Cucumber Wood Candles

Hand-poured soy wax candles and diffusers with essential oils

 UK shipping £3.00, free for orders over £30

Free local pick up (Caversham, Reading) - just confirm at checkout.



Please repurpose your candle and diffuser containers, but if you no longer need them it would be lovely if you could return them to me at my workshop (address below), or to Greys Court or Basildon Park National Trusts, any of the Cara stores or Tiny Gallery in Henley. More will be added soon!

Field & Hawken, Unit 9, Gresham Way, Reading RG30 6AW (just past Waitrose, Oxford Road).

I will reuse them and in return I make a monthly donation to Launchpad Reading, a wonderful charity supporting local homeless people.



Hello! Welcome to Cucumber Wood Candles!

I hand-pour candles in small batches using simply natural soy wax and essential oils. Cucumber Wood is a local ancient woodland in Caversham, Berkshire. I first discovered it on a vintage map and now its one of my favourite places.

Passionate about creating new and seasonal blends, there is a candle for every occasion - from zingy scents that will put a spring in your step, to soothing aromas to bring calm at the end of a busy day. And if you love the blends, why not try them in a reed diffuser too?

I love sourcing perfect containers and designing beautiful labels so your candles look as natural and gorgeous as they smell. Caring for the environment is important to me, containers can be re-purposed, recycled or returned to me to be reused. I reuse packaging wherever possible, and there isn't a carrier bag in sight - I use hand-stamped paper bags and offer calico bags for gift purchases.

Have a look at my Instagram pictures below to see what I've been up to!

I hope you love my candles, diffusers and rollerballs as much as I enjoy making them.

Ruth x

Get in touch

07950 098648



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