DIY Cocktail Candles + Wine Bottle Cutting

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ABOUT THIS EVENT
Event Category

Arts & DIY

Event Overview

A class that offers not only candle making but also the art of upcycling glass containers as the vessel for the candle! Join Chicago Candle Company and choose from one of our upcycled wine bottles or bring your favorite glass or jar 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.


HOW TO FIND US! Enter and/or park on Carpenter (parking is safe and free) and then walk in where it says "ENTRANCE TO COURTYARD" off Carpenter. You will see a big loading dock area, go up the wood stairs and there is a glass door on the RIGHT corner- you will enter there. Code for the door is *1079 and come up to the 4th floor, hang a right and walk all the way down. You will smell candles...follow your nose! ;)

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!

Prerequisites

Anyone is welcome, no experience is necessary.

What's Provided

Glass wine bottles for filling and all necessary ingredients/tools.

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Location
Chicago Candle Co
1100 W Cermak Rd, 4th Floor, (See instructions above!)
Chicago , IL , 60608

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Price

$45 per Ticket

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MORE ABOUT YOUR HOST

Chicago Candle Co.

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As the owner of Chicago Candle Company, Sara has been an experienced candle maker for a few years now as she and her partner Fernando have grown their Chicago based business into a real brand. She has out-grown the days of melting wax in a microwave and pouring into mason jars. She and the the team now have a warehouse space where they hand cut wine bottles and and also design fragrance blends for the soy candle line.

EXPERIENCE REVIEWS

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    Cynthia P.
    Reviewed on 11/03/19

    This was a great class, very fun and informative. The glass cutting was a lot of fun and the candle I ended up making was awesome!

    This was a great class, very fun and informative. The glass cutting was a lot of fun and the candle I ended up making was awesome!

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    Marisa G.
    Reviewed on 10/29/19

    I had been here once before for a work event and had such a good time that I wanted to do it again for myself. I loved the experience even more the second time around. I'll do this class at least once a year. The scents are amazing, the technique is really cool, and the Teachers/Hosts are even better.

    I had been here once before for a work event and had such a good time that I wanted to do it again for myself. I loved the experience even more the second time around. I'll do this class at least once a year. The scents are amazing, the technique is really cool, and the Teachers/Hosts are even better.

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    Amber H.
    Reviewed on 10/27/19

    I went to DIY cocktail candles & wine bottle cutting for my birthday. I had been saving a bottle just for this and was not disappointed! I'm so happy with the scent I chose and love this special candle. I highly recommend this Dabble class!

    I went to DIY cocktail candles & wine bottle cutting for my birthday. I had been saving a bottle just for this and was not disappointed! I'm so happy with the scent I chose and love this special candle. I highly recommend this Dabble class!

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    Daisy M.
    Reviewed on 10/08/19

    What a GREAT EXPERIENCE!!! He is so welcoming and amenable! A Teacher and a Host!!!! Really cool class with lots to learn and he shares it all!!! GREAT for a party which in fact, there was a gal celebrating her birthday and that just added to the fun! HIGHLY RECOMMEND!!!

    What a GREAT EXPERIENCE!!! He is so welcoming and amenable! A Teacher and a Host!!!! Really cool class with lots to learn and he shares it all!!! GREAT for a party which in fact, there was a gal celebrating her birthday and that just added to the fun! HIGHLY RECOMMEND!!!

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    Jackie N.
    Reviewed on 09/27/19

    Favorite Dabble class! Learned how to cut a wine bottle and actually steps to do it at home! Different scents and color options were available to us, as we were not limited inside the box. Fernando and Sara were great instructors but also owners to a business that uses all-natural products. Their scents make them different and learning the process of cutting bottles make me appreciate their candles even more. It's a small class where everyone gets to experience every process. Also, enjoyed the great rooftop view. It's such a fun and relaxing class. I would recommend this to anyone!

    Favorite Dabble class! Learned how to cut a wine bottle and actually steps to do it at home! Different scents and color options were available to us, as we were not limited inside the box. Fernando and Sara were great instructors but also owners to a business that uses all-natural products. Their scents make them different and learning the process of cutting bottles make me appreciate their candles even more. It's a small class where everyone gets to experience every process. Also, enjoyed the great rooftop view. It's such a fun and relaxing class. I would recommend this to anyone!

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    Joanna D.
    Reviewed on 07/28/19

    The class was really amazing. My friend and I went on a Saturday evening and Fernando was our instructor. The environment was relaxed and light-hearted and I have a new-found appreciation for all the work that goes into candle making! Learning how to cut wine bottles was particularly fascinating. I would highly recommend this experience to anyone interested in the craftier side of life. Five stars.

    The class was really amazing. My friend and I went on a Saturday evening and Fernando was our instructor. The environment was relaxed and light-hearted and I have a new-found appreciation for all the work that goes into candle making! Learning how to cut wine bottles was particularly fascinating. I would highly recommend this experience to anyone interested in the craftier side of life. Five stars.

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    Janet W.
    Reviewed on 07/21/19

    Great time & learned so much. Awesome teacher with a great passion for his business & sharing his knowledge. Loved to old building too. Highly recommend!

    Great time & learned so much. Awesome teacher with a great passion for his business & sharing his knowledge. Loved to old building too. Highly recommend!

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    Susie Y.
    Reviewed on 05/04/19

    Excellent workshop! We learned about the cutting process and tried various bottles we brought from home. The most difficult part was choosing one of their divine candle scents. We left with some beautiful candles made from our own sentimental wine bottles, and lots of knowledge and confidence!

    Excellent workshop! We learned about the cutting process and tried various bottles we brought from home. The most difficult part was choosing one of their divine candle scents. We left with some beautiful candles made from our own sentimental wine bottles, and lots of knowledge and confidence!

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    Sheila S.
    Reviewed on 04/09/19

    I attended this class with my husband and 18-year-old daughter. We all three had a great time. The building that it is located in is both historic and interesting! We were all able to be successful. The candle scents were amazing and I like that I can reorder my candle wax online and repour it into my candle once I use mine up. Super fun and just hard enough to be interesting but not hard enough to be frustrated!

    I attended this class with my husband and 18-year-old daughter. We all three had a great time. The building that it is located in is both historic and interesting! We were all able to be successful. The candle scents were amazing and I like that I can reorder my candle wax online and repour it into my candle once I use mine up. Super fun and just hard enough to be interesting but not hard enough to be frustrated!

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    Lingbin C.
    Reviewed on 04/07/19

    We had a great time at the Chicago Candle Company. The class is really flexible - we get to choose among a lot of wine bottle options, redo the cutting if one failed, and pick any candle size we want. The instructor is very patient and we learned a lot of DIY ideas that we feel excited to apply to our daily life as well. We love the candles we made, and love the nice Chicago skyline view from the roof top that instructor brought us to view. The class is overall well prepared and planned, definitely worth going!

    We had a great time at the Chicago Candle Company. The class is really flexible - we get to choose among a lot of wine bottle options, redo the cutting if one failed, and pick any candle size we want. The instructor is very patient and we learned a lot of DIY ideas that we feel excited to apply to our daily life as well. We love the candles we made, and love the nice Chicago skyline view from the roof top that instructor brought us to view. The class is overall well prepared and planned, definitely worth going!

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    Jean B.
    Reviewed on 03/29/19

    Fun and informative! Fernando did a great job of taking us through each step and letting us know how we can recreate the candles at home. He also let us know how he runs his business which was very informative. The bonus was the rooftop view of the skyline! Worth the price of admission. Even my husband, who was being very accommodating to me for my birthday and wasn't sure he would like this class, really enjoyed the experience.

    Fun and informative! Fernando did a great job of taking us through each step and letting us know how we can recreate the candles at home. He also let us know how he runs his business which was very informative. The bonus was the rooftop view of the skyline! Worth the price of admission. Even my husband, who was being very accommodating to me for my birthday and wasn't sure he would like this class, really enjoyed the experience.

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    Trish S.
    Reviewed on 03/21/19

    First of all, the environment is cool: industrial art space. Fernando is super thorough & patient! They have lots of bottles to choose from as well as colors & scents! What a fun way to spend a night! And i’m SO happy with my end product!

    First of all, the environment is cool: industrial art space. Fernando is super thorough & patient! They have lots of bottles to choose from as well as colors & scents! What a fun way to spend a night! And i’m SO happy with my end product!

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    Claire C.
    Reviewed on 03/21/19

    Fernando was a fantastic teacher! There were only 4 of us in the class tonight and we all left with beautiful, great smelling candles. The class ran an hour longer than scheduled, but only because Fernando made sure we all left with a product we were proud of.

