NEWNESS UPDATE: Harry Slatkin's Homeworx Candles

You better watch out! You better not cry! You better not pout, I'm telling you why! Harry Slatkin is coming to town!!!

So as you may (or may not) know, the "King of Home Fragrance" is back in action with his new brand of candles called "Homeworx" just in time for everyone's favorite candle burning time, fall and Christmas. He made his grand debut at midnight last night (July 25th aka Christmas in July) and went into great detail about his new brand of candles on QVC..and there was much rejoicing throughout the land.

His new scents include....

Autumn Pumpkin - Straight from the patch, fresh pureed pumpkin is mixed with autumn spice of cinnamon, clove, nutmeg and cardamom topped by a squeeze of fresh orange creating the perfect fall moment.
Top Notes: Pumpkin, Orange, Cardamom
Middle Notes: Cinnamon, Clove, Nutmeg
Base Notes: Vanilla, Cedarwood

Deliciously Apple - Freshly picked from the orchard, ripened juicy red apples and a touch of tart green apples are combined with mouth watering pear to create an amazingly luscious orchard moment.
Top Notes: Sparkling Citrus, Watery Pear
Middle Notes: Juicy Macintosh, Honeycrisp Apple, Apple Blossom, Granny Smith Apple
Base Notes: Applewood, Red Oak

Harvest Leaves - The essence of Fall on a blustery day is captured with spiced pumpkin, tart cranberry and farmstand apples.

Top Notes: Sparkling Mandarin, Red Pear Nectar 
Middle Notes: Spiced Pumpkin, Tart Cranberry, Nutmeg, Sweet Cinnamon
Base Notes: Applewood, Warm Vanilla

Hot Cider Donut - Still piping hot, warm cider donuts infused with harvest apple and vanilla are baked to perfection and dusted with cinnamon sugar.

Top Notes: Sprinkled Cinnamon Sugar, Vanilla Glaze, Nutmeg
Middle Notes: Harvest Apples, Sparkling Spiced Cider
Base Notes: Vanilla Bean, Cinnamon Stick

Spiced Apple Crumb - Fresh from the oven, red and green apples are tossed with cinnamon spice, mixed with brown sugar and clove and topped with a buttery crumble.

Top Notes: Red Gala Apple, Green Granny Smith Apple, Cinnamon Bark
Middle Notes: Clove, Brown Sugar, Nutmeg
Base Notes: Vanilla Bean, Cinnamon Stick

Banana Maple Pancakes - Sunday breakfast memories, delicious fluffy pancakes are topped with gooey bananas, rich melted butter, sweet maple syrup and just a touch of Madagascar vanilla.

Top Notes: Mashed Banana, Whipped Milk
Middle Notes: Melted Butter, Vanilla Extract, Fluffy Pancakes
Base Notes: Maple Drizzle, Brown Sugar Crystals

Salted Caramel Cake - Rich and decadent, freshly baked vanilla cake is layered with buttercream and drizzled with warm caramel sauce with a touch of orange liqueur and sprinkled with crushed black walnuts.
Top Notes: Grated Lemon Zest, Black Walnut
Middle Notes: Salted Caramel Swirl, Buttermilk Frosting
Base Notes: Fluffy Vanilla Bean, Powdered Sugar

Toasted Vanilla Cupcake - Freshly whipped vanilla buttercream is whisked with caramel and frosted on a delicious toasted vanilla bean cupcake for a delectable treat.

Top Notes: Vanilla, Caramel, Butter
Middle Notes: Vanilla, Sugar, Cream, Cinnamon
Base Notes: Vanilla Bean Maple, Creme Brulee, Sugar Cookie

Trim the Tree - Simmering spices, brandied cranberry and warm roasted apples compliment fir balsam creating a freshly cut tree scent.

Top Notes: Blood Orange, Fresh Ground Nutmeg and Clove
Middle Notes: Roasted Red Apple, Pine Needles, Brandied Cranberry, Juniper Berry  
Base Notes: Frasier Fir, Cinnamon Stick


Holiday Wishes - A CELEBRATION of the season with sparkling mandarin, fir needles and spiced clove capturing the FESTIVE SPIRIT of the holidays.

