Rosebud Cottage is a sweet gift shoppe designed around a fictional personality of "Rosebud", she loves home, family and her idea of true love. Flowers, birds, bunnies, dishes, new and vintage can be found in the shop's inventory with a touch of "whimsy" for good measure. Located at 28A East Main Street, Franklin, NC. 828.369.2429, Read Rosebud's stories here on our Blog.

Sunday, March 28, 2010

Rosebud Cottage, featuring ROOT Candles, one of our original product lines!

Root Candles - The Best Candle in America - PURE AND SIMPLE 
Votive candles made using only the finest blend of waxes for a cleaner, purer burn that lasts up to 20 hours.
Pure essential oils in each of the fragrances produce a rich, lasting sensory experience. Choose from a variety of colors and fragrances, some of our favorites are French Vanilla, Victorian Fantasy, Pumpkin Spice, Tangerine Lemongrass, Chocolateness, & English Lavender. 
Since 1869, Root Candles of Medina, Ohio, has been an industry-leading, family-owned company renowned for innovative ideas, aesthetic enhancements and the highest standards of quality. Now in its fifth generation, the Root family continues to extol the virtues of honesty, integrity, and diligent craftsmanship. These qualities were exemplified by Root Candles founding father and American original, Amos Ives Root. His tradition of excellence, along with a genuine commitment to customer satisfaction and service, defines and fuels Root’s strong brand loyalty today.

Root Candles devotion to purity, honesty and quality is renowned. Each Root candle is carefully handcrafted using processes mastered through five generations of craftsmanship combined with the latest in manufacturing technologies. The results are pure and simple: Root Candles are highly regarded for complex bouquets of subtle fragrances and sophisticated color palettes, important factors for discerning candle lovers. Today, Root Candles can confidently lay claim to making "the best candles in America."

Amos Ives Root became involved in candle-making through his interest in bee keeping. He was behind many advances in beekeeping, leading the movement to standardizing beekeeping equipment. His Aline Honey was known nationally as the finest honey on the market. He wrote a popular book on bees – The ABCs of Bee Culture – and he founded a magazine for beekeepers named Gleanings In Bee Culture. Little wonder A.I. Root was known as “the bee man” in fifteen languages the world over. Today, Root is still actively involved in advancing the knowledge and science of beekeeping.

Amos Ives Root was closely connected with the birth of aviation. In 1903, he personally visited and followed the work of Orville & Wilbur Wright. In fact, he was with the Wright brothers the first time they flew in Dayton, Ohio. When he submitted an account of that flight to a leading scientific magazine, he received no acknowledgement. So, in typical “can-do” fashion, A.I. published the article himself in his magazine, Gleanings In Bee Culture. This turned out to be the first published account of the Wright Brothers historic accomplishment.

Candle Burning Tips:

For added peace of mind, every Root candle wick is carefully designed to self-extinguish. However, it's important that you trim your wick to 1/4 inch from the top of the candle before each use. And remember:

•Never leave a burning candle unattended
•Never burn a candle near anything flammable
•Keep burning candles out of reach of children and pets
•Store candles in a cool, dry place away from direct sunlight
•Avoid burning your candle in a draft to minimize smoke
•If your candle is burning unevenly, simply move the extinguished wick to the center with spoon handle while the wax is still soft.
•Although candles may smell like food, they are not edible
Root Candle Company

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