Halloween DIY Printed Candles
Steampunk Inspired Tutorial As well as my usual stitching, I'm also busy preparing for George's Halloween birthday party. I kept my eyes open throughout the Summer car boot sale season for anything fitting our Victorian Gothic / Steampunk theme and now have lots of lovely upcycling projects to share over the next few weeks! Firstly we want the house to be candlelit for the dinner but I was taken aback by the price of pillar candles in the shops, so they were a definite on my 'booting…
DIPTYQUE Phoenix candle 190g
Legendary Parisian candlemakers Diptyque were inspired by the enigmatic Phoenix, reborn from his ashes, to create this candle in blue, the colour of immortality. Residing in a fragrant nest covered with leaves and laurels, with bits of cinnamon and Myrrh, beautifully compared to the tears of poets. This mythical creature inspired a perfume of incense and Myrrh enhanced by a warm, burning cinnamon.
AGRARIA AirEssence lavender & rosemary diffuser 218ml
Agraria’s AirEssence™ diffusers diffuse through sola flowers; created by highly skilled artisans who sew the dried peel of the sola plant onto the cotton wick. A natural and environmentally friendly material, each addition is in keeping with the label’s ‘from the earth’ approach to design. As the perfumed essential oils are absorbed, the petals will change to the colour of the oil for a fragrant display bouquet.
THE CONRAN SHOP Laboratory Perfumes Gorse scented candle
Laboratory Perfumes is a British perfumer that draws inspiration from natural flowers, herbs and aromatic botanicals of Britain and beyond. The label has been creating genderless fragrances since 2011, and they're now available at The Conran Shop. First up is the Gorse eau de toilette that opens with citrusy notes, giving way to a rich coconut scent that evokes images of summer in the Provence countryside. If you need us, we'll be pretending we're lazing in the sun with a good bottle of…
DIPTYQUE Tubéreuse large scented candle 1500g
diptyque's luxurious handmade large candles are offered in one of the Parisian label's most classic scents. Tubereuse is a sensuous number derived from a white Mexican bulbous flower, it is also the most expensive floral perfume ingredient in the world. Light to unleash the heady fragrance of this intoxicating beguiling flower and revel in its stunning embossed votive to match.
CIRE TRUDON Abd El Kader room spray 330ml
Enrich your home with style and fragrance with Cire Trudon's elegant Abd El Kader room spray. This luxurious fragrance blends notes of spearmint, lemon, blackcurrant, mint, ginger and clove for a remarkable scent diffusion. The fragrance is presented in an antique-style atomiser in moulded green glass, made by hand by an Italian glassmaker in Vinci and finished with the Cire Trudon emblem.
MAD ET LEN Bougie Fumiste Black Afghan square iron candle 300g
Mad et Len is an artisanal fragrance house based in southern France, near Grasse. Founders Sandra Fuzier and Alexandre Piffaut specialise in perfumes, candles and home fragrances made from natural ingredients such as this Bougie Fumiste Black Afghan square candle. Handmade from soy wax, this candle is infused with organically aged essential oils and comes in an iron vessel hand crafted by French metal craftsmen artisans.
MAX BENJAMIN Cologne Retro candle 5.15kg
Headed by brothers Mark and David van den Bergh, Max Benjamin is named after the sons of sister, and founder, Orla. The duo pays homage to their father with the Cologne Retro candle, using light citrus notes, reminiscent of the cologne he would wear for work. Lemon, bergamot and mandarin are met with pineapple and jasmine, invigorating the fragrance of the home instantly.
HAECKELS GPS 12’ 0”E raspberry leaf eau de parfum diffuser 100ml
Refining their scents by associating them with GPS co-ordinates, this eau de parfum diffuser from Haeckels focusses on the beautiful, rare and wholly natural. The smell of the sea is carried by the wind to mix with the berries, flowers and wild parsley to create a fragrance that is fresh, but shows that the history surrounds the location in every direction.
Candleholder with scented candle | WallpaperSTORE*
Perhaps the best way to showcase the beauty of horn is to illuminate it, as this small candleholder proves. The scented candle’s flame perfectly highlights the material’s grain and natural pattern. Handmade in Italy, the finely polished design is formed and sculpted by skilled craftsmen in Arcahorn’s Le Marche workshop. The candle is removable so can be replaced by your preferred scented candle.
'Ma Grenade à Moi' candle - Rabih Kayrouz | WallpaperSTORE*
A message of peace wrapped in a grenade-shaped wax candle, Rabih Kayrouz's 'Ma Grenade à Moi' unveils a powerful idea of hope and promise. Exclusively available through WallpaperSTORE*, the candle was commissioned for The Shop, an offering of home and office products selected by House of Today, WallpaperSTORE* and guest curator Nicolas Bellavance-Lecompte, and forms part of a collection that showcases the best of Lebanese design.