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 mean tha...
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 you need to hire a graphic design...
Wick Height
So, we are not exactly talking about flame height here, although the two topics are closely related. We want to be reall...
13 WICKED WOODEN WICK MYTHS
If you do a web search for “Wooden Wick”, you are certain to find a great deal of misleading and confusing information, ...
WHO WOULD WANT TO BUY MY CANDLES?
If you had a chance to read our blog Starting a Candle Business, then you already have a basic understanding of how to t...
WHAT IS CANDLE SWEATING?
Candle Sweating is probably exactly what you think it is. It is when there are little beads of oily residue, “sweat”, on the surface of the candle. Occasionally...
STARTING A CANDLE BUSINESS
Are you ready to take your candle-making hobby to the next level and make it a business? Or perhaps you have never even attempted to make a candle, but are look...
WHAT ARE SINK HOLES?
Have you ever had a candle that was burning perfectly fine, and then suddenly it burned way down, and at that point mayb...
WHAT IS AN IDEAL FLAME HEIGHT?
When we talk about having the ideal flame height, what we are really talking about is having the correct size wick for t...
WHAT ARE JUMP LINES?
Jump Lines, also known as chatter and stuttering are the unintended horizontal lines or rings around the sides of either...
TROUBLESHOOTING WITH TEAM WOODEN WICK CO.
For anyone who has experience making candles, you know that troubleshooting is just part of the process. As you can imagine, we get quite a few calls and emails...
ALL ABOUT ORIGINAL WICKS
So what is an “Original Wick”? Our premier, all natural, Original Wick is a Single-Ply Wick that is made from native, sappy fruit trees, sourced from Forest...
HOW TO USE A WICK CLIP & SET UP WOODEN WICKS
Ready to get started making super awesome wooden wick candles, but never used a wooden wick before? If you have used cot...
WHAT IS IN A SAMPLE KIT?
If you are reading this post, you have either ordered a sample kit, or are thinking of ordering one. If you are new to m...
How to Conduct a Burn Test!
Conducting a candle burn test  is essential to make sure your candle is going to burn properly.  While burn tests are fr...
What Size Wood Wick Should I Use?
Aside from the question of, how to use wooden wicks, the question we hear most often is “Which size wick should I use?”  The tricky part is, there is no straigh...
How to Make a Wooden Wick Candle
So you want to learn how to make a candle? If you have never made a candle before, and you’re ready to give it a go, we are here to help you! Keep in mind that ...
Choosing the Best Candle Wax
The candle wax you choose is as you can imagine, an important factor, as it is the largest component in a candle.  There...
Candle Safety
I know we’ve all heard it a million times, but when it comes to safety, sometimes hearing it again certainly doesn’t hur...
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, ...
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 of your candle.  Whil...