Candles Should Be As Unique As You Are

April 22, 2015

Custom candles

You have a certain style, an aesthetic that belongs solely to you. We all do. We’re influenced by many people and places, but we each combine those inspirations in a unique way. It’s part of what makes you, you.

Here in our studio, we delight in discovering new vessels and fragrances to create unique candles, handmade by women artisans. Every so often, we gather around a wooden table in western Massachusetts (a rickety dining table, actually) and share our inspirations. We unwrap and tell stories about where we found each vessel and who made it.

It’s the most creative part of what we do, and we love it.

Then comes the hard part. We can’t make all these wonderful new candles… there are too many for our shelves and budget. So we have to choose. That isn’t as fun because it feels so limiting.

Then it dawned on us. Why make the candles in advance? Why make that choice for you? In an instant we envisioned people creating candles that match their own unique style, with a large selection of options to choose from. Wow!

Imagine designing a candle for every purpose, every room, every aesthetic, every mood. The perfect candle, every time.

Welcome to Design Your Own Candle. Over 60 vessels and 24 fragrances that will change and expand every month, soon every week. Plus 3 scent strength levels, so you can even choose the amount of fragrance.

From over 4,000 possibilities, we’ll make one candle, exactly how you like it.

Still handmade by a woman artisan, still supporting women’s entrepreneurship to create a brighter future for all. We’re the same small enterprise changing lives and prioritizing social good above all else. Just doing it in a cool new way.

So go ahead, let your individuality shine! Exclusively from Prosperity Candle.


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Fragrance Guide

Unique soy blend fair trade candles handcrafted by women artisans candles at Prosperity Candle

Amber & Bergamot

Warm and inviting, amber and bergamot combined with subtle notes of geranium, black cardamom, sandalwood and eucalyptus.

Blue Fir & Spice 

Wonderfully fragrant blue fir pine needles combined with cedarwood, bright citrus and a touch of spice evoke the spirit of the holidays.

Chai Tea

Green tea mixed with a cozy blend of cinnamon, clove, cardamom and peppermint reminds you of your favorite tea spot.

Chamomile & Sage

Deeply restful chamomile and fresh sage combine in this soothing herbal, creating an atmosphere of calm and well-being that everyone loves.

Clementine & Lavender

A bright, fresh citrus scent of clementine, tangerine, bergamot and lemon… nicely balanced with French lavender. If you love citrus with a subtle twist, this is for you.

Fig & Citrus

Clean and slightly sweet, fresh figs infused with grapefruit, a hint of orange, and lemon zest atop an earthy base of cedar and oakmoss. Wonderfully nuanced, it’s our favorite fig scent.

French Vanilla & Oak

Sweet, familiar and deeply comforting, French vanilla combined with oak, sandalwood, grapefruit and sea salt with a hint of clove. A unique take on a classic.

Ocean Breeze

There is nothing like a fresh ocean breeze… clean and buoyant ocean air with a joyful blend of freesia, water lilies, lotus and tuberose offers a truly uplifting ambiance.

Orange Blossom & Waterlily

Fragrant orange blossoms mingle with water lily, iris and clementine leaves above a base note of vetiver. This is a delightfully elegant, soft floral.

Peppermint Drop

Just slightly sweet, this blend of crisp peppermint leaves followed by notes of fresh mint leaves will radiate the season’s joy.

Sandalwood & Oakmoss

The warmth of sandalwood blended with Baltic oakmoss, a touch of amber, and hint of patchouli give rise to this gentle wood scent – a perennial favorite.

Unscented

Completely fragrance-free.
Perfect for centerpieces, dinner candles and those who prefer no scent.

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