Top Notes: Sparkling Mandarin, Snowy Pear
Middle Notes: Spiced Clove, Fir Needles
Base Notes: Balsam Pine,Frosted Moss, Winter Cypress

Deck the Hall - Freshly cut blue spruce and frozen evergreen create a festive aromatic garland perfect for decking the halls.
Top Notes: Blue Spruce, Frosted Green Leaf
Middle Notes: Siberian Fir Needles, Glacial Eucalyptus
Base Notes: Iced Moss, Winter Balsam, Frozen Evergreen

Winter Fireside - Warm sultry smoked firewood and roasted clove buds smolder with exotic incense mulled spices creating a warm holiday moment.

Frozen Balsam - Fresh frozen fir balsam, oakmoss and mountain evergreen come together to create the perfect tree fragrance capturing a snowy day


Top Notes: Bergamot, Frosted Evergreen
Middle Notes: Eucalyptus, Star Anise, White Mint, Pine Needle
Base Notes: Fir Balsam, White Birch , Oakmoss

Merry Merry Cranberry - Ruby red cranberries and tart sweet pink currants are blended with fresh raspberry preserves and sugared clove buds for this fruity creation.

Top Notes: Sparkling Tangerine, Tart Cranberries, Pink Currant
Middle Notes: Sugared Clove Bud, Raspberry Rose Preserves, Rhubarb Sorbet
Base Notes: Cinnamon Bark, Sugarplum

Sugarplum Punch - Ripe juicy plum, sweet sugarcane, and plump pomegranates are swirled together creating the perfect holiday punch.
Top Notes: Pink Prosecco, Mandarin Peel
Middle Notes: Juicy Mirabelle Plum, Raspberry Jam, Dark Pomegranate, Honeycrisp Apple
Base Notes: Sugarcane, Fruit Woods, Vanilla Bean

Candy Cane Kisses - Icy and minty, crystallized sugar and sweet peppermint are kissed with candied vanilla for this holiday treat.
Top Notes: Winter Peppermint, Crushed Cane
Middle Notes: Sheer Spearmint
Base Notes: Crystallized Sugar, Candied Vanilla 


The candles came in either sets of 2 3wicks, a pack of tealights, or 5 votives in a real cute "Storybook" tin container. They are all available to order now but they will not be shipped/delivered until well into September to ensure the wax wont melt during the journey. 

MERRY CHRISTMAS IN JULY! AND HAPPY SHOPPING!

Here's the actual sniff review








4 comments:

  1. I'm an avid QVC shopper, as well as a candle lover, so naturally the TSV intrigued me. I hadn't heard of Slatkin before, but after some googling, I'm now convinced that his candles are some of the best around. I purchased 2 sets of the 3-wick candles - the Salted Caramel Cake & Hot Spiced Apple Crumb and Toasted Vanilla Cupcake & Banana Maple Pancakes. I can't wait to experience their greatness firsthand.

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    1. Have you received your candles yet? Just wondering what you thought about the fall scents.

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  2. Arrggh! I can't tell you how smiley all the Slatkin love is making me 😁 I know I'm still a relative newby but his scents are the best. Looking forward to your reviews (when you've ordered) I really hope these are coming to the UK 🇬🇧

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  3. Hooray, my first shipment of Slatkin Homeworx 3wick candles have arrived!! I ordered Trim The Tree (TTT) and Deck the Halls (DTH), which smells exactly like a die-hard Slatkin fan would expect it to - just like the DTH of the 2010ish Slatkin BBW era. Both candles have a gorgeous presentation with holiday designs on the glass and green wax for DTH and white wax for TTT. As far as TTT's scent it's hard to think of an old Slatkin candle that smells similar. It's almost like a holiday fruit and Christmas tree combo smell. Sounds gross but it's quite fabulous and as close as you can come to smelling like the holidays without that obnoxiously strong cinnamon/spice flavor that's in BBW's Holiday and Cinnamon Frosting candles. After burning each for a few hours both had the gorgeous dancing flames and mushroom top wicks.

    I am happy with my purchases and actually just ordered two more 3 wicks in Spiced Eggnog and Royal Bellini. P.S. if you order now the price is $38.72 +shipping for 2 candles at 15oz. each. Not bad!! Oh yeah, the scent throw is good too! I have been a huge fan of this site for several years and this is my first time to comment ;)

    -Melissa

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