Scent Blend – Bearded Man

A short while ago, we held a Scent Blending contest on our Facebook page. We received a huge number of totally awesome blends and had a very difficult time picking a winner…so we chose 5 winners instead! Amanda Jackson was one of those winners and today we present her custom blend: Bearded Man. She uses […]

Scent Blend – Green Apple Cake Pops

This scent is SO yummy, you’ll want to eat it – but please don’t. Fresh green apples are mixed with the most delicious birthday cake imaginable and then held together with sticky, gooey toasted marshmallows. Sweet, tart, and amazing all in one. It’s the perfect melding of juicy apples and sweet, delicate cake. The toasted […]

Scent Blend – Twilight

So, we can’t guarantee that creating this blend will bring out the sparkly, devilishly handsome vampires or the muscular, long-haired wolves, but we can state that this is one AMAZING blend. Alluring, mysterious, musky, earthy and woodsy with a hint of sweetness. This a powerful scent that will please both men and women (and everything […]

Scent Blend – Country Skillet Bread

If you’ve ever been to the southern part of the US (we’re talking sweet tea and hush puppies, ya’all!) then you might have tasted skillet bread. Basically corn bread cooked in a skillet and drizzled with warm maple syrup and lots and lots of butter. Comfort food, oh yeah! Our version of this heartwarming treat […]

Scent Blend – Apple Spice Cake

We’ve combined a few favorite fragrance oils to create a delicious new treat! Apple Spice Cake. You can use Birthday Cake OR you can use Tres Leches Cake for a cream cheese frosted apple spice cake. Yummy! Sweet and spicy apples are perfectly blended with the best birthday cake you’ve ever tasted resulting in a […]

Scent Blend – American Cowboy

He sits atop his well-trained horse, chiseled face tanned and lined from years in the sun. Hat pulled lowed over his eyes, he flicks the end of a match with his thick thumbnail and lights his cigar. The smoke dances into the air as he gazes around – ever watchful and aware of everything around […]

Scent Blend – Gumball Princess

Sweet! Sweet! Sweet! Remember your teenage years with the lip gloss and all the yummy perfumes like candy, bubblegum, fruits, and more? We’re going back to those years with this awesome blend. Juicy pineapples plus ripe, sweet mangoes, and pink bubblegum combine to make a sweet and sticky blend. It’s like walking into a teen […]

Scent Blend – Cranberry Bliss Bars

Starbucks is great for more than just coffee. How about their Cranberry Bliss Bars? A delicious bar cookie base studded with candied ginger, cranberries, and white chocolate chips over which a deliciously tangy cream cheese icing is spread. Delicious! And now you can create this yearly favorite in a scent blend. We’re using our Tres […]

Scent Blend – Lavender Iced Mocha

Today is a fabulous blend – intoxicating and oh so very delicious. Lavender Iced Mocha or (for those who don’t prefer chocolate) Lavender Iced Coffee. Yummmmm! There are a few states in the US where lavender grows like it does in Provence, France. Fields of purple hued plants, gently waving in the breeze. The herbal […]

Scent Blend – Flower Garden Tea Party

A gentle breeze passes over the flowers in the garden, imparting their sweet and delicate fragrance. Lemon ginger tea steeps in the teapot, the escaping steam casting a fresh scent over the table. A delicate white cake topped with freshly picked raspberries is waiting to be eaten. The smell of the mown grass lingers in […]

Scent Blend – Saturday Morning Cartoons

Today we’re mixing up a Saturday morning scent blend. Cereal, juice, and cartoons. Woo! Many a child spent their Saturday mornings sitting in front of the tv watching hours of cartoons while enjoying a heaping bowl of cereal and a glass of juice. I know I did! This blend will taken you back to your […]

Scent Blend – Caramel Apple Pie

Today we are gorging ourselves with caramel covered apple pie a la mode. YUM! Who doesn’t love apple pie? The fresh sliced apples cooked just until tender, the sweet, spiced filling with cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves, and ice cream melting on top of a fresh slice right from the oven. Now let’s take it to a […]

Scent Blend – Hawaiian Beach Vacay

It’s time for vacay Scent Blend! How about a Hawaiian Beach Vacay? On Oahu, there are countless fruit stands lining the winding roads. Here the vendors sell juicy and refreshing pineapple spears and freshly picked coconuts with a hole drilled on the top and a straw to suck out the goodness… as well as a […]

Scent Blend – Strawberry Shortcake

It’s time for Monday Scent Blending! Today we are creating a delicious summer treat – Strawberry Shortcake. There are 2 different versions you can make depending on whether you like your Strawberry Shortcake with ice cream or whipped cream. Of course, you can be bold and make it with both! The fragrance oil components of […]

Scent Blend – County Fair

Do you remember being a kid and going to the county fair? The air was heavy with the mouth-watering scents of funnel cake, caramel apples, and cotton candy. I used to beg my mom to PLEASE let me get something yummy! Just one thing! When she gave me the crisp dollar bills, I would run […]

Scent Blend – S’mores

What would a campfire be without ooey, gooey, chocolatey s’mores? The crisp graham cracker sandwiching a molten marshmallow and square of chocolate that melds them all together. SO yummy. My mouth is watering at the thought. And yours can as well when you blend a few of our fragrance oils to create your own custom […]

How to Make Tie Dye Votive Candles

  Votives are a quick and inexpensive way to show your creativity. Plus, they aren’t that difficult to master! Votive candles, when burned properly, give off as much scent throw as a container candle and can be colored in a variety of ways. (Make sure to always burn votives in a proper fitting votive candle […]

How to Make Wax Chunks

By Rustic Escentuals A popular and widely varied variety of candles are chunk candles – chunk votives, chunk pillars, chunk containers, and chunk tarts (or chunk wax melts). And there are white chunks, colored chunks, multi-colored chunks, assorted sizes of chunks, and assorted shapes of chunks! You name it – there are limitless possibilities. A […]

Candy Corn Votives

by Rustic Escentuals Craft a sweet Halloween treat for the holiday! Fun and easy to make, votive candles are versatile, everyone loves them, and they’re fun to have around the house or give as gifts. You can make them as sweet smelling as you wish. Add a little festive flair to your creativity with candle […]

Tart Art

by Rustic Escentuals Sometimes wax tarts, or wax melts, are more than just about scent. They are an open canvas for you to be creative with the scents and colors used. Have some fun with your creativity! Here are a few ideas on how you can make your wax tarts more creative: Glitter Sprinkle glitter […]

Clamshell Votives Tutorial

by Rustic Escentuals   Materials List: Votive/Pillar Wax Suggestions • KY 133 Versatile Paraffin Wax • KY 143 Paraffin Pillar Wax • KY Para-Soy Tart & Votive Blend (used in this tutorial) • KY All Natural Pillar & Votive Wax Digital Scale Candle Fragrance Oil Candle Dye Pour Pitcher Thermometer Clamshell Votive Mold 36-24-24 Zinc […]