Making Homemade Candles

Homemade Scented CandlesMaking homemade candles is a fun process that yields a wonderful reward at the end. It is difficult to not like candles, and when you make homemade candles yourself they're even better. There is a whole range of styles and types of candles that you can make, so it is easy to choose something that you will really like.

But if you are making candles for the first time, just make sure that you start simple. Thankfully, making a basic jar candle can be a very easy process.

The Basics Of Candle Making

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Lets take a look at the basics of candle making. One of the first things you need to do is to decide what kind of wax you want to use. There are many different types, so you need to do a little research to figure out which kind you like best. Paraffin wax is some […]

Making Dipped Homemade Candles

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There are many great reasons to consider making homemade candles. First, it is a fun and rewarding activity to consider doing with friends or family. Second, homemade candles can be a whimsical or elegant gift that you can make on a tight budget. Most people not only love these dipped candles, but they will appreciate […]

Homemade Scented Candles

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Homemade scented candles create a wonderful atmosphere, with their soft glow and gentle perfume, and there is nothing quite as relaxing as curling up on a cold winter evening to read a few pages by candlelight. Stores are full of all sorts of scented candles but it’s much more fun to learn candle making yourself […]

Homemade Mosquito Candles

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The one thing that can ruin a lovely summer evening is the buzz of mosquitoes. Those little pests seem to have a single goal in their lives, to irritate us beyond all reason. However, you can use homemade mosquito candles to rid yourself of these nasty pests, as these candles contain essential oils which repel […]

Homemade Gel Candle Making Basics

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Here we create a wonderful decorative homemade gel candle that burns beautifully and also makes a great gift. Whether you have participated in candle making before or not, you will enjoy trying your hand at gel candles. The gel candle has become one of the most popular candles available due to the way it looks […]

Homemade Candle Making for Kids

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Homemade candle making for kids is a great way to involve children to develop their creativity and introduce them to arts and crafts. It can be a great way to spend some time with the kids as you find common ground in an activity you all enjoy. You can design and create beautiful candles together […]

Making A Stacked Candle Candle

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by Angela (Hants) A Stacked Candle is a very quick and easy way of making a homemade candle; you don’t need to use a mould or any dye yet it looks extremely striking when it’s placed on a dark plate or candle stand. Method I used paraffin wax that comes ready mixed with stearin, which […]

Homemade Hurricane Candle Shell

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by Kelly (Hants) I’ve recently had a go at making my own hurricane candle shell. Im not exactly what you would call an experienced candle maker, so I’m quite proud of how it has turned out. Anyway here is how a made it.     Firstly, I think I should mention that I used a […]

Homemade Gel Candles

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by Angela (Hampshire) Candles make great jpgts, but they can be a little impersonal. When I want to make something special for my family or friends, I like to make my own homemade gel candles. Making gel candles yourself is actually an easy process, and it’s a lot of fun, too. I love choosing a […]




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