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Tapa: Candles inspired by travel

It seems Summer has us all in a traveling mindset, which has me pondering how to keep that wander lust alive while still enjoying the immense pleasures of home. Portland is magic in the Summertime  and I intend to keep my feet planted here as much as possible through the next few months – however, I have been reading novels placed in exotic, far away lands and burning my Tapa Candles to keep the gypsy spirit alive at home.

Tapa candles are a joint project between Tamika Rivera and her husband, Patrick Weder. Their scents are inspired by the luscious and evocative fragrances native to places they have traveled together.

Tapa candles are available in all 3 shops and online:     Spartan, Austin    Voyager, San Francisco    Beam & Anchor,  Portland OR

Above Point Reyes, inspired by Bolinas Ca: yuzu & jasmine
One the Nile, inspired by Egypt: fig & apricot
Walking on the Moon, inspired by Iceland: fresh moss (but with a nice smoky touch to it)
Amongst the Alps, inspired by Switzerland: pine, cedar and spice