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Scent is one of the most powerful of our five senses.

Lotte Olsen

Scent is one of the most powerful of our five senses.

      Scent is one of the most powerful of our five senses. Smelling a fragrance can trigger a treasured memory and provoke enjoyable thoughts.  For me the smell of rain on a warm summer day or fresh cut grass brings back memories from my childhood, or our Coco-vanilla candle that brings back memories of a sunny day on the beach, Just think of when you get a whiff of chocolate chip cookies or fresh baked bread you may think of your mom's baking. Or when a warm breeze blows the smell of fresh flowers, you may think of summer. Or what does Christmas smell like? Could it...

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This is why we are proud to say that our candles are 100% non-toxic.

Lotte Olsen

This is why we are proud to say that our candles are 100% non-toxic.

This is why we are proud to say that our candles are 100% non-toxic and 100% eco-friendly. Did you know that candles made from paraffin are as toxic as second-hand cigarette  smoke and / or as diesel fuel fumes? Paraffin is a petroleum waste product "bottom of the barrel" and has been deodorized and chemically bleached before turned into candle wax.  Other toxic chemicals that may be present in paraffin wax and released through burning include : Aceton, Trichloroflouoromethane, Carbone Disulfide, 2-Butanone, and many more . Some of the toxins can also be found in products such as Paint ,...

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What have Elate & Co. been up to? (Market Edition)

Clara Olsen

What have Elate & Co. been up to? (Market Edition)

Well to answer your question... we have combined a category list of the things we have been up to/completed since March. First category; Markets. 1) Original Market Leiden (27th of March) We packed up all of our candles and miscellaneous items for our stall and drove to Leiden for our market debut. The market was held around the traditional Volkenkunde building on the Museumtuin, which made it very interesting to walk around and look at the the other stalls to see what was on offer for the market-goers. Although it was in a lovely location, it was a very long, cold...

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KEET Rotterdam

Clara Olsen

KEET Rotterdam

We are extremely excited to be selling our eco-friendly scented candles in KEET Concept Store in Rotterdam. The store is located in a very lovely neighbourhood of Rotterdam, a cosy and creative environment (both inside and outside of the shop :) ) The store is a combination of products from small businesses (like ours) and also has a charming café towards the back of the store. Definitely worth a visit regardless of whether you are are going to purchase our products or not. (us in the middle) We also went by last weekend to deliver some new products, our new...

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Elate & Co. Market debut in Leiden

Clara Olsen

Elate & Co. Market debut in Leiden

On Sunday the 27th of March we are attending our first market in Leiden! Original Markets is a lifestyle market with vendors who sell products that are handmade, vintage, fairtrade, sustainable, organic and recycled.  We will of course be selling our Elate & Co eco-friendly rapeseed candles, alongside some French 'Brocante' antiques and some vases that we made out of recycled wine bottles.  Hope that those of you can, will come and take a look at our products!

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