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Do you consider yourself a candle connoisseur? Do you own a whole range of candles, which you have kept all over your house? However, if you have not shopped for the essentials at the Maeva Store, there might be a few holes in your collection still. We at The Maeva Store, love everything we have on offer, but we do have a few that we would tout as our favorites too.
Here are our top 5 scented candles, that we think every candle lover should own:
Peony Rose candle – From our Home Essential Collection comes a floral fiesta! Imagine yourself out in a flower garden, a gentle breeze caressing your face, and the enchanting fragrance of sweet peony roses wafting your way! For us, peonies and their scent are what symbolizes happy summers and that is exactly what we have tried to capture in our Peony Rose Candle – while the dominant notes are of the peonies, you will also get to enjoy fresher undertones of freesia blossoms. Get your own Peony Rose candle, light it up and enjoy a little piece of nature that we have bottled up in this candle for you!
Vanilla Pound Cake – Is there any better scent than that of a freshly baked cake; actually there is! Our Vanilla Pound Cake, a part of our Birthday Collection, is a fragrant replication of a fresh out of the oven vanilla cake. That buttery vanilla fragrance will waft through your home for a long time because each of our scented candles is created to burn longer and spread the fragrance for a much longer time. Pick up this candle and maybe, just maybe, you might be tempted to actually bake your very own vanilla pound cake!
Amalfi Coast – When you think of Italy, you think of romance in the air, and when you think of the azure blue waters of the Amalfi Coast, you can only think of a romantic getaway. You think of the warmth of the light brown sand, the clear blue skies and the water that is so pristine that you just want to gaze out for hours at an end. Our Amalfi Coast candles are meant to evoke all those feelings and fragrances – from the crisp saltiness of the ocean water to the freshness you always feel at a beach. Captured inside a jar candle, lighting up this candle might be all you need to evoke that romance inside your home!
Water Lotus – There are a few flowers that are as pure and as elegant as the lotus – the flower has been around since ages and from mythological stories to ballads of romance, the reference can be found innumerable times. The soulful scent has been used to adorn deities and the full-body has enamored lovers. Our Water Lotus candle, a part of our glamourous and gorgeous Nalini Collection, sits inside an absolutely spectacular antique-styled cloche in a rich red. While the fragrance will win you over, this candle makes for a stunning design décor item too!
White Tuberose – The heady fragrance of the unassuming white tuberose is one that will captivate you; the fragrance is so strong and so sweet that it has been a part of Indian weddings since time immemorial! We now bring that same fragrance, a part of our Wedding Collection, encased in a beautiful glass jar, that allows you to see the pure white candle. Light up this candle and the mystery of this exotic fragrance will envelop you and transport you to a world of joy, romance, and everything pristine!
Is your best friend’s birthday nearing? Are your sweating in your air-conditioned room, trying to figure out what to get her? Worried that she might not like what you get her? Well, none of these will be causes for worry, if you are aware of the treasure trove of gifts that await you at the Maeva Store.
If your bestie’s birthday is around the corner, we invite you to come to Maeva Store, because we are sure that you will find plenty of things that will leave your friend spellbound! And in case you find yourself confused, you can always check out our favorites.
Monogram candles – Our monogram candles are the most popular choices when it comes to birthdays – shot glasses with a candle inside and a monogram alphabet to adorn the glass itself. When you are picking out these candles for your bestie, you can choose the way you want – do you want only the initials, or do you want to spell out her entire name or do you have some name that you call her? Pick out the alphabets and create a lovely candle basket for your bestie.
Floral photo frames – Remember that time you took an all-girls trip or maybe the time when you whisked your friend away on a weekend getaway – you would certainly have some photos that bring all those memories back. Now, imagine a stunning frame that holds the photo – at the Maeva Store, we have a collection of floral photo frames that are masterpieces in their own right. These frames can be used in portrait and landscape style – so pick one that you really like, fix that beloved photo into the frame, and watch your bestie smile when she unwraps the gift.
