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April 14, 2024

In a world filled with endless distractions and constant hustle, there’s something deeply comforting about the gentle flicker of a wooden wick candle. It’s a reminder to slow down, savour the moment, and bask in the simple pleasures of life. So the next time you find yourself craving a bit of warmth and tranquillity, why not light up a wood wick candle and let its unique charm whisk you away on a journey of relaxation and renewal?

The modern popularity of wooden wicks can be attributed to the innovation and experimentation of various candle makers and artisans in the mid to late 20th century.

The first recorded instance of a candle featuring a wooden wick dates back to the mid-1990s, where innovative candle makers introduced new elements and experiences into candle crafting, leading to the development of wooden wicks as an alternative to traditional cotton wicks. As the demand for unique and eco-friendly candle options grew, wooden wicks gained traction and became a popular choice among candle enthusiasts around the world.


So, what is it about wooden wick candles that captivates us so? Well, for starters, there’s the mesmerizing crackle that emanates from the burning wood—a symphony of gentle pops that adds a layer of auditory delight to any room. It’s like having a miniature fireplace right in the palm of your hand, creating an atmosphere that’s undeniably cosy and inviting.

But it’s not just the sound that draws us in; there’s also something inherently nostalgic about wooden wick candles. Perhaps it’s the echo of bygone days spent huddled around a campfire, or the comforting scent of pine forests carried on a gentle breeze. Whatever the reason, wooden wicks have a way of evoking memories and emotions that transport us to simpler times.


Beyond their sensory appeal, wooden wick candles offer a host of practical benefits as well. Unlike their cotton counterparts, which can sometimes produce unsightly soot and mushrooming, wooden wicks burn cleanly and evenly, ensuring a consistently beautiful flame with minimal maintenance.

Furthermore, wooden wicks often burn for a longer duration compared to traditional wicks. This makes them a smart choice for candle lovers seeking to extend their candle’s lifespan and get more value out of their purchase. And let’s not forget about their eco-friendly credentials—many wooden wick candles like the collection of eco-friendly WOOD MOOD candles are crafted from sustainable sources, making them a guilt-free indulgence for environmentally conscious consumers.


Using wooden wick candles in rustic home decor can add warmth, charm, and a touch of nature to your living space.

Select wooden wick candles that complement the rustic aesthetic of your home. Opt for designer candles like  ROCKY, VOLCANO, or UBUD candles with natural materials such as wood in earthy colours, and place them on wooden trays, stone coasters, or vintage crates to enhance their rustic appeal.

You can create visual interest by arranging candles of varying sizes and heights together. Cluster them on a mantelpiece, coffee table, or sideboard to add depth and dimension to your rustic decor.

Another styling tip is to pair wooden wick candles with other natural elements like dried flowers, pinecones, or branches.

Whether it’s a fireplace, a piece of rustic furniture, or a decorative accent, those fancy scented candles can accentuate the charm of the focal points and create a rustic elegance. Rustic aesthetics and refined craftsmanship add a touch of understated luxury to any setting, making candles with wooden wicks a timeless addition to your home decor.

Discover the unique collection of luxury handmade candles with wooden wick here.