Founded by Pat and Mary Muscat in 1992, Anything Used and Sparta Country Candles is located in the historic Village of Sparta in a general store built in 1838. Our store features two floors of rooms full of unique home décor items, candle accessories, seasonal items and Sparta Country Candles.
In the early 1990’s, our customers were demanding a high-quality candle at affordable prices. Having difficulty finding these qualities in a candle, we introduced Sparta Country Candles in 1995. After six months of intensive research and humble beginnings , 18 candles a night produced in the family kitchen, Sparta Country Candles now produces hundreds of candles a day.
Back before Google and the internet, we did our research and consulted some amazing knowledgeable individuals who assisted us in developing a high-quality candle at a fraction of the price. Besides the low price, a Sparta Country Candle contains as much as three times more scent than the average candle manufactured.
Sparta Country Candles was also the first candle company to introduce refills for our 12 oz. jar, generating even more savings for our customers. We will replace any candle that does not meet our customers satisfaction. We hope you are as pleased with our candles as we are making them.
What are the necessary ingredients for a successful family run business?
Start with two great kids, a lot of hard work and listen to your customers’ needs.
The St. Thomas & District Chamber of Commerce Free Enterprise Awards Program
Better Business of London Business Integrity Award Finalist
CAFÉ Southwestern Ontario Family Enterprise Finalist
Certificate of Excellence Trip Advisor
Certificate of Appreciation Recognition Award
Ambassador of the Year- Elgin County Tourism