The Chandlers' Guide Book

The Best Diffuser Fragrances for Sleep

The Best Diffuser Fragrances for Sleep

The perfect night of restful, deep, and restorative sleep is something many of us struggle to attain. Work stress keeps us up, kids are restless, or schedules simply don’t make room for early nights and clear minds.The good news is that essential oils can greatly help your sleep quality when used in a diffuser. Filling your bedroom with therapeutic vapour is an excellent way to begin your jo…
Best Scented Candles for New Mums

Best Scented Candles for New Mums

Any Mum will tell you that those first few months with a new baby are equal parts incredible, stressful, confusing, wonderful, sleep-deprived, and full of joy. There are many things a new Mum will appreciate such as a hot bath and dinner cooked. However, we can’t always give the time we’d like to as our lives have their own set of demands.In the meantime, a fantastic way to show your love an…
The Best Candle Fragrances for Summer Gifting

The Best Candle Fragrances for Summer Gifting

In the Northern hemisphere, summertime is in full swing. The air is sweet and warm, blankets are optional, and iced tea is flowing. Summer in 2020 may be a little unique for many, perhaps with fewer picnics and summer evening parties. This is all the more reason to get your gifting juices flowing and delight your loved ones for birthdays, anniversaries, or “just because”.Candles are the per…
​Making Layered Candles With Candle Dye Chips

​Making Layered Candles With Candle Dye Chips

Making Layered CandlesIt’s candle making time once again! I’m always ready for a fun DIY candle project – and this one’s all about making beautiful layered candles. It’s incredibly versatile; you can pick and choose everything from the scents to colour – once you’ve got the knack of the technique you may want to start experimenting with different shapes and sizes as well!If you remember, we…
The Art of Creating Wax Melts

The Art of Creating Wax Melts

There are some of us who prefer long tapered candles with the hot wax dripping down it’s length while others enjoy a flickering candle in a pretty jam jar – adding a raw rustic charm to any room. But have you ever actually burned wax without the wick?These little fragrant (and often colourful) gems are known as wax melts or wax tar…
Candle Making: How to Handle the Most Common Issues

Candle Making: How to Handle the Most Common Issues

Candle making can be an exciting and fun activity, but as with any project, you can stumble into problems along the way. Whether the candles have come out an awful colour or your candles are full of air bubbles with sweaty sides, just know that the unpredictability is all part of the experience!After working with candles for some time, you’ll know the common pitfalls that are frankly unavoida…