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1/2 Day November

November 16 @ 9:30 am - 1:00 pm


Join Creative Director, Designer and Candlemaker Laura Thomas (Laura Thomas Co) and team at the LT HQ in North Berwick for an exclusive half day workshop at the LT HQ in North Berwick.

During the morning in this very Christmas gifting focused workshop you will learn the art of scent blending and balancing to create your own Advent Christmas Candle to use during the countdown to Christmas.  You’ll also make mini all natural body scrubs and all natural lip butters to give away as Christmas presents (should you desire ;).

You will make two 8.5oz sized soy Advent candles (with a total burn time of 60 hours), break for coffee and homemade cake, then then set to work making all natural mini body scrubs and lip butter pots, then adjourn to lunch to sit around a long table seasonally styled by LT, over looking North Berwick Law for an LT vegetarian lunch served with a glass of alcoholic or non alcoholic fizz.  Take away products with a value of £75.


Workshop Content

9.30 – 10.45  Make your Soy Advent Christmas Candle

Laura shares her insider knowledge, secrets, tips and tricks of the trade that will enable you to create and learn about the art of candle making.  Take away oodles of inspiration, pick Laura’s brains and discover all you need to know about all things candles.

Description of commonly used waxes and their pros and cons.

Introduction to Soy Wax.

An overview of the different types of wicks and what wick testing involves.

Step by step guide to the process of producing a container candle including measuring correct quanities of wax and scents required.

Learn the art of scent blending and the process involved in balancing more than one scent together.

Create and hand pour your own container soy candles.

You will be given a special advent candle label for the jar to allow you to count down to Christmas.

Take away 2 x 8.5oz candles with a total of around 60 hours burn time.


10.45 – 11.00am Coffee and Homemade Cake


10.45 – 12 Noon

Make your own Mini Body Scrubs and Lip Butter Pots

Get to work using all natural ingredient to make your own body scrubs and lip butters which are perfect for Christmas gifting.

Making the mini Body Scrub’s will involve using all natural ingredients and essential oils of mint, lemon, orange and sage together with the zest of orange and lemon and dried herbs.

The mini Lip Butter’s will be made with all natural ingredients and guests will choose an essential oil to scent and flavour them with.

Such as;

Sweet Orange – to uplift and energise

Lavender – to calm and relieve stress

Rose – to ease emotional blockages and stress

Frankincense – to uplift and ground

Ginger – to uplift and energise

Jasmine – for peace and tranquility

and many more..


12 Noon Lunch

Sit at a long table over looking North Berwick Law beautifully styled by LT.  You’ll be served a homemade vegetarian lunch made by LT (a previous cafe owner) and enjoy a well earned glass of alcoholic or non alcoholic fizz.


1pm Workshop Ends

Feel free after lunch to shop the LT range in the Workshop as you’ll automatically receive 20% off all homewares, scents and bedding by attending the course.




Workshops are roughly 3.5 hours long.  Take away with you two Advent Christmas candle, and four mini body scrubs and four mini lip butters.

Meet new people, learn something crafty and take your hand poured candles home with you to burn and use your new solid perfume on the go!

A must do if you love scented candles, craft, natural beauty and a good lunch!


10 available
1/2 Day November£90.00


November 16
9:30 am - 1:00 pm
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LT HQ The Lighthouse Business Centre North Berwick
Unit 2 Heugh Road
North Berwick,East LothianEH39 5PXUnited Kingdom
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