Kindred Spirit  1803 Candle ReviewKindred Spirit

By Julia Wooten

Brand: 1803 Candles

Type: 14oz mason jar

Fragrance: Kindred Spirit

Scent Strength: Medium



First impression of Kindred Spirit:

“Simple things have their way of being the treasured memories we keep in our hearts for a lifetime.”

Each 1803 candle has a brief description right on the label, which I really appreciated.  Unfortunately, this particular description didn’t give me much to go on, but a quick glance at the 1803 website described Kindred Spirit as:

Vanilla rum cake topped with sweet praline strudel, sprinkles of nutmeg, cinnamon, crunchy gingersnaps and a buttercream glaze.

That’s a lot of good sniffs to pack into one 14 ounce jar.  I didn’t know if my nose was up to the task of distinguishing each individual scent note in Kindred Spirit, but the overall effect had my senses dancing.  I smelled a delicious, sweet spice cake, which encompasses what the website described.  Just so you know, I happen to love spice cake scents and I have a particular fondness for gingerbread or gingersnaps, so this candle easily hit high marks for matching my preferences.

Time to see how this candle performs!

I started this candle in a medium sized room.  Once the candle reached a full melt pool, the whole room filled with the scent of delicious baked cake, sugar, nutmeg and cinnamon.  Over the course of a few days, I moved this candle around my home from bedroom to kitchen to open living space just to see how it would do.  Every room I tried Kindred Spirit in filled with fragrance. The overall aroma smelled super sweet and heavy on the nutmeg.  The scent throw (strength) was between a medium and strong (depending on the room size.) That’s pretty darn good for a 14oz mason jar.



How did my candle burn? 

My candle burned clean and strong.  There was always a good flame on my wick, regardless of trimming.  The candle burned cool and clean with no soot.  1803 Candles recommended trimming the wick to ¼ inch before each lighting and burning for no more than 3-4 hours per session.  The wide mouth opening on this jar gave the wax melting pool lots of surface area for giving off that fantastic scent.



Final thoughts:

What a fun scent this was to test out and a great start to a long and happy relationship with a new to me company. My house smelled like a delicious bakery.  It smelled so good in fact, I’m actually surprised that I didn’t have neighbors knocking on my door looking for a sweet treat. Ha!

I truly enjoyed Kindred Spirit and have already recommended 1803 Candles to friends. Definitely check them out if you haven’t already. Their website is adorable with a home style country feel and their fragrances are abundant with plenty to choose from. What more can a candle lover ask for?

I have two more scents to review from 1803 Candles so stay tuned.

Happy candle burning!

~ Julia

Visit 1803 Candles

Presentation: 5/5
Authenticity: 5/5
Burn Performance:  5/5
Strength:  4/5 (rated in medium to small rooms)

Overall Rating: 5/5

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  1. Georgua May 31, 2018

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