Making your way through your gift list, you stumble across that one person. You know, the person that has everything, that's hard to shop for—and you're wracking your brain for the perfect present! When off-the-shelf options just won't do, pick from one of these personalizable candles. You can choose the scent, select the label design, and even print a name or message for an added touch. It's a gift anyone on your list will love!
So don't fret! These 7 Indies serve up the handmade candles and then plop you right into the driver's seat so you can make it a one-of-a-kind gift that speaks to the heart.
1. Chinese Zodiac Candle, by From the East Studio (Washington)
Maker: Vi Dang
Tiger, dragon, rooster, and goat—Chinese Zodiac signs influence our personalities more than we think! Far East Studio corrals the energy of each animal into a unique scent. Plus, you can further customize this gift by splashing the recipient's first name across the front. Not sure which zodiac animal represents your friend's birth year? Consult the handy Zodiac Chart to find out.
2. Secret Message Soy Wax Candle, by The Makery LI (New York)
Maker: Nick and Jessie Iannucci
Like fruit-on-the-bottom yogurt and a plunder of gold at the bottom of the sea—the true gift in this candle lies at the very bottom! As you melt down one of 13 scrumptious holiday scents, you'll reveal a motivating affirmation. You can even request your own message for a more personal touch!
3. Customize Me, by As For Me Candles (New York)
Maker: Kimmara Wright
As For Me Candles is known for their comical (sometimes NSFW!) candle sayings, but with Customize Me, you're at the helm of creativity! Get a giggle out of your giftee with an inside joke, or share a note of encouragement. Pair it with one of a dozen scents for a one-of-a-kind gift anyone on your list will love!
4. Gift for Grandma Candle, by Aria Bella Candles (Pennsylvania)
Maker: Arianna Posa
Gammy, Gigi, Nana—there's an endless list of nicknames for very special grandmothers! Customize this candle label with your moniker of choice, and Aria Bella Candles will pair it with this chuckle-worthy definition of the treasured role grandmas play in our lives. There are 13 scents to pick from, ranging from sweet French Lavender to a robust Mulled Wine, so you're sure to find the one your Mimi will love.
5. Personalized Holiday Candle, by Presto Candle Co. (Michigan)
Maker: Kiana Preston
The wordsmiths at Presto Candle Co. pack their wicks with wit, but with this Personalized Holiday Candle, you have your shot at wordplay! Once you've penned your masterpiece, select from three festive label designs and six cheery holiday scents.
6. Custom Your Town Candle, by Hometown Candle Co. (Washington)
Maker: Tina Richardson
Is someone on your list feeling a little homesick? Are they their town's biggest fan? Give a gift that speaks right to their heart with this customizable candle from Hometown Candle Co. Plaster their favorite city right on the front, then pick from one of 20+ scents that best embody Main Street's sweetest memories.
7. Pink Frosted Glass Candle, by MnR Customs (Texas)
Maker: Libny Nuila
Looking for an added touch of personalization? With this candle from MnR Customs, you can design the fragrance, too! Curate your candle's vibe by handpicking up to three of your favorite scent oils. The sleek and chic baby pink vessel is the perfect gift for the ultra-stylish. Print the giftee's name on the included coaster for an added dash of elegance.
Questions for discussion and sharing
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