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Candle questions

Discussion in 'Fine Living, Home, Design & Auto' started by mafoofan, Sep 3, 2013.

  1. mafoofan

    mafoofan THE FOO Dubiously Honored

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    So, wait, if you have nice candle holders, where the hell are you supposed to find nice scented candles to fit in them? It seems all the fancy candle makers (Cire Trudon, Diptyque, etc.) only may jar candles.

    One guy at a shop told me to just put the whole jar in the candle holder. Is that right? Sounds like it would look super stupid.
     


  2. StephenHero

    StephenHero Black Floridian

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    Since when has that stopped you from doing something?
     


  3. Butler

    Butler Senior member

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    "scented candles" I don't think (hope) so!
    :bigstar:
     


  4. mafoofan

    mafoofan THE FOO Dubiously Honored

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    Are you opposed to scented candles in general, or merely scented candles in candle holders?
     


  5. SkinnyGoomba

    SkinnyGoomba Senior member

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    Most of the beeswax candle shops can source them for you. I have a pair of German silver candelabras that require a very heavy 'taper', heavier than a local shop would carry.

    I prefer beeswax because they do not smoke or drip very much at all.

    I assume you need a pillar style candle?
     


  6. NorCal

    NorCal Senior member

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    And they're off!!
     


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    dopey Senior member Dubiously Honored

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  8. mafoofan

    mafoofan THE FOO Dubiously Honored

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    Help.
     


  9. SkinnyGoomba

    SkinnyGoomba Senior member

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    I can look up my candle maker if you need. I'm very happy with the beeswax tapers that she has made for me.
     


  10. mafoofan

    mafoofan THE FOO Dubiously Honored

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    But are they scented?
     


  11. SkinnyGoomba

    SkinnyGoomba Senior member

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    They smell like beeswax.

    I have a diffuser for scents.
     
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  12. mafoofan

    mafoofan THE FOO Dubiously Honored

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    Let's put this another away.

    Assume a jar candle.

    Are there any nice ways to display it?
     


  13. SkinnyGoomba

    SkinnyGoomba Senior member

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    Baccarat had some great stuff for that.
     


  14. StephenHero

    StephenHero Black Floridian

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    [​IMG]
     


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    +10[sup]10[sup]100[/sup][/sup]

    Scented candles, advice, for the display of. I take back all my suspicions about Foo not having a sense of humor.
     


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