A Guide to making Spooky letter wax melts using Soyaluna wax

Spooky season is upon us and what better way to get into the spirit than making some cosy wax melts with Autumn fragrances? Choose from our full range of fragrances and dye colours to personalise your very own messages using our wax letter mould. These Halloween letter wax melts are fun and easy to make […]

A Guide to making a Pumpkin ombre candle using Soyaluna

Neutral pumpkin colours are this year’s must-have trend for Halloween. We have been inspired to make a candle using a fun ombre layering technique with pumpkin neutrals. With this project, you can unleash your creativity using different colour blends creating a design unique to you. It’s the perfect decor piece to add a seasonal scent […]

How to: Spring Honey Bee inspired Soap

Are you ready for Spring inspired projects? We have a great project for all the bee lovers out there. This gorgeously, fresh soap recipe is perfect for making 6 soap bars with a Spring honey bee inspired design. Add a personalised touch by your choosing your mica powder colour and fragrance. We have chosen Honey […]

Fun container garden upcycling projects

Spring is the perfect time to get busy in the garden and grow some lovely flowering plants. Recycling things you already have around the home into plant pots is a great way to be more eco-friendly, and it will save you some money too. Let’s get creating with fun garden recycling project ideas… Here are some […]

AS SEEN ON ITV’S THIS MORNING: Reed Diffuser Making Kits for Springtime

With Spring just around the corner and the evenings getting lighter, this is an apt time to start thinking of all things Springtime, giving your home a lovely refresh. With that in mind, a good spring clean and refresh is an excellent way to turn the page on Winter and craft up some new, scented […]

How to: Valentines Love-Heart Wax Melts

We have a wax melt recipe for you that is simple but also makes a wonderful homemade gift for a loved one with our Valentine’s wax melt guide! While chocolates and flowers are a thoughtful gift idea, we have been thinking outside of the box at Cosy Owl when it comes to Valentine’s Day gifting. […]

DIY: Lavender Essential Oil Scented Wax Tablets

Wax tablets are not only great for releasing beautiful scents in the home but also double up as a decoration too! They are fabulous for freshening up drawers, closets and shelving. You can make them personalised to your loved one by choosing from a range of scents including essential oils to fragrance oils. Why not […]

DIY: Sugar Scrub

Want to add a sweet touch to a homemade gift? Sugar scrubs help promote healthy skin by exfoliating your skin and removing dead skin cells. Scrubs also stimulate circulation and brighten tired skin. What’s great about sugar scrub is that you only need a few key ingredients to make your own at home. Its ingredients […]

How to make Christmas Embedded Wax Melts

Who’s feeling in the festive spirit? We are loving all things Christmas scented to get us in a festive mood. These Christmas present embedded wax melts wax melts are sure to be a great hit for customers or to make as stocking filler gifts. They not only make your home smell gorgeous but also melt […]

Halloween Candle Making Ideas

Halloween is a special and spooky time to bring family and friends together to share ideas for creating your very own Halloween decoration for the home. Traditionally speaking, candles were used to help guide spirits away from the home, as well as providing a source of light of course and rather than creating just black […]

Cedarwood Essential Oil Candle Halloween Recipe

Cedarwood is a popular essential oil that derives from the plant Cedrus. Its Latin name is Cedrus atlantica and what makes Cedarwood so special is its anti-fumitory properties and ability to relieve tension, which could be heightened around the time of Halloween with all the spooky costumes people wear! A good way to set the […]

Clove Essential Oil Candle Halloween Recipe

Clove Leaf essential oil is a fantastic warming scent and makes for an ideal oil to use in your candle making ventures. Whether you are new to candle making this winter, or are an experienced crafter in this field, preparing your home for the spooky season is a refreshing and perhaps way to celebrate Halloween […]

