Choosing the Best Fragrance for Your Candle

Posted by Amanda on 8/27/2015 to Candles
Choosing the Best Fragrance for Your Candle
Are you a seasoned candlemaker or are you just starting your business? When you purchase candle supplies there are many items to consider; including wax, wicks, and fragrances. Today’s blog is going to focus on how you can decide the fragrance that is best for your candle line.

Sunday Spotlight: Product of the Week

Libbey Bridal Glass

Posted by Amanda on 8/23/2015 to Glass
Sunday Spotlight: Product of the Week <p>Libbey Bridal Glass</p>
This week’s spotlight focuses on Libbey’s Bridal Glass. Libbey’s bridal glass is high quality and very stylish and can fit with almost any wedding theme. While the glass’s durability will make it a perfect match for any party size.

Sunday Spotlight: Product of the Week

Libbey Wine Glasses

Posted by Amanda on 8/16/2015 to Glass
Sunday Spotlight: Product of the Week <p>Libbey Wine Glasses</p>
This week’s spotlight focuses on some popular Libbey wine glasses. Including: Catawba Goblet set, Midtown Red Wine set, Vineyard Reserve set, the VR Pinot Grigio set, and Aorn Deco wine set. Libbey’s wine glasses are great ways to celebrate with friends, at a dinner party, or given as gifts.

Using Candle Making as a Fundraiser

Posted by Amanda on 8/13/2015 to Candles
Using Candle Making as a Fundraiser
At EAP Innovations we sell everything needed to make your own unique candles! Whether you are looking to raise some money for school organizations, church, local sports teams, or community projects candle fundraising can be the tool for you.

Sunday Spotlight: Product of the Week

16 oz. Handled Drinking Jar case of 12

Posted by Amanda on 8/9/2015 to Candles
<p>Sunday Spotlight: Product of the Week</p> 16 oz. Handled Drinking Jar case of 12
Welcome to the first official Sunday Spotlight blog post! This week’s spotlight focuses on Libbey’s 16 oz. Handled Drinking Jar. This jar is a clear glass and has a sturdy handle and it can be used for cold drinks, desserts, and candles. There are many different uses for this jar; from food purposes, homemade candles, and do it yourself projects.

Summer Glassware Ideas

Posted by Amanda on 8/5/2015 to Glass
Summer Glassware Ideas
Libbey glassware items are perfect for many occasions. Here are some drink and dessert sets that can make a great impression at your next get-together!

HeartBleed Bug

Posted by Jeff on 4/25/2014
By now, you’ve probably read in the news, or heard across the wire that the newest security bug code named “Heartbleed” has been spreading across the web for some time now, and has just been recently identified.

Selecting a Wick

Posted by Jeff on 3/20/2014 to Candles
The challenge of selecting the right wick takes time.

The best way to find the right wick is to test each wick in the final candle formula chosen.

Tips for making a better candle

Posted by Jeff on 3/13/2014 to Candles
When beginning to make candles, try to envision the type of candle you may want to have in your house; strong scent, nice colors, no smoke or soot and an overall safe clean burning candle.

What's your Candle IQ?

Posted by Jeff on 2/24/2014 to Candles
What’s Your Candle IQ? Do you love candles and consider yourself something of an expert? Try taking this quiz and see where you rank on our Candle IQ scale.

Glass Blowing, Then and Now

Posted by Jeffrey on 10/11/2013 to Glass
The art of glass blowing can be traced all the way back over 2,000 years, to the ancient civilization of Phoenicia. The earliest glass-blown relics on record include very small tubes and bottles. Like many of the crafts, it had its origins in functionality before branching off into the artistic. The art of hand-blowing glass caught like wildfire, with the Roman Empire incorporating this new craft into their society, and carrying it with them as the Empire spread across Europe and Africa.

The Right Glass for the Right Wine

Posted by Jeff on 10/8/2013 to Candles
The art of glass blowing can be traced all the way back over 2,000 years, to the ancient civilization of Phoenicia. The earliest glass-blown relics on record include very small tubes and bottles. Like many of the crafts, it had its origins in functionality before branching off into the artistic.

Choosing the Right Bridal Glass for Your Wedding

Posted by Jeffrey on 9/5/2013 to Glass
There are few moments in the life of a human being that hold the sheer importance and gravity of the Wedding Day. Only childbirth really comes close, and that tends to last forever, rather than a single day.

