Fall Tutorials

It's Fall and with that comes crisp, cooler air. Falling leaves. Pumpkin scents. And everything else autumn related. To go along with the season we have a selection of Fall inspired tutorials to help you create the perfect product for sale, gifting, parties, and more!

Candy Corn Votives

by Rustic Escentuals Craft a sweet Halloween treat for the holiday! Fun and easy to make, votive candles are versatile, everyone loves them, and they’re fun to have around the house or give as gifts. You can make them as sweet smelling as you wish. Add a little festive flair to your creativity with candle […]

Football Soap Tutorial

by Rustic Escentuals Autumn scents are in the air along with autumn activities. This is a perfect time for a soap making tutorial to cheer on football season – it will bring out the cheers from everyone! Skills: Using micas, layering   Supplies and equipment needed: Microwave Microwave safe glass containers (2) Sharp knife to […]

Pine Cone Fire Starters

by Rustic Escentuals Pine cones make great fire starters and are easy to coat with wax. You can make them more decorative by using colored wax. Make sure you use pine cones that are clean and dry. Pine cone fire starters are great for camping and gift giving – they’re decorative and functional!   Materials […]

How to Make Sawdust Fire Starters

by Rustic Escentuals Sawdust fire starters are easy to make and are useful during the winter, when camping, or having bonfires. Sawdust Fire Starters help use up leftover candle wax when candle making and are actually great gift ideas when “dressed up” with some creative wrapping and matching ribbons!   Materials and supplies needed: Sawdust […]

Cotton Pad Fire Starter Tutorial

by Rustic Escentuals These easy-to-make little gems are perfect for camping, bonfires, or simply starting a wood fire at home. They’re inexpensive to make, compact, easy to use, and easily portable. You can choose whether or not to customize them by adding candle dye to the melted wax. Package in cello bags and pair with […]

Marbled & Tie Dyed Swirled Soaps Tutorial

by Rustic Escentuals Swirled and layered soaps are popular, so we wanted to take a different approach to swirling colors to create visually appealing soaps. With this tutorial you can use a single color to match your fragrance oil choice, or choose multiple colors for a tie dye or holiday theme. The sky’s the limit […]

Mini Leaf & Pumpkin Mold Tutorial, part 2

by Rustic Escentuals I’m starting to see pumpkins everywhere! Love their color, love their scent, love their taste (pie anyone?). This is Part II of our Fall inspired soap tutorial. We will once again be using the Mini Leaf and Pumpkin Silicone mold but this time using the Pumpkin cavities. These make super gifts – […]

Mini Leaf & Pumpkin Mold Tutorial, part 1

by Rustic Escentuals This is Part One of a Fall inspired soap tutorial using the Mini Leaf and Pumpkin Silicone mold. Look closely at the outdoor trees and you’ll see the beginning of Fall, so I thought it fitting to make a leaf shaped soap using this mold. It is a fun way to enjoy […]

Silk Soap Petal/Leaf Tutorial

by Rustic Escentuals Silk Soap Leaves are an easy, beautiful fall soap tutorial. These are so fun to make, you won’t be able to stop! “Use like a bar of soap. Lather, rinse, toss and go!” – unknown Use like a bar of soap — lather, rinse, toss, and go!   Supplies and equipment needed […]

Decorative Dipped Pine Cone Potpourri

by Vickey Robinson 1. Gather Items Needed: Presto Kettle or double boiler to melt wax Digital scales Ky 133 Versatile Paraffin Wax Fragrance Oil ( 2 oz. per pound of wax) Candle dye, if desired Glitter, if desired Pine cones from your yard Tongs for dipping Aluminum Foil to cover work surface (makes job easier […]