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 you will learn the art of scent blending and balancing to create unique solid Perfume Pots. You’ll also make your own soy wax candles.
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 two pots of your own solid perfume 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 £70.
9.30 – 10.45 Make your 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.
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 Solid Perfume Pots
Solid Perfumes are back in the big fashion houses of London and Paris and you can now make your own in this part of the workshop. Solid perfumes are a great way of making your own scent that actually lasts on your skin. You to play around with essential oils until you find a combination you love. You’ll be given a sheet with information on all the essential oils to decided which oils suit you best. Make pocket sizes perfumes, perfect for top-ups on the go!
Will you try;
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 container candles, and two Pots of Solid Perfume.
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!
Have a look at an LT 1/2 day work shop here
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