5 Ex-Boyfriends: The first time I made this candle, I was instantly transported back to high school! Think Men’s Cologne circa 1999. Woody, aromatic, aquatic & sophisticated. It’s a funny name and one of our most popular scents!
Apple Maple Bourbon: An intriguing, upscale take on a traditional apple spice fragrance. This mouthwatering, boozy scent starts with top notes of apple, cinnamon, and a hint of orange. Bourbon and butter are the heart of this fragrance, while rich, sweet maple and vanilla finish off this irresistible baked apple dessert. This fragrance is infused with natural essential oils, including cinnamon leaf, tangerine, mandarin, and orange.
Banana Nut Bread: If you are into baked good scents, look no further! This fragrance captures the mouth-watering bakery aromas of a homemade classic. Top notes of toasted walnut and ripe banana combine with nutmeg and sugar for a blend that’s perfectly nutty and sweet. Vanilla and cake base notes enrich the sweetness in this toasty scent. This fragrance oil is infused with natural essential oils, including cinnamon leaf, nutmeg, orange, and lemon.
Blue Sage & Sea Salt: An intensely clean scent inspired by the Northern California coastline with notes of bergamot, sea salt, beach sage, eucalyptus, jasmine and lavender on a base of sea grass, white cedar, amber & rosewood.
Cafe Mocha: Our Fresh Coffee scent with added rich, bittersweet chocolate to create a comforting aroma of mocha goodness. Smells good enough to drink, but definitely don’t do that. You can’t drink wax, you weirdo.
Caramel Apple: Fresh, crisp apple slices dipped in gooey, rich caramel with a touch of buttery maple, sweet vanilla and warm cinnamon. It smells every bit as good as caramel apples taste! (available seasonally)
Caramel Popcorn: Sweet and salty, this scent is true to the classic American confection. This fragrance is a warm blend of buttery and sweet caramel with notes of popcorn, coconut, and vanilla. This fragrance is infused with with natural essential oils, including Mandarin. This one smells good when you open the tin, but I swear it smells even better burning!
Caramelized Pralines: A decadent and opulent baked good scent with notes of sea salt, caramelized sugar, and rich brown sugar enveloping a nutty pecan and hazelnut. Vanilla, tonka bean, and caramel enhance the buttery goodness of this delicious treat. This fragrance is infused with natural essential oils including orange, patchouli, cedarwood, and clove. The only thing missing is a second line!
Cashmere Delight: This is one of my most nostalgic scents! When I was a little girl, I had a baby doll that looked very real and she would shiver in the sunlight. She smelled just like a new baby did at that time in history, powdered just out of a bath. This scent smells exactly like she did! Notes of Lily and Jasmine arrive on a musk and tonka bean base to create this luxurious fragrance experience. This scent makes me smile every time I smell it! 🙂
Christmas Morning: I really appreciate how scent is tied so strongly into our memory and when I smell this scent, I am transported back to 8 years old sitting on our living room floor staring at our majestic, live Christmas tree. A festive winter forest scent of white pine, Douglas fir and fresh spruce accented by hints of sweet raspberry. It’s the perfect blend of freshness and nostalgia.
Christmas Wreath: There is nothing like fresh Christmas greens! Capture the magic of that scent all season long with this delightful pine aroma. Subtle wood tones support classic pine notes for a fragrance that is smooth yet strong. This fragrance is infused with natural essential oils, including patchouli, cedarwood, fir needle and spearmint.
Cinnamon Buns: Smells just like fresh baked warm cinnamon buns covered with decadent vanilla icing. This fragrance is infused with natural essential oils, including clove. All of the joy of cinnamon rolls, but none of the calories!
Cinnamon Stick: A full-bodied, richly spiced cinnamon scent, true to the smell of whole cinnamon sticks with added toasted nutmeg and a hint of crushed clove finished off with a touch of vanilla and tonka. Cinnamon leaf and cassia leaf essential oils reinforce the aromas, so the distinctive, spicy kick of cinnamon shines through.