    Fernando was a fantastic teacher! There were only 4 of us in the class tonight and we all left with beautiful, great smelling candles. The class ran an hour longer than scheduled, but only because Fernando made sure we all left with a product we were proud of.

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    Diane E.
    Reviewed on 03/10/19

    My cousin and I signed up for the class with our daughters for a mother-daughter activity. We were so excited about spending time together doing something fun, and it was even more fun than we anticipated! Our group was rather large, but the instructor managed the group quite well, and walked us through the bottle candle and candle making process. The instructor offered different candle scents and colors, so each of us were able to personalize our candles. The class went slightly longer than expected, so plan on spending extra time there. Afterwards we asked for a restaurant recommendation nearby and were directed to a small Mexican restaurant that had outstanding salsa! Overall, it was a wonderful experience. When we got home and shared our candles with our family, other family members were sad they didn't go with!

    My cousin and I signed up for the class with our daughters for a mother-daughter activity. We were so excited about spending time together doing something fun, and it was even more fun than we anticipated! Our group was rather large, but the instructor managed the group quite well, and walked us through the bottle candle and candle making process. The instructor offered different candle scents and colors, so each of us were able to personalize our candles. The class went slightly longer than expected, so plan on spending extra time there. Afterwards we asked for a restaurant recommendation nearby and were directed to a small Mexican restaurant that had outstanding salsa! Overall, it was a wonderful experience. When we got home and shared our candles with our family, other family members were sad they didn't go with!

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    Isabella M.
    Reviewed on 03/04/19

    This class was great! I loved how intimate it was, and appreciated that I got to learn every single step in the candle making process. I feel like I can make them at home now. Seriously such a great experience, and worth every penny!

    This class was great! I loved how intimate it was, and appreciated that I got to learn every single step in the candle making process. I feel like I can make them at home now. Seriously such a great experience, and worth every penny!

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    Kiki K.
    Reviewed on 03/02/19

    We had the absolute best time. I am so happy and thankful to have been part of this class. It truly was one of my most favorite days!!! Thank you!!!

    We had the absolute best time. I am so happy and thankful to have been part of this class. It truly was one of my most favorite days!!! Thank you!!!

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    Chrissy S.
    Reviewed on 01/20/19

    This was an amazing class! Adding glass cutting to the experience made it unique, I loved the smell of my candle, the ingredients were high quality, and the couple teaching the class were very helpful and kind. Highly recommended!

    This was an amazing class! Adding glass cutting to the experience made it unique, I loved the smell of my candle, the ingredients were high quality, and the couple teaching the class were very helpful and kind. Highly recommended!

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    Ekaterina G.
    Reviewed on 01/19/19

    Absolutely loved this class! The instructors guide you carefully through the whole process, they are very kind and patient . You learn many things at once starting with the glass cutting to the wax picking, very entertaining and useful! And the result makes you feel so accomplished!

    Absolutely loved this class! The instructors guide you carefully through the whole process, they are very kind and patient . You learn many things at once starting with the glass cutting to the wax picking, very entertaining and useful! And the result makes you feel so accomplished!

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    Dawn G.
    Reviewed on 01/17/19

    I was looking for a class on how to make candles for myself and a friend. And found this amazing class! Chicago Candle Company is an amazing class. Would So do it again! My candle smells and looks amazing. Do not pass this place up!

    I was looking for a class on how to make candles for myself and a friend. And found this amazing class! Chicago Candle Company is an amazing class. Would So do it again! My candle smells and looks amazing. Do not pass this place up!

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    Erin S.
    Reviewed on 01/17/19

    This class was AMAZING! Ferdinand and Sara make you feel so welcome in their space. They patiently walk you through the steps to cut your bottle, get it polished up, and create your candle in the perfect scent and color. I loved this class. I'd recommend it to everyone and I'd take it again. Two thumbs up! Five out of five stars!

    This class was AMAZING! Ferdinand and Sara make you feel so welcome in their space. They patiently walk you through the steps to cut your bottle, get it polished up, and create your candle in the perfect scent and color. I loved this class. I'd recommend it to everyone and I'd take it again. Two thumbs up! Five out of five stars!

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    Wilfredo G.
    Reviewed on 01/09/19

    This class was very fun and informative! We learned how to cut our own wine bottle, turn it into a candle holder and pour our preferred scent into it. Having the ability to learn about the entire candle-making process was also pretty neat.

    This class was very fun and informative! We learned how to cut our own wine bottle, turn it into a candle holder and pour our preferred scent into it. Having the ability to learn about the entire candle-making process was also pretty neat.

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    Megan E.
    Reviewed on 01/07/19

    We had so much fun with this class! Lots of opportunities to ask questions and customize your project. The class was very hands-on and I left feeling like I really understood how to upcycle bottles and make them into candles. Would recommend!

    We had so much fun with this class! Lots of opportunities to ask questions and customize your project. The class was very hands-on and I left feeling like I really understood how to upcycle bottles and make them into candles. Would recommend!

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    Cody A.
    Reviewed on 01/07/19

    This is a fun way to spend an afternoon. The class is easy to follow and the instructor gives you tips on how to do this at-home after leaving!

    This is a fun way to spend an afternoon. The class is easy to follow and the instructor gives you tips on how to do this at-home after leaving!

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    Rishi J.
    Reviewed on 12/31/18

    I chose this dabble because of the candle making (my wife loves candles) and the bottle cutting (I wanted to learn) -- the people there were incredibly kind and thoughtful, and took the time to teach you to cut without fancy equipment, instead showing us how to cut bottles using cheap tools from amazon. I appreciated them so much, and definitely will be taking another dabble based on this experience.

    I chose this dabble because of the candle making (my wife loves candles) and the bottle cutting (I wanted to learn) -- the people there were incredibly kind and thoughtful, and took the time to teach you to cut without fancy equipment, instead showing us how to cut bottles using cheap tools from amazon. I appreciated them so much, and definitely will be taking another dabble based on this experience.

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    Laura V.
    Reviewed on 12/29/18

    Great class- really interesting and customizable. So excited to burn my candle at home!

    Great class- really interesting and customizable. So excited to burn my candle at home!

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    Amanda Cyrene M.
    Reviewed on 12/17/18

    The teacher taught skills that we can use on our own at home and we brought a 9 year old child who enjoyed and appreciated the experience.

    The teacher taught skills that we can use on our own at home and we brought a 9 year old child who enjoyed and appreciated the experience.

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    Elizabeth R.
    Reviewed on 11/19/18

    Excellent class and tons of fun. Very hands on and the option to ask questions regarding the wine cutting / candle making process. The location was a little difficult to find but the teachers were very responsive and email you directions beforehand. They have wine openers, glasses and even a fridge to keep your vino cold. I highly recommend this class!

    Excellent class and tons of fun. Very hands on and the option to ask questions regarding the wine cutting / candle making process. The location was a little difficult to find but the teachers were very responsive and email you directions beforehand. They have wine openers, glasses and even a fridge to keep your vino cold. I highly recommend this class!

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    Alison A.
    Reviewed on 11/05/18

    My girlfriends and I took Sara and Fernado's class and had a delightful time. We crammed a lot in the class from learning how to etch and cut class, to sanding rough edges, to then pouring our candles and customizing them with scents and color. There were a lot of people in the class, about 20 of us, and Fernando and Sara were patient with all of us, giving us 1 on 1 help and aiding us along the way so that we got exactly what we were looking for. I love my candle and am excited to try to test everything I learned at home!

    My girlfriends and I took Sara and Fernado's class and had a delightful time. We crammed a lot in the class from learning how to etch and cut class, to sanding rough edges, to then pouring our candles and customizing them with scents and color. There were a lot of people in the class, about 20 of us, and Fernando and Sara were patient with all of us, giving us 1 on 1 help and aiding us along the way so that we got exactly what we were looking for. I love my candle and am excited to try to test everything I learned at home!

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    Renee U.
    Reviewed on 10/06/18

    What a fun experience! The instructor is so nice, patient, and encouraging. The studio is in an amazing refurbished warehouse with an amazing view! The options for color and scents were wonderful. I really enjoyed meeting the owners of the Chicago Candle Company and wish them much continued success.

    What a fun experience! The instructor is so nice, patient, and encouraging. The studio is in an amazing refurbished warehouse with an amazing view! The options for color and scents were wonderful. I really enjoyed meeting the owners of the Chicago Candle Company and wish them much continued success.

