Candle Making Foundations

From technique to troubleshooting, basics and beyond,  learn everything you need to know to start making professional candles!

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Do you have an artistic side and are you ready to apply it to candle making?


Have you always wanted to make your own candles, but didn't know where to start?


Have you researched and read contradicting information online and now you don't know what is false or true? 

Do you admire others who create and sell their own work and wonder if it is possible to do that and actually make money at it?

That was me 22 years ago!

I practiced and tested, sold at markets and grew, melted and played and sold more until I had a store, and another store, and another and another!  If I can do it, so can you!

"Why take this course?  I’ve watched a thousand videos already!"

It's simple.  Learning and testing take time and money. 


People choose candle making for many reasons. 

It may be a hobby that ends up paying some bills.

Or it could be a new adventure in retirement.  It might be that a person's health dictates what their day will look like, or daycare costs mean working from home.

Maybe it’s time for a small business that fits your life and restores your creative soul.

That was the case for me… a sick child meant my normal 9 to 5 workday wasn’t possible.  But look where I took it!

And I have helped hundreds of folks – moms, nurses, hair dressers, boutique owners, bakers, florists, horse trainers, craft beer makers…. biker dudes!  Every walk of life, and each niche as interesting as the next.  Those with physical limitations have found both peace and pride…accident survivors, cancer patients, those suffering from depression to fibromyalgia. All ages and walks of life … hipsters, retirees, even an eleven year old!  And the obvious … candleholics, healers, aromatherapists, soap makers, beekeepers, brides-to be and artists.  Each of them, successful in their journey.


What was the common thread between them?

All of them wanted to learn how to make a candle PROPERLY, and in LESS TIME wasting LESS MONEY.

To do this, you need the ground rules.  Plain and simple facts. 

I will take you through all of the steps you need to know to get started, from choosing the right supplies to colours and scents, to pouring your own candles. 


Here's what you'll learn:

Lesson #1: The Bare Necessities

- Navigating the candle lingo, so you can talk "candle talk" and understand the course material

- Guidance to buy the right supplies
- Setting up a room in your home
- Safety for you , the candle maker

 

Lesson #2: Waxes

You'll learn all of the different types of waxes and what they're used for. More than you need to know, but it all comes in handy some day!

Including: Paraffin Waxes, Soy Wax, Palm Wax, Gel Wax, Beeswax

 

Lesson #3: Wicks

This is the science piece that you cannot underestimate the value of knowing.

There are hundreds of wicks. You'll learn which ones to use with what wax - because not all wicks work with all waxes!

 

Lesson #4: Colour & Scenting

This is where the artistic side comes out to play!

Colour and Fragrancing
Art & Creativity 

Customization

Lesson #5: Basic "Recipe" + Consumer Safety and Labeling

From jars to 3D, and everything in between.

Apply what you have learned so far in practical use.

Lesson #6: How to Pour a Basic Candle

The process - 4 simple steps.

Start creating!

Lesson #7: Troubleshooting & Testing

Perfecting your craft to make market ready product.

 

Bonus Lesson #8: Pouring Temperature

How playing with heat, or the lack of, can create different effects and finishes.

 


This courses will flatten the learning curve and save you money… guaranteed.


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