New Melts

I’ve been busy in the studio this week adding a new scent to my wax melt collection. This one is going to be really good for indulging yourself in some relaxation and self-care. Bliss.

Did you know – “Amethyst Crystals are said to relieve an individual from stress and strain and help balance your mood along with many other properties & aids with activating spiritual awareness.”

Well, now you do you may want to give my Amethyst & Lily wax melt a go.

The wax melts come in packs of 4 bars, and you can now choose each scent yourself. They are all vegan-friendly so go have a look and find your favs!

Oud-alicous

If you follow us on social media, you might have seen that I’ve recently been to Dubai (yep, still talking about it – it had been rescheduled 4 times, so let me off!) and it was everything we had imagined and more. Visited the top of the world’s tallest building? Done! Cocktails at the Armani Hotel? Yep that too. Sipping champers at the swim up bar? Couldn’t say no! Expo2020? We just had to. 

Anyway, I sidetrack, one of my most favorite fragrances in the whole world is Oud and it’s been used for centuries in the Middle East, India and South-East Asia. So while on holiday I visited the Perfume Souk and it was everything I wanted it to be, needless to say, I came home with enough Oud perfume to last me (and probably most of the North East!) a lifetime.  My most favourite was Rose and Oud, as I found it to be strong and musky but with floral top notes, keeping it light.  

As soon as I got home, the search was on to find the perfect oil and I managed to get my mitts on some.  I’m certain you’re going to love it just as much as I do. 

Aside from it’s gorgeous scent, the benefits of Oud in your home are just amazing. It is often associated with harmony, serenity of spirit and when used regularly, the removal of destructive and negative energies in the home.  It’s a highly effective aid for meditation, as it’s also known to enhance mental clarity. 

See Inside The Hot Wax Studio 👀

Hi – Happy Friday!  

I’ve been mega busy over the last few months working on giving my studio a proper little glow up.  When I started making my soy wax candles back in March last year, it was in my tiny tiny kitchen (cute fridge though, right?) and it was only a matter of time before my husband started divorce proceedings due to me getting wax EVERYWHERE and on everything.  

My tiny tiny kitchen!

After weeks of trying to find a solution and scoping out potential studios, I stumbled across The John Marley Centre.  It’s the most stunning art deco building which used to be an old school. I instantly fell in love and it’s full of artist studios and other like-minded creatives (I felt like I’d come home!). This is the perfect place for me to make my vegan candles and not bother anybody!

I officially took the leap and got the keys on 9th July last year. I’ve never looked back and it’s been a slow and steady race trying to get it to where it is now. Below you will see what it looked like when I moved in, but scroll down to see what I’ve done with the place! ❤️  

The first week I moved in

AND JUST LOOK AT THE TRANSFORMATION!

I now have a gorgeous space to make my candles, pack all your lovely orders and sit and do my admin (and there’s A LOT of it to be done – those markets don’t organise themselves, sadly!) 

You’re now able to pop to my studio by appointment to come see the candles and in the coming months I’m looking forward to having open nights and making the most of the gorgeous common room – think of an evening with all your favourite candles, some fizz and some music, and you’re on the right track. 

John Marley Centre – Common Room

Keep an eye out for Henry – the office pooch is usually sniffing about somewhere….

I’m so so lucky to have my own space, and it wouldn’t be possible without you lovely lot. SO thank you for all your ongoing support. It really does mean the world to me.  If you;’d like to make an appointment to drop by and sample my candles please use the contact form.

Have a great weekend!  

Ash xoxo 

Our best-selling candle…

We now do wax melts!

Watermelon Sugar High…

For a little while I’ve been working on my new summer scents and  what screams Summer more than watermelon? 

Enjoy this warm-weather treat any time of the year! Our Single Wick Candle is made with 100% vegan soy wax and a high concentrate of sweet, juicy watermelon fragrance oil, which will fill any room.  Our candles burn for around 20-30 hours and this one really does smell good enough to eat! 