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    Sydney P.
    Reviewed on 10/05/18

    I can’t recommend this class enough! The instructors were so informative, patient and friendly. Everything from learning to cut the bottle to pouring the candle are demonstrated and clearly explained so you feel like you’ve (nearly) mastered the technique upon conclusion of the class. It was really fun and the candle you make smells SO good! Not only will I recommend this class to anyone interested, I’ll also be a customer of theirs moving forward.

    I can’t recommend this class enough! The instructors were so informative, patient and friendly. Everything from learning to cut the bottle to pouring the candle are demonstrated and clearly explained so you feel like you’ve (nearly) mastered the technique upon conclusion of the class. It was really fun and the candle you make smells SO good! Not only will I recommend this class to anyone interested, I’ll also be a customer of theirs moving forward.

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    Dave S.
    Reviewed on 06/09/18

    If you ever wanted to learn the art of candlemaking this is the class for you! Bonus is that you gain the skills of cutting glass bottles and the true artform of upcycling! Take this class! Great for a work group activity! BYOB and have a great time!

    If you ever wanted to learn the art of candlemaking this is the class for you! Bonus is that you gain the skills of cutting glass bottles and the true artform of upcycling! Take this class! Great for a work group activity! BYOB and have a great time!

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    Lauren D.
    Reviewed on 05/27/18

    Amazing experience! My mom and I took this class and walked away with such excitement to try this at home. Fernando is awesome, and you learn everything from cutting the bottle to pouring the wax and scenting it. The scents are AMAZING and I will definitely be a customer as well. All candles from the shop are handmade and beautifully crafted. Highly recommend and I would totally do it all over again!

    Amazing experience! My mom and I took this class and walked away with such excitement to try this at home. Fernando is awesome, and you learn everything from cutting the bottle to pouring the wax and scenting it. The scents are AMAZING and I will definitely be a customer as well. All candles from the shop are handmade and beautifully crafted. Highly recommend and I would totally do it all over again!

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    Denise K.
    Reviewed on 04/21/18

    We had an incredible time learning how to cut wine bottles and make candles at Chicago Candle Company. We enjoyed learning about the cutting technique, how we weigh and scent the candles, as well as getting to see a unique view of the city from the studio. It was fun getting to choose a bottle from the collection, as well as seeing others in our class cut bottles that they brought. My mint julep candle is my new favorite scent!

    We had an incredible time learning how to cut wine bottles and make candles at Chicago Candle Company. We enjoyed learning about the cutting technique, how we weigh and scent the candles, as well as getting to see a unique view of the city from the studio. It was fun getting to choose a bottle from the collection, as well as seeing others in our class cut bottles that they brought. My mint julep candle is my new favorite scent!

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    Erin K.
    Reviewed on 04/15/18

    This was a fantastic experience!! I was already familiar with the company but not the people behind it. I loved to hear their story, see the process and have the hands-on opportunity! I went by myself but there was a cute couple on a date...they looked like they had a fantastic time, so keep this in mind if you are trying to figure out something to do!

    This was a fantastic experience!! I was already familiar with the company but not the people behind it. I loved to hear their story, see the process and have the hands-on opportunity! I went by myself but there was a cute couple on a date...they looked like they had a fantastic time, so keep this in mind if you are trying to figure out something to do!

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    Bobbi P.
    Reviewed on 04/15/18

    My mom and I really enjoyed this class. Fernando was an excellent teacher, very patient and very generous with his time. Fernando explained how to transfer the skills from the class to candle making at home. Our end product is beautiful and smells absolutely amazing. I think this is one of the best smelling candles I've every owned. I highly recommend this class!

    My mom and I really enjoyed this class. Fernando was an excellent teacher, very patient and very generous with his time. Fernando explained how to transfer the skills from the class to candle making at home. Our end product is beautiful and smells absolutely amazing. I think this is one of the best smelling candles I've every owned. I highly recommend this class!

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    Rachel B.
    Reviewed on 03/11/18

    Our teachers were great! It was a perfect class size too. We dabbled and had a super fun time.

    Our teachers were great! It was a perfect class size too. We dabbled and had a super fun time.

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    Déirdre N.
    Reviewed on 02/22/18

    I had an awesome time! My fiancé has been trying his hand at wine bottle cutting, but couldn’t figure out why weren’t coming out clean. Well, thanks to this class, now I know and we are going to take what I learned and put into action.

    The scents you get to choose from are an absolute dream! I couldn’t decide if I wanted to smell it or eat it.

    The teacher was patient, understanding, and attentive - especially because I was part of a smaller class size.

    Definitely take this class. It’s fun, informative/practical, and the studio smells amazing.

    I had an awesome time! My fiancé has been trying his hand at wine bottle cutting, but couldn’t figure out why weren’t coming out clean. Well, thanks to this class, now I know and we are going to take what I learned and put into action.

    The scents you get to choose from are an absolute dream! I couldn’t decide if I wanted to smell it or eat it.

    The teacher was patient, understanding, and attentive - especially because I was part of a smaller class size.

    Definitely take this class. It’s fun, informative/practical, and the studio smells amazing.

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    Doris F.
    Reviewed on 01/28/18

    My husband and I had a wonderful date night learning how to make these wonderfully scented candles! The teachers were patient, informative, hospitable and time simply flew by learning something completely new! We would do it all over again! Must try!

    My husband and I had a wonderful date night learning how to make these wonderfully scented candles! The teachers were patient, informative, hospitable and time simply flew by learning something completely new! We would do it all over again! Must try!

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    Tanita A.
    Reviewed on 01/19/18

    I was not sure what to expect but it was so much fun. It was a small class to we got plenty of hands on time and learned not only how the process is done but why.

    I was not sure what to expect but it was so much fun. It was a small class to we got plenty of hands on time and learned not only how the process is done but why.

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    Dave D.
    Reviewed on 01/11/18

    Very engaging and fun teacher, great location, and excellent class. Highly recommend!

    Very engaging and fun teacher, great location, and excellent class. Highly recommend!

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    Angelica C.
    Reviewed on 01/08/18

    Fernando has such great energy. Enthusiastic, informative, interesting and passionate about not just candles but about meeting new people. I had so much fun there and have already agreed to come back and take the class again with more of my girlfriends! Plus, I LOVE my candle. It has my entire 1st floor of my home smelling and feeling so cozy! Absolutely recommend this class.

    Fernando has such great energy. Enthusiastic, informative, interesting and passionate about not just candles but about meeting new people. I had so much fun there and have already agreed to come back and take the class again with more of my girlfriends! Plus, I LOVE my candle. It has my entire 1st floor of my home smelling and feeling so cozy! Absolutely recommend this class.

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    Jason B.
    Reviewed on 01/07/18

    This class was extremely insightful. Sara and Fernando both shared their different set of skills and introduced us to the wonderful world of candle making. The candles we made were perfect Christmas presents. Thank you guys.

    This class was extremely insightful. Sara and Fernando both shared their different set of skills and introduced us to the wonderful world of candle making. The candles we made were perfect Christmas presents. Thank you guys.

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    Brenna C.
    Reviewed on 01/05/18

    The class was great! The instructor was knowledgeable and gave directions of ways to cut glass at home. It was a fun time and the candle smells amazing!

    The class was great! The instructor was knowledgeable and gave directions of ways to cut glass at home. It was a fun time and the candle smells amazing!

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    Rocio M.
    Reviewed on 12/30/17

    What a great experience! The teacher, Fernando, was very patient and informative. The candle scents are marvelous. We brought our own bottles from home but broke a couple; they had tons available to use, though. The setting was very comfortable and easy to access. We highly recommend it!

    What a great experience! The teacher, Fernando, was very patient and informative. The candle scents are marvelous. We brought our own bottles from home but broke a couple; they had tons available to use, though. The setting was very comfortable and easy to access. We highly recommend it!

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    Danielle W.
    Reviewed on 12/15/17

    This was my first dabble class. Was originally going to take another candle-making class but that one got canceled, and I'm glad because this one was so much fun. The teacher was patient and laid back, and it was a really enjoyable experience. Their candle scents are very unique and not chemical-smelling at all... Highly recommended!

    This was my first dabble class. Was originally going to take another candle-making class but that one got canceled, and I'm glad because this one was so much fun. The teacher was patient and laid back, and it was a really enjoyable experience. Their candle scents are very unique and not chemical-smelling at all... Highly recommended!

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    Alanna K.
    Reviewed on 11/19/17

    My boyfriend and I attended this class as a date and we really enjoyed it! I broke three bottles while attempting to cut, but the teacher (Fernando) was very patient and helpful. Our candles look and smell wonderful and the class was very fun.

