Make 2022 the year you craft a dream business from candle making.
Beginner to Brand Workshop - a tailored one to one day in the studio based in Derbyshire.
**Please contact me to check on available dates**
You're looking to build your Home Fragrance brand.
In times where everything is very competitive, you have to get ahead of the game, you are ambitious, creative and ready for change. Now more than ever is the right time to start your new venture.
“You don’t have to be great to start but you have to start to be great” (Zig Ziglar)
My workshops aren't to fast-track you, becoming a chandler takes time and experience but what I can do is help you build your brand, with guidance and the experience I already have, eliminating a lot of the mistakes made in the early days, that cost too much time and money. We will explore the many different types of wax and the difference between using essential oils v fragrance oils, we will make candles, we will look at safety and testing, compliance and marketing, building the foundations and so much more.
I have a background in Technical Training, my workshops will give you so much information but in a way that everyone can understand.
You will leave with motivation, confidence and eagerness to succeed in turning candle making into a successful business.
Maybe you already have your business but are in a rut, or you need help to take it to the next level. Then my workshops are for you too.
Covered on the day:
Your Idea, Your Niche, Your Hopes and Desires
Wax, Wicks, Containers, Equipment, Suppliers
Legislation, Product Safety, Insurance, Testing, Records
Practical Session - Make container Candles in different sizes
Packaging, Branding, Marketing, Pricing for Retail and Wholesale, Ideal Customer and where are they.
All materials and workbooks are provided, refreshments available all day and light lunch.
***Once you have completed payment, a date for your workshop will be arranged at your earliest convenience. This may differ from the calendar on this site**
The cost is for one person.
A further six month mentorship package is available, please ask for details
Cancellation and a full refund can be obtained up to 2 weeks before the course starts. Start dates may be amended on request.
A comprehensive workbook with cheat sheets
A range of container candles made on the day
All refreshments through the day with a light lunch
1 day (flexible times to suit)
This craft course provider has been awarded Silver status for receiving 5 or more 5 star ratings from previous students.
The Students' Choice award ensures that course providers get recognised for their efforts in the teaching and practice of UK craft.
They also allow tutors to gain valuable feedback on their courses and for new students to find the course that's right for them.
1 day (flexible times to suit)
I did the online course a few months ago and found it to be excellent. The course covers everything from thinking of the ideal client to practical candle making etc… I can go through the course in my own time and also revisit the sessions anytime I want which is great. I then had a one hour chat with Jane which was great. I found Jane to be very friendly, easy to talk to and discuss my ideas with. Jane has a wealth of knowledge and was very helpful giving me lots of ideas and advice on how to go forward I hope to be able to get my ideas of the ground in the near future and will definitely be in touch with Jane for further advice I am so glad that I came across Jane’s facebook group by chance where she shares so much information. Thank you so much Jane for everything.
Response from The Scent Styling Company:Thank you for your lovely review.
I can remember driving over in the morning feeling really excited and a bit nervous if I am being totally honest - hadn't done anything like this before. It was a big day for me, I wanted to soak up the practical side and also get some hacks on doing things better - I'm a novice, to say the least. Well, nothing about the day disappointed, Jane was lovely, the studio gorgeous. We had a good old long chat about stuff whilst I scribbled away trying to absorb as much knowledge as possible. Jane listened to my ideas and helped put me on the right track - thanks Jane you are absolutely right! I'm now on my way, still not ready to launch but I'm taking my time to get things right. The whole journey (PS I really don't like that phrase) has been brilliant fun, I actually have something to drag me away from the TV and hopefully, I'll make a success of it, but if not, I'm going to love making candles for my family and friends (and me) forever. All this because of a chance meeting with a friend of Jane and then a bit of guts to make contact and get on her course. Brilliant and thank you! x
Response from The Scent Styling Company:Ahh Dawn, such lovely words, thank you.
An absolutely Brilliant one to one day course, The day was excellently structured in a beautiful room, Jane delivered/shared her knowledge and experience of her craft in a professional. caring and kind supportive way. The course was hands on with great information not only about candle making but how to move forward in starting up and running a business. I love also that Jane offers support after the course being able to check out any queries or question that as arisen on moving forward with my business and to know that Jane is there for support when I need it is a great added bonus to the one to one course. A lovely well delivered course with great information and knowledge would highly recommend it.
Response from The Scent Styling Company:Thank you Jackie for your kind words, it was such a pleasure to spend the day with you and I look forward to watching your business grow.
A day well spent, tailored to what I needed ,very informative.
Jane is very knowledgeable in her craft and shares this knowledge well,good discussion and lots of food for thought. I came away with confidence in my journey as a small business and a clear vision of the future, the practical is very helpful,I had the opportunity to ask all my questions and left with a tool book of useful information.
Response from The Scent Styling Company:Thank you for your lovely review
The day was really well planned, enjoyable and educational
All aspects of starting up and running your own business were covered as well as practical candle making for beginners
Jane has so much knowledge and is really easy to get on with that everything went smoothly
I would recommend without hesitation
Response from The Scent Styling Company:Thank you for your kind words Lisa, looking forward to seeing your business grow.
I really enjoyed my time with Jane I left the session feeling really confident and ready to get started. I had learnt things that I didn’t even know about which was really useful and helped me not waste any time. The legal side was really informative and I was given a booklet to take home so I can always refer back to this. The sandwiches and teas throughout the day were excellent great service. Will be definitely keeping in contact with Jane for my future development would highly recommend this course for anyone thinking about doing this. Just go for it!! Thanks again Jane.
Response from The Scent Styling Company:Thank you Amy for your lovely words, it was a pleasure to spend the day with you and I’m really excited to see your business flourish, you are going to be great!
I thoroughly enjoyed my time with Jane it wasn't like being on a course at all she was so friendly and approachable right from the start . She was easy to talk to and I felt I could ask her questions, she was so helpful and and at the end I had a clear idea on what to do next in setting up my own business. She has promised to keep in touch to see how I'm getting on and has said I can contact her for further advice. When I left I had the feeling that she genuinely wants me succeed.
I would recommend this course especially for the branding legal side of things which she explained so even I could understand them ! Thank you Jane for a brilliant day.
Response from The Scent Styling Company:Thank you Jo for such lovely words, it really was a pleasure to spend the day with you.
Recently went on this course. Jane was excellent in her knowledge and guidance.
I'm a complete novice and Jane made me feel comfortable. She guided me through the making process with a great outcome.
I feel more confident now in the legislation and health and safety guidelines.
Thank you Jane, will stay in touch!
Response from The Scent Styling Company:Thank you Carole for your lovely review.
I've recently attended a day with Jane, I decided to take the course having looked around for a long time at alternatives as I wanted to learn as much as I could in one course.
The information that Jane supplies is second to non and because it's a one to one it was tailored to my business needs. I now feel so much more confident to start up my own business knowing that Jane will give me continued support.
I highly recommend this course.
Response from The Scent Styling Company:Thank you for your great review Suzanne, it was my pleasure to help you along on your journey and I’m sure you will be very successful.