Archive for February, 2011

Votivo Aromatic Candles

Posted by on Feb 28 2011 | votivo candles

When it comes to luxury candles, Votivo Aromatic Candles are among the most prized for their rich scents and beauty. Votivo candles fill your home with a wonderful array of scents that are soothing and lasting, but never overpowering. Votivo goes out of their way to create luxury products and scents that rival the finest perfumes. Lighting these candles in your home means inviting in a wonderful array of scents that are innovative and unique as you are.

Votivo candles are made from very high quality ingredients, fine wax blends, and luxury fragrances, ensuring that you get the best for your home. Each Votivo candle is designed to burn for over 50 hours, so that you get your money’s worth as well as many hours of soothing light and fragrance. Votivo’s Red Currant candle is one of the most popular scents in the Votivo candles collection. Celebrities – including Oprah Winfrey – have praised the gorgeous fragrances of Red Currant and other Votivo candles scents.

Votivo candles were first created in 1994, and since then they have developed a firm reputation as one of the world’s leading luxury candles. Votivo has also expanded into home fragrance products, so that it’s possible to match your favorite Votivo candle scents to create an even more fragrant ambience in your home. Votivo candles continue to be hand-poured, hand-made and hand-packaged to ensure the absolute highest quality.

Two Votivo candles collections are especially popular: The Votivo Dalian Candle Collection and the Votivo Classic Candle Collection. The Votivo Classic Candle Collection contains all the favorite soy-based Votivo scents while the Votivo Dalian Candle Collection features a very sophisticated black-and-silver candle that is perfect for gift-giving. The Votivo Classic Candle Collection includes wonderful scents such as the Votivo Amberwood Candle, the Votivo Black Ginger Candle, the Votivo Champaca Candle, the Votivo Clean Crisp White Candle, the Votivo Deep Clover Candle, the Votivo Forgotten Sage Candle, the Votivo Glorioso Candle, the Votivo Honeysuckle Candle, the Votivo Island Grapefruit Candle, the Votivo Lavender Chamomile Pear Candle, the Votivo Mandarine Candle, the Votivo Moroccan Fig Candle, the Votivo Mosaic Candle, the Votivo Red Currant Candle,  the Votivo Seablue Sky Candle, the Votivo Smoke On The Water Candle, the Votivo Teak Candle, the Votivo Tuberosa Candle, the Votivo Tuscan Olive Candle, the Votivo Vanilla Bergamot Blossom Candle, the Votivo Vanilla Grapefruit Candle, and the Votivo White Ocean Sands Candle. Each candle is carefully designed and hand-poured to ensure the highest quality, lowest soot, and longest burning time.      

The Votivo Dalian Candle Collection includes the most popular Votivo candles, packaged in elegant but glad black jars decortaed with a silver lid embossed with the Votivio insignia. Each candle in this collection is enclosed in a beautiful gift box, so these Votivo candles are ideal for all your gift-giving needs. Votivo candles in this collection include the Votivo Dalian Clean Crisp White Candle, the Votivo Dalian Glorioso Candle, the Votivo Dalian Mosaic Candle, the Votivo Dalian Red Currant Candle, and the Votivo Dalian Vanilla Bergamot Blossom Candle. Each candle in this collection boasts more than 60 hours of burn time.

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Nest Candles Everyday Fragrances For Your Home

Posted by on Feb 19 2011 | nest candles

Luxury scented candles can be used for special occasions – such as weddings or parties – but more people are finding that quality candles make an ideal daily luxury. In fact, luxury scented candles are a very affordable luxury – and one that makes life just a little more pleasant.

Consider, for example, Laura’s Slatkin’s famous Nest Candles. These are designed for everyday use and are created to help fill your home with a luxurious fragrance as well as a beautiful light. Using Nest candles in your home helps you create a more pleasant home environment in a number of ways:

1) It de-stresses. Nest candles come in a number of wonderful scents, including the Nest Bamboo Candle, the Nest Black Fig & Honey Candle, the Nest Blue Garden Candle, the Nest Grapefruit Candle, the Nest Moroccan Amber Candle, the Nest Moss & Mint Candle, the Nest Orange Blossom Candle, the Nest Periwinkle Hyacinth Candle, the Nest Pink Jasmine Candle, the Nest Pumpkin Chai Candle, the Nest Wasabi Pear Candle, and the Nest Wild Oats & Bourbon Candle. These scents can be invigorating, soothing, and relaxing. The combination of the soft light of the candle along with Nest candle’s wonderful scent can help make worries melt away. As well, you can use Nest candles to take a soothing bath, to meditate, and to engage in other activities designed to soothe.