    My boyfriend and I attended this class as a date and we really enjoyed it! I broke three bottles while attempting to cut, but the teacher (Fernando) was very patient and helpful. Our candles look and smell wonderful and the class was very fun.

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    Jo Ann K.
    Reviewed on 11/08/17

    It was fun! A friend and mine went together and I am confident I can make candles now! Saving my wine and booze bottles :)

    It was fun! A friend and mine went together and I am confident I can make candles now! Saving my wine and booze bottles :)

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    Heather P.
    Reviewed on 11/07/17

    I had previously purchased one of Chicago Candle Co.'s candles at Koval Distillary, so was super-excited to see that they had a class on dabble. Fernando and Sara were wonderful instructors...you see firsthand the level of care they put into their products. From Fernando teaching us how to expertly cut our glass to Sarah showing us how to perfectly pour our candles, this class did not disappoint! Perfect date night for my husband and I...and our candles look beautiful/smell amazing in our home!

    I had previously purchased one of Chicago Candle Co.'s candles at Koval Distillary, so was super-excited to see that they had a class on dabble. Fernando and Sara were wonderful instructors...you see firsthand the level of care they put into their products. From Fernando teaching us how to expertly cut our glass to Sarah showing us how to perfectly pour our candles, this class did not disappoint! Perfect date night for my husband and I...and our candles look beautiful/smell amazing in our home!

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    Tessa F.
    Reviewed on 11/02/17

    Such a great hands-on class! Our instructor was attentive and helpful and made the class fun. The end product is amazing too! I left having learned a new skill that I’ll definitely use again.

    Such a great hands-on class! Our instructor was attentive and helpful and made the class fun. The end product is amazing too! I left having learned a new skill that I’ll definitely use again.

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    Katy K.
    Reviewed on 11/02/17

    Absolutely awesome experience. Fernando was an amazing instructor and the entire class was so fun. I highly recommend this class and am so glad I was able to learn such a unique trade from some awesome folks that are doing great things. Thank you Chicago Candle Company, I will be a life long customer and so thankful I was able to do this class with a great friend. A+ 5 star all that jazz!

    Absolutely awesome experience. Fernando was an amazing instructor and the entire class was so fun. I highly recommend this class and am so glad I was able to learn such a unique trade from some awesome folks that are doing great things. Thank you Chicago Candle Company, I will be a life long customer and so thankful I was able to do this class with a great friend. A+ 5 star all that jazz!

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    Annie C.
    Reviewed on 10/30/17

    I got this class for my sister's birthday and it was great! We learned a lot about making candles and are thrilled with the end product. The instructor gave us tips for doing this at home, and also shared why they do things a certain way over other methods. We were both shocked at how easy it was to break the glass. I've already recommended this class to two other people.

    I got this class for my sister's birthday and it was great! We learned a lot about making candles and are thrilled with the end product. The instructor gave us tips for doing this at home, and also shared why they do things a certain way over other methods. We were both shocked at how easy it was to break the glass. I've already recommended this class to two other people.

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    Paige P.
    Reviewed on 10/28/17

    Very fun! Interesting to learn about the glass cutting and what goes into that. It was fun making our own candles and coming home with a sense of achievement!

    Very fun! Interesting to learn about the glass cutting and what goes into that. It was fun making our own candles and coming home with a sense of achievement!

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    Trevor G.
    Reviewed on 10/18/17

    My first dabble experience and it was great. The teacher was really laid back- the vibe was more akin to hanging out a friend's place than attending a class. The teacher explained each step, why it needed to happen, and how to go about procuring supplies / materials if the user wanted to repeat the process at home, as well as tips and tricks that the instructor had discovered in his time candle making. Venue was great, instructor was great, material was great, experience was great. Would enthusiastically recommend.

    My first dabble experience and it was great. The teacher was really laid back- the vibe was more akin to hanging out a friend's place than attending a class. The teacher explained each step, why it needed to happen, and how to go about procuring supplies / materials if the user wanted to repeat the process at home, as well as tips and tricks that the instructor had discovered in his time candle making. Venue was great, instructor was great, material was great, experience was great. Would enthusiastically recommend.

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    Katie N.
    Reviewed on 10/16/17

    The teacher was very friendly and knowledge. She taught us a new skill that we can use again.

    The teacher was very friendly and knowledge. She taught us a new skill that we can use again.

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    Leesa A.
    Reviewed on 10/09/17

    So much fun and so easy. The instructors explained everything and gave us clear examples. My candle smells AMAZING and the bottle is gorgeous!

    So much fun and so easy. The instructors explained everything and gave us clear examples. My candle smells AMAZING and the bottle is gorgeous!

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    Lindsay V.
    Reviewed on 09/29/17

    The wine bottle cutting and candle making class was fantastic! You can tell the Valarde's enjoy working together. I appreciated all the insights they were able to share as we learned to prepare the bottles and make some good smelling candles. Thanks much for a nice evening with a culminating view of the Chicago skyline as our candles set.

    The wine bottle cutting and candle making class was fantastic! You can tell the Valarde's enjoy working together. I appreciated all the insights they were able to share as we learned to prepare the bottles and make some good smelling candles. Thanks much for a nice evening with a culminating view of the Chicago skyline as our candles set.

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    Jessica A.
    Reviewed on 09/22/17

    Really enjoyed this class!! Learned so much about cutting different types of bottles, making scents and dying wax. Our instructors from Chicago Candle Co were amazing, and so thorough and patient! I was so impressed with the candles we took home. And I'm also looking forward to supporting this local Chicago company now that I know about them :)

    Really enjoyed this class!! Learned so much about cutting different types of bottles, making scents and dying wax. Our instructors from Chicago Candle Co were amazing, and so thorough and patient! I was so impressed with the candles we took home. And I'm also looking forward to supporting this local Chicago company now that I know about them :)

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    Chani A.
    Reviewed on 09/16/17

    DIY Soy candles and wine bottle cutting was a blast we went through step by step from picking and cutting a wine glass to making a candle. The owners/teachers were so friendly and helpful throughout the whole process. We had so much fun!

    DIY Soy candles and wine bottle cutting was a blast we went through step by step from picking and cutting a wine glass to making a candle. The owners/teachers were so friendly and helpful throughout the whole process. We had so much fun!

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    Cameryn E.
    Reviewed on 04/09/17

    We had the most incredible experience at Chicago Candle Co with owners Sarah and Fernando. They took the time to explain the candle making process, demonstrate the art of wine bottle cutting, and help us create our own unique candles. The class was great, but the instructors are wonderful! They are so passionate for their small business and really wanted us to have a fun time (which we did!). Highly recommend this class and checking out their product online. We left the experience with candles and some great new friends.

    We had the most incredible experience at Chicago Candle Co with owners Sarah and Fernando. They took the time to explain the candle making process, demonstrate the art of wine bottle cutting, and help us create our own unique candles. The class was great, but the instructors are wonderful! They are so passionate for their small business and really wanted us to have a fun time (which we did!). Highly recommend this class and checking out their product online. We left the experience with candles and some great new friends.

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    Rachel D.
    Reviewed on 05/10/14

    The DIY Soy Candles, Wine Bottle Cutting class was a great experience! It was a fun, interactive event in a relaxed environment where you learned about the tools and process behind creating a soy candle in a glass bottle, and got to leave with your own creation! Good time!

    The DIY Soy Candles, Wine Bottle Cutting class was a great experience! It was a fun, interactive event in a relaxed environment where you learned about the tools and process behind creating a soy candle in a glass bottle, and got to leave with your own creation! Good time!

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    Dawne T.
    Reviewed on 09/09/18

    Class was great. Instructors was detailed and helpful. Really enjoyed myself and went home with a great candle!

    Class was great. Instructors was detailed and helpful. Really enjoyed myself and went home with a great candle!

