As our business grows, we’ve expanded beyond our online sales and made our candles available in stores nation-wide! We started out selling at local craft/gift stores in Minneapolis, such as I Like You, which has proven invaluable in gaining both new customers and local support. We often have customers seek us out or recognize us simply

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Our New Studio!

February 19, 20145 Comments

On February 1st we moved into a new studio in the Northeast Minneapolis Arts District. We’re in the Q.arma building, which is a cool old brick building with high ceilings and lots of exposed brick and lumber. It hosts studio spaces of several artists ranging from fellow potters and

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2013 was a most excellent year for Frostbeard Studio! Things were continually on the up and up for us. Selling at more craft fairs than ever. Steady Holiday sales. Then, boom! Social media did its thing, and we suddenly had to close our doors early to get all the

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Candle Madness!

December 7, 2013No comments

The past month has been completely crazy! Our candles have taken off and gotten shared by a bunch of cool, book-loving folks. We’d like to thank Pretty Books, The Novelettes, Books Rock My World, Etsy, Storenvy and Buzzfeed (as well as several others) for all the awesome attention. This

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‘Tis the season for Holiday indie craft fairs! We’re selling in four big ones this year. If you’ve never been to an indie craft fair before, they’re definitely something worth checking out. Local artists selling handcrafted items- the perfect place to buy unique holiday gifts while supporting your community.

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What we’re finally figuring out, is that books and candles are MFEO. Made. For. Each. Other. (I’m totally bummed I can’t find the Sleepless in Seattle clip to go along with this!) Anyway, when curled up reading a book, nothing quite sets the mood like a fire in the

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These have been an excellent past couple of months for Frostbeard! After our successful Kickstarter project sales have continued at a steady pace. In fact, we just reached over 1,000 orders on our Etsy shop, which is a huge milestone. Most of those sales came this last year alone.

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Thanks to our supportive fans, our recent Kickstarter project was a success! Nerdy Candles: For Nerds is our new line of nerdtastic candles based off of video games, movies and comics. It was really fun to see which candles were the most popular. The Doctor Who scents, along with the CMYK

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Burning a candle seems easy, right? Light the wick… BAM! Well, some of our customers admit to never, ever burning their candles. Maybe it’s because soy wax candles are a little different than traditional paraffin ones?  We use soy wax because it burns cleaner and longer than paraffin and

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