Candles Lend The Smell

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Over the last few years one of the trends in worship settings has not only been visual, but also including more of the senses (taste, touch, smell, etc)
I've long been a fan of candles in worship. In fact I'm referred to as the Catholic-Baptist because I include candles in just about everything we do.

I've used cheap ones and expensive ones, but I thought today I would share a brand that has been one of my favorites and consistently adds to our worship experiences.

We're using the TYLER CANDLES now--they come in all of these scents

Apple Orchard - A crisp, tart blend of apple, apricot and pear with hints of lime and fresh cut grass! Candle color redBleach Blonde - A crisp, invigorating scent reminiscent of sand, warm suntan oil & sea mist. Very inviting and somewhat overpowering, hence the name

Beach Blonde! Candle color Pale YellowBirthday Cake - Have your cake and smell it too! Rich pound cake fresh from the oven, topped with tons of icing! Candle color White/Pink

TopBlueberry Blitz - Overload on blueberries! Untamed, tart & invigorating! Candle Color Cream

Celebrity - Become your own!!! A sweet, exotic, warm & spicy fragrance that quickly envelopes & creates a mood of excess!!! Candle Color Platinum

WhiteChateau - Set the mood for a genuine moment of tranquility! Relieve stress and create a truly soothing atmosphere with the timelessness of French lavender from the hills of Provence. Simply light, draw a bath and unwind. Candle Color

LavenderCinnabuns - Hmmm..... Sweet cinnamon rolls straight from the oven! Candle color Lt.

TanCowboy - Nearly decadent in its sensuality, loaded with the rugged aroma of leather! Candle Color Leather

Cucumber Melon - Fresh cut melon melded with crisp cucumber - great for summer! Candle Color Lime/Pale Pink

Diva - A warm and complex fragrance overflowing with delicious fruits and rich florals. Rich aromatic chocolate and amber complete this luscious blend! Candle color

EcruDrama - Rich vetiver, sensual jasmine, and feminine ylang ylang create an aromatic feast. Dedicated to those of us who have our dramatic moments & those who deal with them. Candle color Gold

Elevate - Deep sweet fig intertwined with plum & bergamot with an undertone of sandalwood. A fragrance created for those truly on a higher plane! Candle Color Burnt

And more.

My favorites are: Panache'--almost citrus/sweet
Mulled Cider--great fall
Elevate--see above

They are clean burning candles--little to no smoke and burn straight across not down like the cheap ones.

I used them in a retreat setting last weekend--it immediately turned a stale camp ground room into an intimate setting of worship.
We used the Panache candle in a funeral setting a couple of weeks ago. This small candle permeated the room with it's fragrance and took away the smell of "Carnations" at the funeral. I had lots of people comment on it.

You can find Tyler Candle's at most speciality gift shops. They are similar to the Yankee Candle Company (but I prefer Tyler).

Check them out.


Shanda said...

I am from Tyler...I agree these candles are the best.

Pete Wilson said...

I love candles but the options are a bit overwhelming. What happened to vanilla? :)

Emily said...

How do you deal with people who have allergies to this type of thing?