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25 02, 2021

A Guide to Making Your Own Beard Oil at Home

2022-03-24T10:41:54+00:00Beard Oil|2 Comments

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. Contrary to popular belief, making your own beard oil is actually incredibly simple. Plus, you’re guaranteed to end up with [...]

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 [...]

15 01, 2021

How To Make Wax Melts With Mica Powder

2022-10-17T13:51:47+01:00Wax Melts|0 Comments

Wanting to add a bit of extra sparkle to your wax melts? Our step-by-step video created in partnership with Cosy & Country walks you through the process of creating your own wax melts with mica powder at home. Ingredients KeraSoy 4120 or KeraWax 4600Wax Melt Flower Moulds50ml Fragrance Oil – we used Jasmine3g of Bekro 39/4327 Pink Candle DyePeach Pink Mica Powder Step 1 – Measure & Melt Your Wax First, you will need to measure your [...]

7 12, 2020

Christmas GIVEAWAY Competition

2022-03-25T11:08:34+00:00Competitions|0 Comments

We are feeling the Christmas spirit at Cosy Owl so we thought we would offer one lucky winner the chance to WIN all the materials you need to make your own soap. You have an opportunity to win 1kg Stephenson Melt & Pour ST Clear Soap Base, Oval Grey Silicone Mould and a 50ml essential oil of choice. To be in with a chance of winning, all you have to do is: ✔ Like the [...]

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 [...]

23 11, 2020

Abbey White of Makes Scents Candles To Lead New Cosy Owl Virtual Candle Making Events

2022-03-19T18:51:39+00:00Company News|0 Comments

Following a nationwide talent search looking for the best up and coming virtual candle making event hosts, we are pleased to announce a new virtual event host partnership with Abbey White of Makes Scents Candles. Abbey previously worked in the travel sector for STA Travel, where she was unfortunately made redundant with ongoing Covid-19 events impacting the travel sector. Coming from a creative background, Abbey is a singer and works with a charity called Spread [...]

13 11, 2020

How To Make Tea Light Candles

2022-10-19T15:38:01+01:00Candle Making|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 & Melt [...]

26 10, 2020

A Crafty Guide to Carving and Lighting your Halloween Pumpkin

2022-10-19T15:41:13+01:00Halloween|0 Comments

#1 Gather your Equipment Before you start pumpkin carving, you should gather everything that you need. This way, you won’t have to wander around the kitchen looking for things when your hands are covered in pumpkin juices and seeds. To expertly carve your pumpkin, you’ll need: A large pumpkin A sharp knife A serving spoon Plenty of kitchen roll A marker pen Your candle Matches When selecting your pumpkin, try and select a smooth one. [...]

23 10, 2020

How To Make Marbled Wax Melts

2023-02-15T11:12:52+00:00Wax Melts|0 Comments

Wanting to mix things up when it comes to wax melts? Our easy step-by-step video created in partnership with Cosy & Country walks you through the process of making your own marbled wax melts.   Ingredients  Kerasoy 4110 Pillar Wax or KeraWax 4600 5 x Wax Melt Tartlet Clamshells 50ml Fragrance Oil – we used Gingerbread 3g of 6099/25 Orange Dye 3g of 5024/27 Rust Orange Dye 3g of 227 Cream Dye Step 1 – Measure [...]

2 10, 2020

How To Make A Layered Halloween Candle

2022-10-19T15:44:40+01:00Candle Making, Halloween|0 Comments

Need some Halloween inspiration? Our easy step-by-step video created in partnership with Cosy & Country walks you through the process of making your own layered Halloween candles - perfect for the spooky season!   Ingredients  Kerasoy 4130 or Kerawax 4105 wax 30cl Karen Round Glass Container 50ml Fragrance Oil – we used Pumpkin Spice 3g of 6099/25 Orange Dye 3g of 60/1107 Violet Dye 3g of 6000/01 Black Dye ECO 16 Wicks Glue Dots Step 1 – Measure [...]

8 09, 2020

How To Make Luxury Candles With Wooden Wicks

2022-10-19T15:47:09+01:00Candle Making|0 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

2022-10-19T15:48:24+01:00Wax 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

2022-10-24T16:36:56+01:00Reed Diffusers|0 Comments

  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 - [...]

29 07, 2020

A Summer’s Beach Gel Votive Candle

2022-10-25T13:25:26+01:00Candle Making, Summer|2 Comments

With Summer now here, it’s the perfect time to try our beach themed gel votive candle. It will make the perfect table centre piece but there’s no need to limit yourself to a beach theme when there are so many alternatives! Ingredients Gel Wax Soy Container Wax or Paraffin Container Wax 2 containers varying in size (We used our 9cl Meredith in the 37cl Bubble Ball or the 5cl Gabrielle in our 30cl Karen Round) [...]

29 07, 2020

The Summer Scents That Remind Us Of Our Favourite Holiday Destinations

2022-07-29T18:05:00+01:00Summer|0 Comments

Holiday dreamers in the UK have cast their vote on the scents that remind them of a specific destination around the world. With many holidaymakers postponing trips until 2021, this is leaving holiday goers to simply reminisce on their favourite scents from abroad and here at home. We asked the public via social media which scent reminded them of a specific destination. To uncover the wide range of scents and destinations people love the most, [...]

