Durham, in person soy wax candle making

Our little Blue Cabin, actually quite big


Join us at our ‘Little Blue Cabin’ workshop or we can come to your home or community venue, you just need to get in touch to arrange. We can deliver in other dates just contact and make an enquiry.

Whether you are wanting to start a new lobby or are looking to start a new business, we can offer a fun and informative workshops. We can take 1- 6 people in the cabin or larger numbers on other locations.


Start your very own Creative Path in making your own candles with the guidance of a professional trainer in a fantastic 3-hour, hands-on workshop.
You will be offered tea/coffer or chilled drinks on arrival before being designated your own workspace.

You will learn about different types of wax and candles, before creating your own soy wax candles and wax welts.

You can choose from a range of fragrances and dyes to make your creations unique.

You will then take an afternoon tea style lunch with plentiful sweet and savoury foods along with more hot or cold drinks.

Once your candles are set you can then label them and package them using sustainable materials.

At the end of the day, you will take away two hand made container candles and wax melts to take pride of place in your home, along with a step-by-step guide so you can continue crafting.

Cancellation and a full refund can be obtained up to 2 weeks before the course starts. Start dates may be amended on request.

What's included in the price?

Fully guided workshop

All day tea/coffee/cold drinks

Afternoon tea style meal made up from a section of sweet and savoury foods.

You will take home two candles and wax melts, fully labelled and packaged
Instructions on how to make soy way candles.


Diane Pearson at Creative Path Crafts
5 Deerness Court
Brandon, Durham
County Durham

Suitable for

  • Adults
  • Corporate days out & team building
  • Engagement, birthdays & anniversaries
  • Hen dos
  • Public transport
  • School holiday workshops & activities
  • Seniors
  • Suitable for beginners
  • Teenagers
  • Tutor can travel


3 hours (10:00am to 1:00pm)

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In-person course
Louise Laxton - - #34184

Brilliant afternoon in the little blue shed, lovely friendly environment. Diane is very patient and took the time to explain everything. I came away with a lovely candle and wax melts, would highly recommend a visit.

In-person course
Katy Folan - - #34179

Spent a lovely afternoon in this quaint little craft shed, Diane has the patience of a saint and is so knowledgeable about candle making.
I love that everything had been thought about so it was more environmentally friendly and it was a fantastic way to spend an afternoon and I absolutely loved making my own candle complete with colour and scent!

In-person course
Danielle - - #34177

What a wonderful way to spend a day! Diane was absolutely lovely & not only took us through the candle-making process step by step, but made us feel very welcome & at home. The shed is dreamy : ) I'd quite happily live in there & it's surrounded by a beautiful garden which is highly inspiring to work in. The candle I came away with smells divine and looks beautiful... I'm keeping the candle but I've given some of the wax melts (which were an added bonus) to friends so that they can enjoy the scent too : )

In-person course
Christine Smith - - #34176

Had a fab afternoon with Diane. Her little blue shed is a great environment to learn a new craft. Diane is a super teacher and we all came away with a lovely smelling candle and wax melts, beautifully presented and gift wrapped. Highly recommend

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