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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

6 12, 2021

How To Make Candy Cane swirl candles

2022-10-26T17:12:15+01:00Candle Making, Christmas|0 Comments

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 that Christmas candy candle in time for your Christmas displays at home like the candle above. Here's a few of [...]

12 10, 2021

Halloween Candle Making Ideas

2022-10-26T17:16:11+01:00Candle Making, Halloween|0 Comments

  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 candles, we thought we’d help you be a bit more creative.  With the help of Abbey White from Makes [...]

27 09, 2021

Halloween Essential Oil Candles to Inspire

2022-10-26T17:20:40+01:00Candle Making, Halloween|0 Comments

With Halloween around the corner, we have been conjuring up fun spells to create essential oil candles. Many different essential oils have the power to keep you calm and relaxed and burning these in a candle can give you a magical sense of well-being. Essential oils have characteristic essences which bring a magical touch when it comes to aromatherapeutic healing. The key to using essential oils is to identify your area of need and find [...]

27 09, 2021

Cedarwood Essential Oil Candle Halloween Recipe

2022-10-26T17:20:34+01:00Candle Making, Halloween|0 Comments

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 scene this Halloween is to try your hand at candle making. This special two-part recipe will guide you on how [...]

27 09, 2021

Clove Essential Oil Candle Halloween Recipe

2022-10-26T17:21:54+01:00Candle Making, Halloween|0 Comments

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 with your loved ones. Below, you will find the ingredients you need to make your own Clove Leaf essential oil [...]

27 09, 2021

Cinnamon Essential Oil Candle Halloween Recipe

2022-10-26T17:24:35+01:00Candle Making, Halloween|0 Comments

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 our easy to follow Cinnamon Essential oil candle recipe. https://www.tiktok.com/@cosyowl/video/7020811937290276102?is_copy_url=1&is_from_webapp=v1&lang=en Ingredients: 30cl Karen Round glass container 240g Kerasoy 4130 [...]

3 09, 2021

How To Make A Beeswax Candle | Beeswax Candle Making Tutorial

2022-03-30T10:15:35+01:00Candle Making|0 Comments

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 creative guides and tutorials. So what are you waiting for? Here’s how to make a beeswax candle!   Ingredients 800g [...]

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 [...]

11 06, 2021

Soy Wax For Candle Making. A Beginner’s Guide

2022-03-21T22:51:16+00:00Candle Making, FAQ|0 Comments

Soy wax is by far the most popular wax to use for those who enjoy crafting at home, partly because it is considered as a cleaner, healthier option than paraffin wax, which is a bi-product oil in the petrochemical industry, but is it all true? As with any other important subject, we don’t want you to simply sit back and believe the hype, so here’s a beginner’s guide to soy wax: its environmental impact, unique [...]

1 06, 2021

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

2022-03-21T22:51:30+00:00Candle Making|0 Comments

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, the possibilities stretch as far as your imagination allows. We decided to use a Pringles tub for this tutorial. These [...]

24 05, 2021

How To Make Soy Candles

2022-03-21T22:51:48+00:00Candle Making|0 Comments

In this guide, courtesy of Victoria of Cosy and Country, we’ll show how to make candles using soy wax, making full use of its unique properties. Whether you are a beginner in this craft or an expert candle maker, this guide will serve as a useful run-through, plus tips and tricks to avoid some of the most common problems. But first, a little background. Soy wax is by far the most popular wax to use [...]

22 04, 2021

Top Craft Activities Post-lockdown

2022-07-29T17:58:35+01:00Candle Making, Soap Making|0 Comments

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 experienced an exciting boom since the Covid-19 pandemic began. Cosy Owl accessed 12 months of data via Google Trends to [...]

9 04, 2021

How To Make An Embedded Shape Candle

2022-10-17T15:30:34+01:00Candle Making|0 Comments

Perhaps today’s guide might be a bit ambitious for the absolute beginners, however it is also one of the most eye-popping works that can be achieved after reaching a basic level of acquaintance with candle-making craft. Stretching the line that separates hobbyism and true craftsmanship, these beautiful candles with an embedded shape nonetheless represent a challenge to be conquered. This floral theme is a great fit for the coming months of May and June especially, [...]

26 02, 2021

How To Make Essential Oil Candles

2022-10-12T17:31:27+01:00Candle Making|0 Comments

Essential oils, (not to be confused with Fragrance oils) are known as a natural remedy for short-term relief of mild symptoms of stress, anxiety and insomnia and widely used in aromatherapy and massage therapy. There are many essential oils and each one has its own peculiar properties as well as distinctive fragrance; some of the most popular ones are Lavender, Bergamot and Lemongrass. They are commonly added to diffusers, but did you know that you [...]

4 02, 2021

How To Make A Layered Candle In A Glass Bubble Ball

2022-10-17T13:58:55+01:00Candle Making|0 Comments

Glass and round shapes are a staple of interior design, the smooth surfaces and lines are perfect to decorate and furnish any home environment. So why not give it a personal ‘’spin’’ and create a unique ornament using your favourite colours and fragrance? Follow this easy video tutorial created in partnership with Victoria of Cosy & Country, as she guides us through the process of making a layered candle in a glass bubble ball that [...]

4 12, 2020

How To Make A 3 Wick Candle

2022-10-25T13:22:40+01:00Candle Making|0 Comments

With Christmas only a few weeks away, our step-by-step video created in partnership with Cosy & Country walks you through the process of making your own 3 wick candle, which would make the perfect gift for your loved ones this festive season. Ingredients  KeraWax 4105 or KeraSoy 4130 55cl Round Flat Dish Container ECO 12 Wicks 50ml Fragrance Oil – we used Winter Spruce 3g of Bekro 03/4217 Grey Candle Dye Glue Dots Step 1 – Measure [...]

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