Friday, 27 September 2013

Currently Loving... Candles!

Hey Everyone!

I'm getting stuck into my autumn bucket list (here) with something fairly simple- burn my candles! I don't know about you, but I think candles are quite a wintery thing and I hardly use them in summer. Therefore, by this time of year, I'm extremely excited to get back into them.

I currently have a set of tealights from Wilkinson (possibly orange and ginger) which look cute in my little candle holders- but don't have much of a scent- if any. Then, I have this pink Ikea one which smells nice and has lasted ages. I'm actually really picky when it comes to candle scents- I only like about 10% of those I smell when shopping for them. I am also really easily frustrated when candles burn at an angle and leave loads of unused wax around the sides. Enter Copenhagen Candle Company with their three-wick bad boys. I bought the Fig & Herb one from TKMaxx last winter and burned it heaps- and I still have half left for this year. The smell is gorgeous and literally fills the whole house. I was gutted when I went back to TKMaxx and there were none left. Then, during summer, I saw that they had returned and couldn't say no to this Strawberry one- I can't wait to burn it but  I'm saving it till I've finished the others.

What's your favourite brand and scent of candles?
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  1. It's definitely the season of a lovely smelling candle! Though I hate getting a candle that seems to smell amazing but when lit there's no scent at all! -Ikea are one of the worst for this!

    Yankee are a favourite of mine but I've recently found Febreze candles are really good too and soooo much cheaper!

    Jenn | Photo-Jenn-ic



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    1. For sure! Oh my I have noticed that also- the smell doesn't diffuse at all :( Ooh I'll need to try those xx

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  2. I have candles lit tonight and my lounge smells heavenly xx
    Beautyqueenuk xx

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