About Us

 

First of all, I love The Golden Girls.

I was a professional videographer and editor working at DreamWorks Animation in 2014 when I discovered Golden Girls-themed prayer candles. As a devout Golden Girls disciple, I needed these candles, but I felt like the design could be better. Sophia should have her signature purse, for one thing.

 

So I created my own. My Photoshop skills from years of doing videography came in handy, and after a lot of trial and error I figured out how to affix my designs to some blank prayer candles.

They sat on my desk at work, and everyone who walked by commented on them. I started getting requests. I found I enjoyed the design process, and I was surprised by how delighted people were when they saw my candles. So I added more saints, starting with some of my favorite pop culture icons. At the company holiday bazaar that year, I sold out of everything I had.

In 2016 I opened my Etsy shop. I didn’t expect to get many sales, but it seemed my lovingly designed saints were a hit. Before long, orders were pouring in.

Ruth Bader Ginsburg prayer candle in the making

 

When I left DreamWorks in 2017, I stepped into my DreamLife, which is being a stay-at-home dog mom to my Shih Tzu Ophelia.

Kerrin, owner of The Eternal Flame Candles, holding her dog, Ophelia

 

I live in Fullerton, California, with my amazing husband. He's super supportive of my business. 

Michael at the BravoCon booth

 

In 2019 I was invited to sell my Bravo-themed candles at the first-ever BravoCon in New York. I'm a huge Bravo fan, so that was a dream come true! 

I love how much joy these pop culture creations bring to people. I have gotten so many amazing messages of love and thanks, and of course lots of requests for more saints.

I spend a good amount of time on my designs, and I put a lot of care into each one. I think my best work comes from really being a true fan, and understanding how it feels to be deeply inspired by someone. Whether it’s Oprah or Lisa Vanderpump or Barack Obama, I really admire these people and what they stand for. I hope my devotion to them shows in my designs.

I hope these candles bring you some joy and light, and that you find the perfect saint for your altar.

Oprah Winfrey prayer candle with quote

 

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