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Scented Designs Candle Co | Brand photoshoot | Kate De Palma at the Intercontinental Hotel San Diego

In the heart of California, where creativity and craftsmanship merge, you’ll find Scented Designs Candle Co., a small business devoted to the ideals of artistry, dedication, and the power of shopping local. Kate De Palma, the passionate founder behind this artisanal candle shop, invited us to capture the essence of her brand and her love for handmade craftsmanship in a special photoshoot.

The Heart of Scented Designs

Kate’s journey with Scented Designs Candle Co. traces back to her childhood in San Jose, where she shared cherished moments attending art and craft shows with her mother. It was in these moments that her appreciation for the beauty of handmade craftsmanship blossomed. She fell in love with the idea that no two handmade items are ever exactly the same, each bearing a unique mark of creativity and care.

Candles Beyond the Ordinary

At Scented Designs, they believe that a scented candle is more than just a candle; it’s a commitment to small businesses, the dedicated individuals behind them, and the positive impact that shopping small and locally can have on our environment. Kate’s candles are a testament to her unwavering dedication to quality, with each one handcrafted in California to deliver an exceptional sensory experience.

The Craftsmanship Behind the Candle Glow

Our photoshoot with Kate aimed to illuminate not only the beauty of her candles but also the dedication and passion that go into crafting each one. Kate’s commitment to small business values and the environment shines through in every image. From the selection of the finest materials to the meticulous attention to detail, her candles are a testament to her dedication to quality.

Bringing Warmth and Fragrance to Your Life

Kate is proud to introduce you to her high-quality, highly-scented candles made right here in California. Whether you bring them into your home, your business, or gift them to special people in your life, each Scented Designs candle encapsulates the warmth, creativity, and environmental consciousness that defines Kate’s brand.


In the world of small businesses, Kate De Palma and Scented Designs Candle Co. stand out as champions of creativity, craftsmanship, and the importance of supporting local artisans. Our photoshoot at the Intercontinental Hotel in San Diego was not just about capturing the beauty of candles; it was about preserving the spirit of Kate’s dedication to handmade craftsmanship and the positive impact that small businesses can have on our communities.

As you explore Kate’s California soy candles and shop with Scented Designs, you’re not just acquiring a candle; you’re inviting a piece of her passion and dedication into your life. We’re honored to have had the opportunity to work with Kate and to share the story of Scented Designs Candle Co.

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