Hippie's House of Candles
Hippie's Homemade Candles - Hand Poured With Love From My Home To Yours
RSS Become a Fan

Delivered by FeedBurner

Recent Posts

Pour Your Own Candle Kits!
June Markets
Happy Birthday Hippie!!!! FREE SHIPPING
New store set up
Fight like a girl fundraiser


Candle Care
Whats New?
powered by

Hippie's House of Candles

Pour Your Own Candle Kits!

Hi everybody! 
We have a super groovy  project for all of you who have ever wanted to pour your own candle! These Candle making kits come with everything you need to make your own Hippie Candle & are totally kid friendly. They come with scented wax, a jar & wick, labels and instructions.  These will be available @ all markets ( scents are limited) or online ( pick your own scent and color).  Enjoy!

June Markets

Hey Everyone.....
We will only be at Hyde park this month! We are going to Hawaii! So if you need candles you can find us there this Sunday, June 1st from 10-3. The online store will be closed from the 5th- 19th.

Also coming up this weekend is a new market, Downtown Dunedin.
In John L. Lawrence Pioneer Park @ Main st & Douglas Ave. from 9-2... Come see us if you can :)

You can always find some of my candles at "My crazy Aunts Attic" vintage store if you need to while we are gone. Her address is in the post below.
Hope to see you this weekend
Hippie Girl

Happy Birthday Hippie!!!! FREE SHIPPING

In honor of Hippie's Birthday we decided to give a super groovy  gift to you too. Enjoy free shipping on all purchases today and all day Wednesday!
Thanks for being such loyal hippie candle lovers!
Peace, love and candles!

New store set up

You can now find us in a new store called "My Crazy Aunts Attic",
located on 2318 West  Linebaugh Ave.
It's a cute store with lots of antique/vintage home decor and  furniture and nick nacks. Lots of Shabby Chic finds there!
So go check it out if you have some time and are looking for a great gift!

Lots of love

Fight like a girl fundraiser

Today is the day!!!! We will be donating a portion of all sales made today online to the American Cancer Society!
Cancer is a terrible thing.  After witnessing what it can do first hand, I want to be able to give back so that other families won't have to go through the heart ache it can bring. 

Thank you for all of your support in the fight against cancer!

Nothing But Love

Relay for life- Fight like a girl Fundraiser!!!!

As many of you know, I have lost a couple of family members to cancer .   It has forever changed my outlook on life, and I try to give back as often as I can to help in the fight for a cure.
We are proud to announce that we will be participating in a fundraiser for the American Cancer Society on Tuesday, March 4th!  Please help us reach our goal by participating in this event, a portion of all sales on this day will be donated to ACS. 
All you have to do is order online and in the comment box put the word RELAY at checkout. 
Below is the link to the website for the Online Fundraiser.

There are other vendors participating as well so check it out and make a difference! Thank you for all your support, We love you!

New spring line is on the way!!!

We are working on our new spring line of candles for the March shows! We have a few new scents to look forward to....
Blackberry & Amber
Lime & Ginger
Cucumber & Green Tea
Creme Brulee

Hope to see you at the next round of shows :)

Fun Feeds Pasco Fundraiser

We will be at an event this Saturday, November 16th from 10-3pm
A Community Event!!
This FREE festival will be
filled with family friendly activities, food, and
fun. The purpose of this event is to raise
awareness of Metropolitan Ministries donation
drop off tent and secure donations to help feed
our Pasco County neighbors in need.
Parking is free
21010 State Road 54, Lutz, FL
33558 (Keystone
Community Church) near
the southwest corner of
SR. 54 and Hwy. 41
This time of year is always a good time to give back to those in need!
The holidays are coming and now is a perfect time to start shopping for gifts early! Candles make perfect gifts for teachers, friends and family, so come stock up!  Come out and help us support our local communities!

Festive Fall Scents

 Fall seems like it is finally here! And we have a whole fall themed line of candles for you! This is my favorite time of the year for candles! I love all the pretty colors and the nice cool air after such a long and hot summer!
So for November we have:
Pumpkin Soufflé
Pumpkin Crunch Cake
Caramel Apple
Autumn Harvest
Autumn Lodge
Apples & Cinnamon
And we have a few Christmas scents started for those of you who are really in the holiday spirit!
Christmas Tree
Egg Nog
Peppermint Bark
Sweet Snow
Winter Hideaway
Candles make great gifts this time year so stock up!
Peace, Love & Candles

The first burn is the most important!!!!

Why is the first burn so important????
When you burn soy candles, they have a memory! This means that if the wax was only melted halfway to the jar when you blew it out, this is where it will melt to every time you re-light it. Your candle will burn straight down the center, called "tunneling", and you are left with wax stuck to the sides.
Make sure you have enough time to let the wax pool all the way to the edge of the jar the first time you light it. This can take up to 3 hours depending on what size the jar is and what fragrance is in it. Generally we say to allow 1 hour for every inch in diameter of the jar. So if the jar is about 2 & 1/2"  wide, it will take around 2 & 1/2 hours to achieve a full melt pool!
After the first burn, it will take less time to achieve that same melt pool, but always allow it to reach the jar before blowing it out! If you only have a few minutes to be home, wait until later when you can truly enjoy the fragrance you get from a full melt pool!
Hope this helps!!!!