Container candlemaking course and wax melts with afternoon tea



Do you want to learn a new skill? Then join us for a fun and informative workshop in container candle making at Crafters Cottage just outside Holmfirth. Learn how to make exquisite gifts for family & friends. Brides & bridesmaids learn how to make your own wedding decorations & favours. Or maybe you would like to start your own artisan business? Whatever the reason, you are very welcome to join us for an informative and fun workshop in the heart of the Summer Wine Country. Take home all the items you have made and finish off with a fabulous inclusive afternoon tea. Course Content: - Introduction to candle-making - Overview of the different types of wax, wicks, dyes, fragrances and candles and containers. - You will learn how to melt wax, add dyes, fragrance oils and wicks to make a selection of container candles and wax melts . Candle in a tin, Candle in a jar, tea lights and wax tarts/melts/ fragranced snap bars, hanging wax fresheners with botanicals - Also learn the technique of printing your own images onto pillar candles to make bespoke gifts. - Troubleshooting your candles - Learn how to create and print your own bespoke labels - Finish your candles off with beautiful packaging and decorations - Health & Safety and legislation on CLP labelling - How to keep effective and compliant records of candle batches Students take home their own candle creations (candle in a jar, candle in a tin, tea lights, a bag of wax melts a fragranced snap bar, Hanging wax scenters and a printed pillar candle.) Plus user guide to enable them to recreate other candles at home

What's included in the price?

All equipment and materials are included. Students will be able to take home the 4 items they have made. We also include a hearty afternoon tea/coffee which will be served in individual picnic hampers and includes, various sandwiches, and a selection of cakes, fruit and yoghurt. We can cater for all dietary requirements.


4 hours

Cancellation policy

Easy - Cancellation and a full refund can be obtained up to 2 weeks before the course starts


Suitable for

  • Adults
  • Seniors
  • Teenagers
  • Wheelchair users
  • Intermediate level
  • Suitable for beginners
  • Public transport
  • Stag dos
  • Hen dos
  • Christmas
  • Romantic
  • Corporate days out & team building
  • Engagement, birthdays & anniversaries
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1 Church Street, Honley, Holmfirth, West Yorkshire, HD9 6AH