1/2 Workshop Easter / Spring Wreath + Candle Making Workshop
April 20 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm£90
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.
During the morning you will make two 8.5oz sized soy candles (with a total burn time of 60 hours), break for coffee and homemade cake, then set to work making your own Easter / Spring Wreath with seasonal foliage collected around East Lothian. Lastly you will 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.
9.30 – 10.45 Soy Candle Making
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.
Discussion about the different scent options of fragrance oils and essential oils.
Step by step guide to the process of producing a container candle including measuring correct quanities of wax and scents required.
Choose, mix and measure your own scent combinations.
Create and hand pour your own container candles.
Take away 2 x 8.5oz candles with a total of around 60 hours burn time.
10.45 – 11am Coffee and Homemade Cake
11 – 12 Noon Easter / Spring Wreath Making
Get a demo on how to create your Spring themed Wreath using moss and foliage collected from around East Lothian and then set to work making your own.
All tools including florist oasis and wire provided.
Take home your wonderful creation to hang on your door this Spring or use as a centre piece to your Easter activities!
12 Noon Lunch
Sit at a long table over looking NB 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 fizz.
12.30 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 4.5 hours long. Take away with you two container candles and one Spring Wreath that will last 4-5 weeks.
Meet new people, learn something crafty and take your hand poured candles home with you to burn as well as your beautiful wreath creation to show off!
A must do if you love scented candles, craft, natural beauty and a good lunch!
Have a look at an LT 1/2 day work shop here