Friday, February 11, 2011

February Candle of the Month

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Romance is in the air! Since Valentine's Day is just a few days away I wanted to go with an ultra floral scent this month. There is nothing more romantic than weddings and one of my favorite wedding dress designers is Vera Wang (check out our wedding day here) so I looked to her classic Floral Bouquet Candle for inspiration (9.5 oz, $34).
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The simple glass jar features her elegant "love knot" signature in silver. The silver plate it sits on was a clearance purchase from Bath and Body Works a few years ago, but I think this may be the first time I have used it.

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The description of the scent is "modern and fresh with notes of lily of the valley, gardenia, blossoming damask rose, leafy greens, and watery nuances" which brings back wonderful memories for me because lily of the valley was featured in all of our wedding flowers.
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With 60 hours burn time I think we will be feeling the romance all month long!
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If you love floral scents this is an extremely fragrant candle! If you are a little sensitive to strong fragrances I would either skip this one or just light it in small intervals since it is subtle when unlit, but really releases scent fast and strong when burning.
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What is your favorite floral scent/candle? Any big plans for V-day?

9 comments:

the gardeners cottage said...

my favorite candle is aveda's shampure scent. fresh and clean not perfumey at all.

xo
janet

Rachel Noelle said...

Beautiful photos and the candle sounds wonderful!Have a wonderful weekend~ Hugs, Rachel

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Melissa said...

holly ~ i LOVE that table, is it available on whiteberry, i need one for our front entry way and can't seem to find one that size. what are the dimensions? email me! melissa.armstrong@bell.net

Janell @ Isabella and Max said...

Just found your blog via Stefanie at the Brooklyn Limestone...adore what I see!!! Janell

youwannawhat said...

i love the scent of vanilla...just feels like home to me. the candle looks lovely on the table!

Seagrass Interiors said...

My favorite scent is anything with Gardenia! So light and fresh. What a great giveaway and a beautiful candle!

Melissa

Frederick said...

Chamomile scent is my favorite, it is relaxing..
I like your table...

Baylor Love said...

I can't wait to get a whiff, sounds wonderful!

I usually choose candles that smell like cotton or rain or fresh laundry. :-)

Molly W. said...

Blackberry Vanilla by Trapp -best.smell.ever.

 
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