25 08, 2021

Introducing Soyaluna Wax – Everything You Need to Know

2022-03-24T10:38:29+00:00Candle Making|0 Comments

Soyaluna Wax orange candle “Easy one pour finish” Soyaluna wax is a soy blend and has been specifically formulated to be an easy to use soy wax for the home candle maker. It comes in a white pellet form, making it easy to melt in a double boiler or Bain Marie. This soy wax blend is biodegradable, vegan friendly and packaged in fully recyclable/ biodegradable packaging. No animal products are used in the manufacturing [...]

17 11, 2022

Craft Day With HappyFabric | Candle Making & Vinyl Crafts | GIVEAWAY

2022-11-22T14:16:40+00:00Competitions|0 Comments

On Tuesday we spent the day with Jaymie from HappyFabric for a collaborative craft project. HappyFabric are a local company to Cosy Owl. They specialise in custom transfers, heat transfer and self-adhesive vinyl. Not only this, they stock cutting machines and heat presses which means their customers can personalise their own products at home. HappyFabric are full of colour and inspiration, with project ideas and guides galore, just like Cosy Owl! We knew this would [...]

15 11, 2022

A Guide To Making A Christmas Present Embedded Candle

2022-11-16T12:48:28+00:00Candle Making, Christmas|0 Comments

Who's ready for festive candle making? The excitement of Christmas is around the corner, with beautifully decorated candles and festive fragrances filling the air. These candles make wonderful gifts, that can be used as decorative pieces on the table or next to a cosy fire. Want to know how to make your very own decorative Christmas present embedded candles? We have an easy to follow recipe, with all the ingredients you need available from Cosy [...]

10 11, 2022

5 Burning FAQ’s- Candle Making Edition

2022-11-10T15:26:04+00:00FAQ, Troubleshooting|0 Comments

Festive candle making is in full swing, which means it's time to relax with glowing candles and comforting fragrances. With the busy season and cooler months on the way, there are lots of burning questions which arise around the process of creating candles. From frosting appearances on wax to working out how much wax is needed for a new candle container, we have covered our top 5 candle making FAQ's (frequently asked questions).   A frosting appearance is caused by small [...]

1 11, 2022

Christmas Craft Ideas with Makes Scents Candles | Candle, Wax Melt & soap | Instagram Live Playback

2022-11-23T14:14:24+00:00Candle Making, Soap Making, Wax Melts|0 Comments

Join us for our Instagram live playback with Abbey from Makes Scents Candles and Hayley from Cosy Owl. Check out our latest Christmas craft ideas from candle making to soap making. Hear tips, tricks and trending ideas to inspire your next project! These ideas are perfect for a homemade gift or to bring a new product into your business collection. How could you embed wax melt shapes into your candles? Or combine colours together to [...]

25 10, 2022

SoyaLuna Pillar Wax Chat with Makes Scents Candles | Instagram Live Playback

2022-10-12T12:58:55+01:00FAQ, Troubleshooting|0 Comments

Watch our Instagram live playback with our guest Abbey from Makes Scents Candles and learn more about using SoyaLuna Wax. Listen to our tips and tricks for using this wax, it's properties and see what we have made! https://youtu.be/s63ycUb4Qng Natural Waxes Soyaluna Melt/Pillar Wax is a luxury wax, crafted by candle makers for candle makers. This soy wax blend has been developed for the usage in the production of the pillar wax candles and wax melts. Soyaluna [...]

24 10, 2022

How To Make Galaxy Soap | Handmade Soap Tutorial

2022-10-24T16:33:36+01:00Autumn, Halloween, Soap Making|0 Comments

It's time to share a spooky space recipe using melt and pour soap.   Join Cosy Owl and Ascent Bath & Body for our handmade soap making tutorial that's out of this world. Learn how to make galaxy soap bars at home with this easy tutorial that’s chock-full information, tips & tricks. These soaps create an amazing swirl effect which can be achieved using a double pouring method as shown in our video. You will [...]

