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Custom candlemaking in Heights boutique

Rated 4.96 out of 5 from 79 reviews.Houston, United States

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Experience hosted by Andy

60 mins
Includes drinks, equipment
Up to 10 people
Hosted in English

What you'll do

At the Candle Bar, you will have the opportunity to learn a new skill and create 2 unique one-of-a-kind candles.

Come pull up a chair and we'll serve you a drink of your choice (coffee, wine, beer, etc.). Take in the beautiful aesthetics of the store and make something special for someone special...or simply just yourself. Here you can take a piece of Houston back home with you.

We'll start off by teaching you the process behind making your own personal candle and the science behind building a fragrance. Then we'll walk you through building your own fragrance. Once we've completed that, we will guide you through making and pouring your own candle. While the candle is drying, feel free to shop at Forth and Nomad, or relax on our beautiful, wooden patio under our historic oak trees.

Please allow up to 2 hours for your candles to dry before taking them home. You can also pick up your candles at another time.

We hope to see you soon!
At the Candle Bar, you will have the opportunity to learn a new skill and create 2 unique one-of-a-kind candles.

Come pull up a chair and we'll serve you a drink of your choice (coffee, wine, beer, etc.). Take in the beautiful aesthetics of the store and make something special for someone special...or simply just yourself. Here you can take a piece of Houston back home with you.

We'll start off by teaching you the process…

Andy's commitment to safety

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What's included

  • Drinks
    As part of your Maker Bar experience, we'll serve you a drink of your choic...
  • Equipment
    We will provide all of the necessary equipment you'll need to create your...
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Fri, Oct 23
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
$45 per person
$45 per person
Fri, Oct 23
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
$45 per person
$45 per person
Fri, Oct 23
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
$45 per person
$45 per person

Meet your host, Andy

Host on Airbnb since 2019
  • 79 Reviews
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Husband and wife duo, Andy and Morgan Sommer, created Forth and Nomad in 2017 as a place for people to come together to unleash their inner creative. They launched their own line of candles shortly after and after countless hours of testing have created a custom tailored experience to create your own unique scented candle.

Our team will walk you through the science and chemistry behind candlemaking, while making it a fun and relaxing experience completely new to Houston.
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Where you'll be

The Candle Bar is located inside one of Houston's most beautiful and well designed stores, Forth and Nomad, which features a curated collection of handmade, small batch, and local products. These products include jewelry, leather goods, apparel, home goods and ceramics. So if you're in need of another gift before you leave? We've got you covered.

Rated 4.96 out of 5 from 79 reviews.

Robert
March 2020
The Shop is open and nice and the atmosphere was welcoming. Being able to pick your scents from a large selection really made the candles your own.
Stephanie
February 2020
This was a really fun activity, we are new to the Houston area and had Garret as our guide. He recommended some other great locations and was very knowledgeable. Plus we left smelling great!
Jazzalin
February 2020
This was a great experience for my companion and I. It would definitely recommend it to my family and friends. Great experience, great conversation and great memories.
Stephen
February 2020
This was a fun and unique hands on experience. Andy really knew what he was talking about and helped foster candle making creativity!
Ivana
February 2020
Would definitely recommend this activity! Host was very knowledgeable and took time to explain what to do each step of the way: from selecting our fragrance, to putting the wick, and labeling our candles. Was able to create 2 candles per person. Only thing to note is that candles take 2hrs to dry and you will need to come back for your candle. We decided to walk around the area and find a place to eat lunch. Overall enjoyed our experience a lot!
Would definitely recommend this activity! Host was very knowledgeable and took time to explain what to do each step of the way: from selecting our fragrance, to putting the wick, a…
Ryan
February 2020
We had such a blast doing this. I'd highly recommend it to anyone look for something different to do for a chill date night.

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Things to know

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be canceled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

Guest requirements

Up to 10 guests ages 6 and up can attend. Parents may also bring children under 2 years of age.

Alcohol

This experience includes alcohol. Only guests who meet the legal drinking age will be served alcoholic beverages.

More tips

We pour the wax for you, so no need to worry about younger children.