DISCOVER DOWNTOWN like never before!
Get a behind-the-scenes look at some of the GREAT businesses located here in downtown. Get to know the owners and their products from checking out their answers to a series of fun questions!
What is the name of your business and who is the owner(s)?
Eco Candle Company, owner Shelley Nystrom
What service(s) and/or product(s) do you offer?
Handmade candles, soaps, body care, home fragrance, jewelry, gift items
What inspired you to start your business?
A candle making kit and some creativity!
What are 3 words that describe your business?
Aromatic, eco-friendly, handcrafted
If your business had a theme song, what would it be?
Light My Fire by The Doors
What's the best piece of advice you've ever been given?
Don't give up your dreams, keep on sleeping.
What's something about your business nobody knows?
We are a small group of 7 employees. We create and decorate right here in Appleton. In addition to our retail location, we sell our handmade products in our online store and ship them to over 700 wholesale accounts across the galaxy.
What do you love most about being in Downtown Appleton?
Downtown Appleton has a creative and fun local vibe! It hosts fantastic events that bring in great foot traffic.
If you were a super-hero, what powers would you have?
Pyrokinesis (the ability to create and control fire with the mind)
If you could bring back any fashion trend, what would it be?
Fanny packs and leg warmers
What's the weirdest food you have ever eaten?
Chicken deep fried in soy wax
Something else fun and unique about your business you want to share?
Kids know us as the "rubber ducky store." (Parents love that we provide a great distraction for the kids while they're shopping;) Depending on the time of year, we have anywhere from 1,200 to 2,000+ rubber duckies in stock!
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