After years of working with paraffin wax, I was ready to start branching out and experiencing a bit more of what the craft has to offer. While paraffin wax is great, there are many more options of wax now,...
Step by Step Instructions So you have decided to embark upon candle making. However, you may not wish to make several varieties of candles but want to focus on a special type. If so, this checklist was prepared with you...
As a crafter, you surely have plenty of bits and bobs all over the place. Of course there are very nice craft storage units available that can be bought, but most of them are quite expensive, especially if you...
Soap making has been around for ages. The process of making soaps can either be simple or complex, depending on what you want to make. You can make soaps as a way to make money or you can make...
There are many ways to add colorful designs to your homemade soaps. We will discuss using the cold process soap making method to make soaps with intriguing designs. First, you will need to start with a plain white base. A...
When you start making soap and you get the bars down pat, some like to make liquid soap. Liquid soap is a nice alternative to the sometimes messy bars of soap. With liquid soap there is no soap scum...
Have you ever been to a beauty shop and smelled the aroma of absolutely gorgeous hand-made soap and thought to yourself, “I wish I could do something like this”? Well, the good news is that you can, with the...
If you’ve made a batch of soap and been dismayed by the way your soap stinks fragrance wise, here are some reasons why: 1. Using ordinary perfumes or colognes. You need to use fragrances suitable for soap making. 2. Using candle...
If you're considering some type of marketing plan involving candle sales consider the following: 1. The Candle industry is growing; more so because of our society’s stressful lives and everyone’s quest for relief. 2. Candles are used in 7 out of...
If you would like to make homemade soap, or have already started, To make it extra special a few features are needed to finish of your lovely creations? There's no use in making beautiful soaps and handing them out...