Home for the Holidays: Christmas 2020

There’s No Place Like HOME for the Holidays!

They call it candle season for a reason: our retail partners triple their candle sales during the cold weather months. Now more than ever, remind your customers that home is the happiest place to be for the holidays with locally-inspired seasonal additions for your Neighborhood candle line!

Seasonal Scents + Festive Phrases = Your Christmas Creation

Available exclusively during the holiday season, our three seasonal fragrance options come pre-loaded with holiday cheer: each scent features its own complimentary colored ribbon upgrade and our holiday swag on the label! Click here to view our Neighborhood Holiday fragrance options, then make them your own by pairing them with personalized candle names. Here are some of our favorites:

Christmas Classics:

  • Trim the Tree
  • Ho Ho Ho
  • Merry and Bright
  • Santa Baby
  • Naughty or Nice?

Funny Favorites:

  • Fa-La-La Fabulous
  • Namasleigh
  • All the Jingle Ladies
  • Too Lit to Quit
  • Meowy Christmas
  • Naughty is the new Nice
  • Gangsta Wrapper

Holiday Spirits:

  • Prosec-Ho Ho Ho
  • Dreaming of a Wine Christmas
  • Mistletoe & Mimosas
  • Ho Ho Ho, Pass the Merlot

No Place Like Home:

  • Christmas in the Carolinas
  • Cajun Christmas
  • Heaux Heaux Heaux
  • Merry-achi Christmas

Holiday in the Sun:

  • Coastal Christmas
  • Jingle Shells
  • Seas and Greetings
  • ‘Tis the Sea Sun

Whose Line is it Anyways:

  • Smiling is my Favorite!
  • You Go Glen Coco
  • Fra-GEE-Lay
  • Bah Humbug
  • Ya Filthy Animal
  • You’ll Shoot Your Eye Out
  • It’s a Beaut, Clark
  • Those are my Christmas Lights

Snow Day:

  • Baby it’s Cold Outside
  • Up to Snow Good
  • White Christmas

And a Happy New Year:

  • Pop. Fizz. Clink.
  • Cheers to the New Year
  • Just Wake Me When It’s 2021
  • Après Corona

Don’t Forget the Little Guys!

Our 3oz Sidekick makes the perfect stocking stuffer, so be sure to include snack-size versions of your favorite seasonal scents when you stock up!

New for 2020: make your holiday minis even merrier with striped ribbon, now available for the 3oz Sidekick! Shown here: Red Stripe (corresponds with Fragrance No. 2), Emerald Stripe (corresponds with Fragrance No. 14) and multi-colored Holiday Stripe (corresponds to Fragrance No. 21).

It’s About to be Fall, Y’all!

Candle Season is Right Around the Corner…

While there’s no telling what the future holds, one thing is for certain: cold weather hasn’t been canceled. So whether this Fall brings back cider mills and bonfires — or just more cozy nights at home — celebrate the change of seasons with autumn-inspired additions for your Neighborhood collection! Here’s your step-by-step guide to bringing #FallVibes to your local candle line:

1. Start with Scent

When adding new candles to your Neighborhood collection, the best place to start is with scent! Your customers will swoon for these fab Fall fragrances:

Fragrance No. 25
Pumpkin, Ginger & Clove

Fragrance No. 4
Leather, Tea & Pomegranate

Fragrance No. 7
Bamboo, Teak & Black Currant

Fragrance No. 24
Leather, Tobacco, Amber & Musk

2. Festive Phrases

Once you’ve picked a fragrance (or two!), it’s time to name your new additions. Pair your seasonal scents with festive phrases. From Hey Pumpkin to Happy Fall Y’all, there are lots of ways to pay homage to Harvest Season in your hometown. Get inspired: check out the categories below!

Cold-Weather Classics:

  • Hello Fall
  • Happy Fall
  • It’s Fall Y’all
  • Fall Feels
  • Is it Fall Yet?

No Place Like Home:

  • Autumn in Albany
  • Carolina Autumn
  • Buffalo Fall is Best of All!
  • Fallin’ for Nantucket

Hot for Harvest Season

Whether you’re a bonafide Farm Girl (or just a farmhouse decor maven on Pinterest) there are lots of creative ways to get Hot for Harvest Season. For your inspiration: here are a few of our favorite creative candle name ideas (..for even more #FarmFresh fun, check out this blog post!)

