candle, candle burning bright…
sparkling, sustainable decor

 

Candles come in all sorts of shapes and sizes from tiny tea lights to giant pillar candles. To keep your candles eco-friendly, stick to those made with soy, beeswax or other natural, plant-based waxes instead of paraffin. Scents can come from natural, essential oils, or even some fragrance oils. Candles add sparkle and dimension to your space and can create a festive, cozy or romantic atmosphere. Mixing and matching your candles will create a magical display for any occasion. Candles aren’t limited to the dining table, use them throughout your home to bring instant sparkle and charm. Continue reading

it’s the little things…
sustainable stocking stuffers

Sometimes, it’s the little things that matter, and sometimes, you just need a little gift that says big things. Maybe it’s a little something extra to go with the bigger gift. Or it’s a collection of little things that all go together. Or maybe it’s that little something that says “I’m thinking of you.” Whatever the reason, stocking stuffers shouldn’t be an afterthought. We’ve rounded up some of our favorite little, and not so little, somethings that all make great gifts.

Light up their world

Candles are the perfect little something. Just about everyone loves them, they’re pretty, practical, and you can find gorgeous, and green, candles for everyone.

Pamper them

Not just for the ladies, the gift of a little pampering is ideal for the person who has everything.

For your furry friend

Fido and Fluffy deserves stockings, too! Fill theirs with sustainable treats that are good for them, and good for the planet!

Pair with a potable

If you’re giving a bottle of their favorite libation, include some themed stocking stuffers to go along with.

Something different

Because sometimes, you need something that really stands out.

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home for the holidays…
creating atmosphere

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You’ve cleaned your guest room, stocked up on linens, planned out the menu and even tackled the table. Getting a jump on all the prep well before the annual holiday family invasion begins is a great way to ensure things go smoothly and with as little stress and hassle as possible. Now that you’ve got your space all spruced up, there’s one more thing to think about before guests start arriving, and that’s atmosphere.

You’ve decorated and dressed, cleaned and organized, primped, primed, and prepped everything you possible could, what else can there be? Creating the right atmosphere seems like a small thing, but in reality, it’s that finishing touch that ties it all together. After spending so much time and effort on everything else, you don’t want it to all fall apart for lack of a scented candle.

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decorate with candlelight…
it makes everything gorgeous

Candlelight

Candlelight is like magic. The soft, flickering light is universally flattering and sets a mood that is almost irresistible. Candles bring subtle sparkle to any space, and they’re wonderful style chameleons as well – they can be glamorous and elegant, or rustic and homey. Choose natural beeswax candles, or those made from eco-friendly soy wax, and they’re an amazingly green choice that adds unbelievable drama to your home. Go ahead, decorate with candlelight!

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