For the last 200 years, the OBX has innovated style and function as a part of our complex coastal environment. Learn about 6 architectural features and designs that we still see on our beaches today!
Get a behind-the-scene look at how Mason Jar Candles are made at The Outer Banks Candle Company. From our equipment and supplies, fragrance selection, pouring the wax, and curing here’s what makes our candles and while getting the best results.
Have you ever wondered how to identify and date your antique and vintage glassware? Here’s some information about the history of vintage glass, different types, and styles, plus some tips for identifying, dating, and valuing pieces.
There’s something about time spent on the shore beach combing that has a soothing effect on our souls… Here’s everything you need to know to beach comb like a local and find treasures on OBX beaches.
The beauty that comes with snow can also be a nuisance, but with DIY snow globes it doesn’t have to be. We show you how to turn old Mason jars into an easy-to-make snow globe for the perfect winter craft.
Wondering how to DIY decorate your fireplace mantel for the holidays using items you probably already have around your home or yard? Here are a few ways that we’re decorating our home for the holidays using items from around the house, outdoors, and hidden gems from inside your junk drawer.
I started The Outer Banks Candle Company in 2008 with three very young children, 4, 2 & newborn… that was crazy! It all began with a passion to create unique & beautiful candles that are inspired by the beauty & peacefulness of life at the beach.
As a mom of five, Mother’s Day can be a tricky holiday to navigate. Do I want a big celebration and fanfare in my honor? Do I want them to cook for me and take over my household duties for the day? Or do I want the simple gift of some rare and quiet *me-time*?…