Guides & Recipes

Soap Making Kit Unboxing, Tutorial And Live Chat

Discover our Cosy Owl soap making beginners kits and find out more about soap making! Our Soap Making kits are the perfect purchase for anyone looking to get creative and start crafting their own Homemade Soaps. We pride ourselves in providing the highest quality ingredients available on the market for making the perfect homemade Soaps. […]

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

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 […]

A Guide To Making A Christmas Present Candle

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 […]

5 Burning FAQ’s- Candle Making Edition

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, […]

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

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! Natural Waxes Soyaluna Melt/Pillar Wax is a luxury wax, crafted by candle makers for candle makers. This soy wax […]

How To Make Galaxy Soap | Handmade Soap Tutorial

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 […]

Welcome To Our New Website

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 […]

How To Make Christmas Tree Wax Melts

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 […]

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

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 […]

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

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.   Follow us on social media and tag us in your creations. We love to see what you have been making! Facebook Instagram  Pinterest […]

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 […]

DIY Toy Fish Embedded Soap

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 […]

How to: Jasmine Candle using SoyaLuna Container Wax

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 […]

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 […]

NEW SoyaLuna Wax Has Arrived At Cosy Owl

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 Find our wick recommendations for container wax here: Cotton wick recommendation guide Wooden wick […]

Using Cotton Wicks with SoyaLuna Container Wax: Recommendations

  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 […]

Using Wooden Wicks with SoyaLuna Container Wax: Recommendations

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 […]

A Guide to Making a Celebration of Life Candle

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 […]

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 […]

Easter Inspiration For Your Business

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 […]

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 […]

Valentine’s Crafts To Inspire

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 […]