Natural Wax Candle Making Class

Learn how to make two natural wax candles with an expert chandler in this New York City class.



2.5 hours Class size 1 to 150 (public classes), 3 to 1000

label $98 - $198 ($198 per guest when you book for 1+ guests, $98 for 5+ guests)
If you've always wanted to learn how to create your own natural wax candles, this class in NYC will break it down for you in an engaging, immersive experience.
Your guide is Marla Bosworth, who is a long-time teacher and expert chandler - that's another way of saying candle maker! She will take you through each step as you learn how to make customized candles using natural waxes with your preferred scents and colors.
What you'll learn
  • How to choose waxes
  • How to create safe candles
  • Getting cold or hot throws
  • How to choose wicks
You will learn how to make one soy candle and one coconut wax candle in glass jars that perfectly encapsulate the relaxing vibes that make a handmade candle special.
Marla will also walk you through the information you need to sell your candles, like labeling, testing, and resources for packaging. Even if you only want to learn DIY candle making for fun, you will enjoy this comprehensive class that's just as good for beginners as it is for anyone with a bit of experience.
Please note:
This teacher's travel surcharge depends on the destination, ranging from $150-$250 and will be added once the initial booking is paid for.
At the end of your time, you will have your personalized candles to burn and enjoy and the knowledge to make more!
Knowledge required
No prior experience required.
 
What you'll get
Two 11 oz. (one soy and one coconut wax) customized candles in beautiful glass containers.
 
What to bring
A pen to take notes. Please also wear a mask.
 
Suitable for

This class is great for individuals and couples as well as for a date idea, team building activity or bachelorette party.

This would also be a unique gift for her, gift for mom or gift for couples.

Location

Little Shop of Crafts, 711 Amsterdam Avenue, New York, NY

This venue is within walking distance from 96 St station (2100 feet).

Your teacher can also travel within 3500 miles of Manhattan, to a venue of your choice for a private class

Natural Wax Candle Making Class location
Verified reviews

We only show reviews from customers who have paid for and attended this class


Your teacher
Back Porch Soap Co
Back Porch Soap Co

5.0 (18)
Facebook likes6k

Marla Bosworth is a dynamic leader and passionate educator with 25 years of experience as Founder and CEO of Back Porch Soap Company. Marla hosts brand activations and corporate events in New York City. She specializes in customizing dynamic, engaging professional events. Her clients include Google, TikTok, NBC, American Express and more. In addition to corporate events, Marla leads natural skincare formulation workshops in organic soap, candle, skin care and natural hair formulation for entrepreneurs who are seeking training to launch their own business. She has been featured in The New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and many other publications.

Gift this artisan class

With our gift card, they can book this class at a time that suits them

They can also choose from our other 3,000+ classes

Gifting options
Candle Making Workshop

5.0 (6)

Facebook likes6k

date_range Runs regularly

location_on Manhattan

label $98

Organic Lotion Bars, Scrubs, and Lip Balms Class

Facebook likes6k

date_range Runs regularly

location_on Manhattan

label $98

Natural Perfume Making Class

Facebook likes6k

Facebook likes4.9 stars (56+)

date_range Runs regularly

location_on Manhattan / Mobile

label $100

Sip and Pour Candle Making Class

Facebook likes6k

Facebook likes4.9 stars (56+)

date_range Runs regularly

location_on Manhattan

label $60

Design Your Own Soap Creative Experience

Facebook likes6k

Facebook likes4.9 stars (56+)

date_range Runs regularly

location_on Manhattan / Mobile

label $60

Design Reed Diffusers and Room Sprays Workshop

Facebook likes6k

date_range Runs regularly

location_on Manhattan / Mobile

label $98

Cold Process Soap Making for Fun and Gift Making

Facebook likes6k

date_range Runs regularly

location_on Manhattan / Mobile

label $98

Cold Process Soap Making Workshop - Professional

Facebook likes6k

date_range Runs regularly

location_on Manhattan / Mobile

label $198

Natural Shampoo and Hair Treatments Class

Facebook likes6k

Facebook likes4.9 stars (56+)

date_range Wed, Aug 21, 6pm

location_on Manhattan

label $198

Luxurious Body and Massage Oils Class

date_range Your choice of time

location_on Manhattan

label $198

Organic Hot Process Soap Making Class

date_range Your choice of time

location_on Manhattan

label $198

Facial Skincare Class: Toners, Cleansers and Creams

date_range Your choice of time

location_on Manhattan

label $198

Organic Facial Serums and Masks Class

Facebook likes6k

Facebook likes4.9 stars (56+)

date_range Your choice of time

location_on Manhattan

label $98

Cold Process Soap Making Class: Fresh Fruits and Milk

Facebook likes6k

date_range Your choice of time

location_on Manhattan / Mobile

label $198

Natural Anti Aging Skincare Class

Facebook likes6k

Facebook likes4.9 stars (56+)

date_range Your choice of time

location_on Manhattan / Mobile

label $198

Organic Liquid Soaps and Shower Gels Class

Facebook likes6k

Facebook likes4.9 stars (56+)

date_range Your choice of time

location_on Manhattan

label $198

Shampoo and Conditioner Bars Class

Facebook likes6k

Facebook likes4.9 stars (56+)

date_range Your choice of time

location_on Manhattan

label $198

Organic Body Cream and Lotion Workshop

Facebook likes6k

Facebook likes4.9 stars (56+)

date_range Your choice of time

location_on Manhattan

label $198

Make Solid Shampoo and Conditioner Bars

Facebook likes6k

Facebook likes4.9 stars (56+)

date_range Your choice of time

videocam

LIVE STREAMING

label $98

Father's Day Candle Making Class

5.0 (1)

date_range Your choice of time

location_on Manhattan

label $60

Valentine's Soap Making Class

date_range Your choice of time

location_on Manhattan

label $98

4FHB8OR140 b96a490f1dd90bcefdba5812d2d1076a production New York City NY US new-york-city