January 15th, 2015
August 19th, 2014
In 2008, I made a New Years Resolution to write a book on the science involved in making candles. Like any resolution, it lasted until mid February. I completed the Table of Contents, saved it in the File of Good Intentions and got back to work.
I continued to teach in person, each ti...
January 17th, 2014
The Holiday Season catches a lot of our newer candle makers by surprise. We often hear that they had no idea things were going to be so hectic and that next time around , they are starting in August and September to get ready.
In many cases, the novice candle maker has no intention of sel...
September 30th, 2013
The web can be a great place to get ideas, but some can be rather unsafe. Having a bit of knowledge about candle wax and what makes candles burn differently will go a long way in preventing an unwanted outcome – because you are playing with fire!
Take for instance this beautiful centerpiece