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Our Tree Planting Pledge

At Isla Sky Designs, we care deeply about the environment. Any business, however small, has a carbon footprint and our aim is to do everything we can to limit this - the 3 R's are a start. Reduce: reduce our use of plastics and non-recyclable materials wherever possible. For example we don't use any plastic packaging and all of our packaging can be recycled. Reuse: we reuse materials wherever possible.  Recycle: anything we can recycle is recycled.   But even doing our best to R.R.R there we still have our small impact on the environment. So we offer our customers a Tree Planting Pledge. For every 10 sales of our refillable candle pots and refills we will plant two trees via...

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Soy Candle Care

I just wanted to share some candle care tips - especially pertaining to soy candles so you can get the maximum out of your candle!  WHY SOY? Soy wax is particularly popular these days amongst the hand-crafted community, because it is all-natural (oil taken from soy beans). It's also great because it burns cleanly, lasts a long time, and is eco-friendly!It’s also really easy to clean in case of spills. Equally if you want to repurpose or reuse your container then hot water and soap is all thats needed to clean it out once all the wax has burned away.  FRAGRANCES | HOT VS COLD THROW etc“Hot throw” and “cold throw” are commonly used terms to describe the fragrances and strengths of a candle ....

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We all have to start somewhere....

Thank you so much for taking the time to join me here in my little corner of the internet. My name is Emma and up until this week, I worked as a veterinary surgeon.    After working, or being on-call, sometimes in excess of a 100 hours a week, never making it home for my daughter's bedtime and generally feeling completely burnt out I decided to take a small step back. Inspired by a family member who makes very beautiful products (check out Inka Rebel) I started making handmade jewelleryand things progressed from there. This gave me the mindful break I needed to quieten my busy brain and has allowed me to be more present with my family.    I...

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