Tuesday, May 31, 2011

Masters are Here and Unpacked The Future is HERE!

Great News......... The Truck is completely unloaded, the molds and masters have all been sorted and inventoried..... what a holiday weekend this has been! Even after the list's Elizabeth sent, I really had no idea what to expect until we began to unwrap the masters. All I can say is WOW. WOW, WOW! First off, I can not believe how many pieces Nelson created that they never produced commerically. To think so very few eyes have ever seen these wonderful pieces just amazes me.

Then move to the Masters that it is easy to see have never been used. never had a mold made from them...... piece after wonderful piece. I must admit, I am a mold junkie......... and this brought tears to my eyes several times as we went thru the unpacking and inventory process. Even with help, I HAD to see with my eyes each and every piece. Ok, so I have died and gone to Candle maker's Heaven  lol.

To know that I have a part in keeping alive the legacy of Nelson and Great Smoky Mountain Candles is an awesome responceability I feel deeply humbled in this task, but look forward to making these pieces available to all candle makers.

If you have a favorite that you missed out on in the recent past. please contact us about having that made for you. We would be happy to talk to you about that. Our plan for now, is to focus mainly on new pieces and offer maybe 3 or 4 at a time, or as time allows...... We will of course be open to special orders and suggestions on these pieces.

Happy Candlemaking!

Thursday, May 26, 2011

Nelson's & GSM Molds and Master's Arrive At Candle Mold Vault Friday!!!

The day has finally arrived, we are told first thing tomorrow morning the contianer will be delivered with all the molds and masters. Most of the used inventory is already listed on the site now for sale...... it will be updated as quickly as we get an inventory during the unloading process and anything else we may need to add, will be added.

Also you can expect to start seeing the new items within a very short time as well. we should be able to add photo's of some of the new items fairly soon as well.

Happy Candlemaking!

Tuesday, May 24, 2011

The Molds & Master's are now on the way to their new Home at the Candle Mold Vault

I would like to thank Elizabeth , her Husband, family and friends that helped for all the help in making the loading and move so smooth. The 28 ft container was picked up around 5 pm and sent on the way....... we are told to expect it here in Iowa either Friday or Monday.

Please watch the site for updates on new items as they are released.  You are welcome to email us requests for items as well.

As you can expect it will take us some time to sort thru and inventory over 200 tubs, but I am assured by Elizabeth that the used molds are easy to spot and will be available from day one. Check the website often!

Happy Candlemaking!

Friday, May 20, 2011

Mold Selection Update

I mentioned recently that we would be adding new mold items to the website selection. that process is in full swing, with many more to come. We will also be able to soon add some of the new Silicone Molds from the Nelson & GSM line as well.

This is a very busy and exciting time for us here... and we welcone the chance to work with you on your projects and needs. Just give a call or drop us an email and let us know how we can assist you.

Happy Candlemaking!

Wednesday, May 11, 2011

Move Monday !!! Elizabeth says why not today! ;)

Well, moving day is almost here!  Today we make final arrangements with the trucking company that will haul all the Molds and Masters. Everything is completed on Elizabeth's end as far as this transfer is concerned. She has it all packed up, and ready to go. She is working over some of it in fact just to get her own things done.

Add to that trying to the work in her back yard, new shed, and run her business. Remember, All her customer records from the molds are to be deleted tomorrow. So there will be no record after that and they will NOT be part of the business transfer.

I wanted to remind folks when they are browsing our site, we carry now both Silicone and Plastic molds. Please read the discription of the mold before ordering, so you are not upset with your purchase. We will try shortly to add to each a clear marker stating "this is a silicone mold" or this is a plastic mold" to help you shop with some added ease.

We are told that shipping on the molds from AZ to Iowa will be approx 4 days. They are to be loaded on Monday. Please Note that when they arrive here you will begin to see some price changes as we move towards the addition of the new silicone mold line as well. We decided to keep the used molds at least until the first of june for the former Glows Customers..... at which point we will think again about the option of taking up one of the offers of bulk sale.

If you need help. or have a question or problem with the site, just call or email!

Happy Candlemaking!

Sunday, May 8, 2011

Please Pardon The Dust

Please pardon the dust and mess as we continue to update and redesign the websites.... Steve is trying to get everything ready and in working order before the trip to get the remaining molds and masters.

Some of you have written telling us that you are having issues with the forum sign up and the shopping cart check out. please know that Steve is working on that as I write this. If you wish, you can email him, and he will be happy to invoice you for payment via Paypal.

If you are having any other issues with the site, please, please email Steve and he will attempt to assist you with them.

He also hopes to have most if not all the new 2 piece plastic molds promised added before the end of the month. That should be a little over 100 new designs. Clearing the way for him to start right in with the New Silicone Molds from the masters from The Nelson & GSM line @ Glows.

Happy Candlemaking!

Thursday, May 5, 2011

Silicone Mold Update

I wanted to to mention today some info for all the former customers of Glows Candle Molds that are waiting for the used molds to be moved to Iowa to place orders for differant pieces of the remaining inventory. I have had several customers contact us now, requesting quotes to purchase all of the remaining used molds. While this would make things very easy and fast to simply move them out all at once. I feel I have a duty to Glow's customers first, to allow them to get any remaining molds they want or need before we would do this.

If any of you would like any of the remaining used molds would you take the time to email us, let us know what item or items you want us to hold for you.... upon their arrival here, so that we can see about what can be done on this. It would be of great help to us.

Happy CandleMaking!

Wednesday, May 4, 2011

Final Countdown Until Move of Molds and Masters

We are now in final countdown mode now.... final days before the trip to AZ to load up the Molds and Masters and have them trucked back here to Iowa. Most, but not all the work on this end is completed, we have been making space for everything.... to make it easy to do our first sorting and inventory and begin to get Photos for the website of what we will have to offer.

Because of the size of all this, we have also begun looking for a larger workspace where we can move everything to produce both the molds and our candle lines. We are also in process right now of giving the Candle website a face lift as well. Ready to take on all the new items that will be coming out shortly.

This is a very exciting time for us, and we hope that you all are as excited to see all the new goodies coming out of the vault very soon!

Happy Candlemaking!