Southern Grove Candles


written by COLLEEN ANN MCNALLY | photos courtesy of SOUTHERN GROVE CANDLES

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Striking a match to our favorite candle and getting a glow that is a necessary occasional trade for an iridescent digital screen sounded so soothing, we tracked down Jaclyn van Camp of Canton.

Established in 2014, van Camp’s Southern Grove Candles bring the best of the Southern outdoors into your room with scents like Tobacco Caramel, Georgia Peach, Iced Tea, Spanish Moss and more, handcrafted in quaint Mason jars.

Not just another pretty candle, the 100-percent domestically grown soy candles, made with a wooden wick and phthalate-free fragrance oils create a clean and healthier aroma. Hearing her passion for the craft when she explains this is just as heartwarming as seeing the first flame or catching the first whiff from the wax-filled glass.

Look for Southern Grove Candles poured into mercury glass exclusively at Serendipity in Roswell, as well as bourbon tumblers still to come and an exclusive line with California-based Emerge Positive to include a positive message on the label.