20 10, 2023

Nutcracker Christmas Tree Wax Melts Guide

2023-10-20T14:10:51+01:0020 October 2023|Candle Making, Christmas, Wax Melts|0 Comments

One such iconic figure that often graces our homes during the festive season is the Nutcracker, a symbol of wonder and magic. What if we told you that you could bring the spirit of the Nutcracker directly into your home, not just as a decoration, but as a fragrant, swirling wax melt? Imagine the warm and cosy atmosphere it would create, filling your space with the nostalgic scents of the season. Join us as we [...]

4 10, 2023

Red Berry and Holly Candle Guide

2023-11-01T11:11:47+00:004 October 2023|Candle Making, Christmas|2 Comments

As the crisp winds of Winter begin to rustle through the trees and the holiday season draws near, there's no better time to infuse your home with warmth and festive cheer. What better way to do so than by creating your very own red berry and holly fragranced candle? These delightful DIY candles not only add a touch of seasonal magic to your surroundings but also make for heartfelt gifts that capture the essence of [...]

27 09, 2023

Christmas Wax Tablet Decorations Guide

2023-10-16T12:23:19+01:0027 September 2023|Christmas, Essential Oils, Wax Tablets|0 Comments

The holiday season is upon us, and what better way to embrace the festive spirit than by creating your very own Christmas-themed decorations? In this enchanting recipe guide, you will learn to craft delightful and aromatic Christmas wax tablet decorations scented with the warm and inviting essence of cinnamon essential oil. Imagine filling your home with the comforting aroma of cinnamon, reminiscent of freshly baked gingerbread cookies and steaming cups of spiced cider. These charming [...]

15 09, 2023

Preparing Your Business for the Christmas Season

2023-10-03T17:17:11+01:0015 September 2023|Christmas|0 Comments

The Christmas season is undoubtedly the most magical time of the year. It's a season filled with warmth, joy, and enchanting scents that transport us to a world of wonder. For candle making businesses, it's also the busiest and most profitable time of the year. In this blog post, we'll explore the steps you need to take to prepare your candle making business for the Christmas season. With 9 steps to guide you through the [...]

13 09, 2023

Wood Smoke Vanilla Bubble Glass Candle Guide

2023-09-22T13:44:26+01:0013 September 2023|Candle Making, Christmas|0 Comments

Delve into the luxurious aroma of premium wood smoke vanilla this season, where your senses will embark on a journey through scent notes ranging from the mysterious allure of black iris and geranium leaves to the delicate whispers of jasmine, sweet vernal grass, cardamom, and ylang-ylang. Embark on a delightful journey as we guide you through crafting your very own wood smoke vanilla bubble ball candle. These charming creations not only capture the essence of [...]

10 12, 2022

A Guide To Creating Cube Candles

2023-03-13T11:33:39+00:0010 December 2022|Candle Making, Christmas|0 Comments

Have you created a cubed shaped candle before? These cube glasses are wonderful for adding a touch of luxury and add a new shape to your collection. They look stylish standing alone as well as part of a group of candles on display in a room. At Cosy Owl we have 2 different sized cube glasses available, including 8cl and 29cl glasses. In this recipe we are showing you how to make your very [...]

15 11, 2022

A Guide To Making A Christmas Present Candle

2022-12-01T11:31:08+00:0015 November 2022|Candle 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

2023-10-04T11:02:50+01:001 November 2022|Candle Making, Christmas, 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 [...]

12 10, 2022

How To Make Christmas Tree Wax Melts

2023-09-18T16:37:36+01:0012 October 2022|Christmas|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 [...]

20 01, 2022

DIY: Sugar Scrub

2023-10-16T12:29:23+01:0020 January 2022|Body Care, Christmas, Essential Oils, Valentine's Day|0 Comments

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 consist of carrier oil, essential oil and sugar. You will need: Glass candle container with lid or clean jam jar [...]

6 12, 2021

How To Make Candy Cane swirl candles

2022-10-26T17:12:15+01:006 December 2021|Candle 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 [...]

19 11, 2021

Christmas Stocking Filler Gift Ideas: Craft Kits

2022-10-18T13:57:26+01:0019 November 2021|Christmas|0 Comments

The festive season is here and searching for Christmas gifts has commenced. Here at Cosy Owl we are super excited to share with you our Newest products which are perfect stocking filler gift ideas for anyone creative or looking to start a new hobby. Our craft kits include all the ingredients you need to make candles, wax melts, diffusers or soap. Packaged in a lovely box, these kits are perfect for all craft lovers out [...]

16 11, 2021

How to make Christmas Embedded Wax Melts

2022-10-26T16:48:51+01:0016 November 2021|Christmas, Wax Melts|0 Comments

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 with whimsical colours of dye and mica powder. Ingredients EcoSoya Melt Soy Wax- 800g Circle Silicone mould Wax melt flower, [...]

1 06, 2021

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

2023-10-04T11:02:59+01:001 June 2021|Candle Making, Christmas, Recycling Projects|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 [...]

4 12, 2020

How To Make A 3 Wick Candle

2023-10-04T11:03:08+01:004 December 2020|Candle Making, Christmas|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 – [...]

13 11, 2020

How To Make Tea Light Candles

2023-10-04T11:03:11+01:0013 November 2020|Candle Making, Christmas|0 Comments

With Christmas just round the corner, our easy step-by-step video created in partnership with Cosy & Country walks you through the process of making your own festive tea light candles at home.   Ingredients KeraWax 4105 or KeraSoy 4130 Aluminium Tea Light Cups - 37.5mm x 22mm Tea Light Wicks TL15 / S33 50ml Fragrance Oil – we used Red Berry & Holly 3g of Bekro 30/6077 Red Candle Dye Glue Dots Step 1 – Measure & [...]

8 09, 2020

How To Make Luxury Candles With Wooden Wicks

2023-10-04T11:03:20+01:008 September 2020|Candle Making, Christmas|4 Comments

With the weather getting chillier and Autumn almost upon us, it’s the perfect time to hone your inner craftsmanship and make these inspirational luxury candles with wooden wicks. Our step-by-step video created in partnership with Cosy & Country walks you through the process to make your very own candles at home...brrr-ill-iant!     Ingredients  Wooden wicks (always check what wick you need for your diameter of candle) Kerasoy 4130 or Kerawax 4105 wax (if using a different wax, you [...]

21 08, 2020

How To Make Wax Melts From Home

2023-10-04T11:03:13+01:0021 August 2020|Christmas, Wax Melts|0 Comments

Wanting to try your hand at making wax melts? Our easy step-by-step video created in partnership with Cosy & Country walks you through the process of making your own wax melts at home.   Ingredients Kerawax 4600 or Kerasoy 4120 Star clamshell moulds Fragrance Oil – we used Fresh Linen Dye – we used Cream Step 1 – Melt the wax First you need to melt your wax. To work out the amount of wax you will need, use [...]

31 07, 2020

How to Make Your Own Reed Diffusers

2023-10-04T11:03:18+01:0031 July 2020|Christmas, Reed Diffusers|1 Comment

  Want to make your own reed diffusers at home, with a fragrance you love? We have a great tutorial with Victoria who takes you through all the steps you need! Ingredients 100ml Diffusol - Augeo Base Oil 10 Pack of Natural Porex Reeds (also available in black) 50ml Fragrance of your choice 200ml Karen Diffuser Bottle (other options available) Measuring jug Wooden Diffuser Cap (silver and gold available) Diffuser Bottle Plug Stage 1 - [...]


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