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Candle Making

How to Make Your Own Candles.

How to Make a Rolled Beeswax Candle and a Votive Candle Many people want to learn how to make beeswax candles. These candles have a variety of benefits to them as they are not only all natural and environmentally friendly,...
Depending on the type of candle you've chosen for your home decor, you may find yourself disposing of glass jars and leftover wax more often than you'd prefer. This nuisance can be avoided through the use of oil candles...
It's so easy to make a decorative candle that is personalized to your own taste and decor.  Here's how to do it. You will need: clothes iron (medium heat) paper napkin (with a pattern on it, in any color) I...

Soy Vs Paraffin Wax

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It's often noted that Ancient Egyptians were the first to use candles by soaking the pithy core of reeds and animal fats to construct rudimentary torches and rush lights. While these lacked a wick and, thus, were not considered...
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...
We have often been asked where wax comes from. Well there are many types of waxes. Bees wax has been around for a while. There are many mentions of beeswax in historic writing such as the myth where Icarus...
Tea light candles are fun and relatively simple to make and once you begin, you'll be making many of your own candles in next to no time. Equipment Tips for Tealight Candles Apart from your normal stock of candle making supplies,...
Have you noticed, when shopping for candles, the ones with the dried herbs and flowers are sometimes three times as much as the plain candles? And they are just oh so beautiful, but what do you do? Well, I'd...
Are you ready for some free candle wick making instructions? Making a candle wick at home is a fairly simply process and it is very rewarding. With that being said we want to make sure that you know before...
You have decided that you want to make your own candles. I think that is wonderful! Here is what you are going to need to get started in the candle making craft: Thermometer – a requirement when making candles. The...