Sweet Stocking Stuffer Kit: Our Sweet Stocking Stuffer Kit is this years simple solution for making coordinated gift ensembles! With this kit, you'll be able to make 4 candles, 4 lotions and 4 salt scrubs for your friends, family and co-workers. The Clementine Cupcake Fragrance Oil smells just like (mouth-watering) orange sherbet cake batter topped with a dollop of orange vanilla frosting. The Chipotle Caramel Fragrance Oil is a sweet and creamy caramel, blended with supporting notes of nutty vanilla and topped off with chipotle, cinnamon and clove.
Kit Contains: 14 oz Aloe Lotion BaseThree 4 oz. Plastic Bottles One 2 oz. Plastic Bottles16 oz. White BeeswaxFour 4 oz. Plastic Jars4 Candle Tins4 WU250 Candle Wicks8 oz. Sweet Almond Oil16 oz. Fine Dead Sea Salt1 oz. Clementine Cupcake Fragrance Oil1 oz. Chipotle Caramel Fragrance OilDownloadable label templates
What you provide:Large plastic baggieStirring SpoonsDouble Boiler
Basic instructions are below or go to the Soap Queen Blog for more detailed instructions. Find the candle tutorial here, The salt scrub instructions here and the lotion instructions here.
Lotion Instructions: This lotion is easy to make as is but our tips will make it even easier. To start, pour 16 oz of Aloe Lotion base into a large plastic baggie and drop in 2 ml of fragrance oil. Seal the plastic baggie and mush it around with your hands to combine the ingredients. Once fully incorporated, snip off a small corner of the plastic bag and squeeze the lotion into the containers. Cap ‘em, label ‘em and give ‘em away!
Salt Scrub Instructions: In a medium sized mixing bowl, combine 4 oz of Dead Sea Salt, 4 tbsp. of Sweet Almond oil and 2 ml of fragrance oil. Carefully spoon into the plastic containers, apply cap and label.
Candle Instructions: In a double boiler, melt 16 oz of White Beeswax. Once fully melted, turn off the burner, add 1 oz of fragrance oil and mix well. Then, carefully fill each candle tin with wax (we suggest slowly pouring from your pot or using a ladle). Once you've filled your candle tins, place a candle wick in the center of each tin. Let the candles cool for 4-6 hours. Then trim the wicks to ½ inch, apply the neatly labeled lid, and present your creation to a worthy recipient!
Tip: If you're having problems with leaning wicks, Dip the base of the wick in the melted wax and center on the bottom of the tin. Then place 2 pencils horizontally on the tin, one each side of the wick. This will give the wick a little support as you pour the wax and the candle cools. Watch our Soap Queen TV candle video for more techniques.
That's it! It's that simple!
Looking for for something spicy and sophisticated? Try the Mandarin & Myrrh with Wassail kit. Get it HERE!We also have helpful tutorials on how to create lotions, scrubs, and candles with this kit, so be sure to check them out! Instructions may also be found by clicking more details at the top of the description.
Reply from Bramble BerryHi Kim! The tutorials for these kits can be found on our SoapQueen.com blog. The lotion tutorial can be found here, the candle tutorial here, and the scrub tutorial can be found here. Sorry for any confusion! Also, there are lots of things you can do with leftover skin-loving calendula! Learn more in this Sunday Night Spotlight: Calendula post. I'll be emailing you personally to discuss this.
Reply from Bramble Berry Hi Cindy! I'm sorry those candles leaked on you. In our tests and recipes, we did not experience any leaking with the candle tins, as seen in this Soap Queen TV Episode on Holiday Candle Travel Tins. The tutorials for these kits can be found on our SoapQueen.com blog. The lotion tutorial can be found here, the candle tutorial here, and the scrub tutorial can be found here. I'll be emailing you personally to discuss this!
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