Welcome to: Candle Making

Making New Candles From Used Candles

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Ever wonder what to do with the little bit of candle wax left at the bottom of the candle jar? Do you throw away the candle wax when the wick has burned down? Well, stop throwing your money away. Candles have not lost their usefulness just because they have burned down so small they are no longer safe to light. Candles can be re-used. I am going to walk you through a four step process of how to make new candles from used ones.

Candle Making Containers and Jars


The great thing about candle making containers is that you can get really creative with them! You could buy them or you can use materials found at your home. Whatever materials you do find at home, make sure the material is strong and non-flammable!

Candle Making Molds


A candle mold is a container that you poor wax into until it cools in the shape you want for your candle. Candle molds come in a variety of materials, sizes, shapes, and styles.

The Candle: How To Make A Votive Candle

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I’m going to show you how to make a votive candle, step by step, using paraffin wax. All of the steps for making a paraffin based wax votive candle, are similar for making a votive candle using different types of wax. The biggest differences are the melt point temperatures. When done, you will have a beautiful votive candle.

Crafty DIY Candle Ideas

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Candles are a great decorating piece throughout the year. They make wonderful gifts for a number of occasions from birthdays to gifts to mom. Plus, there are hundreds of creative DIY ideas that allow you to add a personal touch to candles and candle-holders. Whether you have a lot of time on your hands, or only a few minutes here and there, DIY crafting with candles is a great way to use your creative energy to design a table centerpiece, mantle decoration, or a sweet gift for someone.

Preserved Flower Candles


Putting flowers in your candle will add a unique look, while preserving your favorite flower.

Easy Autumn Candle Crafts

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Autumn is here with its cool days and falling leaves. What better way to celebrate the season than some harvest food inspired candle ideas? These Cinnamon Roll and Apple Turnover candles are easy to create and make great gifts!

How to Make Soy Candles in 9 Easy Steps

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I would like to share with you how to make soy candles right from your home kitchen.

Candle Making in Colonial America


In colonial times, candle making was an essential annual chore in all households. Taper candles were the only source of light for people’s homes, and there were no commercial candles available as there are today. Each household made its own candles, usually once a year. The average household needed around 400 candles a year, so this was a huge job.

Making Gel Candles


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Candle making is one popular activity all over the world. It is one fascinating activity, which has gained optimistic reviews from most people in various parts of the world. Making gel candles is a simple activity and presents different varieties that one can make. Gel candle making has gained a lot of interest today because the candles are very different from other types.