Citrus Balsam: A bright and uplifting fragrance of Balsam fir surrounded by sparkling notes of orange, grapefruit, and crushed cranberries with a background of sandalwood, clove, and cinnamon.
Clean Linen: A nostalgic, bold scent that smells like fresh clean sheets that were line-dried on a breezy day. Bright top notes of lemon, apple and ozone, middle notes of jasmine and cotton blossoms with a hints of violet and cedar. This fragrance is infused with natural essential oils, including lemon.
Coconut Lime Verbena: Who needs a whole vacation when you can just use this scent?! This nostalgic summer scent brings a tropical island ambiance to any space. It’s a fun blend of tropical fruits and white florals. Lemon verbena, ripened coconut, and fresh lime combine in this soothing, beachy scent. Lime and orange essential oils brighten up the smooth coconut with pops of juicy citrus. Yes, please.
Cool Citrus Basil: A refreshing blend of citrus and herbs with top notes of lemon and airy ozone. The heart blends cucumber and sweet basil, while geranium rounds out the base. This fragrance is infused with natural essential oils, including Basil, Lemon, and Geranium.
Cranberries & Cloves: A comforting, fresh citrus scent with spicy clove notes and the perfect amount of cranberry to round it out. Sure to bring some holiday cheer to your season!
Crisp Apple: A strong and true version of a fall classic! It combines notes of crisp apples, a hint of cinnamon, and a base of caramelized sugar. This is definitely one of our customers’ fall favorites!
Dragon’s Breath: Dragon’s Blood is a bright red resin harvested from a variety of different plants commonly referred to as “dragon trees,” and has been used for centuries in all kinds of applications like medicine, incense, and dye. This incensy fragrance is a potent, heady blend of sweet, spicy, and earthy notes that’s infused with cedarwood, orange, clove, and patchouli essential oils. I really just didn’t want “Blood” in a scent name so I changed it to Breath. I like being my own boss because I can just do that sort of thing. It totally makes paying sales taxes worth it.
Egyptian Amber: One of the very first candles that I ever made! It is an alluring, woody fragrance with bold musk aromas! A light touch of jasmine and ozone gives way to a heart of sandalwood, leather, and earthy patchouli. Amber and musk base notes wrap up this mysterious and complex fragrance. This opulent fragrance is infused with natural essential oils, including patchouli. If you are into zen scents that put you in the mood for a little R&R, this would be a great choice!
Fall for Me: My sister helped me name this one and I couldn’t be more in love with the name! It’s very easy to fall for this scent! It’s a warm and inviting fragrance that starts with top notes of cinnamon, citrus, and chrysanthemum. At the core of the fragrance, the sweetness of apple and berries combines with green leaves. Pecan and cedar base notes enhance the natural outdoor quality, while balancing the fruit and spice notes. The earthiness of this scent is enhanced by an infusion of cinnamon leaf, patchouli, cedarwood, vetiver, and sandalwood essential oils. It makes me think of home and every nice and comforting emotion that goes with that. (available seasonally)
Fraser Fir: Our #1 most popular scent at the holidays. Nothing screams Christmas quite like Fraser Fir. It’s every wonderful thing about a fraser fir tree, but without all of the mess. Mild citrus top notes, earthy undertones and a woody, fir balsam base. This fragrance is infused with natural essential oils, including fir balsam. You can’t go wrong with this scent!
Fresh Coffee: When I first started making candles, my Mom told me she wanted a straight coffee scent. No hazelnut or vanilla or anything, just coffee. Fresh coffee is just that, coffee with maybe a touch of cream and a hint of sugar. Mama knows best because this is one of our best sellers!
