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Posted by on Dec 13, 2013 in Random | 1 comment

Voluspa – French Bourbon Vanille & Branche Vermeil Candles

Voluspa – French Bourbon Vanille & Branche Vermeil Candles

I do seem to have been writing quite a few candle reviews recently, but it is the perfect time of year for them. I love to close the blinds when it gets dark, and light a scented candle – a fragrance can really help to relax you, or to transport you back to a different time and place. A couple of weeks ago I was VERY lucky enough to receive these Voluspa candles*. Voluspa is a luxury US candle brand – fueled by a love for art, fragrance and elegant illumination, Troy and Traci Arntsen created their first scented candle in their kitchen in 1999, and the brand took off from there. I love their traditional style of logo and the ornate tins and packaging. All of Voluxpa’s luxury candles are made from a coconut wax blend which burns slowly and cleanly with no soot or smoke. Both of these candles are from Voluspa’s Seasons collection. French Bourbon Vanille 3 Wick Tin Candle – this is the larger of...

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Posted by on Oct 7, 2013 in Random | 3 comments

Voluspa – Suede Blanc Votive Candle

Voluspa – Suede Blanc Votive Candle

I purchased this small Voluspa Suede Blanc Votive Candle from Imaginarium in York last week (if you live in the York area you should definitely visit Imaginarium, the shop window displays themselves are worth the visit). I had never heard of Voluspa before, it is a luxury US candle brand. Fueled by a love for art, fragrance and elegant illumination, Troy and Traci Arntsen created their first scented candle in their kitchen in 1999, and the brand took off from there. I was attracted by the traditional luxury style logo and wording on the box, and when I smelled the buttery soft scent I was hooked. Voluspa describe the scent of Suede Blanc… ‘buttery soft sueded leather and rich cedar combine in a blend that is both exotic and refined’. It’s only a small 3oz votive candle, but I have it on the side of the bath and light it whenever I have a soak. It’s my little bit of luxury! The candle wax is a coconut wax blend,...

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