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: Wooden Wick Candle using SoyaLuna Container Wax

Wooden wick candles create a homely feel with a calming crackle sound when lighting. Today we are going to show you our newest wax that has landed at Cosy Owl which is SoyaLuna Container wax. It is specifically made for the home candle maker, suited to making container candles. It has amazing qualities including zero […]

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 […]

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. […]

How to: Valentine’s Envelope Essential Oil Soaps

  Are you wanting a project to get stuck into a creative project for Valentine’s Day? Not only does this recipe smell amazing but they also have a fun, love letter theme to decorate your home. This month at Cosy Owl we have been thinking all about ‘love’ essential oils and Patchouli is our top […]

How To Make Candy Cane swirl candles

Who’s ready for festive candles? We have felt inspired by our Candy Cane Swirl Fragrance Oil this week. This meant it was time to experiment with ways to create a swirl design with wax. We have tested a few different techniques so you don’t have to and we found our absolute favourite way to get […]

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 […]

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 […]

A Guide to Creating Your Own Soap Products

Self-care. We all need it right? But where do we start? More than ever before, we are all looking for ways to consciously make more time for self-care moments in everyday life, especially at home! Finding out what makes us feel centered is the first step towards understanding what makes us feel calm and good. […]

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 A Beeswax Candle | Beeswax Candle Making Tutorial

With Autumn just weeks away, what better way to celebrate the season than to learn how to make a Beeswax candle? As part of our ongoing ‘how to’ series in partnership with Victoria Hartley from Cosy & Country, we are on a mission to help the home candlemakers get their craft by providing you with […]

How To Make Melt & Pour Soap At Home

As the world-wide demand for homemade cosmetics and soap is booming, more and more crafts lovers are seeking guidance, tips and tricks to jump-start their very own business. In terms of processes, making your own soap and/or other cosmetics can range from relatively easy to quite difficult depending on the product. Therefore, as a beginner, […]

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 […]

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 […]

How to Make Shampoo Bars At Home

Shampoo bars are becoming increasingly popular, not only because of compactness, which can be very useful for storing or travelling, but also because they make for an overall more aesthetically appealing item which is easy to customise and decorate. Moreover, shampoo bars tend to last much longer than liquid shampoo as it’s much easier to […]

A Guide to Making Your Own Beard Oil at Home

If you have a long and luscious beard, then you probably use beard oil to help maintain it. This is a wise move, because beard oils will keep your beard looking at its best. However, next time you’re thinking about buying some beard oil, you should consider whether it’s actually better to make your own. […]