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All The Times Books Are There for Us

When it comes to books we love, the list is extensive. Books have a way of being there for you when you need them most. A book won’t judge you, it’s only there to offer support, guidance, or a much needed escape. Here are just a few of the times that books may be there for you in your life.

5 Film and TV Sets You Can Visit in Real Life

While we’ve made our name creating book-inspired candles, we love movies and tv shows as well! Especially book adaptations. And while our candles can make your home feel like your favorite fictional world, the prospect of actually walking through the scenes that you’ve seen depicted on the big screen or your television is enough to make any serious bibliophile’s mouth water.

9 DIYs to Make Your Home Feel More Like a Library

At Frostbeard, we love a good do-it-yourself project. From using our own used candle jars and tins to everyday household items, creating library-themed DIYs is almost as fun as creating book themed candles! Here are nine of our favorite handmade projects that are sure to make your home feel more like a library.

7 Incredible Libraries to See Before You Die

Libraries are places to learn and connect. You can escape your woes among the many pages of modern releases or find new knowledge amidst ancients times. Here are some of our favorite libraries, and heads up, you may see one or two sites that inspired some of our book themed candles.

Top 10 Book-Related Paintings from Around the Web

Every time we write one of these blogs our team ends up with full Etsy shopping carts and lighter wallets. What can we say, finding awesome bookish good from around the web is too much temptation for us to ignore.

A Look Behind the Curtain: How We Make Our Book Inspired Soy Candles

Call us Dorothy, because we’re about to pull back the curtain and reveal all our secrets. To better understand our candle making methods, it’s helpful to first understand us as a business. Here’s a quick refresher on the stories behind each scent.

7 To-Read Lists to Help You Read More Books This Year

Our TBR (to-be-read) lists are enormous. In fact, they’re so gargantuan that sometimes we get overwhelmed by merely looking at them. It’s times like these when we turn to reap the efforts of anonymous book loving strangers.

The Benefits of Soy Candles

As a small business, we get a lot of question when it comes to how or why we do things the way we do. Why is it called “Frostbeard,” why are the candles all book-themed, why do you use soy wax instead of beeswax? We love answering our follower’s questions and connecting further with our loyal customers. So today, we’re going to do a deep dive on the how and the why behind our signature book inspired soy candles.

Fiction’s 7 Vilest Villains

Fiction is full of interesting villains. From the wicked wrongdoers that populate children’s books like Count Olaf to classic foes like Sauron, a good villain takes any fictional story from good to great. Because without an antagonist, the main characters can’t complete the hero’s journey and then what would we be left with? Without an adversary, there’s very little for a character to do in a novel.

The Story Behind Our Mural

If you’ve ever visited us in our Minneapolis studio, you’ve undoubtedly noticed the large mural painted on the exterior of our building. You may be wondering if there’s a story behind that mural. And the answer is... of course! Did you really think that a bunch of people who love good stories as much as we do would just hire some random artist to paint some random picture? That’s not our style.

Beginner Bookworms: Great Books to Read With Your Young Ravenous Reader

In the beginning, this was supposed to be a simple list comprised of 5-10 of our favorite childhood books that we read with our parents or loved ones. But we forgot one little thing; we’re huge book nerds, and all of our friends are book lovers too. So, once we began compiling our list by asking our Frostbeard team and then some of our close friends we decided that 10 simply isn’t enough.

Yum! Our Favorite Book Themed Recipes

Why is it that book food always sounds like the most delicious thing ever invented? The recipe could be as simple as molasses cookies, but if Claire Fraser makes them, then we want to try them. Book food, in our opinion, is even better than movie food. Here are some of our favorite book inspired recipes!
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