With eco candles being such a HOT item, it is time to add your own range of eco candles to your brand or for personal use in your home.
Save yourself a fortune and learn how to make your own candles for pleasure or to sell on our 1 day workshop. Making handmade candles is a rewarding and fun skill for all abilities.
With such a huge variety of fragrance options including essential oils, you can make candles which suit your mood or theme.
You will learn how to use a variety of pure eco waxes with essential oils and pure mineral micas to colour in many ways to create stunning effects and can match to your own colour scheme as well as very pure contemporary designs.
You will be making all natural eco candles such as:
- Scented candle tins
- Glass tumbler candles
- Other container candles
- Scented fire starters
- Votive candles
- Handrolled beeswax candles
- Scented wax melts
We will also be looking at a wide range of unusual containers suitable for your candle making which will help to give your candles that unique look along with information on how you can create your packaged look effectively but on a tight budget.
Tips for alternative natural room fragrancing will also be discussed including reed diffusers and scented fire starters.
You will also learn how to decorate the exterior of the candles including looking at beautiful finishing touches for packaging your own handmade candles.
By the end of this hands on candle making course, you will be able to design your own candles, know more about unique vegetable waxes such as, eco soy wax, natural beeswax, rapeseed wax, olive wax, hemp wax, as well as various natural additives that can make your life easier.
You will go home with a collection of unique handcrafted candles and room fragrance items to treasure and enjoy as well as the confidence to create many more on your own at home.
Full course notes are provided and a light lunch is included in the fee on all Huddersfield courses.
Learn all about:
- Health & Safety
- Equipment required
- Suppliers information
- Types of eco & vegetable waxes available for the candle maker
- Choosing the right wick and wick sizing
- How to create good fragrance throw from your eco candles
- Finishing touches
- Packaging and decoration techniques
- Suppliers Information
- Test Burns and labelling