Posts Tagged ‘candles’

January 7th, 2014 No Comments

use beeswax as a place card holder for cold winter dinners

A simple, but fantastic idea for place cards is to take a piece of beeswax and roll into an instant holder. Most taper candles come with a small sheet of plain beeswax to help secure the candles in your candlestick holder. We carry taper candles over on the Little Blue Dish Shop, which come with small rectangular beeswax sheets and the best thing is our tapers are all on sale! We have over 16 colors to choose from and they are all made in Kansas City. Use the coupon “freeshipping” at check out to save even more.  If you have … Read more

December 20th, 2012 No Comments

owners ken weiner & pam fleischer keep the flame burning at the creative candles company in kansas city, missouri

As usual the owners of Creative Candles, Ken Weiner and Pam Fleischer are right on trend. As Pantone announced Emerald Green as 2013’s color of the year, Creative Candles was already selling and shipping their new color “Emerald” green in their new Metallics line, also consisting of Silver, Gold and Ruby. In the new year Copper, Pearl and Sapphire will be introduced in Metallics- giving you a glimpse of future color trends perhaps?  Founded in 1961 by Duane and Nancy Benton, the Benton’s sold the company in 1998 to two business men, and then in 2005 husband and wife, … Read more

November 6th, 2012 No Comments

candles don’t just have to be for birthdays

Using candles, especially in the fall and winter when days are shorter, always add excitement and warmth to gatherings. Whether it’s just an afternoon of sweets & coffee with your friends or a dinner party, candles make it seem extra special. We carry candles in over 15 colors and range in sizes from 6″ to 18″ to go with most any color palette. We had mini cupcakes yesterday in the office with hot chocolate. In keeping with our neapolitan color palette this week I put them out on a dark wood vintage tray and used pink paper circlesRead more

June 5th, 2012 No Comments

tabletop: whites, creams & metallics

Since summer is upon us, using coral and starfish for a centerpiece seems appropriate and so pretty in a white, cream and metallic color palette. I love using natural objects like the coral vs. flowers sometimes because I can set the table in advance and not have to worry about the centerpiece wilting or dying too early before my guests arrive. This coral piece and starfish I had as accents around my home and I just moved them to the table for a quick and easy centerpiece. Calligraphed place cards and a menu card, always make a table setting elegant … Read more

June 4th, 2012 No Comments

color palette: whites, creams & metallics

Creative Candles, the Kansas City, Missouri based candle company that is known for their slow, dripless burn quality and amazing colors has introduced METALLIC candles. Each candle is handmade and these metallic candles will burn consistently. Unlike others out there in the market, you will not see a white interior as the metallic burns down. These metallic candles come in 6″ and 15″ Celebration Candles (1/4″ diameter) and 12″ Tapers. To purchase these candles visit their website or call 800-237-9711. (I carry their candles in many other colors and sizes on my online store too-shop, … Read more