Farm Fresh:

  • Hey Pumpkin
  • Harvest Time
  • Awe Shucks
  • Pumpkin Lovin’
  • Harvest Moon
  • Pumpkin Spice Life
  • Pumpkin Bumpkin

Did Someone Say Sweater Weather?

Still social distancing? Remind your customers that this Fall, the coziest place to be is home sweet home!

Keep it Cozy:

  • Sweater Weather
  • Let’s Snuggle
  • Cozy Home
  • Baby it’s Cold Outside
  • Let’s Get Cozy
  • By the Fire
  • Fall Nights

Gratitude is the Best Attitude

As we adjust to our new normal, it’s easy to forget all that we have to be grateful for. Remind your customers that a little gratitude can go a long way with tiny treats that give thanks for the little things in life!

Give Thanks:

  • Thankful Grateful Blessed
  • Gratitude is the best Attitude
  • Gather
  • Harvest Blessings
  • Give Thanks
  • Thankful
  • Gobble Til You Wobble

Say BOO! to Creepy Candles

Celebrate the SPOOKIEST time of the year with Halloween additions for your Neighborhood line! From having fun with pumpkin puns to brewing up something altogether BOO-jee, there are lots of ways to celebrate Halloween with the personalized candles in your Neighborhood collection. (Feast your eyes on more spooky-season staples here!)

  • Ghouls Just Wanna Have Fun
  • Little Miss Spookiness
  • Witch Please!
  • 100% That Witch
  • Ghouls Night Out
  • Basic Witch
  • Momster
  • I Put a Spell on You
  • Love Potion No. 9
  • Coulda Had a Bad Witch
  • Happy Hallo-Wine

The best way to make the candles in your Neighborhood collection POP is with colored ribbon. Here are the hues we’re loving this fall:

Personalized Candles offer a Unique Easter Gift for Your Customers!

Personalized Candles offer a Unique Easter Gift for Your Customers!

colorful easter candles

Retailers: are you searching for unique Easter gifts to stock this spring? Your egg hunt ends here! With the Neighborhood Line by Ella B. Candles YOU can create a candle collection that is personalized for your customers. Whether they’re shopping for local swag or unique holiday gifts, personalized candles make an EGGSellent treat for your hometown PEEPS.

The big day falls on April 12th this year, so stock up now on HOPPY Easter additions for your Neighborhood collection. We’ll show you how!

cadbury easter eggs

Your Personalized Candle Collection Starts with Scent!

Did you know: the Neighborhood Line offers 27 unique fragrances. Before you can create your new personalized candle, you’ll need to first select a scent! From marshmallow chicks to chocolate bunnies, Easter ’tis the season for iconic treats. Channel the sugar rush by choosing one of these sweet scents from our fragrance menu:

  • No. 3 (Sandalwood & Vanilla)  Straight up sugary goodness, Peeps fans will swoon for this sweet scent.
  • No. 11 (Lemon Zest & Vanilla) – Craving Easter cake? Skip straight to the dessert course with a slice of this delicious scent!
  • No. 13 (Pear & Redwood)  Are Jelly Beans your jam? You’ll love this fruity favorite.

Do your customers favor floral fragrances? For a more traditional Easter add-on, try one of these spring staples:

  • No. 5 (Gardenia & Lily of the Valley)  One of our boldest floral scents, even the Easter bunny himself will get an extra spring in his step from this seasonal essential!
  • No. 18 (Lavender & Sweet Clover)  Subtle yet sweet, this sophisticated floral scent pairs well with sentimental messages.

religious inspirational easter gift ideas

Personalize Your Candle with a Name!

Once you’ve picked a scent, it’s time to give your personalized candle a name! (Your candle’s name will appear on the package labeling!) Keep it local with candle names inspired by home, OR celebrate holidays and special occasions with seasonal names!

Whether your customers are shopping for Easter sentiments that can stand alone or playful concepts that compliment other giftable goodies in your shop, personalized candles offer a unique product that can answer all of their gifting needs! Need some inspiration? Here’s a short-list of Easter-inspired candle names:

  • Oh Hoppy Day!
  • Hoppy Easter
  • For Peeps Sake
  • He is Risen
  • Funny Bunny
  • Somebunny Loves You

easter basket gift ideas

Personalized Candles in a Snack-Size Package!

