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LT Christmas Candle + Christmas Wreath Making Workshop 1/2 day incs Lunch
8th December 2018 @ 9:30 am - 1:30 pm£90
Join Designer and Candlemaker Laura Thomas (Laura Thomas Co) at her LT HQ in North Berwick for a half day: Christmas Candles + Christmas Wreath Making Workshop.
On arrivial Laura will give a talk on candles while you sit back, relax and learn about wax, wicks, fragrancing and burning your candle correctly. Afterwards you’ll get to work making your very own soy candles with Christmas scents to take away with you.
After a short break you’ll get stuck into making your own Christmas Wreath using foliage collected from East Lothian. Take away your wreath creation to hang on your door or in your home in perfect time for Christmas.
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.
Discussion about the different scent options of fragrance oils, essential oils and dried flower petals (May – August Workshops).
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.
Discussion on how to fix ‘problems’ when making candles.
With all the floristry tools and folige provided, create your own Christmas Wreath this year made from foraged folige collected from around East Lothian.
End the Workshop with a delicious healthy lunch made by Laura along with a glass of fizz to celebrate your creativity and enjoy the festive cheer!
Christmas Candle + Christmas Wreath Making Workshops are roughly 4 hours long. Take away with you two container candles smelling of Christmas scents and a wealth of knowledge on your new candle making skill. Not only that take away your newly made Christmas Wreath to hang on your door or within your home.
Come and make candles and a wreath with Laura Thomas within her own workshop surround by LT Co goodies at The Lighthouse Business Centre in North Berwick, East Lothian. Meet new people, learn something crafty and take your own hand poured candles home with you to burn.
A must do if you love scented candles and craft!
Other date: 15th December 2018 (book asap only 10 spaces per workshop).