Handmade Candles Add Beauty and Calm to the Holidays

If you like gifting candles for the holidays, you are in good company. According to the National Candle Association, 76% of people view candles as an appropriate gift for the holidays. In case you are one of those people, this post will make it easy for you to give the gift of candles to add beauty and calm to the holidays this year.

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Members of the Indie Business Network have got you covered with all kinds of handmade candles composed of the scents of the season, each with their individual unique style. Let's go candle shopping!

You can find these fine candles in the 2015 Handmade Holiday Gift Guide Candle Section. Here's a quick look at what we've got for you there.

shen-and-sam-hggKeepsake Jar Hand Poured Soy Candles from Shen and Sam

Adorable apothecary jars filled with 8.5 oz of clean burning soy wax. Hand poured and available in a variety of wonderful scents. Choose black or rust lid.

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fragrant-elegance-treeChristmas Tree Soy Candle from Fragrant Elegance

Christmas Tree is a pine fragrance combined with classic spruce, Patchouli, Cedarwood, Fir Needle and Spearmint. No dyes, preservatives or phthalates. Other fragrances: White Tea & Berries, Vanilla Chiffon, Lemongrass & Lime.

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bellessence-hgg-squarePetite’s Scented Soy Candles from Bellessence

Four of our signature scents packaged in cute 3oz. jars. Enjoy a sample from each fragrance class: Vanilla Caramel, Lavender Cream, Pink Petals and Lemon Sorbet. Burn time up to 12 hours per candle.

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candle-moments-hggMoisturizing Lotion Candle from Candle Moments

Lotion and massage candle made with soy, shea, plant-based oils, Vitamin E, and sea fragrance oil. Burn and use the liquid as a skin lotion. Thick and perfect for extremely rough skin. Verified by PETA as Vegan and cruelty-free.

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www.image-size.comHot Apple Cider Candle from Wikiwood Naturals

Delicious scents of oranges, cinnamon, clove, nutmeg, ginger. Fragrant fan favorite from autumn to winter’s end. Wooden wick candle offers you a relaxing candle burning experience. Phthalate free, up to 40 hours of burn time.

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folklore-hgg-squareSoy Candles from Folklore Candle Company

Vegan soy candles made with soy wax, all natural wicks and phthalate-free fragrance oils. Lovingly hand-poured into an 8 oz. quilted jelly jar. Delectable scents bring comfort into your home while you recall memories of times-gone-by.

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albisa-hggRichly Scented Candles from Albisa Candles

Let Albisa Candles be your personal candle makers. Specializing in hand poured and richly, scented candles, they can even customize your candle with any color and any fragrance you desire!

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standard-wax-hggColorblock Ceramic Candle Collection from Standard Wax

Ceramic container candles are meant to be a permanent piece of art in your home, even after the flame is extinguished. Wipe out the excess wax and reuse the container however you fancy. Available in 7 unique scents.

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southern-elegance-hggFrankincense and Myrrh Candle from Southern Elegance

Frankincense and Myrrh were treasured in the ancient world for their religious and medicinal value. This candle embodies the traditional mix for a captivating aroma, with bergamot, patchouli and sandalwood for a unique holiday scent experience.

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loris-soy-hggBlue Spruce Soy Wax Melts from Lori’s Soy Candles

Adorable apothecary jars filled with 8.5 oz of clean burning soy wax. Hand poured and available in a variety of wonderful scents. Choose black or rust lid. Burn time up to 50 hours. A portion of each sale goes to animal charities.

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More Handmade Holiday Gifts!

If candles are not your thing, we've got more holiday gift options to satisfy just about everyone on your list. Check out our 2015 Handmade Holiday Gift Guide for more handmade holiday goodness.


What are your favorite candle scents of the season? Do you love gifting candles for the holidays? Feel free to share in the comments below, or share on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn.

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