Floral pen – Is your bestie a writer? Does she like to scribble or doodle all the time? Does she always run out of pens? Gift her a floral pen from the Maeva Store, which is not only pretty to look at but is also a great writing tool. Our pens are designed to offer comfort to the fingers while writing, but creating a wow factor without making too much of an effort. So whether your bestie likes to write or not, she will most certainly enjoy using this pen!
Table décor – For the bestie, who is also the most gracious, there could be no better birthday gift than carefully designed and crafted table décor. And at the Maeva Store, we have some of the prettiest looking table décor options – since you must be a frequent visitor to your best friend’s home, you would know the size of the coffee table or dining table, allowing you to choose the perfect sized décor item. Do keep in mind her color preferences, because we have vibrant as well as muted color palettes on offer.
Scented candles – The workaholic best friend will appreciate a gift that allows her to rest and relax after a long day at work. Our range of scented candles is extensive and exclusive – each candle has a different fragrance profile – so whether you want something floral or something citrusy, something that reminds you of the ocean or something that is fruity, we have it all. As a matter of fact, we have an entire spa collection, which is perfect to relax the mind and rejuvenate you for the next day and would make for a great birthday gift!
Birthday/zodiac candles – What could be a better birthday gift than a candle that has the zodiac sign of your best friend! If you know the zodiac sign of your best friend, we have the candle for you! From pillar candles that are crafted to wow to frosted glass candles that have special designs on them to actual zodiac candles, meant for each zodiac sign. Our special birthday candles have fragrances that will transport your best friend to another world!
Mood elevators – You can’t always be around your best friend, especially when she might not be in the best of moods. You might be your best friend’s best mood elevator, but because you can’t be around them all the time, the next best thing would be to gift them something from our mood elevator range. To soothe their minds, to relax their bodies, to giving them a hug from far away to cheer them up, our mood elevators can do it all!
Candleholders – In order to create the perfect ambiance, be it for a quiet night in or an elegant dinner party, your best friend will need plenty of tea lights and to keep those tea lights looking anything but ordinary, she will need the most elegant looking candle holders. From metallic ones in geometric designs to wooden ones with a fairy tale-like charm, there are plenty of options to choose from, so take your pick or pick many!
Floral Greeting Card: Last but not the least, a handcrafted floral greeting card. It's just the most unique gift to give to your loved ones. A card that carries a good mix of beauty and emotion. Write a touching personal note at the back panel of the card and ship it to your friend.
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There is a wedding in the family, one of your dear friends is getting hitched or it is the wedding of a colleague, there is no way you will turn up empty-handed. Depending on whose wedding you are heading to, your gift choice will also change. No matter what kind of gift you are looking for, when you are shopping for a wedding gift, the one and only place that you need to come to is the Maeva Store. And to make things a little easier for you, we have compiled for you (in no particular order) the most elegant gifts for a bridal couple to be:
Candles – At the Maeva Store, we like to consider ourselves something of candle connoisseurs, because we bring to you the most elegant and the most exquisite range of candles. Whether you are looking for tall taper candles or small round ones that can float, whether you are looking for designer candles in shot glasses or ones that sit in a pretty container. Fragrances that will transport you to a new world, there is much to choose from here. If your budget allows for it, we suggest that you pick an assortment or you could just pick one that catches your fancy the most.
Torans – Marriage means family – for the newly married couple, it is the start of a new life and for many, it also means the entry to a new home. And what better gift for a loved one than a beautiful toran, which can adorn their entryway! Whether you want to pick out something in traditional colors such as orange and maroon, you will find them, but if you want something a little more modern, you can also find torans in light pink and fuchsia pink!