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{"commenter_avatar":"/assets/fallback/default_user_photo-7844ce7f6060bc35d96b520c91dde332223314399368a367699ab784f5d8e1fa.png","reviewer_name":"Jackie N.","created_at":"about 2 months","title_link":"\u003cstrong\u003eDIY Cocktail Candles + Wine Bottle Cutting\u003c/strong\u003e","positive":true,"review_content":"Favorite Dabble class! Learned how to cut a wine bottle and actually steps to do it at home! Different scents and color options were available to us, as we were not limited inside the box. Fernando and Sara were great instructors but also owners to a business that uses all-natural products. Their scents make them different and learning the process of cutting bottles make me appreciate their candles even more. It's a small class where everyone gets to experience every process. Also, enjoyed the great rooftop view. It's such a fun and relaxing class. I would recommend this to anyone!","teacher_response":null}
{"commenter_avatar":"/assets/fallback/default_user_photo-7844ce7f6060bc35d96b520c91dde332223314399368a367699ab784f5d8e1fa.png","reviewer_name":"Joanna D.","created_at":"4 months","title_link":"\u003cstrong\u003eDIY Cocktail Candles + Wine Bottle Cutting\u003c/strong\u003e","positive":true,"review_content":"The class was really amazing. My friend and I went on a Saturday evening and Fernando was our instructor. The environment was relaxed and light-hearted and I have a new-found appreciation for all the work that goes into candle making! Learning how to cut wine bottles was particularly fascinating. I would highly recommend this experience to anyone interested in the craftier side of life. Five stars. ","teacher_response":null}
{"commenter_avatar":"/assets/fallback/default_user_photo-7844ce7f6060bc35d96b520c91dde332223314399368a367699ab784f5d8e1fa.png","reviewer_name":"Janet W.","created_at":"4 months","title_link":"\u003cstrong\u003eDIY Cocktail Candles + Wine Bottle Cutting\u003c/strong\u003e","positive":true,"review_content":"Great time \u0026 learned so much. Awesome teacher with a great passion for his business \u0026 sharing his knowledge. Loved to old building too. Highly recommend!","teacher_response":null}
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{"commenter_avatar":"/assets/fallback/default_user_photo-7844ce7f6060bc35d96b520c91dde332223314399368a367699ab784f5d8e1fa.png","reviewer_name":"Sheila S.","created_at":"7 months","title_link":"\u003cstrong\u003eDIY Cocktail Candles + Wine Bottle Cutting\u003c/strong\u003e","positive":true,"review_content":"I attended this class with my husband and 18-year-old daughter. We all three had a great time. The building that it is located in is both historic and interesting! We were all able to be successful. The candle scents were amazing and I like that I can reorder my candle wax online and repour it into my candle once I use mine up. Super fun and just hard enough to be interesting but not hard enough to be frustrated! ","teacher_response":null}
{"commenter_avatar":"/assets/fallback/default_user_photo-7844ce7f6060bc35d96b520c91dde332223314399368a367699ab784f5d8e1fa.png","reviewer_name":"Lingbin C.","created_at":"7 months","title_link":"\u003cstrong\u003eDIY Cocktail Candles + Wine Bottle Cutting\u003c/strong\u003e","positive":true,"review_content":"We had a great time at the Chicago Candle Company. The class is really flexible - we get to choose among a lot of wine bottle options, redo the cutting if one failed, and pick any candle size we want. The instructor is very patient and we learned a lot of DIY ideas that we feel excited to apply to our daily life as well. We love the candles we made, and love the nice Chicago skyline view from the roof top that instructor brought us to view. The class is overall well prepared and planned, definitely worth going!","teacher_response":null}
{"commenter_avatar":"/assets/fallback/default_user_photo-7844ce7f6060bc35d96b520c91dde332223314399368a367699ab784f5d8e1fa.png","reviewer_name":"Jean B.","created_at":"8 months","title_link":"\u003cstrong\u003eDIY Cocktail Candles + Wine Bottle Cutting\u003c/strong\u003e","positive":true,"review_content":"Fun and informative! Fernando did a great job of taking us through each step and letting us know how we can recreate the candles at home. He also let us know how he runs his business which was very informative. The bonus was the rooftop view of the skyline! Worth the price of admission. Even my husband, who was being very accommodating to me for my birthday and wasn't sure he would like this class, really enjoyed the experience.","teacher_response":null}
{"commenter_avatar":"/assets/fallback/default_user_photo-7844ce7f6060bc35d96b520c91dde332223314399368a367699ab784f5d8e1fa.png","reviewer_name":"Trish S.","created_at":"8 months","title_link":"\u003cstrong\u003eDIY Cocktail Candles + Wine Bottle Cutting\u003c/strong\u003e","positive":true,"review_content":"First of all, the environment is cool: industrial art space. Fernando is super thorough \u0026 patient! They have lots of bottles to choose from as well as colors \u0026 scents! What a fun way to spend a night! And i’m SO happy with my end product!","teacher_response":null}
{"commenter_avatar":"/assets/fallback/default_user_photo-7844ce7f6060bc35d96b520c91dde332223314399368a367699ab784f5d8e1fa.png","reviewer_name":"Claire C.","created_at":"8 months","title_link":"\u003cstrong\u003eDIY Cocktail Candles + Wine Bottle Cutting\u003c/strong\u003e","positive":true,"review_content":"Fernando was a fantastic teacher! There were only 4 of us in the class tonight and we all left with beautiful, great smelling candles. The class ran an hour longer than scheduled, but only because Fernando made sure we all left with a product we were proud of.","teacher_response":null}
{"commenter_avatar":"/assets/fallback/default_user_photo-7844ce7f6060bc35d96b520c91dde332223314399368a367699ab784f5d8e1fa.png","reviewer_name":"Diane E.","created_at":"8 months","title_link":"\u003cstrong\u003eDIY Cocktail Candles + Wine Bottle Cutting\u003c/strong\u003e","positive":true,"review_content":"My cousin and I signed up for the class with our daughters for a mother-daughter activity. We were so excited about spending time together doing something fun, and it was even more fun than we anticipated! Our group was rather large, but the instructor managed the group quite well, and walked us through the bottle candle and candle making process. The instructor offered different candle scents and colors, so each of us were able to personalize our candles. The class went slightly longer than expected, so plan on spending extra time there. Afterwards we asked for a restaurant recommendation nearby and were directed to a small Mexican restaurant that had outstanding salsa! Overall, it was a wonderful experience. When we got home and shared our candles with our family, other family members were sad they didn't go with!","teacher_response":null}
{"commenter_avatar":"/assets/fallback/default_user_photo-7844ce7f6060bc35d96b520c91dde332223314399368a367699ab784f5d8e1fa.png","reviewer_name":"Isabella M.","created_at":"8 months","title_link":"\u003cstrong\u003eDIY Cocktail Candles + Wine Bottle Cutting\u003c/strong\u003e","positive":true,"review_content":"This class was great! I loved how intimate it was, and appreciated that I got to learn every single step in the candle making process. I feel like I can make them at home now. Seriously such a great experience, and worth every penny!","teacher_response":null}
{"commenter_avatar":"/assets/fallback/default_user_photo-7844ce7f6060bc35d96b520c91dde332223314399368a367699ab784f5d8e1fa.png","reviewer_name":"Kiki K.","created_at":"9 months","title_link":"\u003cstrong\u003eDIY Cocktail Candles + Wine Bottle Cutting\u003c/strong\u003e","positive":true,"review_content":"We had the absolute best time. I am so happy and thankful to have been part of this class. It truly was one of my most favorite days!!! Thank you!!!","teacher_response":null}
{"commenter_avatar":"/assets/fallback/default_user_photo-7844ce7f6060bc35d96b520c91dde332223314399368a367699ab784f5d8e1fa.png","reviewer_name":"Chrissy S.","created_at":"10 months","title_link":"\u003cstrong\u003eDIY Cocktail Candles + Wine Bottle Cutting\u003c/strong\u003e","positive":true,"review_content":"This was an amazing class! Adding glass cutting to the experience made it unique, I loved the smell of my candle, the ingredients were high quality, and the couple teaching the class were very helpful and kind. Highly recommended! ","teacher_response":null}