Holly Jolly Holidays: A classic holiday fragrance that tells the story of a cozy holiday night spent watching Hallmark movies in front of the fireplace. Holly Jolly Holidays combines orange spice notes from the kitchen, fir and pine notes from the Christmas tree, and an earthy smokiness from the fireplace. This fragrance is infused with with natural essential oils, including orange, cinnamon, clove, vetiver, and pine.
Honeydew Melon: This is such a happy scent for me! My Mom and I had a home candle party when I was 16 and we used up all of sales credit on Honeydew Melon! Let’s go party with this marvelous, sweet melon scent kissed by strawberry and fresh honeydew.
Honeysuckle Jasmine: This soft, dreamy scent opens with top notes of lemon and ginger before giving way to a heart of jasmine and honeysuckle. Hints of violet, powder, and amyris mingle with wood notes in the base of this well-rounded floral fragrance. The sweet simplicity of this fragrance shines as bright as the Southern sun.
Hot Apple Cider: Nothing unexpected here! Hot apple cider steeped in the traditional mulling spices of cinnamon, allspice, clove, and orange zest. Puts you right in the mood for crisp weather, warm sweaters and fall festivals.
Jack Frost: A subtle, clean scent of shimmering cool water, sugary citrus and a touch of jasmine over a warm amber. I could appreciate snow more if it smelled like Jack Frost.
Jamaican Me Crazy: An explosion of tropical fruits and rum blended into an irresistible summer drink. This fruity scent begins with ripe pineapple, orange, and apple for a super juicy first impression. Middle notes of succulent melon and creamy coconut add to the beachy aroma, while light jasmine notes give it a subtle floral quality. The rum base note turns this fruity fusion into a cocktail with a touch of vanilla that rounds out this delicious fragrance. Orange essential oil ensures the citrus element permeates throughout the scent. This whimsical scent is ideal for spring and summer since it adds a tropical island feel to any room.
Joy to the World: A beautiful, cheerful scent of red berry, juniper, sugar and musk. It’s reminiscent of a Juniper forest covered with the first winter snow.
Lavender: An enchanting, relaxing scent of true lavender with sparks of citrus and a peek of cedar. This fragrance is infused with essential oils, including lavender, orange, lemon, and cedarwood.
Lemongrass: An earthy uplifting scent. Fresh green notes with hints of Meyer lemons and sweet ginger. A best seller! My personal favorite thing about this scent is out of all of the candles that we make, the Lemongrass candle is the favorite of our three boys!
Lemon Pound Cake: This mouth-watering aroma combines fresh bakery notes of yellow pound cake with a sweet lemon glaze and a hint of warm vanilla. This fragrance is infused with natural essential oils, including lemon and clove. YUMMY!
Lemon Verbena: Spunky lemon and a hint of floral verbena combine in this uplifting citrus delight. The scent begins with bright lemon that gives way to a heart of lemon verbena and lemongrass. A vanilla base note grounds this beautiful herbal citrus fragrance. This fragrance is infused with natural essential oils, including citronella, lemon and orange.
Lilac: When I first started out making candles, I chose scents that were my favorites. Then I got smart and I started experimenting more with scents that customers requested. This is one of those scents, which smells just like a gorgeous spring lilac bush in full bloom. I have heard so many people say that they absolutely love lilac, but it’s so hard to find! I’m really happy to carry it for you lilac lovers out there!
Log Cabin: My parents are big into camping and have several little pull behind campers with super cool themes. Each camper has a signature scent and this one happens to be Rosie, the Gypsy Vardo’s signature scent. Log Cabin is a unique, warm and inviting scent. Imagine an open hearth with cedar crackling that you just pulled a fresh cooked apple cobbler from and piled on the sweet vanilla ice cream. It’s earthy, sweet, spicy, fruity and so very welcoming!
Nag Champa: Two words come to mind when I smell this: peaceful and calm! It is a wonderful incense type scent with top notes of powder, amber and hints of rose and lily of the valley. There is a lovely base of sandalwood and patchouli with dark musk and woody violet. This earthy fragrance is reinforced with patchouli and geranium essential oils. If you have ever visited the fabulous little gift shop in DeKalb, IL called Crackerjax, this candle smells just like their charming storefront!
