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How to Make Your Own Candles.

Canning jar candles are very easy to make, make great gifts, and are only limited by your imagination! To start all you need are some old wide mouth canning jars, wire ribbon, potpourri, votive candles, small glass votive candle holders,...
Making chunk candles is a fun activity for all ages. A unique technique using wax chunks of different colors gives the finished candle a beautiful texture and look. They make a refreshing alternative to the usual pillar candles. Follow...
Do you love burning beautiful, scented candles? And do you know that you can easily make them yourself? It is exciting and not at all difficult. Here are 12 easy steps to creating unique candles that you can burn...
If you're considering some type of marketing plan involving candle sales consider the following: 1. The Candle industry is growing; more so because of our society’s stressful lives and everyone’s quest for relief. 2. Candles are used in 7 out of...
"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...
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,...
Making your Candle Throw (or cast its fragrance over a wide area) is the primary goal of making a Fragranced Candle. This is not hard to achieve if you understand the basic parameters. There are 5 things to consider...
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...
Learn about Basics and Supplies 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...
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,...