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...
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,...
WHAT IS THE BEST MODE OF DISTRIBUTION FOR MY CANDLES?
If you read our blog Starting a Candle Business, you know we touched a bit on this subject but with so many options, we ...
WHAT PRICE CATEGORY DO MY CANDLES FALL INTO?
And can I make a profit? In our previous blog STARTING A CANDLE BUSINESS, we discussed: Setting the prices for your c...
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...
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 making wooden wick candles, some of the t...
Making a Pillar Candle with Wooden Wicks
Most people think wooden wicks are just for container candles, but did you know, you can use wooden wicks for pillar can...
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 ...
How to Make a Multiple Wick Candle!
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 on...
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 up some confus...
Know Your Fragrances
If you’ve read our post about Candle Fragrance, then you already know a little about the important role candle scent plays in your final product.  You also now ...