{"commenter_avatar":"/assets/fallback/default_user_photo-7844ce7f6060bc35d96b520c91dde332223314399368a367699ab784f5d8e1fa.png","reviewer_name":"Ekaterina G.","created_at":"10 months","title_link":"\u003cstrong\u003eDIY Cocktail Candles + Wine Bottle Cutting\u003c/strong\u003e","positive":true,"review_content":"Absolutely loved this class! The instructors guide you carefully through the whole process, they are very kind and patient . You learn many things at once starting with the glass cutting to the wax picking, very entertaining and useful! And the result makes you feel so accomplished!","teacher_response":null}
{"commenter_avatar":"/assets/fallback/default_user_photo-7844ce7f6060bc35d96b520c91dde332223314399368a367699ab784f5d8e1fa.png","reviewer_name":"Dawn G.","created_at":"10 months","title_link":"\u003cstrong\u003eDIY Cocktail Candles + Wine Bottle Cutting\u003c/strong\u003e","positive":true,"review_content":"I was looking for a class on how to make candles for myself and a friend. And found this amazing class! Chicago Candle Company is an amazing class. Would So do it again! My candle smells and looks amazing. Do not pass this place up! ","teacher_response":null}
{"commenter_avatar":"/assets/fallback/default_user_photo-7844ce7f6060bc35d96b520c91dde332223314399368a367699ab784f5d8e1fa.png","reviewer_name":"Erin S.","created_at":"10 months","title_link":"\u003cstrong\u003eDIY Cocktail Candles + Wine Bottle Cutting\u003c/strong\u003e","positive":true,"review_content":"This class was AMAZING! Ferdinand and Sara make you feel so welcome in their space. They patiently walk you through the steps to cut your bottle, get it polished up, and create your candle in the perfect scent and color. I loved this class. I'd recommend it to everyone and I'd take it again. Two thumbs up! Five out of five stars!","teacher_response":null}
{"commenter_avatar":"/assets/fallback/default_user_photo-7844ce7f6060bc35d96b520c91dde332223314399368a367699ab784f5d8e1fa.png","reviewer_name":"Wilfredo G.","created_at":"10 months","title_link":"\u003cstrong\u003eDIY Cocktail Candles + Wine Bottle Cutting\u003c/strong\u003e","positive":true,"review_content":"This class was very fun and informative! We learned how to cut our own wine bottle, turn it into a candle holder and pour our preferred scent into it. Having the ability to learn about the entire candle-making process was also pretty neat. ","teacher_response":null}
{"commenter_avatar":"/assets/fallback/default_user_photo-7844ce7f6060bc35d96b520c91dde332223314399368a367699ab784f5d8e1fa.png","reviewer_name":"Megan E.","created_at":"10 months","title_link":"\u003cstrong\u003eDIY Cocktail Candles + Wine Bottle Cutting\u003c/strong\u003e","positive":true,"review_content":"We had so much fun with this class! Lots of opportunities to ask questions and customize your project. The class was very hands-on and I left feeling like I really understood how to upcycle bottles and make them into candles. Would recommend!","teacher_response":null}
{"commenter_avatar":"/assets/fallback/default_user_photo-7844ce7f6060bc35d96b520c91dde332223314399368a367699ab784f5d8e1fa.png","reviewer_name":"Cody A.","created_at":"10 months","title_link":"\u003cstrong\u003eDIY Cocktail Candles + Wine Bottle Cutting\u003c/strong\u003e","positive":true,"review_content":"This is a fun way to spend an afternoon. The class is easy to follow and the instructor gives you tips on how to do this at-home after leaving! ","teacher_response":null}
{"commenter_avatar":"/assets/fallback/default_user_photo-7844ce7f6060bc35d96b520c91dde332223314399368a367699ab784f5d8e1fa.png","reviewer_name":"Rishi J.","created_at":"11 months","title_link":"\u003cstrong\u003eDIY Cocktail Candles + Wine Bottle Cutting\u003c/strong\u003e","positive":true,"review_content":"I chose this dabble because of the candle making (my wife loves candles) and the bottle cutting (I wanted to learn) -- the people there were incredibly kind and thoughtful, and took the time to teach you to cut without fancy equipment, instead showing us how to cut bottles using cheap tools from amazon. I appreciated them so much, and definitely will be taking another dabble based on this experience.","teacher_response":null}
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{"commenter_avatar":"/assets/fallback/default_user_photo-7844ce7f6060bc35d96b520c91dde332223314399368a367699ab784f5d8e1fa.png","reviewer_name":"Elizabeth R.","created_at":"12 months","title_link":"\u003cstrong\u003eDIY Cocktail Candles + Wine Bottle Cutting\u003c/strong\u003e","positive":true,"review_content":"Excellent class and tons of fun. Very hands on and the option to ask questions regarding the wine cutting / candle making process. The location was a little difficult to find but the teachers were very responsive and email you directions beforehand. They have wine openers, glasses and even a fridge to keep your vino cold. I highly recommend this class! ","teacher_response":null}
{"commenter_avatar":"https://dabbledoneright-production.s3.amazonaws.com/production/uploads/user/photo/486135/thumb_AA_headshot.jpg","reviewer_name":"Alison A.","created_at":"about 1 year","title_link":"\u003cstrong\u003eDIY Cocktail Candles + Wine Bottle Cutting\u003c/strong\u003e","positive":true,"review_content":"My girlfriends and I took Sara and Fernado's class and had a delightful time. We crammed a lot in the class from learning how to etch and cut class, to sanding rough edges, to then pouring our candles and customizing them with scents and color. There were a lot of people in the class, about 20 of us, and Fernando and Sara were patient with all of us, giving us 1 on 1 help and aiding us along the way so that we got exactly what we were looking for. I love my candle and am excited to try to test everything I learned at home!","teacher_response":null}
{"commenter_avatar":"/assets/fallback/default_user_photo-7844ce7f6060bc35d96b520c91dde332223314399368a367699ab784f5d8e1fa.png","reviewer_name":"Renee U.","created_at":"about 1 year","title_link":"\u003cstrong\u003eDIY Cocktail Candles + Wine Bottle Cutting\u003c/strong\u003e","positive":true,"review_content":"What a fun experience! The instructor is so nice, patient, and encouraging. The studio is in an amazing refurbished warehouse with an amazing view! The options for color and scents were wonderful. I really enjoyed meeting the owners of the Chicago Candle Company and wish them much continued success. ","teacher_response":null}
{"commenter_avatar":"/assets/fallback/default_user_photo-7844ce7f6060bc35d96b520c91dde332223314399368a367699ab784f5d8e1fa.png","reviewer_name":"Sydney P.","created_at":"about 1 year","title_link":"\u003cstrong\u003eDIY Cocktail Candles + Wine Bottle Cutting\u003c/strong\u003e","positive":true,"review_content":"I can’t recommend this class enough! The instructors were so informative, patient and friendly. Everything from learning to cut the bottle to pouring the candle are demonstrated and clearly explained so you feel like you’ve (nearly) mastered the technique upon conclusion of the class. It was really fun and the candle you make smells SO good! Not only will I recommend this class to anyone interested, I’ll also be a customer of theirs moving forward.","teacher_response":null}
{"commenter_avatar":"/assets/fallback/default_user_photo-7844ce7f6060bc35d96b520c91dde332223314399368a367699ab784f5d8e1fa.png","reviewer_name":"Dave S.","created_at":"over 1 year","title_link":"\u003cstrong\u003eDIY Cocktail Candles + Wine Bottle Cutting\u003c/strong\u003e","positive":true,"review_content":"If you ever wanted to learn the art of candlemaking this is the class for you! Bonus is that you gain the skills of cutting glass bottles and the true artform of upcycling! Take this class! Great for a work group activity! BYOB and have a great time!","teacher_response":null}
{"commenter_avatar":"/assets/fallback/default_user_photo-7844ce7f6060bc35d96b520c91dde332223314399368a367699ab784f5d8e1fa.png","reviewer_name":"Lauren D.","created_at":"over 1 year","title_link":"\u003cstrong\u003eDIY Cocktail Candles + Wine Bottle Cutting\u003c/strong\u003e","positive":true,"review_content":"Amazing experience! My mom and I took this class and walked away with such excitement to try this at home. Fernando is awesome, and you learn everything from cutting the bottle to pouring the wax and scenting it. The scents are AMAZING and I will definitely be a customer as well. All candles from the shop are handmade and beautifully crafted. Highly recommend and I would totally do it all over again!","teacher_response":null}
{"commenter_avatar":"/assets/fallback/default_user_photo-7844ce7f6060bc35d96b520c91dde332223314399368a367699ab784f5d8e1fa.png","reviewer_name":"Denise K.","created_at":"over 1 year","title_link":"\u003cstrong\u003eDIY Cocktail Candles + Wine Bottle Cutting\u003c/strong\u003e","positive":true,"review_content":"We had an incredible time learning how to cut wine bottles and make candles at Chicago Candle Company. We enjoyed learning about the cutting technique, how we weigh and scent the candles, as well as getting to see a unique view of the city from the studio. It was fun getting to choose a bottle from the collection, as well as seeing others in our class cut bottles that they brought. My mint julep candle is my new favorite scent!","teacher_response":null}
