropriate refresh in our newly "Tidied Up" homes. Here's a look at 3 big trends in home fragrance for Spring + Summer: Citrus. It's no surprise that citrus would top this list. While it might...

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Lulumière x VEQUE celebrate the University of Washington Huskies

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Lulumière x VEQUE celebrate the University of Washington Huskies

The area is buzzing over the UW Husky Football team making it to the Rose Bowl! To celebrate, we are giving away a free VEQUE nail polish in Fantome (whitish purple), Bisous (a pinkish plum) or Soiree (a dark blue purple) + your choice of mini candle. We love VEQUE for so many reasons. First, they are 9-free. That means they are without the 9 of the most harmful toxins found in most every nail polish. There are some 3-free or rarely a 5-free polish, but a 9-free polish is pretty special. Also, their brushes are amazing! They help apply...

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I Made That

I Made That

If you are reading this article, it is because you are interested in my artisan made candles. Thank you! It tells me that you value the quality that comes with freshly made, small-batch products. Whether it is soaps or cookies or candles, I tend to think that they are better when made by a person who really enjoys what they are doing. And when it comes to making candles, I gotta tell you, I really dig it. It is far & away my favorite part of the job. Like, when I come back from vacation, I literally can't wait to...

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Autumn Winter Collection is Live

Autumn Winter Collection is Live

Each season, I think a lot about what feelings, scents & ideas I want to bring into my collection. I also take some candles out if they don't make sense for the upcoming months, which also takes much consideration. My main driver is usually the home - what's happening outside & what's going on indoors. These days on my morning walk, it's all about the trees. They are changing colors and just might be nature's showstopper. The air is also different. It's crisp & cool & super clean. As far as home life, we've started bringing out the squishy blankets...

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