Join Creative Director, Designer and Candlemaker Laura Thomas (Laura Thomas Co) and team at the LT Workshop in North Berwick for an exclusive half day workshop at the LT HQ in North Berwick.
During the morning you will learn the art of scent blending and balancing and make your own soy wax Christmas candles with traditional Christmas Scents. Then you will make a seasonal festive Christmas Wreath with a coastal twist (optional) and add essential oils to your wreath for make it smell amazing on your door or in home for this Christmas.
You will make two 8.5oz sized soy candles (with a total burn time of 60 hours), break for coffee and homemade cake, then then set to work making your festive Christmas Wreath, 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.
9.30 – 10.45 Make your Christmas Soy Candles
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 using Christmas focused oils.
Create and hand pour your own container soy candles.
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 Festive Christmas Wreath
Make your own wreath from your front door or within your house this year.
Make a traditional wreath with foliage collected from around East Lothian and grown in Laura’s garden and add decorative touches to it such as Dried Orange, Dried Apple, Star Anise, Dried Chillies, Pine Cones or add a coastal twist with some prepared Shells and Driftwood ready to add to your Florist’s Oasis. Add drops of Essential Oils to add scent to your own very unique wreath.
12 Noon Lunch
Sit at a long table over looking The 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 Festive 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 container Christmas candles, and one Christmas Wreath worth £75.
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!
9:30 am – 1:00 pm
LT HQ THE LIGHTHOUSE BUSINESS CENTRE NORTH BERWICK
UNIT 2 HEUGH ROAD
NORTH BERWICK, EAST LOTHIAN EH39 5PX UNITED KINGDOM
LT EMAIL: INFO@LAURA-THOMAS.COM