Cinnamon Essential Oil Candle Halloween Recipe

Are you in the mood to make your own candles this Halloween? Perhaps you are already an experienced candle maker and you want to try out some new, spooky ideas! We have you covered this Halloween with our memorable Cinnamon Essential oil candle Halloween recipe. Learn how to make your own Halloween candles today with […]

A Guide to Making Your Own Hair Mask with Beeswax

Want a pamper night in with something to treat your hair? Try your hand at making your own beeswax hair mask with our easy to follow recipe that will assist with preventing dryness and frizz. The beeswax helps to naturally lock in moisture making it fantastic for the scalp and hair, which in turn are […]

A Guide to Making Your Own Beeswax Body Lotion Bar

Lotion bars with added beeswax are a great way to seal moisture in the skin with long-lasting results, without clogging up your pores. Beeswax assists with regulating skin regeneration enabling the skin to naturally repair. Its sweet scent will add a natural aroma to the skin by simply warming the lotion bar in the hand […]

A Guide to Making Your Own Hair Wax

Hair wax is just one of many cosmetic applications you can make yourself by purchasing the relevant wax and various products from the Cosy Owl website. For this guide, we’ll be showing you how to make your own hair wax and giving you useful information on how the properties of Beeswax helps to keep your […]

How to Make Your Own Halloween Hand Shaped Soap

As part of our Halloween candle and soap making series, it’s now time to create a soap worth screaming about! We have created the handiest hand soap just in time for Halloween. Using just a washing-up glove, pegs and a few other ingredients you can make your very own, ready to spook everyone in your […]

A Guide to Making Autumn Wax Melts

Ingredients: 210g Kerasoy 4120 Pillar wax  Bekro Dye chips: Green, Dark Red, Orange  12g Cedarwood and Jasmine Fragrance oil (6% fragrance load) Wax melt mould- Chocolates  Jug  Weighing scales  Bain marie or double boiler  Stirring spoon (to be used for wax creations only)  Tip: Pre-heating the moulds with a hairdryer or heat gun before pouring […]

How to Make Melt & Pour Soap with Mica Powder

We are back with Ascent Bath & Body for an exciting new soap making video where you will learn how to make melt & pour soap with mica powder.  This is our second soap video tutorial as part of our ongoing series with Ascent Bath & Body and this time, you will be able to […]

How To Make Seascape Melt and Pour Soaps

Looking to learn how to make your very own Seascrape Melt and Pour Soaps? We are thrilled to be able to share with you this exciting step-by-step guide. Please note, for this particular soap, we did not use fragrance as we were focusing on the design element. If you feel confident enough with creating an […]

How To Make A Pillar Candle Using An Old Pringles Tub!

In today’s world, any of us resent the amount of waste we create and so we’re often looking for ways to reuse materials where we can. If you want to make pillar candles without having to purchase a mould, you can easily reuse some household waste to do so. From milk carton to plastic cups, […]

How To Make Shimmery Body Oil!

An easy way to make a luxury moisturising product at home. As temperatures rise, you might need to hydrate your skin more. Add some shimmer to your cosmetics, make yourself the dream concoction with only 5 ingredients from Cosy Owl.  What you’ll need: Sweet almond Oil Jojoba Oil Coconut Oil Mica – we used bronze […]

Scented Wax Tablets

Wax tablets have become extremely popular in recent months, as our close knit community of crafters share quick and easy tips to creating scented wax tablets. Wax tablets can be used for a variety of purposes including freshening your shelves, drawers and closets up. If you keep an attire of clothing away in a draw, […]

Top Craft Activities Post-lockdown

Craft activity in the UK and around the world has really taken off in the past year as many people sought new and different activities to while away the time spent in lockdown. Crafts such as candle making, soap making, diamond painting, tie dye, and ceramics are some of the most popular activities to have […]

How to Make Body Butter/ Hand Cream

Chances are, you are already using a branded body lotion as part of your beauty routine, maybe even several brands, but did you know that you can easily make your own body butter at home?  If you are familiar with body lotions you may have noticed that they are not as effective in parts of […]