Candle Making

How to Make Your Own Candles.

Directions for making hand dipped candles. Materials: Plain Paraffin Wax ( about 1/2 a pound) can be found at grocery stores & craft shops Double Boiler or you can use a large coffee can for melting wax in, inserted in...
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...
While many people rely on a flashlight in case the power goes out, those only provide light as long as their batteries last. Candles can provide a good alternative to have accessible in case of an emergency. A few...
Candles are so nice! And they light up whole of your environment so beautifully! Why not try making candles yourself? You'll just need a handful of supplies and it's not at all messy! Supplies Needed for Candle Making 1. Wax- you...
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...
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...
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...
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...
Decorating Candle Jars and Lids is a fun and easy project for all ages. You can use many different craft items to embellish your jar and lid. If you are really creative, you could even make a snow globe...

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...