Our Story


Orcas Island Candle Company is based in the beautiful San Juan Islands of Washington State.
Owner & Candle-maker, Megan McIntire, has called Orcas Island home since she happened upon "the rock" in her early twenties. Since that time, even while away, it has been a part of her. The slower pace of the island and it's incredible beauty inspires  and guides all that she does, including the creation of this business.

Upon entering her 30's, Megan was ready for a change of pace and a new challenge after many years of working in the restaurant industry. She had an idea and was confident in it, and from there she let the candle business unfold as it wished.
The use of essential oils and other clean, non-toxic materials complements the mindful living approach that Megan takes in her own life - intentional care for the body, mind, and spirit. The serenity of a burning candle has brought Megan much joy in her own life and it is a gift for her to be able to create and share calm moments for others through her candles. 
Thank you for your support!