Full-sized candles are a staple for any Neighborhood collection, but let’s not forget the little guys! Our Sidekick (3oz boxed votive) and Stowaway (8oz travel tin) are the perfect size (and price!) for slipping into an Easter basket, so be sure to include these budget-friendly options when stocking up on personalized candles for your store!

Valentine’s Gifts: Sweet Treats for your Sweethearts

Valentine’s Gifts: Sweet Treats for your Sweethearts

Roses are red, violets are blue. We’re crushing on candles… what about you?

Tis the season to stock up on Valentine’s gifts! Whether your customers are shopping for a Valentine or a gaggle of their closest Galentines, give them something sweet to gift all of their special someones with flirty additions for your Neighborhood collection!

Stock up on Valentine’s gifts by adding these sweet treats to your Neighborhood collection!

Sugary Sweet Scents make the Perfect Valentine’s Gifts

Are your customers craving candy hearts and sugary kisses? Valentine’s gifts don’t have to come from the candy aisle! Here’s the short-list of sweet scents that are sure to satisfy any sweet tooth:

  • No. 3 (Sandalwood & Vanilla) –  Sugary sweet and good enough to eat, this scent smells like candy hearts without the calories.
  • No. 13 (Pear & Redwood– Smells like sweet nostalgia! This scent will have you reminiscing about secret crushes and first dates.

Sweet Valentine’s Gifts, sans Sugar Rush

Sugary treats are an essential part of any Valentine’s Day stock-up, but what if your customers have a more sophisticated palate? For Valentine’s gifts that offer a sweet treat without the sugar rush, set the mood with these swoonworthy scents:

  • No. 6 (Currant, Cassis & Rose) – Craving fresh cut florals, but don’t want a bouquet that’ll wilt in a week? You’ll be smelling the roses all spring long with this flowery fragrance!
  • No. 16 (Tuberose, Musk & Patchouli) –  A floral fragrance with a twist, this scent smells like dried flowers and date nights.
  • No. 24 (Leather, Tobacco, Amber & Musk) – This manly aroma makes the perfect Hot Date for Valentine’s Day!

Lots of Ways to say ‘I Love You’

Once you’ve picked your favorite fragrance, it’s time to give your new addition(s) a name! Here are some simple ways to spread the love:

  • Hey Valentine
  • XOXO
  • Be My Valentine
  • Be Mine
  • Candy Hearts
  • Love is in the Air
  • Happy Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Gifts that Won’t go Stale!

We LOVE season-specific gifts, but we also know that holiday candles come with a shorter shelf-life. If you’re looking for lovey-dovey ideas that check the box on Valentine’s Day but won’t go stale before the end of the season, consider concepts that spread the love year-round! (For even more inspiration, pop over to our Instagram!)

  • You’re My Person
  • Sweet Friend
  • I ❤️ You

Don’t Forget Gifts for Galentines!

February isn’t just for lovebirds! Galentine’s Day puts gal pals front and center, so be sure to stock up on gifts that celebrate besties, soul sisters, and all the single ladies!

Here are some suggestions that the whole squad will love:

  • Girl Got Galentines
  • Sisters Before Misters
  • Ladies Celebrating Ladies
  • Galentine Squad

Sweet Treats in a Snack-Sized Package!

Commitment-phobes rejoice: you don’t need to commit to full-size candles to flirt with fun Valentine’s Day concepts for your Neighborhood collection! Our snack-size vessel options, like the Sidekick (3oz boxed votive) and Stowaway (8oz travel tin) offer all the V-day vibes, at a price point that won’t make your customers lovesick!

Baby Take a Bow!

Our signature box and bow make Ella B. Candles the perfect grab-and-go gift. For an extra dose of sweetness, upgrade to Assorted Pastel ribbon. This Candy Hearts-inspired color scheme features an assortment of grosgrain ribbons in Light Pink, Copenhagen, Iris and Mint.


Let the Good Times Roll!

Fat Tuesday is right around the corner, so stock up on your Mardi Gras candles and get ready to let the good times roll!

Capture the flavor of home by introducing Carnival-inspired candles into your Neighborhood collection!