Table décor – Whether it’s a dining table or a coffee table, whether it’s a table beside the bed or a table in the corner of the kitchen, our range of table décor will fit anywhere and make any table look glamourous. From small arrangements to large ones, there are plenty to choose from – so, let’s say, you want to pick out something that is small and delicate looking, you can pick from the range of succulents on offer or if you want to opt for something big, you could look at something like the Paris fleur table decor.
Photo frames – For a newly married couple, the one thing that they will want to show off will be their photos and given that there will be plenty clicked at the wedding and at the ceremonies, they will have several photos to choose from. However, when they have to make the choice from what type of photo frame to showcase their pictures in, there should be no confusion. The Maeva Store offers striking floral photo frames, which will only add to the charm of the photos.
Bouquets – There are only a rare few people in this entire world who don’t like flowers and a beautifully arranged bouquet will always bring a smile to faces. Maeva Store offers a range of bouquets, in colors that would even put a rainbow to shame. From bright and vibrantly colored bouquets to pastel shades, from shades of whites to metallic flowers, there is so much to pick from here.
Diffusers and mood elevators – Romance will always be in the air, when you gift the newlyweds' diffusers and mood elevators from the Maeva Store. Reed diffusers or aromatherapy sets, at the Maeva Store, you can take your pick. If you are picking out complete sets, we suggest that you pick a range of mood elevators too and some tea candles as well, so that the newlyweds can create the type of ambiance they want and have a different experience, each time!
Gift boxes – We can completely understand that looking at so many options, you could easily get confused about what to buy for the bridal couple to be. It is to ease the confusion of such people that we also offer a range of gift boxes in various sizes. Each box is an ode to the Indian tradition, with the deep red and gold and each box is filled with handpicked goodies from the house of Maeva.
Gift trays – Even if you are planning to pick out a range of gifts from the Maeva Store, why should they go in some boring cardboard box, because at the Maeva Store, you can get your hands on elegant gift trays. Once the gift has been taken off, the Mother of Pearl tray can be used as a decorative piece anywhere around the house or the same could even be hung up on a wall, because these are absolutely gorgeous.
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There are certain smells that we always associate with pleasant memories – for some, it is the smell of earth, after the first rains, for others, it is the aroma of incense sticks in the prayer room. There are certain smells that always relax your mind and calm your body – these are the smells that remind you of something or someone nice or take you away to a world that is far away from the harsh realities of life.
Unfortunately for us, we are at a time in our lives, where things are not in the best of state and we need that positive reinforcement. Almost all of us are locked inside our own homes, with nowhere to go and not much to do at home. Many of us are also having to work from home, which can prove to be quite tough, especially when you have multiple people at home; on the other hand, people who stay alone will also tell you a similar tale that they too miss a certain sense of comfort.
However, if you are a regular shopper at the Maeva Store, then making an environment that comforts you and soothes you, should become a lot easier. Allow us to tell you a few simple tips and tricks that will help you stay focused a lot more easily, during these trying times.
First of all, clear out an area that you intend to use as your workspace and then take a little time to set it up. If you have any floral bouquets, table décor or succulents that you have already purchased from the Maeva Store, set them up to make your workspace pretty and inspiring. Now, let’s move on to creating the perfect atmosphere – let’s say you have been assigned to write an article on travel and tourism, you will want to be actually sitting on a sunny beach, with one of those exotic looking cocktails by your side. Unfortunately, that would not be possible, but you can always create that same atmosphere, by using fragrances that remind you of the ocean. You can choose from your gorgeous looking Amalfi Coast candles or you could look at Walk by the Beach, because these are sure to transport you to the coast and you will be able to feel your creativity ramp up several notches.
Now, let’s say, you need to get that extra energy to complete an urgent project for work, but your mind just refuses to wake up from this deep slumber like mood. The reed diffusers with some soothing spices, essential oils such as Lemon, Mandarin, Refresh, Energising, mood elevators such as Limitless and Walkin’ on Sunshine are great to pep you up and give you that zing in your step. And when you are done for the day, and just want to relax and retreat to some quiet corner of your mind, choose from the essential such as Spiritual, Patchouli, Serenity or mood elevators such as Space Of Your Own, Deep in the Forest or Quiet Rendezvous. And don’t worry if you don’t have all of these – use what you have and make sure that you add the rest to your wishlist!
