It’s officially spring! After climbing out of hibernation, we’re bound to take a fresh look at our surroundings. We start to look around our home and decide it’s high time we update our decor! To give you a helping hand, we’ve pulled together a list of unique candles you don’t see every day. They’ll wrap you in captivating scents while also standing out as a stunning work of art!
These Indies blend candle-making with sheer artistry. From eye-popping candle vessels to gorgeously stunning shapes, each one serves up something unexpected that's sure to spark conversation amongst your springtime guests. The only problem? You might feel they're too beautiful to burn!
1. Majesty, by Deep Candles (British Columbia)
Maker: Anita Matharu
Place this candle on the coffee table and prepare yourself: it's all your guests will want to talk about! This bold design from Deep Candles looks like an artfully woven basket with plump ropes of intertwining wax climbing up the sides. It comes in beautifully soothing scents like the soft and cozy “Snuggles” or “Boyfriend,” a soul-stirring, ready-for-date-night blend.
2. La Egipcia, by Establo Blanco (Texas)
Maker: Coco Clark
Strike conversation every time you strike a match onto this hand-poured hexagonal vessel from Establo Blanco. The milky, multi-faceted sides are stamped with an antique Establo Blanco crest, topped off with a glossy gold rim. Warm amber embraces sweet and rich jasmine, sandalwood, and tonka bean for a scent that will enrobe you in royal feels.
3. Bloom Rose Beeswax Pillar Candle, by June Bug Candles (Arizona)
Maker: Andrea Animashaun
This lush pillar of roses lasts far longer than any bouquet! This drip candle from June Bug Candles invites a fresh experience with every lighting: cascading wax melts its way through the flower petals revealing mesmerizing new shapes as it gently burns down.
4. Dear God, by Mind Mana Creations (Hawaii)
Maker: Harrison Tsai
This chic candle effortlessly slides into your home decor! The speckled vessel introduces a terrazzo look, while the quartz shards, mini Buddha, and tiny wax rose illuminate your space with good vibes. Mind Mana Creations fills this decorative jar with a citrusy zing of citrus, basil, chamomile, and agave for a luxuriously calming scent that will soothe your soul.
5. Mexican Onyx Candle Holder, by Mojave Moon Apothecary (California)
Maker: Heather Basile
Is your coffee table missing something? Nothing one or two of these geometric onyx candle holders can't fix! Weighing in at approximately 2.5 lbs, it's a bold statement piece that instantly attracts attention. Drop in a tea light or air plant to instantly transform your space into an ultra-stylish abode.
6. Sea Candle, by Untamed Apothecary (California)
Maker: Jonathan Rackham
Turn your living room into a seaside sanctuary! Untamed Apothecary sprinkles this large clamshell with shells and sea glass, inviting in the lunar energy of the charging tides with every lighting. It comes with this stylish driftwood-inspired tripod stand, positioning it perfectly for intention or energy work.
7. High by the Beach, by The Roaming Candle Co. (California)
Maker: Shaylyn Steed
Handcrafted not too far from Monterey Bay, this candle is meant to evoke sunny memories of warm beach days with friends. Notes of cannabis, spice, and ocean wash over the elegant cubist candle vessel for a stunning design that stands out.
8. Black Mod, by WIXscents (Nevada)
Maker: Karen Hughes
This three-wick candle comes in a handmade metal bowl for a modern, unexpected look. The black matte surface and shifted golden interior wind into an upscale piece swished with unique angles. Pick from eleven aromatic experiences like the woodsy Amber Waters or floral Lavender Driftwood.
9. Single Wooden Sugar Mold Candles, by Wood + Honey (Maryland)
Maker: Bethany Britton
For a farmhouse, countryside look, pick from one of these natural or whitewashed wooden sugar molds from Wood + Honey. The worn, rectangular design adds an instant charm to your rustic decor.