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Fandom Book Lovers Gift Guide

Fandom Book Lovers Gift Guide

Give the gift of community this holiday season with fandom-inspired candles. Go on and wave your freak flag! Strut your stuff! From Harry Potter and Black Dagger Brotherhood-inspired candles, to Outlander and Game of Thrones-inspired candles, we have it all at Book Scents.The best thing about being a part of fandom communities is that it allows us to celebrate our individuality and uniqueness with…
​A Feast for Your Nose: Foodie Scented Candles

​A Feast for Your Nose: Foodie Scented Candles

My favorite part about Thanksgiving (and pretty much the Holiday Season) is not only getting to spend time with my family, but also, of course, getting to enjoy all of the delicious food and desserts! They say that half of the taste is in the smell…and this has been studied by researchers and authors alike, such as Barb Stuckey in her book Taste: Surprising Stories and Science about Why Food…
​Candles to Calm You

​Candles to Calm You

Whenever I’m stressed, anxious, or need to relax, I light a candle. Besides the lovely ambiance and warm glow, scented candles have been scientifically proven to lift our moods, calm our bodies, and relax our minds. In fact, certain scents have different effects on our well-being, according to a 2009 aromatherapy study conducted by Kathi Keville and Mindy Green. Although my goal is always to…
​No One is Allowed to Burn This...

​No One is Allowed to Burn This...

When one of my loyal customers Tisha told me about how she was hoarding Sanna’s Cider (one of my discontinued candles from 2017) “like a miser,” I couldn’t help but laugh. Tisha, like many others, is a candle hoarder. “No one is allowed to light it except for me,” she texted me, making my day.I do love it when customers adore my candles, but when customers save my discontinued ones or even their f…
My Top Five Fall Fragrances

My Top Five Fall Fragrances

Customers ask me all the time, what are your favorite candles out of the ones you’ve created? To be honest, I’ve always had the most difficult time answering that question! I love so many of my candles because a) I treat candle-making like an art and b) I craft each one uniquely based on scents of characters, settings, magical potions, and more!So instead of deciding on...and limiting myself...my…
4 Fun Harry Potter Costume Ideas!

4 Fun Harry Potter Costume Ideas!

One of the easiest costumes to pull together last minute are Harry Potter costumes. They are often easy to create with just a few key additions to your current wardrobe! Of course, the cosplay for Harry Potter can be really detail oriented and extravagant.From Luna's Lionhead to transforming yourself into an owl you can get really creative with your wizarding costumes!But with just a few days left…