Holiday Candle Making Workshop

Holiday Candle Making Workshop
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Date(s) - 12/08/2019
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm


584 Mateo Street
Los Angeles, CA, 90013



Learn how to make scented candles using eco-friendly, nontoxic ingredients! This workshop will be holiday-themed with seasonal winter scents

The Art of Candle Making for the Holidays

Come learn how to make scented coconut wax candles using eco-friendly, nontoxic ingredients! Our candle making workshops are a great way to learn a new craft and a fun, creative activity for individuals and groups. This workshop will be holiday-themed with seasonal winter scents and holiday decorations.

Candle Making Basics:

We’ll start with an introduction to the basics: the different types of wax available, heating wax, mixing essential oils and fragrances to create unique scents and general candle maintenance. We’ll also share our personal techniques, and tips and tricks on how to make the best candles.

Creating Custom Scents:

In this workshop, we’ll have a variety of scents to choose from, including seasonal scents for fall/winter. You’ll learn how to create your own custom scents and hand-pour two coconut wax candles to take home.

Personalized Decorations:

While the candles are setting, you’ll also have the opportunity to personalize and decorate your candles and gift boxes. For this workshop, we’ll have Halloween decorations too.

All Tools & Supplies Provided:

All necessary tools and supplies – coconut wax, essential oils and fragrances, cotton wicks, amber glass jars, labels, and decorations – will be provided along with snacks and drinks. As part of this class, you’ll be creating two candles in 4 oz (8 oz, if you purchase VIP tickets) amber glass jars with black lids.

Tara LaSalla

Tara is the owner of Green Me Locally which was established in 2010 with a mission to bring awareness to the surrounding community about local eco-friendly businesses, events and sustainable living. She is also a business profitability consultant and specializes in helping companies lower their environmental impact, do good things for people and the planet and become more profitable at the same time. Tara helps companies create simple, sustainable solutions and become totally green while still increasing their profits. Her core belief is that we only have one planet, so it is our obligation to start making changes for the sake of our health and the health of future generations. Tara is known for creating easy solutions for post-consumer waste and the conservation of natural resources. Her clients are inspired and empowered to lead the way to a healthier tomorrow. Tara currently resides in St. Petersburg, FL where she is an active community leader in the form of environmental and marine conservation and education. Her work with the Clearwater Marine Aquarium, Tampa Bay Watch and other local organizations continues to inspire those around her to protect our natural resources. She holds true to one of Mahatma Gandhi's most famous principles: "Be the change you want to see in the world."

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