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LT Christmas Soy Candle Making Workshop @ Archerfield Walled Garden
21st November 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm£45
Join Designer and Candlemaker Laura Thomas (Laura Thomas Co) within the beautiful surrounds of Archerfield Walled Garden for the evening with Christmas Soy Candle Making Workshop.
NOVEMBER CHRISTMAS CANDLE WORKSHOP: Create your very own Christmas soy candle with traditional Christmas scents and learn all about the art of candle making in this workshop.
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.
Arrive to served Fizz and Nibbles. Next sit back, relax and learn about wax, wicks, fragrancing and burning your candle correctly. Finally get to work making your very own soy scented candles to take away with you in this unqiue candle workshop.
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 and 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.
Workshops are roughly 2 hours long. Take away with you two container candles which will have dried botanical flowers within (May + August Workshops). Or Christmas scents (November Christmas Soy Candle Making Workshops) and a wealth of knowledge on your new candle making skill.
Come and make candles with Laura Thomas within the beautiful setting of the Archerfield Walled Garden in 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!