Christmas Garland Modern Forestry
Founded in 2015 by John and Sarah Collins, Modern Forestry was born out of a passion to find a cleaner healthier burning candle. At the time, Sarah was struggling with severe migraines, and her doctor traced her migraine triggers back to traditional paraffin wax candles. Not wanting to give up candles, she set out on a mission to find a better quality candle. After much research, she began making 100% pure soy candles with high-quality fragrance oils infused with essential oils. Her dedication sparked an interest with friends who encouraged her to begin selling the candles she had created. Since then, her hobby turned into a small business, which has now become a thriving candle company. Every Modern Forestry all-natural soy candle is hand-poured near Greenville, SC in the Blue Ridge foothills.
At Modern Forestry, all candles are made with 100% American grown soy wax (not watered down with paraffin fillers), which lasts 30-50% longer than paraffin wax. They are clean-burning, phthalate-free, and contain essential oil based fragrance oils. Soy candles are non-toxic, have very little soot release, and maintain longer scent throughout life of the candle. We put no coloring, additives, or stabilizers in the candle, meaning we do not alter the candle in any way. We let it dry in its natural form and allow the oils to react with the drying process, some of which create different variants in color. Most dry in the natural creamy coloring that the soy wax provides, some dry with a darker hue and others with a brighter hue, depending on the temperatures and oils reactions, none of which change the structure and quality of the soy candle. We use either a lead-free cotton wick or crackling cedar wick, hand-poured in recycled glass mason jars.
Custom Blessed Are They label are on the lid and on the side of the larger candles. Thank you for supporting two small businesses!
Note: Flat rate shipping is $15 per order. Large items well over the flat rate fee will be charged separately. We ship only to US & Canada. Canadian additional shipping fees will be charged separately.
Everyone Has Such Kind Words To Say!
“I love the many options to choose from for gift giving as well as expanding my faith collection. At Blessed Are They, the people are friendly and always helpful. I recommend them to anyone looking for unique faith items for family and friends”
“This place is an absolute treasure! Owners, Gerise and Sarah, are always so warm and welcoming. The store offers wonderful and unique items to help you grow in your faith. I always look forward to shopping in the store to see the new inventory and having great conversations in a cozy atmosphere”
“I love this store! It’s my one-stop shop for all things Catholic. Their store is so warm and cozy, making you feel right at home! They truly have something for everyone! Whether it be birthday gifts, anniversary presents, beautiful children’s books and tools to help them grow in the faith, Bibles, or gifts for those receiving the sacraments, Blessed Are They is pretty much the only place I shop. If they don’t have it in stock, the owners are so gracious and helpful in ordering what you need, not to mention they are the sweetest ladies around. I highly recommend this store and it is truly a light in our town!”