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DIY Easter Oval Jar Centerpiece

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DIY Project: St. Patrick’s Day Oval Jar Planter

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Valentine’s Day Candle Decor

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Make your New Year’s Party shimmer with Metallics

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Bayberry Holiday Tradition

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Full of Thanks

Happy Thanksgiving Eve! Hard to believe it’s already that time of year again, here’s a few things we are thankful for… YOU! We are so very thankful for all of the wonderful fans and friends who enjoy our candles! All of the amazing retailers across the country who carry our product. Be sure to support […]

How to remove candle wax from oval jars

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Colonial Candle Flagship Open for Business

We are so happy to announce the Colonial Candle Flagship Store is officially open for business! The store sits in the heart of historic downtown Charleston, SC on the corner of Meeting Street and Market Street in the Shops at the Charleston Place Hotel. The store features all your Colonial Candle favorites as well as […]

Simmer Snap Wax Melt How-To

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Inside Scoop at the CC Flagship

Happy Friday! It’s crunch time at the CC Flagship and we’ve had our hands full. (Quite literally, with boxes on boxes on boxes.) Over 12,000 lbs of candles arrived during the past week and the shelves are filling up. As our first truck arrived, we loved hearing a Charlestonian on the street yell, “It’s all the candles! Welcome! […]

Fall is in the air!

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Asking Around: New Taper Colors

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Christmas in July

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5 Candles We Love Right Now

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Dallas Market Recap

Hi Friends! We had a great time last week at the Dallas Market Center spending time with our retailers and sales team. We debuted a bunch of fun new products that we can’t wait to share with you later this year.  Check out some of the instagram photos we took on our trip, including the texas shaped […]

Support Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation

    Join us in supporting a wonderful foundation fighting childhood cancer, Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation. The foundation was founded by a very brave and selfless little girl named Alexandra “Alex” Scott who was diagnosed with childhood cancer shortly before her first birthday. At the age of four, Alex decided to have a lemonade stand […]

New Summer Obsession: The Collection

Looking for a new Summer obsession? Add these five new premium fragrances to the list! Packaged in a beautiful exclusive gift box, these 16 oz 3-wick soy-blend oval jar candles are making a big splash this summer. Our Oval Insider gives us her take on each fragrance:  Oval Insider says, “Don’t let the color fool […]

Shannon’s Trip to Nepal

It’s no secret around here that we’ve got the travel bug. With the release of our new destination collections, we spend countless hours daydreaming about the beautiful places in the world we would like to cross off of our travel bucket lists. Recently, Shannon, our graphic designer and photographer, had the amazing opportunity to spend ten days […]

Cape Cod Roots

With the recent release of our Cape Cod Collection, it seemed only right to take a stroll down memory lane. After all, the 4 C’s in our logo stand for “Colonial Candle of Cape Cod.” Founded in Hyannis, Massachusetts by Mabel Baker in 1909, Colonial Candle was the first U.S. candle company started by a […]

Life Lessons from Mom

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5 DIY Mother’s Day Gifts

  Still not sure what to get Mom for Mother’s Day? Don’t fret! We have 5 easy DIY crafts and all you need is an empty 8 oz oval jar. Make sure you clean your oval jar completely before making the following crafts.       Flowers are a great gift for Mother’s Day. Add a […]

Kelly’s St. Barths Suitcase

Have you thought about what you will pack in your St. Barths suitcase? We loved seeing Beth’s picks, so we decided to ask Kelly, our Online Coordinator, to do the same.  We can’t say we’re suprised about these preppy picks!       Other things you can find in Kelly’s Suitcase: Neutrogena Ultra Sheer Dry-Touch Sunblock […]

Easter Recipes

Looking for a last minute Easter recipe? Amanda, our Product Manager, is just as passionate about cooking as she is candles. We asked her to share a few recipes from her personal collection.   Lemon Pancakes: “Perfect for Easter Brunch” Ingredients: 1/2 cup Greek Yogurt 1/2 cup Freshly-Squeezed Lemon Juice 1 tbsp Butter, Melted 1 […]

Keep Marchin’

25% off all Cucumber Fresca Scented Candles Congratulations Cucumber Fresca, this month is all about you! March is your month to shine. We love your refreshing, cool attitude and welcome you into our homes with a 25% off discount all month long. Your bright green color is perfect for celebrating our favorite March events.   […]

Nice to Meet You

Welcome to 1909 & Meeting, the new Colonial Candle blog. First things first, I’m sure you are already wondering, “Why 1909 & Meeting?” Our blog name brings together the past and the present, representing the rich history of Colonial Candle paired with the fresh, modern look of where we are today. “1909” is the year […]