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Coffee Beans & Olfactory Fatigue.

Have you ever spotted small tins of Coffee Beans on our tables at craft fairs or trade shows and wondered what they are for? Well it’s because when you are smelling lots of different fragrances, as you will when you visit us at a show, and you try out each one of our candle fragrances, changing Read More

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Citronella Tin Candle – New for Summer 2016

Large Citronella Tin Candle – New for Summer 2016 Larger 200ml tin: perfect for outdoors, pic-nics, barbecues, & travel! 40 hour burn time approx. Citronella is sweet and lemony, air clearing & refreshing. It has reputed repellent qualities for smaller flying insects. Handmade in Ireland and fragranced using only Pure Essential Oils. With no paraffin, Read More

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Adventures in Soap!

There are many talented and creative artisan soap makers in Ireland, and for the past number of years Dave and I have been working with a selection of these producers, in an effort to create an all-natural, handmade soap, that is kind, simple and like our candles: fragranced using only pure essential oils. Our customers Read More

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Pacific Ylang-Ylang New Fragrance for Spring – Summer 2016

Focus on Fragrance – Pacific Ylang-Ylang Pacific Ylang-Ylang Emma’s New Fragrance for Spring – Summer 2016 Pacific Ylang-Ylang, a rare Indonesian flower along with French Lavender and Italian Bergamot pure essential oils blend to create balmy feelings of joy, hope and romantic calm. Ylang-Ylang (pronounced “ee-lang ee-lang”) is also known as “flower of flowers”, it’s exotic Read More

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Scented Candles and Atmospheric Pollution in the home.

Scented Candles and Atmospheric Pollution in the home. In a recent study Professor Alastair Lewis of the National Centre for Atmospheric Science in York, England looked at the presence of volatile organic chemicals (VOCs) in six similar homes over 5 days. Limonene was the chemical found in the highest levels.  The houses using the most Read More

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When in Nice…

While in Nice, France last week, we took a trip to the beautiful nearby medieval town of Eze with it’s dainty and steep cobble streets, ancient stone built homes with their hobbit sized intricately carved doors and windows turned into modern day craft makers and artist’s shops, adorned with creeping Mediterranean flowers and friendly cafes. While visiting Read More

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Limited Edition Seasonal Fragrances

Limited Edition Seasonal Fragrances At certain times of the year we may find we are drawn to certain fragrances, like warm and spicy notes in the colder months from Autumn into Winter, and then bright floral and citrus scents in the Spring and Summer. Emma has cleverly  included pure essential oils in these seasonal blends that are particularly appropriate Read More

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Masala Chai – New Candle Fragrance release for Autumn Winter 2014

 Focus on Fragrance – Masala Chai Masala Chai – New Candle Fragrance release for Autumn Winter 2014 Inspired by the delicious and intense flavours of traditional Indian masala spice blends used to flavour and enhance black tea, Emma’s new Masala Chai candles and wax tart melts contain a luxurious pure essential oil blend of the Read More

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Focus on Fragrance: Citrus Blend

Focus on Fragrance: Citrus Blend Focus on Fragrance: Citrus Blend Citrus Blend contains Lemon, Lime, Orange & Grapefruit for a tangy, sunny scent to lift the spirits.  When you peel a Lemon, Lime, Orange or Grapefruit and smell the fantastic aroma of citrus oils, it is actually the natural essential oil held within the rind Read More

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Focus on Fragrance: Orange & Palmarosa

Focus on Fragrance: Orange & Palmarosa    Orange & Palmarosa Blend is sweet, calming and uplifting for happiness and warmth. My own personal favourite! I find the fragrance sweet, fruity, joyful and very different to any other fragrance out there! Palmarosa is a little known plant, we are always asked what it is, as many people Read More