How to Make a Multiple…

Among the many benefits of using a wooden wick over a cotton wick is that you can use up to a 5” diameter candle with only…
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Candle Making Terminology

If you are a candle-making-old-timer you most likely know all of this and then some, but if you are a new candle-maker, hopefully this will clear…
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An interview with Sarah Cooley,…

We love our customers and we delight in seeing our wicks in the beautiful products they create!   What’s the Story? In 2012 Sarah Cooley started…
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FINISHING A CANDLE WITH A…

When and why would you need to use a heat gun in the candle making process? Well, have you ever poured a batch of candles only…
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Candle Fragrance Basics

Did you know that 75 to 80 percent of all candles sold in the U.S. today are scented? Fragrance is one of the most defining characteristic…
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How to Conduct a Burn…

Conducting a candle burn test  is essential to make sure your candle is going to burn properly.  While burn tests are frequently used to first determine…
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GOODBYE 2017, HELLO NEW YEAR!

Dear Wooden Wick Customer Family, 2017 was quite the year! We want to take a moment to say a heartfelt thank you for being our valued…
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TRENDS: 2017 IN SUMMARY &…

As 2017 comes to a close and we try to stop for a moment to catch our breath (frankly, we have been running around like chickens…
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Our interview with AC Brown,…

GOODNIGHT DARLING Co., of  Beltsville, MD www.goodnightdarling.co What’s the Story? AC has suffered from insomnia since the age of 14. Frustrated by not being able to…
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How To Sell Scented Product…

Some products are easy to sell online, while others (like candles) are slightly more challenging. Products that you need to smell, taste or feel can be…
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FESTIVE HOLIDAY CANDLES

Can you believe the holidays are here already?! Didn’t we just make those New Years resolutions and join that gym that we went to for a…
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NITTY GRITTY BUSINESS STUFF

Ugh…. Where to even start? We’re guessing if you are starting a candle business, you are most likely an artsy creative type… but being creative doesn’t…
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HELP I NEED A LOGO!

You have settled on the best damn name anyone has ever heard for your candle line, and now you need a logo. Where to start? Do…
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CHOOSING A BRAND NAME

If you had a chance to read our previous blog STARTING A CANDLE BUSINESS, then you know our suggestion was “the simpler, the better”. We also suggested…
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Wick Height

So, we are not exactly talking about flame height here, although the two topics are closely related. We want to be really clear about wick height when making candles…
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WHAT IS THE BEST MODE…

If you read our blog Starting a Candle Business, you know we touched a bit on this subject but with so many options, we think it’s worth…
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PRE-CLIPPED… ONE STEP CANDLE WICKING!

For those of you who are using wooden wicks, you already know how much easier they are to work with than cotton wicks. Since wooden wicks are rigid,…
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WHAT PRICE CATEGORY DO MY…

And can I make a profit? In our previous blog STARTING A CANDLE BUSINESS, we discussed: Setting the prices for your candles has to do with your costs…
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IT ISN’T JUST ABOUT THE…

Here we are… clocks have fallen back, the air is crisp and cool (well, depending on where you live anyway), the holidays are just around the…
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WHAT MAKES YOUR CANDLES DIFFERENT?

OK, let’s face it, this is a tough one... there are so many candle brands large and small, creative crafters, Etsy sellers, and honestly just so many talented…
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