Sunday Spotlight: Candle Making

Learn how every ingredient affects the the candle making process

Posted by Amanda on 6/5/2016 to Candles

Today’s Sunday Spotlight is going to focus on the candle making process and how every ingredient used will ultimately affect the candle’s appearance and burn. It’s important to remember candle making is not an exact science; you will have to go through a trial and error process to find what works best for you.

DIY Spring Projects

Posted by Amanda on 4/10/2016 to Glass
DIY Spring Projects
Spring has finally arrived at EAP Innovations and we would like to kick off the spring season with some great DIY projects using our Libbey collection. This blog post will help to brighten up your home, summer parties, and family get together's!

Understanding the Differences Between Red and White Wine Glasses

Posted by Amanda on 3/25/2016 to Glass
Understanding the Differences Between Red and White Wine Glasses
Welcome candle makers and glassware enthusiasts! Have you ever wondered why there are different types of glasses for red and white wines or the history behind those glasses? Well this post is going to dive into some facts to help educate you on your next wine glass purchase!

It’s All About Temperature! Temperature! Temperature!

Posted by Amanda on 3/10/2016 to Candles

Today’s post is going to focus on the importance of temperature during the candle making process. No matter your skill level, candlemakers can agree that temperature plays a huge factor in the appearance and burn of their candles. Just remember this is always a trial and error process and what works for one project may not work for another. You will constantly need to experiment until you can find the perfect process for your candles.


There are three different temperatures you have to be aware of during the candle making process. They are: wax temperature, room temperature, and candle jar temperature .

Tips on Choosing a Wick

Posted by Amanda on 1/31/2016 to Candles
Tips on Choosing a Wick

Welcome back to our Sunday Spotlight post! This week we are going to focus on wicks! Whether you are a seasoned candlemaker or a newbie in the process, you should be aware that wicks affect the burn process of your candle. There are many different types of wicks you can choose from when creating your candle. However, today’s post is going to focus on three types of EAP’s wicks and their differences. This is meant to help educate you on our wicks and help you better decide which wicks to test out on your new candle.

Valentine's Marketing Tips

Posted by Amanda on 1/13/2016 to Candles
Valentine's Marketing Tips
Tomorrow marks one month until Valentine’s Day! So, this week we are going to offer some marketing tips on how to increase sales for your candle line during the season of love. No matter the occasion, it’s important to market your candles throughout the year.

Tips to Market your Candle Line

Posted by Amanda on 11/21/2015 to Candles
Tips to Market your Candle Line
Whether you are new to the candlemaking business or you're a growing company, you can never have too much marketing. So this post is going to focus on providing tips to market your candle line to current and potential customers.

Sunday Spotlight Home Decor Candleware

Posted by Amanda on 11/8/2015 to Candles
Sunday Spotlight  Home Decor Candleware
This week’s Sunday Spotlight is going to focus on Libbey’s Home Decor Candleware sets. These sets are great to showcase your creativity and your love for candles in a simple, fun way! We offer five different set styles and two decorating books to help you express your creativity!

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Choosing & Testing the Best Wick for your Candle

Posted by Amanda on 11/1/2015 to Candles
Sunday Spotlight Blog: <p>Choosing & Testing the Best Wick for your Candle
Today’s Sunday Spotlight is going to focus on trying to choose the best wick for your candle jar. Sadly, there is no simple method for pairing wicks and jars together. There are many factors that determine whether a wick will be successful.

Preparing Halloween Goodies in Libbey Glassware

Posted by Amanda on 10/27/2015 to Glass
Preparing Halloween Goodies in Libbey Glassware
Happy almost Halloween! Here at EAP Innovations we want you to have an enjoyable and scary time with your loved ones. So for this blog post we are going to provide you with some scary drinks and snacks that can be prepared in our Libbey glassware collection to serve at your next get-together.

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Libbey’s Goblet Sets

Posted by Amanda on 10/18/2015 to Glass
Sunday Spotlight: <p>Libbey’s Goblet Sets</p>
Today’s Sunday Spotlight focuses on our Libbey Goblet collection. Our collection contains 14 different sizes and styles of goblet drinking glasses. For today’s post you will learn about the best uses for some of EAP’s goblets, the best events to use them at, and even some creative projects.

Sunday Spotlight Libbey’s Just Tasting Dishes

Posted by Amanda on 9/8/2015 to Glass
Sunday Spotlight  Libbey’s Just Tasting Dishes
Our collection contains seven different products that can help you throw an appetizer party for friends or stock up your restaurant with high quality dishware. For today’s post, you will learn some simple steps for hosting a small cocktail party with friends, learn about the products we offer, and create some delicious recipes.

Football Season: Getting Ready for your Game Day Party

Posted by Amanda on 9/3/2015 to Candles
Football Season: Getting Ready for your Game Day Party
It’s that time of the year again to say hello to Football Season! The preseason is over and it’s time to get settled in for the games. So when you invite your fellow guests over for the big day, be ready to provide them with more than just a great view of the game.

Sunday Spotlight: Product of the Week

EAP Candle Dyes

Posted by Amanda on 8/30/2015 to Candles
<p>Sunday Spotlight: Product of the Week</p> <p>EAP Candle Dyes</p>
This week’s spotlight focuses on EAP Innovations’ wax dyes. We offer two types of dyes to purchase; liquid and block. Determine if your candle project will be large or small; this will help you choose the best type of dye to purchase.

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.