Drink Bear Correctly

Posted by Jeffrey on 9/4/2013 to Glass
Beer drinking is one of the most enjoyable pastimes ever invented by mankind. It is 100 percent delicious, totally refreshing, and is a perfect fit for the peaceful and harmonious social interaction with other human beings. There is a massive variety of different beer styles, and with more and more micro brews being introduced, that trend is definitely going to continue. Beer has been around since pretty much forever, and has been the liquid staple of many cultures' diets throughout history. Since the making of beer was spread out across the world, the ingredients used would vary greatly from region to region, creating distinctive families of beer types that were indigenous to those areas. As our world has gotten smaller and more easily reachable through technology, the entire world of brewing tastes and styles are a few clicks or a phone call away, and our taste buds can truly appreciate the worldly perspective.

3 Bold Irish Coffee Recipes

Posted by Jeff on 8/23/2013 to Glass
Irish coffee is a cocktail comprised of coffee, Irish whiskey and sugar in traditional forms. The mixture is stirred and topped with a thick cream through which the coffee is drunk. The original drink was created and named by Irishman Joe Sheridan and it was brought to America by travel writer Stanton Delaplane.

Time to Get Ready For Football Season!

Posted by Jeff on 8/21/2013 to Glass
It's almost here - the annual return of the sweet tradition we know as football season. Get extra batteries for the remote, make sure to have a good sports bar or two lined up, check the beer supply, and get set for the action. Actually, it can take a bit more than that to get fully ready for the football season. Here are a few tips to ensure every fan is at the ready.

Follow Your Nose

Posted by Jeff on 8/15/2013 to Candles
"Follow your nose, it always knows..." Our sense of smell is arguably the most underrated of all five of our physical senses, despite the fact that we use it literally everywhere, every day, without even knowing it. Not only is it inexorably tied to our sense of taste - as anyone who has ever tried eating with a bad head cold can attest - but the sense of smell is tied closely to our subconscious.

A Brief History of Candle Making

Posted by Carlos on 7/26/2013 to Candles
Candles were originally used as a source of light. They have been in existence as far back as the Qin Dynasty. Whale fat was used to create these ancient candles. These early candles were scented with cinnamon, for use in temples. In later years, people began to use beeswax for candle making.

So You Want to Start a Candle Making Business

Posted by Bryan on 7/24/2013 to Candles
Candle making is a rewarding business. Whether you have years of experience with candle making or you are just beginning to learn, candle making is a fun and easy craft. While pouring candles can be tedious, pride in the end result makes the patience it requires well worth the effort. If you are a candle novice, it is best to start by deciding what type of candles you want to make and purchasing supplies to learn the craft.

How to Make Glass

Posted by Melissa on 7/22/2013 to Glass
Glass has been used throughout history for many different purposes. From industrial use to home use glass is an important part of everyday life. Glass is very simple and very financially beneficial to make. The main ingredients of glass are silica -or quartz- sand, sodium carbonate, and calcium oxide. The only tools needed are a kiln, a durable container, and a mold to shape glass. Other chemicals can be used to change color or strength of glass depending on what the glass is being used for.

How to Choose The Right Wine Glass

Posted by Joe on 7/18/2013 to Candles
Selecting the right wine glass is a key element in getting the most enjoyment and satisfaction out of every bottle of wine. Wine glasses come in a wide variety, from different sizes, shapes and compositions. Part of the experience of a fine wine is pairing it with the appropriate glassware. The appearance of the wine in the glass plays an integral role in how you taste and perceive each wine.

How to Choose the Right Glass for Your Beer

Posted by Carlos on 7/16/2013 to Glass
Those who have visited European pubs and restaurants may have noticed an array of glassware styles behind the bar, as many European breweries design unique glassware to accompany each of their beers. The right glass can amplify the beer drinker's experience by creating just the right amount of head and offering optimal presentation.

Make your own eco-friendly soy candles!

Posted by Bryan on 6/21/2013 to Candles
Soy candles are an eco-friendly alternative to burning the traditional paraffin candles which can give off noxious gases. The upside to burning soy candles rather than paraffin candles is that you can make them yourself easily in your own home. The supplies you need can be found at craft and hobby stores, or online. The better product you use, the higher quality your homemade creation will be. It will burn longer and give off a better scent.

Get Into Candle Making

Posted by Melissa on 6/17/2013 to Candles
Candle making is a fun, time-honored hobby. Candles are perfect gifts for any occasion. Knowing the basics of candle making is a useful skill to have. Creating one's own candles for pennies, compared to the prices one would pay for retail, is practical and rewarding.

Soy Candles: A Personalized Touch Made Right at Home

Posted by Joe P. on 6/2/2013 to Candles
This particular article will be offering step-by-step instructions on how to make candles at home. Making candles requires a few basic tools and ingredients, including candle wax, a cotton wick, SuperGlue, a saucepan, and a heat-proof container, as well as a bottle of candle-friendly dye to add a bit of color to the finished candle. It's possible to include fragrance oils so that the candle diffuses the scent into the air, however scent as well as any dyes or other additions are strictly optional.