Last week I was invited to Wax Poetic, a local candle making shop with a few other wedding professionals to learn about their custom wedding favors and gifts. It was such a fun experience to choose my scents and make my candle, I can can’t wait to tell my clients about this amazing, Grand Rapids-made idea for personalized wedding favors.
A couple can come in for the candle making experience, choose their own scents, that have special meaning to them or their story. And then Wax Poetic will custom make candles for your guests starting at just a couple of bucks!
Outside of personalized favors and gifts, Wax Poetic is a great spot of a stop on a bachelorette party. They have a private room for rent, were you can bring alcohol and have a fun night making candles and a lovely souvenir to bring home.
The space is so cute and well designed and conveniently located in East Town Grand Rapids near shops and restaurants.
This is one of three walls of fragrances to choose from to make your candle.
Then there is a lot of sniffing and a little mixing.
I narrowed it down to a combo of basil, mahogany and rose petals. And because they ask you to come up with a creative name, we decided on “summer armchair” for my candle.
Here she is making my home smell lovely.
Whether you are a bride or groom looking for a favor or not, I highly recomend the candle making experience at Wax Poetic.