Mam’s The Word

Mam’s, Mum’s, Mammy’s, Mummy’s, Grandma’s, Best Friends, Step Mums, Aunties, Mums-to-be, Dog Mums… whoever the special lady in your life is, we’ve curated some gorgeous bundles for you to show her your love this Mothers Day. Last day for postage is WEDNESDAY 23 MARCH

Our bundles are:

1) Any 1 candle for £12.00

2)Any 2 candles plus 1 box of wax melts for £25.00 (saving you a whopping £11.00)

3) 3 candle gift set & wax melts for £35.00 – includes free delivery!

All bundles come with a FREE personalised mother’s days card. Let us do the hard work this year 🖤

Product Reviews

Thanks so much for all the love recently. I’m overwhelmed by the comments you lovely people are making about my candles. Keep it coming!

These reviews are so helpful to us.- next time you light a candle please feel free to leave a nice review on the website to guide other customers in the right direction!

Ash ❤️

Back In Stock – AND 20% OFF

So Christmas is over already! How does it go so fast! 

We’re now in the bit in between where you don’t know the day or time or anything logical, however it’s proven a great time to get stuck into my studio and restock! 

Our Lavender soy wax candle has flown out over the last few weeks so I’m all fully restocked and ready to go again!

Wha’s more, I’m giving everyone a cheeky little 20% discount off all my candles until the end of January!

Wow – Sold Out!

What a week we’ve had!

We sadly had to cancel our final market of the year as you beauties sold us out of EVERY SINGLE CANDLE.

It was a crazy busy weekend but we wouldn’t have it any other way! THANK YOU for your support over the last 9 months. We can’t wait to see what 2022 has in store for us, but we do know it’s going to be a belter!

Have a wonderful, rested Christmas and a fabulous New Year…here’s to 2022! 

Love, Ash xx

GET READY FOR CHRISTMAS – Last Posting Dates

How is it the 01 December tomorrow? That’s just 24 sleeps until the big guy turns up, or more importantly only 17 online shopping days, if you want your candles in time for Christmas.

The last guaranteed delivery for Christmas with Royal Mail is Saturday 18 December.

Fear not though, those last minute North East shoppers, we’ve got you covered!!! We’re still offering FREE local delivery to selected postcodesuntil 23 December. We’ll be working away like Santa’s Elves!

You can also catch us at the following markets too: Market Page

Not all our markets are indoors….

Lots of love Ash x

In the words of bing crosby… 🎵It’s BEGINNING To Look A Lot Like Christmas🎵

With Halloween out of the way (and what a lovely time we had with our Pumpkin Spice candles!), we now turn our sights to Christmas. Secretly in the background we’ve been planning our winter products that encompass everything Christmassy, and they’re the perfect candles for snuggly nights in.

So, here they are, our Christmas candles. Let me tell you a little about each one.

Après-Ski

Just imagine the smell of a proper Christmas tree, fresh from the French Alps (or Chopwell Woods, but I’m setting the scene here!) This truly is Christmas in a jar & the fresh frosted pint scent will have you feeling all festive in no time! The name “Après Ski” came from our love of Skiing in Morzine (I also forever wanted to live in that bauble!)

Winter Spice

Winter Spice is a heavy blend of bergamot, pink peppercorns, cinnamon, tobacco and saffron.  The perfect winter candle to warm up any space. You’ll be sipping mulled wine in no time at all!

Cashmere & Musk

The perfect candle for some cosy winter indulgence! Beautiful base notes of winter florals with warmth from saffron & musk. Imagine, thick socks, fleecy blankets, and hot chocolate… dreamy!

Cinnamon

Nothing says “Christmas” more than Cinnamon.  Our beautiful hand-poured cinnamon candle is warm and spicy with a slight citrus note. This beaut needs no further introduction!

Winter Spice Scented Candle
Winter Spice Scented Soy Wax Cande
Christmas scented candle
Apres-Ski Scented Soy Wax Cande
Cashmere & Muskc Scented Soy Candle
Cashmere & Muskc Scented Soy Candle
Cinnamon Scented Candle
Cinnamon Scented Soy Wax Cande