Gifts By Birdie Blog

  • Small Business Wins And Losses

    Part of the fun of being a small business owner is the ability to be nimble, reflexive, and fun. When I worked at big corporations that was not the...
  • Earth Day Reflections

    Day has us thinking about some of the choices we made when selecting materials for Gifts By Birdie. We choose coconut apricot creme wax beca...
  • Behind-The-Scenes Of Candlemaking: Can I request a fragrance?

    "You know what would be a great fragrance?" "Can you make a candle that smells like _____?"  "I smelled a candle by ____ brand and loved it. Can yo...
  • Introducing The Spring/Summer Collection and NEW VESSELS!

    Y'all!  We are so excited to launch the Spring/Summer 2021 Collection featuring three new fragrances: Juicy Blood Orange And Lime - this scent is...
  • Kansas City Candles

    I've lived in a lot of places over the last 37 years and nowhere - I mean NOWHERE - has the same hometown pride as Kansas City. If you live in Kans...
  • Why do candles give me a headache?

    Candle FAQ. Why do candles give me a headache? Candles are complex creatures. They're made of only a few ingredients - wax, a wick, and fragrance, ...
  • Candle Care - How to Properly Burn a Candle

    Burning a candle might seem obvious - "Light the wick and call it a day, right?" but it's a little bit more complicated than that, but we're here t...