Handmade candles seem to be a Montana-made specialty. Small businesses at their best creating custom items. Your choices of design, fragrance, and decoration are vast with many Montana based makers.

Supporting local, Montana businesses is incredibly easy if you're looking for cool candles. We've got so many talented makers across the state, you'll find whatever kind of candle you want while supporting the custom artists.

Farmhouse Candle Company (Hot Springs, Montana): Hand poured soy candles and wax melts. All natural ingredients with creative scents. Wood candles, mason jar candles. They also make all natural room sprays. Very well reviewed online. Official website link above or visit their Facebook page here.

Mountain Moon Wax Company (Bozeman, Montana): 100% all-natural soy wax, cotton core wicks, premium fragrance oils and essential oils. Small batch, hand poured candles. Available via their official website above or at local retailers. Mountain Moon Wax Facebook page.

Montana Candle Company (Missoula, Montana): Scents that are inspired by Montana itself, soy and soy-blend candles, hand poured in Missoula. Can be found at their Facebook page with above link or Missoula area farmers' markets.

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Meriwether Candle and Body Works (Butte, Montana): A home based candle and body product company based in Butte America. 100% soy wax candles in 3 sizes. Can create custom scents.

Three Sheets Candles Company (Kalispell, Montana): Interesting containers for their candles. All natural soy and beeswax candles in glass, ceramic and can containers. They also make emergency candles. Custom orders at their website above.

Montana Jam and Candles (Whitehall, Montana): A Mother in-law/ Daughter in-law team. Soy candles and wax melts with REALLY cool and creative scents. How about Cherry Merlot or Cliff Lake? Official website link above or visit Montana Jam and Candles Facebook page here.

Shopping hyper-local is always a cool thing to do. No matter if the items are for you or for a gift. Small makers often depend on word of mouth, so spread the word when you find something Made in Montana that's a new fave (and be sure to let us know too!)

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