{"commenter_avatar":"/assets/fallback/default_user_photo-7844ce7f6060bc35d96b520c91dde332223314399368a367699ab784f5d8e1fa.png","reviewer_name":"Erin K.","created_at":"over 1 year","title_link":"\u003cstrong\u003eDIY Cocktail Candles + Wine Bottle Cutting\u003c/strong\u003e","positive":true,"review_content":"This was a fantastic experience!! I was already familiar with the company but not the people behind it. I loved to hear their story, see the process and have the hands-on opportunity! I went by myself but there was a cute couple on a date...they looked like they had a fantastic time, so keep this in mind if you are trying to figure out something to do! ","teacher_response":null}
{"commenter_avatar":"/assets/fallback/default_user_photo-7844ce7f6060bc35d96b520c91dde332223314399368a367699ab784f5d8e1fa.png","reviewer_name":"Bobbi P.","created_at":"over 1 year","title_link":"\u003cstrong\u003eDIY Cocktail Candles + Wine Bottle Cutting\u003c/strong\u003e","positive":true,"review_content":"My mom and I really enjoyed this class. Fernando was an excellent teacher, very patient and very generous with his time. Fernando explained how to transfer the skills from the class to candle making at home. Our end product is beautiful and smells absolutely amazing. I think this is one of the best smelling candles I've every owned. I highly recommend this class! ","teacher_response":null}
{"commenter_avatar":"/assets/fallback/default_user_photo-7844ce7f6060bc35d96b520c91dde332223314399368a367699ab784f5d8e1fa.png","reviewer_name":"Rachel B.","created_at":"over 1 year","title_link":"\u003cstrong\u003eDIY Cocktail Candles + Wine Bottle Cutting\u003c/strong\u003e","positive":true,"review_content":"Our teachers were great! It was a perfect class size too. We dabbled and had a super fun time. ","teacher_response":null}
{"commenter_avatar":"/assets/fallback/default_user_photo-7844ce7f6060bc35d96b520c91dde332223314399368a367699ab784f5d8e1fa.png","reviewer_name":"Déirdre N.","created_at":"over 1 year","title_link":"\u003cstrong\u003eDIY Cocktail Candles + Wine Bottle Cutting\u003c/strong\u003e","positive":true,"review_content":"I had an awesome time! My fiancé has been trying his hand at wine bottle cutting, but couldn’t figure out why weren’t coming out clean. Well, thanks to this class, now I know and we are going to take what I learned and put into action. \r\n\r\nThe scents you get to choose from are an absolute dream! I couldn’t decide if I wanted to smell it or eat it. \r\n\r\nThe teacher was patient, understanding, and attentive - especially because I was part of a smaller class size. \r\n\r\nDefinitely take this class. It’s fun, informative/practical, and the studio smells amazing. ","teacher_response":null}
{"commenter_avatar":"/assets/fallback/default_user_photo-7844ce7f6060bc35d96b520c91dde332223314399368a367699ab784f5d8e1fa.png","reviewer_name":"Doris F.","created_at":"almost 2 years","title_link":"\u003cstrong\u003eDIY Cocktail Candles + Wine Bottle Cutting\u003c/strong\u003e","positive":true,"review_content":"My husband and I had a wonderful date night learning how to make these wonderfully scented candles! The teachers were patient, informative, hospitable and time simply flew by learning something completely new! We would do it all over again! Must try!","teacher_response":null}
{"commenter_avatar":"/assets/fallback/default_user_photo-7844ce7f6060bc35d96b520c91dde332223314399368a367699ab784f5d8e1fa.png","reviewer_name":"Tanita A.","created_at":"almost 2 years","title_link":"\u003cstrong\u003eDIY Cocktail Candles + Wine Bottle Cutting\u003c/strong\u003e","positive":true,"review_content":"I was not sure what to expect but it was so much fun. It was a small class to we got plenty of hands on time and learned not only how the process is done but why.","teacher_response":null}
{"commenter_avatar":"/assets/fallback/default_user_photo-7844ce7f6060bc35d96b520c91dde332223314399368a367699ab784f5d8e1fa.png","reviewer_name":"Dave D.","created_at":"almost 2 years","title_link":"\u003cstrong\u003eDIY Cocktail Candles + Wine Bottle Cutting\u003c/strong\u003e","positive":true,"review_content":"Very engaging and fun teacher, great location, and excellent class. Highly recommend!","teacher_response":null}
{"commenter_avatar":"/assets/fallback/default_user_photo-7844ce7f6060bc35d96b520c91dde332223314399368a367699ab784f5d8e1fa.png","reviewer_name":"Angelica C.","created_at":"almost 2 years","title_link":"\u003cstrong\u003eDIY Cocktail Candles + Wine Bottle Cutting\u003c/strong\u003e","positive":true,"review_content":"Fernando has such great energy. Enthusiastic, informative, interesting and passionate about not just candles but about meeting new people. I had so much fun there and have already agreed to come back and take the class again with more of my girlfriends! Plus, I LOVE my candle. It has my entire 1st floor of my home smelling and feeling so cozy! Absolutely recommend this class.","teacher_response":null}
{"commenter_avatar":"/assets/fallback/default_user_photo-7844ce7f6060bc35d96b520c91dde332223314399368a367699ab784f5d8e1fa.png","reviewer_name":"Jason B.","created_at":"almost 2 years","title_link":"\u003cstrong\u003eDIY Cocktail Candles + Wine Bottle Cutting\u003c/strong\u003e","positive":true,"review_content":"This class was extremely insightful. Sara and Fernando both shared their different set of skills and introduced us to the wonderful world of candle making. The candles we made were perfect Christmas presents. Thank you guys.","teacher_response":null}
{"commenter_avatar":"/assets/fallback/default_user_photo-7844ce7f6060bc35d96b520c91dde332223314399368a367699ab784f5d8e1fa.png","reviewer_name":"Brenna C.","created_at":"almost 2 years","title_link":"\u003cstrong\u003eDIY Cocktail Candles + Wine Bottle Cutting\u003c/strong\u003e","positive":true,"review_content":"The class was great! The instructor was knowledgeable and gave directions of ways to cut glass at home. It was a fun time and the candle smells amazing!","teacher_response":null}
{"commenter_avatar":"/assets/fallback/default_user_photo-7844ce7f6060bc35d96b520c91dde332223314399368a367699ab784f5d8e1fa.png","reviewer_name":"Rocio M.","created_at":"almost 2 years","title_link":"\u003cstrong\u003eDIY Cocktail Candles + Wine Bottle Cutting\u003c/strong\u003e","positive":true,"review_content":"What a great experience! The teacher, Fernando, was very patient and informative. The candle scents are marvelous. We brought our own bottles from home but broke a couple; they had tons available to use, though. The setting was very comfortable and easy to access. We highly recommend it!","teacher_response":null}
{"commenter_avatar":"/assets/fallback/default_user_photo-7844ce7f6060bc35d96b520c91dde332223314399368a367699ab784f5d8e1fa.png","reviewer_name":"Danielle W.","created_at":"almost 2 years","title_link":"\u003cstrong\u003eDIY Cocktail Candles + Wine Bottle Cutting\u003c/strong\u003e","positive":true,"review_content":"This was my first dabble class. Was originally going to take another candle-making class but that one got canceled, and I'm glad because this one was so much fun. The teacher was patient and laid back, and it was a really enjoyable experience. Their candle scents are very unique and not chemical-smelling at all... Highly recommended!","teacher_response":null}
{"commenter_avatar":"/assets/fallback/default_user_photo-7844ce7f6060bc35d96b520c91dde332223314399368a367699ab784f5d8e1fa.png","reviewer_name":"Alanna K.","created_at":"almost 2 years","title_link":"\u003cstrong\u003eDIY Cocktail Candles + Wine Bottle Cutting\u003c/strong\u003e","positive":true,"review_content":"My boyfriend and I attended this class as a date and we really enjoyed it! I broke three bottles while attempting to cut, but the teacher (Fernando) was very patient and helpful. Our candles look and smell wonderful and the class was very fun.","teacher_response":null}
{"commenter_avatar":"/assets/fallback/default_user_photo-7844ce7f6060bc35d96b520c91dde332223314399368a367699ab784f5d8e1fa.png","reviewer_name":"Jo Ann K.","created_at":"about 2 years","title_link":"\u003cstrong\u003eDIY Cocktail Candles + Wine Bottle Cutting\u003c/strong\u003e","positive":true,"review_content":"It was fun! A friend and mine went together and I am confident I can make candles now! Saving my wine and booze bottles :)","teacher_response":null}
