7 Reasons Men Love Candles Too

7 Reasons Men Love Candles Too

Candles have long been associated with women, especially when it comes to gifting and self-care.

This stereotype is based on the idea that women are more likely to appreciate the aesthetic and therapeutic benefits of candles, while men are seen as more interested in practical and functional items.

However, this assumption is far from the truth. In fact, there are many reasons why candles are also great gifts for men.

Here are 7 Reasons Why Men Love Candle Too, and why you should consider giving a candle as a gift to the men in your life.

February 08, 2023 — Kate De Palma
business logo candles for employee gifts

Corporate Branded Candles for Your Next Company Event

Corporate Event Favors Candles

Custom branded candles are a great addition to any corporate event. They not only provide a functional and high-quality item for guests to take home, but also serve as a valuable branding opportunity for your business.

Here are 5 reasons why your company should consider custom branded candles for your next corporate event:

January 24, 2023 — Kate De Palma
Romantic Valentines Gifts for Her

Romantic Valentines Gifts for Her

Best Valentines Gifts for Her 2023

Wondering what gift to get your wife, girlfriend, or special someone this year for Valentine's Day? Look no further than our hand-poured scented soy candles in a romantic scent she'll love. 

Here are 7 Reasons Why a Scented Candle is the best, non cheesy Valentine's Day Gift for Her.

January 21, 2023 — Kate De Palma
woman owned small business

5 Reasons to Support Small Business

Welcome to Scented Designs, a woman-owned candle company in San Jose, California since 2016 and a proud, ever-growing small business. 

Perhaps you found us on Google or perhaps someone referred you to us. Either way, we're so glad you're here! And if you are here, we assume that you probably care about some of the same things we do, such as high-quality handmade products and supporting small businesses in the community. 

But have you ever wondered what makes a business a small business anyway, or why it's so important to support them? Here are 5 Reasons to Support Small Business. 

January 16, 2023 — Kate De Palma
Why Branded Candles are the Perfect Corporate Gift

Why Branded Candles are the Perfect Corporate Gift

Are you a business owner or the person in charge of corporate gifting at your company? Are you looking for a fresh idea for how to make a lasting impact with your next batch of corporate gifts for employees or thank you gifts for clients?

Look no further! We've got just the idea for you: company logo candles.

Custom branded candles are a unique and thoughtful way for companies to show appreciation to their employees and clients. Not only are candles a practical and useful gift, but they also offer a range of benefits for businesses looking to promote their brand and strengthen relationships with their audience.

Here are the top 5 Ways Custom Branded Candles can benefit your business.

January 13, 2023 — Kate De Palma
woman shopping for scented candles in a retail shop

Shop Wholesale Candles for Your Store

Are you a retail business looking for high-quality, eco-friendly candles to sell in your store?

Look no further than Scented Designs! We are a small, woman-owned candle business in San Jose, California that specializes in wholesale soy candles, made with high-quality ingredients and hand-poured in small batches.

At Scented Designs, we take pride in our craftsmanship and attention to detail. Keep reading to learn more about why you should shop wholesale candles with us!

January 10, 2023 — Kate De Palma
5 Candles to Boost Your New Year's Resolutions

5 Candles to Boost Your New Year's Resolutions

Candles to Help You Keep Your New Year's Resolutions

I think we can all agree that New Year's resolutions can be pretty stress-inducing - but it doesn't have to be that way! I look at resolutions as a chance to set simple goals that I want to achieve in the new year, rather than strict benchmarks I need to reach in order to have a successful year - because where's the fun in that?

In the spirit of New Year's resolutions and redefining the impact they can have on our year, here are five Scented Design Candles to boost your New Year's Resolutions in 2023 🤩

December 28, 2022 — Kate De Palma
Tips for a Green & Eco-Friendly Holiday Season

Tips for a Green & Eco-Friendly Holiday Season

As a proud member of 1% For The Planet, one of our core values is sustainability and eco-friendly practices! AND, we know how difficult these practices can be around the Holidays. 

If you're looking for ways to be more "green" this Christmas, look no further - we've got some tips for you!

5 tips for being more green this holiday season - from plastic-free gifts to gifts that give back!

December 20, 2022 — Kate De Palma
Best Candles to Celebrate Every Holiday this December

Best Candles to Celebrate Every Holiday this December

Holiday Scented Candles

We love the Holiday season here at Scented Designs, and we honor the various celebrations that happen in the month of December!

In the spirit of the season, we've gathered our best candle recommendations for your specific Holiday needs this month...

December 15, 2022 — Kate De Palma
Using Scentscaping to Elevate Your Home for the Holidays

Using Scentscaping to Elevate Your Home for the Holidays

Here's the one thing you've been forgetting when it comes to decorating your home for the holidays...

I was honored to be a contributing expert to a Livingetc article all about scentscaping recently and they had some great things to say! 

Side note: If you're not familiar with Livingetc, they're a fabulous publication dedicated to the interior design and style. I just love their mission statement: "to report on the now and next in home design and style. Breaking trends, making trends, and offering so much expert insight you have all the decor knowledge you could need."

December 12, 2022 — Kate De Palma
Candle Gift Ideas for Everyone on Your List this Holiday

Candle Gift Ideas for Everyone on Your List this Holiday

In our most recent blog post, we shared our best candle gift ideas by personality, and I hope you found some wonderful gifts!

...AND, we're back this week with more of the best candle gift ideas in case you haven't cleared your list yet.

Check out this list of the best candle gift ideas for everyone on your list this Holiday season!

December 05, 2022 — Kate De Palma
Holiday scented candles

Best Candles to Gift This Year by Personality

Let's just come right out and say it - shopping for your favorite people can be difficult! I get it. Everyone has different interests and personalities, and it can be hard to know when you've found the right gift.

Good news is, candles are a universally well-loved and utilized gift AND I can help you find the best scented candle gifts for your favorite people!

November 29, 2022 — Kate De Palma