And The New Pumpkin Candles Are...

Hi! It’s Brittany, again—owner & founder of Antique Candle Co.®. I've got such an exciting update on my quest to find THREE new pumpkin candles for fall... 

Remember my blog, asking what pumpkin fragrances we should create?? Thank you so much for your thoughts on all things Pumpkin candles. I had so much fun thinking about all the ideas you shared with me. At the time of writing this, I read through almost 500 opinions, comments, and exciting ideas! ❤️ Sweet Pumpkin? Spicy Pumpkin? Sweet & spice-y? Adding other flavors? The possibilities were endless. Some of the wackiest & most creative ideas I read were: Pumpkin Pecan Waffles, White Chocolate Pumpkin, and Pumpkin Bourbon (which all sound DELISH). 😍

There were hundreds of amazing suggestions, but a few really stood out to me as potentially AMAZING pumpkin candles. Currently, I've narrowed it down to 5 of my favorite... I'm letting my team take it from here to sniff + quality test these five fragrances. Based on their feedback, we will have three pumpkin winners (winner winner, pumpkin dinner?! 🤣). Ready to find out the five fragrances we are testing? 

     

    1. Pumpkin Apple
    2. Pumpkin Spice Latte
    3. Pumpkin Cake
    4. Sweet Pumpkin
    5. Pumpkin Patch

    I think I was surprised the most by the apple with pumpkin aroma – I wouldn’t think to put those together in ways that you thought of! We're going to get to work on the apple, coffee, and sweet notes to try and make the PERFECT collection of PUMPKIN candles. How fun is this??? I must admit, it’s possible along the way we might not be able to nail all of these down in time. So if you have any other ideas that come to mind for this fall season, please leave a comment! 

    Pumpkin Spice Candle

     

    I’m pretty excited about Fall & we have already started making some fall candles that will launch in the coming months. Why are we making them so early? Well, keep in mind we are a small business – there is a small group of us making each candle. Wicking each one, printing on the jar, pouring & cleaning the candle, placing a lid on it, putting it in inventory & then placing it on the shelf for later. ❤️

    However, we happen to be tracking ahead of schedule (BEST candle crew ever!!)…so I have released a few fall candles early.  We just haven’t made everything quite yet! Check out the fall candles we've made so far (more to come pinky promise)! 👇

     

    Read Part 4: Let's (Pumpkin) Spice Things Up!

    Shop Fall Early Access


    53 comments


    • Michelle

      If you could come up with a candle that smells like the “Harvest” candle from Yankee candle company it would be a huge hit and I’d personally buy them all year. I don’t buy from Yankee anymore because of the toxic ingredients but I miss that fragrance and people walking into my house and always commenting on the amazing smell.
      Also any candles with cinnamon and cloves would be WONDERFUL! I don’t like flowery or perfumey scents but I LOVE spices like cinnamon, cloves, nutmeg etc.
      Thank you for keeping your candles clean! I’m really enjoying the pumpkin one.


    • Courtney S

      Pumpkin cake and pumpkin spice latte sound good! Maybe something with no spice as well for those who aren’t into spice!

      Also, how about:

      A sugary, marshmallowey, embers, campfire scent?

      Pumpkin pie scent with pumpkin, whipped cream etc


    • Jana Howard

      Warm Apple Cider


    • Marie

      Pumpkin Bonfire


    • Lisa

      Warm Carmel Crumble + Pumpkin =
      Pumpkin Carmel Crumble 😋😃


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