The great thing about these essential oils and mood elevators is that you need not get any special aromatherapy sets – if you have any one of the Maeva Store sets – Owl, Bunny, Amore, or Red Heart, you can use them!
In case you have our wax sachet, White Tuberose or you have any of our fragranced sachets such as Seashore, Sandy Beach, Juicy Apples, Vanilla Spice, Gardenia, Exotic Garden, you can leave them hanging around anywhere in your home and their incredible fragrance will transport you to a better world.
Try doing any of the above and we are sure it will your lockdown a little more efficient and interesting.
For years, wedding gifts were always the same – you could gift the newlywed's crockery, silverware, sets of glasses or teacups, lamps or the easiest way out, some cash inside an envelope. More recently, people have opted for gift vouchers, because it saves them the trouble of having to think of getting something unique and innovative and many feel that a gift voucher allows the newlyweds to buy something they will like or want.
But when you come to the Maeva Store, you will realize that you want to pick up gifts for the newlyweds on your own, because what we have on offer is beautiful, unique and crafted to wow! As a matter of fact, we are so confident that even though you might be here to shop for a loved one, you will end up buying something yourself too.
When you are shopping for newlyweds, you need to remember that they will want something that will work well with their new home. Their home could be a brand new one or it could be one they are renovating to make their own, but everything they add to the house is what will make it their home. At the Maeva Store, you can find so many things – from things that can embellish the front door to little knick-knacks that can adorn your bedroom; whether you want to gift something for the living room or pooja room, kitchen or even bathroom, it's all here.
Let’s start with the entrance of the home – whether you choose a traditional toran or a more contemporary wreath, you will find them both in abundance of designs, shapes and color palettes. Whether you want to pick the traditional colored marigold and red toran or you want a wreath that will their guests a warm welcome always, you can take your pick here.
Alternately, you could consider a floral rangoli mat, which can be kept on the floor, kept on a cabinet or even hung up on the wall, a little DIY that can be done easily in case one needs to play around with the decor and this will ensure multiple use of the gift too. We suggest the Aaral Rangoli Mat for the traditional, the Tisya Rangoli Mat for the truly feminine, and the Enchanted Rose Rangoli Mat for those who prefer the classics.
When you are considering something for the living or dining spaces, the Maeva Store has an absolute plethora of stunning choices. If you are looking for something that is simple and classy, you could check out our range of candles – from taper candles to tea lights, from pillar candles to candles in tins. We love the Ceramic Pineapple Candle for its sense of whimsy, the tuberose 12oz wedding jar for its sense of elegance and the Monogram Candles for their sense of exclusivity.
There are also several floral décor items that will look great anywhere around the house, such as the Aster Gift Cycle or the Victorian Floral Bicycle. These can make a great addition to the coffee table, side table or even on the crockery cabinet. You could also look at table décor items, which could easily become statement pieces for the dining table or even the coffee table in the living room. Our suggestions include the Wonderland Table Décor, Purple Haze Table Décor, and the Vintage Table Décor.
The Maeve Store also offers you an extensive range of fragrance diffusers and mood elevators, which can change the mood in any room, be it the living space, bedroom or even bathroom. Should you pick out the aromatherapy sets, you can enjoy your favorite fragrances anytime, any place and even on their own, they make for classy décor items. We suggest the Amore Aromatherapy set, the Moon Mist Diffuser, the Under the Mistletoe as well as the Orange and Cinnamon diffusers; and as for the mood elevators, there are so many to choose from, that we suggest you create a hamper, rather than sticking to just one!
Or in case you are getting confused about what to pick up, just go ahead and create a hamper with a little bit of everything! Shop the collection at The Maeva Store