{"commenter_avatar":"/assets/fallback/default_user_photo-7844ce7f6060bc35d96b520c91dde332223314399368a367699ab784f5d8e1fa.png","reviewer_name":"Heather P.","created_at":"about 2 years","title_link":"\u003cstrong\u003eDIY Cocktail Candles + Wine Bottle Cutting\u003c/strong\u003e","positive":true,"review_content":"I had previously purchased one of Chicago Candle Co.'s candles at Koval Distillary, so was super-excited to see that they had a class on dabble. Fernando and Sara were wonderful instructors...you see firsthand the level of care they put into their products. From Fernando teaching us how to expertly cut our glass to Sarah showing us how to perfectly pour our candles, this class did not disappoint! Perfect date night for my husband and I...and our candles look beautiful/smell amazing in our home! ","teacher_response":null}
{"commenter_avatar":"/assets/fallback/default_user_photo-7844ce7f6060bc35d96b520c91dde332223314399368a367699ab784f5d8e1fa.png","reviewer_name":"Tessa F.","created_at":"about 2 years","title_link":"\u003cstrong\u003eDIY Cocktail Candles + Wine Bottle Cutting\u003c/strong\u003e","positive":true,"review_content":"Such a great hands-on class! Our instructor was attentive and helpful and made the class fun. The end product is amazing too! I left having learned a new skill that I’ll definitely use again.","teacher_response":null}
{"commenter_avatar":"https://dabbledoneright-production.s3.amazonaws.com/production/uploads/user/photo/469959/thumb_12485938_884062768379386_2219404521663170193_o.jpg","reviewer_name":"Katy K.","created_at":"about 2 years","title_link":"\u003cstrong\u003eDIY Cocktail Candles + Wine Bottle Cutting\u003c/strong\u003e","positive":true,"review_content":"Absolutely awesome experience. Fernando was an amazing instructor and the entire class was so fun. I highly recommend this class and am so glad I was able to learn such a unique trade from some awesome folks that are doing great things. Thank you Chicago Candle Company, I will be a life long customer and so thankful I was able to do this class with a great friend. A+ 5 star all that jazz!","teacher_response":null}
{"commenter_avatar":"/assets/fallback/default_user_photo-7844ce7f6060bc35d96b520c91dde332223314399368a367699ab784f5d8e1fa.png","reviewer_name":"Annie C.","created_at":"about 2 years","title_link":"\u003cstrong\u003eDIY Cocktail Candles + Wine Bottle Cutting\u003c/strong\u003e","positive":true,"review_content":"I got this class for my sister's birthday and it was great! We learned a lot about making candles and are thrilled with the end product. The instructor gave us tips for doing this at home, and also shared why they do things a certain way over other methods. We were both shocked at how easy it was to break the glass. I've already recommended this class to two other people. ","teacher_response":null}
{"commenter_avatar":"/assets/fallback/default_user_photo-7844ce7f6060bc35d96b520c91dde332223314399368a367699ab784f5d8e1fa.png","reviewer_name":"Paige P.","created_at":"about 2 years","title_link":"\u003cstrong\u003eDIY Cocktail Candles + Wine Bottle Cutting\u003c/strong\u003e","positive":true,"review_content":"Very fun! Interesting to learn about the glass cutting and what goes into that. It was fun making our own candles and coming home with a sense of achievement! ","teacher_response":null}
{"commenter_avatar":"/assets/fallback/default_user_photo-7844ce7f6060bc35d96b520c91dde332223314399368a367699ab784f5d8e1fa.png","reviewer_name":"Trevor G.","created_at":"about 2 years","title_link":"\u003cstrong\u003eDIY Cocktail Candles + Wine Bottle Cutting\u003c/strong\u003e","positive":true,"review_content":"My first dabble experience and it was great. The teacher was really laid back- the vibe was more akin to hanging out a friend's place than attending a class. The teacher explained each step, why it needed to happen, and how to go about procuring supplies / materials if the user wanted to repeat the process at home, as well as tips and tricks that the instructor had discovered in his time candle making. Venue was great, instructor was great, material was great, experience was great. Would enthusiastically recommend.","teacher_response":null}
{"commenter_avatar":"/assets/fallback/default_user_photo-7844ce7f6060bc35d96b520c91dde332223314399368a367699ab784f5d8e1fa.png","reviewer_name":"Katie N.","created_at":"about 2 years","title_link":"\u003cstrong\u003eDIY Cocktail Candles + Wine Bottle Cutting\u003c/strong\u003e","positive":true,"review_content":"The teacher was very friendly and knowledge. She taught us a new skill that we can use again.","teacher_response":null}
{"commenter_avatar":"https://dabbledoneright-production.s3.amazonaws.com/production/uploads/user/photo/464847/thumb_leesa_alexander.png","reviewer_name":"Leesa A.","created_at":"about 2 years","title_link":"\u003cstrong\u003eDIY Cocktail Candles + Wine Bottle Cutting\u003c/strong\u003e","positive":true,"review_content":"So much fun and so easy. The instructors explained everything and gave us clear examples. My candle smells AMAZING and the bottle is gorgeous!","teacher_response":null}
{"commenter_avatar":"/assets/fallback/default_user_photo-7844ce7f6060bc35d96b520c91dde332223314399368a367699ab784f5d8e1fa.png","reviewer_name":"Lindsay V.","created_at":"about 2 years","title_link":"\u003cstrong\u003eDIY Cocktail Candles + Wine Bottle Cutting\u003c/strong\u003e","positive":true,"review_content":"The wine bottle cutting and candle making class was fantastic! You can tell the Valarde's enjoy working together. I appreciated all the insights they were able to share as we learned to prepare the bottles and make some good smelling candles. Thanks much for a nice evening with a culminating view of the Chicago skyline as our candles set.","teacher_response":null}
{"commenter_avatar":"/assets/fallback/default_user_photo-7844ce7f6060bc35d96b520c91dde332223314399368a367699ab784f5d8e1fa.png","reviewer_name":"Jessica A.","created_at":"about 2 years","title_link":"\u003cstrong\u003eDIY Cocktail Candles + Wine Bottle Cutting\u003c/strong\u003e","positive":true,"review_content":"Really enjoyed this class!! Learned so much about cutting different types of bottles, making scents and dying wax. Our instructors from Chicago Candle Co were amazing, and so thorough and patient! I was so impressed with the candles we took home. And I'm also looking forward to supporting this local Chicago company now that I know about them :)","teacher_response":null}
{"commenter_avatar":"/assets/fallback/default_user_photo-7844ce7f6060bc35d96b520c91dde332223314399368a367699ab784f5d8e1fa.png","reviewer_name":"Chani A.","created_at":"about 2 years","title_link":"\u003cstrong\u003eDIY Cocktail Candles + Wine Bottle Cutting\u003c/strong\u003e","positive":true,"review_content":"DIY Soy candles and wine bottle cutting was a blast we went through step by step from picking and cutting a wine glass to making a candle. The owners/teachers were so friendly and helpful throughout the whole process. We had so much fun!","teacher_response":null}
{"commenter_avatar":"/assets/fallback/default_user_photo-7844ce7f6060bc35d96b520c91dde332223314399368a367699ab784f5d8e1fa.png","reviewer_name":"Cameryn E.","created_at":"over 2 years","title_link":"\u003cstrong\u003eDIY Cocktail Candles + Wine Bottle Cutting\u003c/strong\u003e","positive":true,"review_content":"We had the most incredible experience at Chicago Candle Co with owners Sarah and Fernando. They took the time to explain the candle making process, demonstrate the art of wine bottle cutting, and help us create our own unique candles. The class was great, but the instructors are wonderful! They are so passionate for their small business and really wanted us to have a fun time (which we did!). Highly recommend this class and checking out their product online. We left the experience with candles and some great new friends. ","teacher_response":null}
{"commenter_avatar":"/assets/fallback/default_user_photo-7844ce7f6060bc35d96b520c91dde332223314399368a367699ab784f5d8e1fa.png","reviewer_name":"Rachel D.","created_at":"over 5 years","title_link":"\u003cstrong\u003eDIY Cocktail Candles + Wine Bottle Cutting\u003c/strong\u003e","positive":true,"review_content":"The DIY Soy Candles, Wine Bottle Cutting class was a great experience! It was a fun, interactive event in a relaxed environment where you learned about the tools and process behind creating a soy candle in a glass bottle, and got to leave with your own creation! Good time!","teacher_response":null}
{"commenter_avatar":"/assets/fallback/default_user_photo-7844ce7f6060bc35d96b520c91dde332223314399368a367699ab784f5d8e1fa.png","reviewer_name":"Dawne T.","created_at":"about 1 year","title_link":"\u003cstrong\u003eDIY Cocktail Candles + Wine Bottle Cutting\u003c/strong\u003e","positive":null,"review_content":"Class was great. Instructors was detailed and helpful. Really enjoyed myself and went home with a great candle!","teacher_response":null}

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