Nature Walk: A compelling, earthy, complex scent that makes you think of a really good smelling man! A base of amber is accented with the oriental woodsy fragrance of cedarwood, balsam and spices blended with sweet musk and vanilla to support the rich fragrance. Hard to describe, but easy to love!
Oakmoss & Amber: I have never been to Lake Tahoe, but it’s on my list of places to visit and when I go, this will be my scent I bring along to burn in the cabin! It’s a luxurious, complex, captivating aroma of orange, grapefruit, and an infusion of sage that enhance the natural earthy quality. Lavender adds a soft floral and herbal touch to the heart of this fragrance, while oakmoss, amber, and tonka round out the base for a beautiful, deep character. One of my absolute favorites and sure to enchant men and women alike! This fragrance is infused with natural essential oils, including sage, lavandin, and orange.
Oceanside: My sister-in-law wanted a candle that smelled like chlorine and sun tan lotion and this was the closest I could come up with for her. She would really prefer we call it “The Saraaaaaa…” A coastal classic with coconut water, mandarin orange, rosewater and tonka bean arriving on a base of sun-bleached driftwood and citrus musks. It will definitely put you in the mood for the beach!
Orange Blossom: A sweet, delicate and fresh, perfectly balanced floral scent. This is not your Grandma’s floral fragrance! It has top notes of petitgrain and bergamot, middle accords of neroli, jasmine and orange blossom, and a light sandalwood base. This fragrance is infused with natural essential oils, including bergamot and eucalyptus. A lush fragrance for spring or summer!
Orange Clove: A vibrant, traditional scent with top notes of grapefruit, lemony citron, and mandarin blended with touches of peach, orange, and delicate cyclamen for an irresistible burst of brightness, finished off with a true clove wrapped with creamy sweet vanilla and spicy cinnamon. This fragrance is infused with natural essential oils, including grapefruit, orange, and lemon.
Peace Love & Bamboo: Need some more Zen in your life? Just add this scent! It overflows with the lushness of green coconut, fresh leaves, and tender fruit notes. This soothing blend has a luxurious softness that is reminiscent of a spa, or a tranquil bamboo forest. The fragrance is beautifully grounded by touches of wood and vanilla. Lemon, cedarwood, eucalyptus, lavandin, patchouli, and spearmint essential oils add layers of depth to this complex fragrance.
Peace on Earth: Fall in love with Peace on Earth, a perfectly festive holiday fragrance that fans of fresh woodsy scents will find appealing any time of year. It begins with top notes of invigorating eucalyptus and camphor, while middle notes of pine and fir are reinforced by a touch of spiced clove. Cedarwood and patchouli in the base ground this cheery scent. This fragrance is infused with natural essential oils including cedarwood, fir, and patchouli. Who couldn’t use a little Peace on Earth right about now?
Peachy Keen: The aroma of fresh peach blended perfectly with a hint of the tropics create this rich, sweet and super fun scent. Top notes of mandarin, raspberry and coconut are mixed with a robust peach punch in a sweet vanilla base. Did you eat the peach rings as a kid? Yep. Smells exactly like those!
Pearfect: See what I did there?! I can’t pass up a Dad joke even as a Mom. A sweet indulgence of ripe, juicy pear and cask aged brandy smoothed out with a touch of vanilla and spice. A rare balance of natural freshness and mouthwatering sweetness that can be enjoyed in any season. It’s perfectly Pearfect!
Peppermint Eucalyptus: Sweet peppermint blended with earthy eucalyptus and hints of cedarwood create a refreshing spa-like scent. This fragrance is infused with natural essential oils, including eucalyptus oil, cornmint oil, cedarwood oil, and patchouli oil. It’s a strong scent that beckons people in and invites them to stay.
