Lone Star Candle Supply
Lone Star Candle Supply Newsletter January 16, 2009
Happy New Year!  As we enter 2009 and a fresh start to the new year, we are excited about many initiatives we have planned for our website and our company in the upcoming year. 
This will be our 10th year in the candlemaking supply business, and, as always, we want to thank our fantastic and loyal customers - you truly are the best!
With Valentine's Day not too far away, we have included in this issue some great gift ideas and projects.  Have fun!
The Lone Star Candle Supply Team 
Valentine's Day ... 
Mini Scraggles (White w/ Red Bow)
Mini Scraggles is VERY popular for Valentine's Day.  Give him as a gift or dip him in scented wax for a truly unique gift idea.  His extra long white fur makes him perfect for dipping.  Approx. 6.5 inches tall (when sitting).  Only $4.49 each. Sold individually.
Click here for detailed instructions on How to Make Wax Dipped Bears.
Fragrance of the Month... Love Spell (type) - On Sale for $9.95!
Fragrance Oil - Love Spell (type)
Now through February 5th, our "Fragrance of the Month", Love Spell (type), is only $9.95!  Regular price is $17.95...a savings of almost 45%.  This offer applies to 16 oz. size fragrance oil only.  Limit 2 per customer.  This discount may not be combined with other discounts.
Popular Scents By Category
According to the National Candle Association, scented candles are the number one choice of U.S. consumers for home fragrancing.  In addition, almost 75% of all candles sold in the U.S. are scented.
Spice Fragrance OilsSpices
Vanilla and vanilla-based aromas have been the most popular candle scent for nearly a decade now.  Some other favorites in this category include cinnamon, coffee, mocha, gingerbread, pumpkin, apple pie, brown sugar and hazelnut.  To check out our spice fragrances click here.
Fruit Fragrance Oils
Fruity fragrances generally are the second most popular scent for candles and include citrus and apple scents, as well as peach, black cherry and wild berriesFor a list of our popular fruity fragrances click here.  
Floral Fragrance Oils
Soft and light floral scents continue to be popular with special emphasis on lavender, lilac, rose, peony, jasmine and gardenia.  For a list of our fragrant florals click here.
Spa/Aromatherapy Fragrance Oils
This category features scents associated with relaxation and mood enhancement, including peppermint, eucalyptus, sandalwood, and green tea.
Fragrance Oil - Sun & Sea Fantasy
This relatively new category includes fragrances such as Ocean Overlook and Rainforest Blossoms, etcWe have multiple categories of these "fantasy" fragrances such as Aquatic, Botanical, Tropical and many more.
-Excerpts from National Candle Association
In This Issue
Valentine's Day Bear
Fragrance of the Month
Popular Scents By Category
January Featured How-To Article
Our featured article this month is a Step-By-Step Tutorial that walks you through how to make fun pillar candles with cookie cutters. Yes, cookie cutters! This is a fun and easy project. 
Find additional helpful tips and guidelines in our Candle Making University (CMU) by clicking here.
Quick Tip 
WD-40 Image
A great way to clean up dye is to use WD-40.  Works well in removing dye stain from hands. 
Disclaimer: Always follow instructions on packaging of product and use safely.
Coming Soon...  4oz Mini Apothecary Jars with Glass Dome Lids
Mini Apothecary Jar - 4oz
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