27 07, 2020

How To Use Essential Oils

2022-10-19T16:10:12+01:00FAQ|1 Comment

Essential Oils (as opposed to Fragrance Oils) are concentrated, highly potent chemical compounds that are found inside many plants. For many years, people have used plants and their essential oils to improve physical and mental health and well-being. Being used heavily in aromatherapy, these oils allow you to naturally maintain good health and address specific health concerns. When used appropriately, essential oils can become a key part of your daily routine. However, because they are [...]

10 07, 2020

How To Series: Cosy Owl partners with Cosy and Country

2022-03-19T20:36:52+00:00Company News|0 Comments

Cosy Owl is delighted to announce a new ‘How To’ series in partnership with Yorkshire based small candle making business Cosy and Country.Owner of Cosy and Country Victoria Hartley will be the leading star in a new series of exciting How To crafts and candle making videos for all levels.  The first video “Beginners Guide to Make a Candle” gives keen craft makers the opportunity to follow a clear and fun guide to making candles.  [...]

10 07, 2020

A Beginners Guide to Making A Candle

2022-10-24T16:35:34+01:00Candle Making|0 Comments

We have launched a brand new ‘How To’ series in partnership with small candle making business Cosy & Country. We’re excited to bring you our first supporting guide for beginners looking to make their first candle. Making your first candle is a fun and enjoyable venture, one that has many people coming back for more with the plethora of beautiful, natural fragrance oils and dyes available on our website. Preparation for candle making [...]

24 06, 2020

2K followers! Celebratory GIVEAWAY competition

2022-03-25T11:08:41+00:00Competitions|0 Comments

A huge thank you to each and everyone of our customers for your support. We have reached our 2k followers across Facebook and Instagram and we want to celebrate with you with a GIVEAWAY competition. You have an opportunity to win up to 10 fragrance oils up to the value of £30.00*. If you’d like a chance to WIN a refreshing collection of fragrance oils of choice, just follow the steps below!On either Facebook or [...]

20 05, 2020

DIY Candle Hacks

2022-10-25T13:28:23+01:00Candle Making, Troubleshooting|0 Comments

Did you know that some scented candle makers only put the candle’s fragrance in the top ring? This is why many candles smell strongly in the shop but are underwhelming when you get them home. If you’ve had a problem with your candle where it hasn’t lasted for as long as you would have liked, or if you want to make the most of the scent, then here at Cosy Owl, we’re able to help [...]

19 05, 2020

Scent and Relaxation

2022-10-25T13:29:39+01:00Candle Making|0 Comments

To help people try and relax, we have been looking into the connection between scent and relaxation. There are many different ways people can relax, from meditation and yoga, through to practising mindfulness. As well as the physical forms of relaxing, we decided to ask our customers what particular scents helped them feel calm. The most popular scents, as suggested by our customers, were lavender (32%), vanilla (15%), lemon (8%) and fresh linen (8%). General [...]

14 04, 2020

Craft Ideas for Isolation

2022-03-24T11:26:52+00:00Candle Making|0 Comments

Calling All Parents! - Easy craft ideas for kids to make at home Struggling to find educational activities to do with your children? Or are you just wanting some quiet time for yourself? Well, here at Cosy Owl we have the perfect solution for you – Candles! Candle making is a great blend of art and science, with so much mathematics and science involved, this can be the perfect way to entertain the little ones whilst [...]

27 03, 2020

Food Lovers Cravings Competition

2022-03-25T11:08:47+00:00Competitions|0 Comments

As Easter approaches, we are giving one lucky person the chance to WIN a free food focused candle making kit! Whether you're a fan of chocolate orange, sugar berry or prefer something even sweeter such as honey... we have some excellent choices. Enter our competition via Facebook or Instagram and let us know in the comments, the scents which make you crave certain foods or drinks to be in with the chance of winning! Terms [...]

26 03, 2020

Easter-themed Wax Melts Competition

2022-03-25T11:08:54+00:00Competitions|0 Comments

Winners Thank you to everyone for entering the competition. There were some excellent entries and you will find out top 5 winners below. Entry from Ashleigh - Lancashire. Entry from Jada at Pink Lagoons Crystal Cove Entry from Victoria at Cosy and Country Entry from Sharon at CraftyGal Creations Entry by Lynne at Pawsome Friendship **Now closed**Easter is nearly here and what better way to get your craft on at home then by making your [...]

20 03, 2020

Easter Wax Melts

2022-03-24T11:43:57+00:00Easter, Wax Melts|0 Comments

Chocolate is fast becoming overrated as an Easter gift so why not get creative and give the gift of wax melts this year! Whether you make it alone or involve the family, this is the gift that can last longer and will have any home smelling great. Ingredients Kerawax 4600 or Kerasoy 4120 Wax Melt Tartlet Clamshells 4oz Plastic Melt Pots with LidSegment Deli Pots and Lid Fragrance Oil – we used LilacDye – we [...]


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