Candle Making Workshop for Beginners - Brisbane

Learn how to make beautiful candles in Brisbane

2 hours - 2.5 hours Class size 1 to 10 (public classes), 4 to 20

label $70 - $80 (or 4 payments of $17.50 - $20 Afterpay)
(price varies across dates)

Looking for fun Brisbane activities? Come and join us for a relaxing morning, afternoon or day making at our gorgeous venues at Yeronga or Petrie.

During the class, enjoy tea, coffee and a lovely morning/afternoon. We will supply everything you need from glassware to fragrance and colour. All products used are 100 per cent natural and of the highest quality.

What you'll receive:

  • Toolkit and accessories guidelines including wick selection for different types of containers and jars.
  • Step-by-step procedure for making handmade soy candles (this is a completely hands-on workshop).
  • Tips, tricks and creative enhancements.
  • Creating colourful candles using dyes.
  • Fragrance oils versus essential oils.
  • Learn how to use silicone moulds to make heart, flower or shape melts.

Please note our class sizes have been reduced to 10 so places are limited and filling up fast. We hope to see you on the day!

Knowledge required
This hands-on workshop is ideal for beginners.
What you'll get
You will take home all the candles you make on the day including:
  • Six to ten large candle melts using candy moulds.
  • Four tealight candles.
  • One small candle.
What to bring
All materials, tutorial and morning/afternoon tea provided. Please wear comfortable clothing and enclosed footwear.
Suitable for

This class is great for individuals and couples as well as for a team building activity, Christmas party, birthday, hens party or bucks party.

This is a fun indoor activity, suitable for adults, and kids (minimum 8 years old). An adult must accompany any attending kids, and must pay for a separate ticket.

This would also be a nice gift for her, gift for mum or Xmas gift.

Dragonfly Creative Workshops is fully vaccinated against COVID-19, and adheres to COVID-19 government guidelines.


1058 Anzac Avenue, Petrie QLD; 9 School Road, Yeronga QLD and 1058 Anzac Ave, Petrie QLD (varies by date; click the date selector to see details)

Your teacher
Dragonfly Creative Workshops
Dragonfly Creative Workshops

4.8 (50)
5.0 stars (12+)

Welcome to our creative workshops. We are excited that you have made it here and can’t wait to share our love of all things handmade. Whether you’re an experienced crafter or trying your hand at creativity for the first time, we have many workshops (listed below) for you to choose from!

Mel loves sharing her passions with you and the wide and varied classes are always fun and packed with useful information, skills and tips.

  • Jewellery Making Workshops
  • Candle Making Workshops
  • Soap Making Workshops
  • Bath Bombs Workshops
  • Skincare Workshops

We’re passionate about what we do and can’t wait to share it with you.

Verified reviews

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Tammy Degen Nov 2021

3 ClassBento workshops attended • 2 reviews

Venue was great
Teacher was nice and Friendly and helpful
Material provided were good
Candle making for beginners

Sofia Dimitriadis Nov 2021

Teacher was superb very thorough and clear on instructions and happy to answer any questions. I will recommend anyone wanting to start and learn a few things in candles and moulds best place to go. Enjoy

Melanie Cousins Nov 2021

Would be helpful to give instructions for parking before arrival
Morning tea a bit disappointing
Good selection of oils and colours

Melissa Walker Nov 2021

I had such an amazing day making candles with Mel. Such a wealth of knowledge about all aspects of candle making. The colours
and the scents were amazing. It was so hard to pick what I wanted to use.

Candle Making Workshop for Beginners - Brisbane review by Melissa Walker Sydney

Cathy Billings Nov 2021

Fantastic. Loved it. Highly recommend.
Easy and fun.
Great teacher and very relaxed.
Going home to make candles right now

Candle Making workshop review by Cathy Billings

Suzy Piercy Nov 2021

The teacher was great! Very professional clear instructions and very patient with her students! Definitely will be booking more classes

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Leanne Sheck Oct 2021

Mel was so helpful and informative, the venue was great and the class size great.

Will be back for some more classes

Michaela Ahern Oct 2021

Teacher amazing, took it at everyone’s pace, friendly and helpful love the class thanks

Felicity Marshall Oct 2021

18 ClassBento workshops attended • 18 reviews

This class was very well structured, and the teacher had a large amount of knowledge adge

Raelene Johnson Oct 2021

It was a great way to spend a Sunday morning and very informative. Would definately do other classes

Marlo O'Dea Oct 2021

Welcoming reception, well organised. Best explanations, information and patience with repeat questions. All this in a save and friendly environment. Good timing with the projects, good variety of products. Help with orders and advise of coming workshops. Mel has been a perfect guide to my new found hobby. Thank you.

Candle Making Workshop for Beginners - Brisbane review by Marlo O'Dea Sydney

Jacqueline Heinrich Sep 2021

Wonderful day, great teacher, great company. Learned so much about candle making. Makes a wonderful gift.

Lisa Mills-Cardoso Sep 2021

A fantastic class, well run with great resources. Will definitely look at doing the intermediate class. Thank you fir a great morning.

Tania Muldoon-Wessels Sep 2021

Mel was great. I really enjoyed the class. Highly recommend to anyone looking for some fun or interested in taking up candle making.
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