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About

Hand Poured Soy Bookish Candles

At Bewitched Between Bindings, we create a magical experience with every candle we sell. Our line of natural candles is inspired by books and the worlds they inhabit. Each scent is carefully crafted to transport you to another realm, where your mind can wander and your imagination takes over. We believe in the power of scent to enhance your reading experience and create a cozy atmosphere at home. Let us help you find the perfect scent to light up your beloved book.

Inspiration Behind Bewitched Between Bindings

Crafting bookish-inspired candles began as a natural fusion of two passions: literature and the sensory delight of scents. As an avid reader with a penchant for fantasy and romance novels, I found myself drawn not only to the captivating stories and characters but also to the vivid sensory descriptions woven into the pages. 

One day, while immersed in the world of a beloved novel, I became particularly intrigued by the author's detailed descriptions of scents associated with various characters and settings. It struck me how certain aromas could evoke powerful emotions and memories, enriching the reading experience in unexpected ways.

Inspired by this revelation, I decided to embark on a new creative endeavor: crafting candles that captured the essence of these literary worlds. Armed with my love for books and a keen sense of smell, I delved into the art of candle making, eager to bring these fictional scents to life.

 

My journey began with extensive research, poring over passages from my favorite novels to identify the distinct aromas mentioned within their pages. From the earthy notes of a mystical forest to the delicate fragrance of a blooming garden, each scent held a unique significance, symbolizing the essence of the characters and their surroundings.

 

Drawing upon this wealth of literary inspiration, I experimented with different fragrance combinations and candle-making techniques, striving to encapsulate the essence of each book in a carefully crafted blend. With each batch, I honed my skills, refining my creations until they embodied the essence of the fictional worlds that had captured my imagination.

From the enchanted realms of epic fantasy to the sweeping romances of contemporary fiction, my candle collection expanded to encompass a diverse array of literary series, each one a testament to the power of storytelling and the magic of scent.

 

Today, as I light one of my meticulously crafted candles, I'm transported back to the pages of my favorite novels, where characters leap off the page and immersive worlds unfold before my senses. It's a testament to the enduring bond between literature and scent, and a reminder of the endless possibilities that arise when passion and creativity intertwine.

Crafted with Care: My Scent Selection Process

Book and Coffee

Literary Analysis

I begin by immersing myself in the text of the novels that inspire me. I meticulously comb through passages that describe scents, paying close attention to the specific words used to evoke these aromas. Whether it's the musky scent of an ancient library or the sweet fragrance of a flower-filled meadow, I analyze the nuances of each description to capture the essence of the fictional world.

Dried Flowers

Character Associations

Characters often have distinct scents associated with them, whether it's the earthy aroma of a morally grey vilian or the floral perfume of a romantic heroine. I consider the personality traits, experiences, and environments of each character to determine the scents that best represent them. 

Desert

Setting and Atmosphere

The settings of novels play a crucial role in shaping the overall mood and atmosphere of the story. Whether it's a misty moorland or a bustling market square, each setting has its own unique scent profile. By capturing these atmospheric aromas, I aim to transport readers to the heart of the narrative, immersing them in the sights, sounds, and smells of the fictional world.

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