Not all waxes are created equal. From paraffin to beeswax (of course!), the choice of wax plays a crucial role in the candle’s aesthetics, burn time, and environmental impact. In this post, we’ll explore how four different waxes commonly used in candle making are produced.Continue reading Unveiling the Art of Candle-Making: A Comparative Exploration of Four Waxes
Rolled candles are fun and exciting to make, but they are not the only way to create candles from beeswax sheets! Read on for a tutorial on this different spin on candle making with beeswax sheets.Continue reading DIY Beeswax Sheet Cookie Cutter Candles
If you’ve come across beeswax in recipes, you may have seen measurements in tablespoons, cups, ounces, grams, or something else. How do you know how much beeswax that really is when you’re purchasing, especially when a recipe has volume and beeswax is sold by the weight?Continue reading Beeswax in Recipes: Converting Volume to Weight
I’m not certain when I first learned about the traditional Japanese wrapping cloth, but I have made much use of the versatility of furoshiki. Today, I’m going to share one way of using a square piece of fabric to wrap a simple gift – two jars of honey!Continue reading Eco-Friendly Gift Wrap: Furoshiki
A great introduction to candle making, rolled candles are quick, easy, and less messy than hot wax candles. This tutorial gives you instructions on how to create your own mini pillar candle (~4″ tall) from beeswax sheets. Have fun!Continue reading Quick and Easy Rolled Beeswax Pillar Candle
How familiar are you with your neighbourhood pollinators? Do you know how to attract them to your yard?Continue reading 3 Steps to Encourage Local Pollinators to Visit Your Yard and Stay!
It’s finally happening… You’re getting married! You’ve already taken the first step in the journey to your big day, and a lot will happen between now and then. Whether you’re hiring someone to take care of some or all of the details for you or you’re doing it all yourself, there are so many choices to be made. From choosing a venue to the guest list to making sure your picky great-aunt is kept happy, the list can seem endless. Today, we’ll share with you some ideas for unique wedding favour ideas. We’re including ready-made options as well as more hands-on projects for the crafty people out there.Continue reading Unique Wedding Favours
Do you have pets? Have you seen this video on Facebook?Continue reading Beeswax Paw Wax