Located at 125 Union Ave. #101 in Orcutt, Parable Candle Company sells a variety of homemade candles and decorative items.

We recently welcomed Parable Candle Company to the Santa Maria Valley Chamber, and helped celebrate their store’s grand opening.

Parable Candle Company is located at 125 Union Ave. #101 in Orcutt. Owner Elaine Bumanglag said she felt Orcutt was the ideal place to open her business.

“I felt we needed to have more retail options in Old Orcutt,” she said. “we have great restaurants and great tasting rooms here, and I just wanted to add another retail option for people.”

Parable Candle Company sells homemade soaps and candles and other decorative items. Owner Elaine Bumanglag has been making candles and soaps for 2 years now and decided opening a store was the next step for her business.

“I’ve just been doing vendor events where I’d sell my products,” Bumanglag explained, “but I really wanted a place where I could do more and also have a classroom and do teaching.”

In addition to their storefront, Parable Candle Company has a classroom space, where Bumanglag will be teaching candle making, soap making, and other DIY classes.

Santa Maria Valley Chamber of Commerce & Visitor and Convention Bureau Membership Manager Cara Martinez presents the ceremonial ribbon to Parable Candle Company owner Elaine Bumanglag.

“I love the idea that this can be a place to gather. The classroom studio back here is a great space and I really want people to be able to come in on their own as well, once they’ve had classes and know how to do things,and be able to use the equipment and make their projects or gifts for other people.”

Bumanglag says she is excited to have the storefront open, but also has other avunes where people can purchase her products.

“The store is just one avenue to the business,” she said. “I’ll also be offering subscription boxes as well as gift giving services and gift packages.”

We are thrilled to welcome Parable Candle Company to the Chamber and congratulate them on their recent grand opening! Watch the video interview below with Parable Candle Company Owner Elaine Bumanglag to learn more about the local business. You can also learn more by calling (805) 314-2662 or visiting their website at https://www.parablecandlecompany.com or their Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/ParableCandleCompany/. We are thrilled to have Parable Candle Company as valued Chamber members!