2) It creates a wonderful scent in your home. Nest fragrances come in both diffuser or candle form, so that you can combine fragrances to create your own unique blends or combine diffuser and candle scents for a more powerful scent. During the winter months, especially, when we tend to keep our homes closed up, the wonderful scent of Nest candles can help ensure that your home smells fresh and inviting.

3) It creates rituals out of everyday events. Nest candles make any occasion special. Lighting Nest candles in the bathroom, for example, can turn a bath into a spa experience. Lighting your favorite Nest candles in the bedroom can make bedtime romantic and special – an occasion. Lighting your favorite Nest candles with dinner transforms a regular meal into a special romantic date. Luxury Nest candles make everything seem a little more special.

4) It causes you to slow down. Looking into the beautiful glow of a Nest candle, lighting a Nest candle, and breathing in its intoxicating scent is a reminder to slow down in today’s hectic world. It’s an invitation to sit back and experience life a little more.

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Valentine’s Day Candle Gifts

Posted by on Feb 10 2011 | Valentine's Day

While candles are a perfect way to celebrate any occasion, they are a special favorite for Valentine’s Day (February 14). As a day of love and romance, Valentine’s Day generally includes candle-lit dinners, gifts, flowers, and romance. It’s no wonder that candles are a part of this equation. The beauty of candles and the gentle light they offer have long been linked to the beauty and the power of love. In fact, candles are so symbolic of love that they are used in wedding ceremonies, in romance, and in special romantic events.

If you want to make your Valentine’s Day special, use candles. Lighting scented candles around your home sets the perfect mood for romance. A candle-lit bath or meal is the traditional way of expressing love as well. There is nothing like a beautiful candle to set the stage for romance! Of course, Valentine candles also make the perfect gift for that someone special – they are beautiful gifts and are perfect for pampering.

When selecting special Valentine’s Day candles for gifts or romance, look for beautiful candles in soft colors. As well, look for quality luxury candles which produce less soot and burn cleanly. There’s nothing very romantic about a cheap candle! Perfect Valentine’s Day candles have soft, floral scents or spicy scents that set the stage for painting the town red. Perfect Valentine’s Day candles include the A Scent of Scandal Get Lei’d Candle, the A Scent of Scandal Hot Mama Candle, the A Scent of Scandal Me So Thorny Candle, the Archipelago Home Sweet Pea Candle,  the Carrière Frères Rosa Damascena (Damask Rose) Candle, the Cire Trudon Trianon (White Flowers) Candle, the D.L. & Co. Lady Rhubarb Candle, the Dayna Decker Bardou Candle, the Delirium & Co. Sensual Camellia Candle, the Diptyque Do Son Eau de Toilette, the Diptyque Roses Candle, the Ecoya Pink Champagne LOVE Candle, the Ecoya Sweet Pea & Jasmine Candle, the Jonathan Adler Muse Blanc Candle, the Nest Pink Jasmine Candle, and the Olivina Honeysuckle Rose Candle. All of these candles have soft or sweet and spicy scents that are perfect for the bath, bedroom, or dining table.

For Valentine’s Day gift giving, the Belle Fleur Petite Trio Floral Candle Gift Set is an ideal gift. These pretty candles have a wonderful scent that your loved one is sure to love. Another great gift option is the very sophisticated Seda France French Tulip 3 Wick Candle. With a scent as luxurious as that of the finest perfumes, this candle offers lots of soft light and a rich scent, thanks to its three wicks. The Voluspa Floraison Six Candle Gift Set is another great gift option for Valentine’s Day. The floral scented luxury candles can be used alone or can be mixed and matched to create a signature fragrance in any home.

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