Pink Grapefruit: The fresh citrus aroma with green undertones gives this fragrance a true-to-life characteristic that will make your mouth water! Full-bodied notes of bergamot and grapefruit fuse with an herbal bouquet. This fragrance is infused with natural essential oils, including bergamot. One of my personal favorites!
Pumpkin Pie: A delightful fragrance with notes of pumpkin, spices, and a touch of vanilla and caramel. It’s like the perfect piece of pumpkin pie peeking out of the mountain of whipped cream! This fragrance is infused with natural essential oils, including cinnamon, clove, and ginger. (available seasonally)
Pumpkin Souffle: A scrumptious, warm fragrance bursting with fresh pumpkin. Supporting notes of brown sugar, molasses, and spices complete this irresistible bakery fragrance. This scent is infused with natural essential oils, including nutmeg and cinnamon leaf. (available seasonally)
Pumpkin Spice Spice Baby: Comforting and sweet with just the right amount of spice, this scent will remind you of changing colors, pumpkin carving, and bonfires. Toasty top notes of cinnamon, nutmeg, and clove give way to middle accords of silky buttercream and pumpkin. A base of smoked embers and vanilla gives this scent a warm twist on a classic fall fragrance. This scent is infused with essential oils, including clove, cedarwood, copaiba, cypress, elemi, cinnamon bark, and olibanum. My personal favorite pumpkin scent! (available seasonally)
Red Hot Cinnamon: True to its name, his throwback scent evokes memories of childhood fun, from decorating gingerbread houses to watching favorite movies in theaters. Top notes of cinnamon and rich nutmeg stand out right away. A heart of clove reinforces the spice, while sugar and wood notes round out the sweet base. I always think of the cinnamon pine cones available at stores during holiday shopping. It’s not a subtle cinnamon, but more of a ka-pow cinnamon!
Season’s Greetings: A pure and simple combination of bright orange and spicy clove balanced out by smooth cinnamon sure to please anyone this holiday season!
Spa Day: If you need to chill out, this is the scent for you! A calming and balanced fragrance that combines notes of lemongrass and black currant with hints of patchouli and sugarcane. This fragrance is infused with natural essential oils, including Lemongrass, Patchouli, and Lime.
Sunshine & Flowers: A refreshing, wonderful lavender and lemon scent sure to make you smile! The name was inspired after a visit to Whiskey Acres in DeKalb. They make a lovely cocktail called Sunshine & Flowers that is lavender infused lemonade with their fantastic vodka served over ice. I highly recommend it!
Tobacco: My husband convinced me years ago to try out some “Man Scents.” I did it and while they were great conversation starters (Racing Fuel, anyone?), most of them were awful. This was the one really nice scent from that line that I decided to keep. It’s a rich, warm, masculine aroma of fine pipe tobacco with a hint of cinnamon. It warms my heart to hear people say it reminds them of their Grandfather’s pipe.
Utopia: A mystical combination of herbal white tea, ripe raspberries, blackberries, with a hint of citrus and rose. This fragrance is infused with natural essential oils, including cedar, ginger, mandarin, nutmeg, and ylang-ylang. Utopia checks all the boxes for me! Clean? Check. Fruity? Check. A touch of Floral, check. Ethereal? Checkity, check check!
Very Vanilla: A classic favorite of intense vanilla aroma with a subtle touch of cream. You really can’t go wrong with vanilla!
Warm Blueberry Muffin: Smells like the real deal pulled straight out of Grandma’s oven! Enjoy the inviting aroma of this classic breakfast staple with top notes of butter and sugar and mid notes of vanilla and graham cracker finished off with a solid blueberry base. A favorite of our customers!
Witches Brew: This potent and magical concoction is a beautiful blend of earthy, sweet and floral notes. Rich earth notes blend with dark amber and exotic guiac wood for a spellbinding fragrance that captivates the senses. It’s bewitching! (available seasonally)