18 10, 2022

Welcome To Our New Website

2022-10-20T15:52:39+01:00Updates|0 Comments

Our new website is here! Welcome to new features at Cosy Owl with updated areas to improve your shopping experience. Let's take a closer look to see what's new... Explore new account tabs Add products you love to your favourites New gift card features - Add messages and upload photos Improved search facility Save multiple addresses to your account Option to save payment cards Option to pay by Klarna  - Pay in instalments or in 30 days [...]

12 10, 2022

How To Make Christmas Tree Wax Melts

2022-10-12T11:30:49+01:00Christmas|0 Comments

Learn how to make clamshell Christmas tree wax melts. The perfect Christmas craft activity to get you in the festive spirit and feel cosy during the winter months. Victoria from Cosy and Country joins us for a collaborative project, which is easy to follow in the comfort of your own home! Follow a wonderful step by step tutorial for making Winter Pine wax melts which can be added to a wax melt burner to release [...]

1 10, 2022

Halloween & Autumn Fragrance Oil Chat with Makes Scents Candles | Instagram Live Playback

2022-10-25T11:15:54+01:00Autumn, Halloween|0 Comments

Join us for our Halloween & Autumn Fragrance Oil chat (Instagram live playback) with our guest Abbey from Makes Scents Candles and explore Halloween and Autumn fragrance oils and project ideas. Delve into the world of Cosy Owl fragrances and take a closer look at a few projects we have made recently. What Halloween projects will you create this season? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lSbD260oRbE&t=213s Looking for even more inspiration? Take a look at our guides [...]

20 09, 2022

Candle Documents- CLP’s, IFRA’s, SDS | Instagram Live Playback with Make Scents Candles

2022-10-25T11:16:49+01:00FAQ|0 Comments

Join us for our Instagram live playback with our guest Abbey from Makes Scents Candles from June 2022. Listen to information on candle documents including CLP's, IFRA's and Safety Data Sheets. https://youtu.be/1fuwFgBYhxU   Follow us on social media and tag us in your creations. We love to see what you have been making! Facebook Instagram  Pinterest TikTok  YouTube - Find more tutorials and project inspiration   

18 08, 2022

A Guide to making Spooky letter wax melts using Soyaluna wax

2022-10-25T11:32:40+01:00Halloween, Wax Melts|0 Comments

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 at home with our new Soyaluna pillar wax perfect for a smooth and creamy finish. Which spooky words would you [...]

18 08, 2022

A Guide to making a Pumpkin ombre candle using Soyaluna

2022-10-25T11:31:47+01:00Candle Making, Halloween|0 Comments

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 update to your home. Ingredients: 160g Soyaluna Container wax 9g of Fragrance oil (We have used Apple Cinnamon) (6% fragrance [...]

8 08, 2022

DIY Toy Fish Embedded Soap

2022-10-14T17:00:00+01:00Soap Making|0 Comments

Looking for a fun craft project to get stuck into with children over the Summer holidays? Washing your hands has never been so fun with these simple fish embedded soaps. Follow our simple step by step tutorial on how to make your very own. You will need: Stephenson Melt & Pour WST White Soap Base - 1kg Stephenson Melt & Pour ST Clear Soap Base - 1kg Flash Blue Mica Powder Ocean Fragrance Oil Small [...]

5 07, 2022

How to: Jasmine Candle using SoyaLuna Container Wax

2022-10-14T16:45:55+01:00Candle Making|0 Comments

Our elegant Jasmine Fragrance Oil is a beautiful addition to our candle making recipe, with floral aromas to freshen your home. It offers a scent throw of light undertones of bitter orange and Madagascar vanilla with an aftertaste of honey and musk notes. Want to learn how to make a candle with this gorgeous fragrance oil? Follow our guide on how to make Jasmine Candle using SoyaLuna Container Wax. SoyaLuna Container wax is great for the [...]

6 06, 2022

How to: Wooden Wick Candle using SoyaLuna Container Wax

2022-11-22T09:56:43+00:00Candle Making|0 Comments

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 to low frosting, smooth finish, great hot and cold throw and we recommend using a 6-8% fragrance load. Want to [...]

