Candle Making

How to Make Your Own Candles.

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...
"Now, as to the light of the candle. We will light one or two, and set them at work in the performance of their proper functions". – Michael Faraday, The Chemical History of a Candle, London 1908. The history of...
If you want to make your own candles with old wax then just try this very simple and quick method. It is just four easy steps, you can do it are in under an hour, and best of all...
After years of working with paraffin wax, I was ready to start branching out and experiencing a bit more of what the craft has to offer. While paraffin wax is great, there are many more options of wax now,...
As featured in the story "A Candle For Christmas" from the book: Christmas In Dairyland (True Stories From a Wisconsin Farm) Materials: * 1 wax carton (quart) (milk, fabric softener, or orange juice) * 1 pound of paraffin wax * 4 or 5...
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...
Need a cost effective way to get rid of mosquitoes? Try making your own citronella candles and eliminate mosquitoes while providing a romantic, outdoor setting. Making citronella candles is easy and inexpensive to make. Follow this step-by-step guide and make...

Candle Making Molds

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Molds for making candles can be purchased easily on several web sites or in specialty craft stores. There are many types of candle making molds in hundreds of designs available. One piece seamless molds are convenient. They are usually aluminum...

How to Make Candles

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Making homemade candles can be a fun hobby, whether making them as gifts or for yourself to enjoy. Candle making usually requires some experimentation, but when you discover how to make those perfect candles, it's well worth the effort. There...
Step by Step Instructions So you have decided to embark upon candle making. However, you may not wish to make several varieties of candles but want to focus on a special type. If so, this checklist was prepared with you...