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Emily Warr

The Rustic House Featured in Houzz Editorial

The Latest Ways Candles Can Take Your Space to a Cozy New Level Make a glowing statement at home this holiday season and beyond with these expert tips on decorating with candles Gwendolyn Purdom November 14, 2018 Houzz Editorial Staff. Lover of architecture, history, dogs, the Chicago Cubs, crowded...More Email   Whether they’re illuminating a powder room with a soft flicker or greeting guests with notes of vanilla and lavender in the entryway, candles add more than just light and fragrance to a home. Design professionals say the classic home accents set a cozy, inviting tone, particularly during the chillier holiday...

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Emily Warr

Get Creative with Wax Melts

You don't have to light a match to enjoy your favorite The Rustic House scent. Wax melts are small cubes that are PACKED with fragrance. They may be tiny, but don't underestimate their large scent throw.   Each TRH wax melt tray comes with six cubes. Each of those burn for 48 hours. All you need is a wax melter with a bowl attachment to house the melts.Wax melts are flame-free, so you don’t have to worry about supervising them in the midst of kids, pets and your surroundings.If you’re feeling creative, create your own scent combination! Our favorite duos are:Sultry________________________________________________________Signature Scent...

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Emily Warr
Why White?

Why White?

It’s no secret that candles are sold just about everywhere: big box stores, discount stores, boutiques...you name it.They come in an array of colors, scents and packaging. It is so easy to buy any standard candle.So what makes The Rustic House candles special?These candles may look simple, but a lot of time and thought are put into each product--starting with packaging. Although The Rustic House initially packaged their candles in a clear glass container, they felt it was too plain and could get lost amid decor—so they switched to a vibrant white jar. “People love the simplicity of white,” says...

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Scent + Memory: The Relationship

Have you ever smelled pine needles and was instantly transported to your grandparent’s house for that Christmas gathering, years ago? Smelled coconut and thought of that beach vacation, last summer? While it is widely believed that sound is the strongest of our five senses, did you know that smell is actually the most prominent? It’s true! According to the Association of Psychological Sciences’ Observer, “...There is a strong connection between smells, connections and early life experiences.” So how do your nose and brain work together to make such a strong connection? In that same article, the author explains that, “...The brain’s olfactory...

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