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This New Candle Brand is Perfectly, Hilariously On-Trend

Cheeky new candle line Cancelled Plans is made for those who prefer staying in

By Andrew Hoge April 6, 2020

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This article originally appeared in the April 2020 issue of Seattle magazine.

This article appears in print in the April 2020 issue. Click here to subscribe.

The most relatable candle line on the market, Cancelled Plans (starting at $32) is the brainchild of Spencer and Kenzie Findlay, graphic designers who favor cozy evenings at home. The husband-and-wife team’s hand-poured container candles are cleverly named for themes that hit home, such as “Social Anxiety” and “Student Loans,” and are made with clean-burning, toxin-free coconut and apricot wax in their Seattle studio.

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