Candles are no longer just a bit of fire, bringing light upon a room, but they have become a symbol of fragrance as well as a means of home improvement. Jar scented candles have become so popular because of their ability to bring warmth and scent to an atmosphere.
When melted, a candle scented in a jar can emit a fragrance that can change an ordinary room into a cozy environment, instantly enhances a mood, and brings back fond memories.
Candle displays come in a variety of scents and colors to suit personal style and décor or to make you hungry.
Candles in jars are also, now, very stylish, making their debut in interior decorative models such as the hurricane, in classic styles, like the
Maybe you’re a bit more traditional? Well, there are the old standby mason and jelly jars that will never grow old. These stylish jars filled with your choice of scented wax are available in small to large sizes to accommodate just about any size room, and they will fit into virtually every style of décor.
So now that I’ve sparked your thoughts on how candles can be used in your décor, let’s get into the different types of jarred candles there are.
Different Types of Jar Candles
As I mentioned, scented candle jars now come in so many different styles that there are an abundance of shapes, sizes, colors, fragrance and materials, and holidays are the time you’ll see them make their most grand appearance. The Thanksgiving and Christmas holidays bring displays of pumpkin, peppermint, gingerbread, cranberries, cinnamon crunch, and apple pie. You can also delve into the more earthy seasonal fragrances, such as blue spruce, pine cones, holly and berries, juniper breeze, and so many more. Don’t forget the bakery candles in jars, making their appearances in chocolate chip cookies, black cherry bomb and birthday cakes. Spring brings
Jar candles are no longer just made of one wax. Today’s candles are made from vegetable oil, paraffin, beeswax, palm wax, and other materials. Each option may even reflect a different price tag.
I won’t get into a grand explanation of all of the wax materials, soy I’ll talk about the most widely used, paraffin wax candles, which are made of petroleum and the most popular, and also the least expensive, choice. They’re quick to manufacture and easy to make.
However, some people prefer gel candles, which are made from mineral oil, and give the ability to create translucent candles with embedded objects, scented or unscented, decorative, or burnable. Gel candles are only found in jars due to their soft texture, and they make exquisite, stylish, and often expensive, candles.
That brings me to soy candles, the popular choice for a more natural scented candle. Soy candles are long lasting, less
Pros & Cons
If you’re using your candle strictly for the purpose of decoration and never intend to burn it, you will likely never have to worry about the container that the glass is in. As a quick note, you should only burn a candle that is in
Jar candles allow you to create a pleasantly scented atmosphere in an inexpensive manner, while keeping your décor chic. No need to worry about the appearance of partially melted pillars when you choose the jar styles. Odd shaped, partially melted pillar candles can leave you with a less than attractive display, but that is completely not the case with stylish jars. It doesn’t matter how much you burn a container candle, their stylish jars will always look great! It's important that every candle enthusiast understand that no matter how much you want to burn your
Fragrance & Lasting
Choose fragrances that suit each space in your home. For
Jar scented candles can add a plus point to your home’s beauty and, at the same time, it can also give you a relaxed feeling at home after a busy day. They make the perfect showpiece, environment setter and also
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