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Happy Kat Candles & Gifts offers a unique variety of handcrafted candle creations, as well as a wide selection of handmade gift items created by local entreprenuers. Whether shopping for yourself, looking for the perfect gift, or you’re interested in creating a unique wedding/bridal or baby shower favor to thank your guests- We welcome the opportunity to earn your business by delivering quality merchandise at an affordable price. Our company is built on the belief that our customers’ needs are of the utmost importance and our team is committed to meeting those needs. As a result, a high percentage of our business is from repeat customers and referrals. We welcome the opportunity to serve you! If you have any questions please feel free to contact us. Happy shopping!


Happy Kat Candles & Gifts is the brainchild of Creative Candle Designer Kathy Fogle, a 26-year resident of Charlotte. Kathy, also affectionately known as “Happy Kat” creates a unique selection of candles including fragrant soy candles, tropical drink candles, dessert candles and custom candles that look good enough to eat - all at an affordable price (see images below). Happy Kat Candles & Gifts also offers a beautiful selection of handmade gift items created by local entrepreneurs, including bath and body products, books, jewelry, greeting cards, skincare, gourmet edibles and more.

 “I’m so grateful for the opportunity to open a new location at Northlake Mall,” Fogle said. “I love Charlotte and look forward to collaborating with the Northlake team to bring something new to the community. This is truly an honor.” Prior to winning, people will most likely recognize Happy Kat selections from its online shop, area outdoor markets, at festivals and events throughout Charlotte, and their ‘sip and pour’ themed parties for girls’ nights out, birthdays and more.

“Battle of the Pop-Up supports our community’s fantastic, innovative entrepreneurs,” said Northlake Mall General Manager Adam Kamlet. “We had wonderful contenders and are thrilled to help Happy Kat Candles and Gifts open its first mall location. ”The Battle of the Pop-Up  asks area retail entrepreneurs to submit plans and concepts for a store idea; The exposure at Northlake will help Happy Kat Candles & Gifts introduce new products and services to the Charlotte community. The store opened June 1, 2018.