DIY Soy Candles, Wine Bottle Cutting

at Chicago Candle Co - Pilsen

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$45 8 seats left
Start Date:

Thu, Jan 23, 6:00pm - 8:00pm

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Pilsen, West Side
1100 W Cermak Rd 4th Fl, Ste D419
Btwn S Carpenter & May Streets
Chicago, Illinois 60608
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Class Level: All levels
Age Requirements: 18 and older
Average Class Size: 6
Teacher: Fernando & Sara

What you'll learn in this candle making class:

A class that offers not only candle making but also the art of upcycling glass containers as the vessel for the candle! Choose from one of our upcycled wine bottles or bring your favorite wine/champagne bottle from home and we will show you how easy it is to repurpose it into something amazing! This is the perfect girls' night, date night or team building experience!

We will be covering introductory glass cutting and hand pouring of each candle with soy wax. Choose from different cocktail scents such as Barrel Aged Bourbon, Old Fashioned Cocktail or Whiskey & Sweet Tobacco! Have fun learning something new and feel great that you will be taking home a premium soy candle without that high-end price tag.

Evening and weekend classes available!

What to Bring:
OPTIONAL: A wine bottle if you have a favorite or empty one laying around. We do provide them as well. Feel free to BYOB. We have wine glasses! (You must be at least 21 years old to drink alcoholic beverages.)

Anyone is welcome, no experience is necessary.

What's Provided:
Glass wine bottles for filling and all necessary ingredients/tools.

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Refund Policy
If you register and cancel more than 7 days ahead of the event being held, you will be fully refunded.

If you register and wish to cancel less than 7 days you'll need to request approval from your host.

If you register within 24 hours of the event being held and something comes up, there will be no refund. 


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Chicago Candle Co

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Enter and park on Carpenter - parking is safe and free- then walk into an opening where you will find a big loading dock area. There is a glass door in the right corner and you will enter there. Look for the Bank of America Marathon banner. Code for door *1079 and come up to the 4th floor, hang a right and walk all the way down - you will smell candles - follow your nose. :)

Start Dates (4)
Start Date Time Teacher # Sessions Price
6:00pm - 8:00pm Fernando & Sara 1 $45
6:00pm - 8:00pm Fernando & Sara 1 $45
2:00pm - 4:00pm Fernando & Sara 1 $45
2:00pm - 4:00pm Fernando & Sara 1 $45

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Reviews of Classes at Chicago Candle Co (8)

(8 Reviews)
DIY Soy Candles, Wine Bottle Cutting
Reviewed by Anonymous on 12/13/2019
Great class! Very informative and fun with a caring instructor who explained the entire process, let us try everything and kept the atmosphere fun and casual.
DIY Soy Candles, Wine Bottle Cutting
Reviewed by Cathy P. on 8/4/2019
This small family owned candle making company distributes their beautiful candles Nation-wide. Each glass container and candle is crafted by hand and yet, they find the time to share their mastery with us. So generous!! The class was perfect, I learned a lot and am inspired to make my own candles at home.
DIY Soy Candles, Wine Bottle Cutting
Reviewed by Julie K. on 7/29/2019
Fernando was a kind, funny, and patient teacher! It was really cool to learn about this process (and a great arm workout too, ha ha). Made for a great birthday present for my friend, and both got to take home a keepsake of the experience. You get to choose your bottle, wax color, and scent -- so it's really personal. A great way to make use of a special wine bottle too.
DIY Soy Candles, Wine Bottle Cutting
Reviewed by Anonymous on 7/20/2019
Overall, it was a great class and I learned a lot. It was extremely hot in there though. Also, need a 2nd instructor.
DIY Soy Candles, Wine Bottle Cutting
Reviewed by Mary Ellen E. on 7/19/2019
Fernando and his wife were awesome! It was a fun, informative class and we took home beautiful candles. I’d highly recommend it to anyone.
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Hi! We're Sara and Fernando Velarde, two young entrepreneurs and owners of Chicago Candle Co. We launched this candle company in 2013 out of our home. More than 5 years, 50 retail partnerships, and thousands of online sales later, our small business has become something much, much larger...

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