My Candle Collection

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My Candle Collection

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After recently tidying my room and re-organizing a few boxes, I came across a stash of candles. The ones that are in use are all scattered around my home but I didn’t realise I had so many new ones that are yet to burn.

Most of them were presents but I often like to pick up a candle or two when I’m shopping, whether this is at Ikea, a Yankee Candle stall, Primark, or even the Supermarket! The cute little heart shaped tea lights are from Sainsbury’s and is the scent of white fig and Patchouli, they come in a set of nine. It’s not like I need anymore candles but I was drawn in by the novelty of the shape! It was a little house-warming treat to myself! Even though I don’t actually burn them that often, usually only when I have people over and sometimes when I’m having a long bubble bath, but I love having candles all over the home!

The ice cream shaped candle is from Primark and it was only £2.00. I bought it on a whim as it was placed near the checkout! It doesn’t smell very strong and it makes a nice little decoration in my room, I am a fan of little kitschy things like that even though it doesn’t go with the rest of the decor!

My latest addition is a sweet little gift from Kiss-Air Candles, a new and independent company with a lovely range of handmade soy wax candles. The limited edition Wild Bluebell* is a new scent for Spring and consists of jasmine, freesia, orange blossom, milky peach notes, and a musky amber base. It’s a gorgeous floral fragrance, it’s like Summer in the countryside! I don’t like fragrances to be too sugary or sweet as the sickly smell can give me a headache but I love those kind of candles that transport you to a certain memory or reminisce about a particular location, 

Yankee Candles usually do this very well. There’s a sweet little range on Kiss-Air including Cut Grass, Chocolate Cake, Soft Leather and more! Each of the tins burns up to 30 hours and retails at the price of £8.50. There’s also tea lights and wax melts available. Kiss-Air offers a candle club service where you can buy a membership and receive candles on a monthly basis! This is a pretty great idea for those who are obsessed with candles (like me!)



  1. 12th April 2013 / 5:28 pm

    Wow so many candles!! But they are hard to resist, I love a good candle burning to help me relax 🙂

    Kirsti xx

  2. 12th April 2013 / 5:36 pm

    They all look lovely! I wish we could smell them through the computer! haha I can't believe the Ice Cream shaped one was from Primark, it looks lovely:) xo

    Shabby Chic and Tea♥

  3. 12th April 2013 / 5:48 pm

    I'm a bit of a candle addict too. They just change the atmosphere of a room I find. The heart tealights are too cute! xx

  4. 12th April 2013 / 6:16 pm

    Garden Sweet Pea is one of my favourite scents! So floral! 🙂


  5. 12th April 2013 / 6:41 pm

    I bet your house smells lovely!

  6. 12th April 2013 / 8:20 pm

    I'm a candle fiend, my poor other half won't know what hit him when we move in together! I love having them around the house, they create such a nice atmosphere. You have a very impressive collection!
    Nina from little nomad

  7. 12th April 2013 / 8:36 pm

    this is such a cute candle collection! (: i have the raspberry & papaya candle from primark too, it smells so nice but it burnt away very quickly! i love the little ice cream candle, so sweet & yankees are my all time favourite! (:

    L x

  8. 12th April 2013 / 10:27 pm

    What a pretty collection! I love the jelly belly candles they smell amazing, I have 3 pots of toasted marshmallow and bubblegum these are my fav scents 🙂 x

  9. Anonymous
    12th April 2013 / 11:59 pm

    I never would have thought it possible to lust after a candle collection of all things. I have none in the house at the moment and it saddens me! Love the sound of the Toasted Marshmallow and Wild Bluebell ones x

  10. 13th April 2013 / 11:47 am

    Great post, I love candles! I was going to pick up the ice cream one from primark yesterday, but I didn't like the scent

  11. 13th April 2013 / 3:49 pm

    I love the ice-cream like candle 🙂 This is so cute ! Does it smell like a real ice-cream ?? 🙂

    Melanie ♥ ~

  12. 13th April 2013 / 9:38 pm

    I love candles as well so I totally envy you >//< You really have a nice collection

  13. 13th April 2013 / 9:48 pm

    Oh wow the packaging is just adorable!

  14. Anonymous
    14th April 2013 / 10:12 pm


  15. 15th April 2013 / 9:47 am

    I'm so predictable, sometimes it makes even me shake my head – as soon as your blog loaded, my eyes immediately zoomed in on your Jelly Belly Toasted Marshmallow candle. If it's candy-scented, I'm all over it 🙂 I had no idea that Jelly Belly made candles, but I am officially googling where I can get one… or several 😉

  16. 16th April 2013 / 3:47 am

    I LOVE candles, too! Especially the ones from Yankee and Bath & Body Works!<3 They're the best! Also, that raspberry and papaya has to smell REALLy good!:D

  17. 23rd April 2013 / 9:09 am

    I had the jelly bean toasted marshmallow candle and it smelt incredible! Such a strong scent but soooo lovely!

    Great collection xx

  18. 25th July 2013 / 11:42 am

    the jelly belly candle looks amazing! need to get me some yankee candles, so behind the times haha!x

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