The French Quarter may not be the first place that comes to mind when you think of great fragrance.. but there are creative ways to capture the scents of home with the fragrances available in the Neighborhood Line. Here are some pairings we’re loving for Mardi Gras:

  • No. 11 (Lemon Zest and Vanilla) – Every bit as decadent as King Cake — but without the calories!
  • No. 7 (Bamboo, Teak & Black Currant) – It’s not a Mardi Rita, but you’ll still want to take a swig of this refreshing scent.
  • No. 24 (Leather, Tobacco, Amber & Musk) – The perfect after-dark scent for festive Carnival nights on Bourbon Street.

Make the Holidays a Black Tie Affair

Celebrate the Holidays with sophisticated Neighborhood additions guaranteed to make a POP!

This week we’re sharing how to make the holiday season a Black Tie Affair with chic seasonal additions for your Neighborhood collection that’ll last you from Turkey Day to the Ball Drop.

Propose a TOAST for the HOST

From black-tie soirees to family dinners, raise a glass 🥂 to ALL of the holiday hosts with a versatile gift that your customers can give all season long! Add ‘A Toast to the Host’ to your Neighborhood collection today. 

Say CHEERS! to the New Year

2020 is right around the corner, so say Cheers to the New Year with your Neighborhood collection! 🍾

Let it GLOW!

We love a White Christmas… but you don’t need snow to Let it Glow! ✨ Live in a warm locale? There are still festive ways to get merry this Holiday season!

Make Spirits Bright

Wherever you are, tis the season to be Jingle & Mingle! Think outside of the box and add festive additions to your Neighborhood collection today!

Christmas Across the Country

Celebrate HOME for the Holidays!

With twenty-seven fragrance options, personalized packaging, and locally-inspired candle names, there’s nothing ‘One Size Fits All’ about your Neighborhood collection. So why would your seasonal offerings be any different?

Whether you’re dreaming of a White Christmas or a White Sand Christmas, celebrate HOME this holiday season by pairing your favorite festive fragrances with candle names inspired by your hometown.

How do the locals celebrate the holidays in YOUR neck of the woods? From tree lightings in the town square to festive farmers markets, get creative and capture what makes this season fabulous for your customers.

Local Love is the Gift that Keeps on Giving

Local flair doesn’t have to stop with your Neighborhood line. Your customers will be shopping for unique gifts all season, so now’s the perfect time to expand your candle collection. Looking for something new? Meet Well Stated.

Featuring premium packaging, a fabulous fragrance, and unique state-inspired artwork, our Well Stated candles bring local love to the next level. And with multiple design options available for all 50 states, we’ve made it easy to add a little state love to your holiday lineup.

Explore the Possibilities

In this week’s blog, we’re sharing creative ways to celebrate Christmas from coast to coast. Ready to get inspired? Keep scrolling to see how you can pair personalized Neighborhood candles with Well Stated staples this holiday season.

Getting Merry in the Midwest!

Nothing says ‘Merry’ quite like Christmas in the Midwest (there’s a reason all those John Hughes movies were set here, dontchaknow). Whether you’re welcoming winter in the Windy City or bundling up in the Mitten State, warm up with a holiday collection inspired by your little slice of home!

No Snow? No Problem!

Sun rays and beach days aren’t going to keep Santa away, so celebrate Christmas on the Coast with a dash of Vitamin Sea. From Jingle Shells to Seas and Greetings, you can set the mood for holiday magic while still paying homage to warmer weather.

Holiday Baubles for the Bayou!

Gearing up for a Cajun Christmas? Say Heaux Heaux Heaux to holiday options inspired by home! Whether you’re celebrating the City of Lights — or just lighting the way for Papa Noël — there’s no room for ‘Bah Humbugs‘ in the Bayou State.

Festive with a Southwest Flair!

Feeling the heat this holiday season? Give your customers a spicy treat by adding a dash of southwest flair to your festive offerings. You’re sure to please with holiday classics — like Feliz Navidad or Nochebuena. For a more playful flourish, wish your customers a Merry-achi Christmas.

Now it’s Your Turn!

Ready to create? We’re here to help! Give us a call (or shoot us an email) to brainstorm creative Christmas creations for YOUR Neighborhood collection. (Looking for additional inspiration? Check out this blog post or take a peak our Instagram feed).