12 05, 2022

NEW SoyaLuna Wax Has Arrived At Cosy Owl

2022-10-19T12:47:49+01:00Candle Making|0 Comments

NEW SoyaLuna Wax Has Arrived At Cosy Owl. Want to hear more about this wax? Find out more about why we love this wax in our latest guide... Shop SoyaLuna Container and Pillar Wax Want to see both waxes in action? Check out our latest videos on SoyaLuna wax including a closer look at using both of the waxes with tutorials on candle and wax melt making. Container Wax Natural Waxes Soyaluna Container Wax is a [...]

10 05, 2022

Using Cotton Wicks with SoyaLuna Container Wax: Recommendations

2022-10-14T17:12:03+01:00Candle Making|0 Comments

  A Guide On Using Cotton Wicks with SoyaLuna Container Wax   Cotton wicks are a popular and affordable standard choice in the candle world. Cotton wicks are made up of cotton strands which are braided. The wick is dipped in wax holding it in its upright position. As with all wicks, after burning the candle and left to cool completely the wick will need to be trimmed when next lit. Half a centimetre is [...]

10 05, 2022

Using Wooden Wicks with SoyaLuna Container Wax: Recommendations

2022-10-14T17:17:47+01:00Candle Making|0 Comments

A Guide On Using Wooden Wicks with SoyaLuna Container Wax   Wooden wicks are a popular choice in the candle world because of the modern aesthetic as well as their burn performance. Wooden wicks are known to heat wax evenly but also at a slow pace. They create a wider flame, which is often described as relaxing to watch. Once lit they usually give off a cosy, crackling sound. The crackling sound comes from the [...]

25 04, 2022

A Guide to Making a Celebration of Life Candle

2022-10-25T11:28:04+01:00Candle Making|0 Comments

We are proud to announce that we have teamed up with Farleigh Hospice Charity in aid of their 40th Birthday to create a stunning new Celebration of Life candle making kit, designed to celebrate of the life of a loved one who is either no longer with you or who is in your thoughts as they go through difficult times.  It is a beautiful way to remember and celebrate the joy that people bring to [...]

22 03, 2022

How to: Spring Honey Bee inspired Soap

2022-10-17T12:10:46+01:00Soap Making, Spring|0 Comments

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 fragrance oil to match perfectly with the design. Ingredients 400g Melt & Pour Clear Soap Base Bee soap mould Thermometer [...]

2 03, 2022

Fun container garden upcycling projects

2022-10-17T12:14:14+01:00Easter, Mother’s Day, Spring|0 Comments

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 fun ways to up-cycle everyday household objects into planters from the new book A Year of Nature Craft and Play [...]

22 02, 2022

Easter Inspiration For Your Business

2022-10-19T12:48:41+01:00Easter|0 Comments

Need some ideas for adding an Easter buzz around your Springtime candle making or general craft products? We have put together our top 5 Easter inspired ideas for your business, from gift guides to sprucing up product packaging.  Competitions Competitions are a great way of increasing your small business engagement and reach across social media and newsletters alike. Simple competition ideas include liking and sharing a social media post, encouraging customers to tag you in a [...]

17 02, 2022

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

2022-10-17T12:16:18+01:00Company News|0 Comments

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 accessories for your home and that includes candles and soaps too.As seen on ITV's This Morning, our Reed Diffuser Making [...]

20 01, 2022

Valentine’s Crafts To Inspire

2022-10-17T12:18:54+01:00Valentine's Day|0 Comments

Spread the love this Valentine's Day with a homemade gift to pamper yourself or a loved one with our Valentine's Crafts to inspire guide. We have been romanticising about all the fun recipes to decorate the home, relax your mind or pamper your body. Here are our top 4 recipes which can be created in the comfort of your own home and are perfect for beginners too! 4 Valentines Day recipes for pamper days and [...]

20 01, 2022

How to: Valentines Love-Heart Wax Melts

2022-10-25T11:33:41+01:00Valentine's Day, Wax Melts|0 Comments

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. Let's face it, it's also a great excuse to craft something new too! Wax melts can be put into little [...]

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