It's much more fun to learn how to make scented candles from scratch. With their soft glow and gentle perfume, there's nothing quite as relaxing as curling up on a cold winter evening to read a few pages by candlelight you crafted yourself. Yes, stores are full of all sorts of scented candles … [Read more...] about How To Make Scented Candles
How To Make Homemade Candles
It's difficult to not like homemade candles, and when you learn how to make candles from scratch your sense of pride makes them even better.
Like many other types of crafts and hobbies there's is a whole range of styles and types 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 a candle making for beginners makes this an easy process.
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So we’ve covered nearly every type of wax for making homemade candles, but there’s still another type I also wanted to show you guys, how to make beeswax candles. We’ve used sheets of beeswax to make no melt, rolled beeswax pillar candles, but that’s a craft I think is best done with the kids as … [Read more...] about How To Make Beeswax Candles With Luxurious Aromas
So we’ve given you everything you need to know on how to make candles, including a basic candle making guide as well as how to scent and color them. However, I thought it might be a good idea to have a whole post about candle wicks and wicking your candles. Wicks are important for candles, for … [Read more...] about A Complete Candle Wicks and Wicking Guide
So you want to make your own candles? Well, you’ve come to the right place. Today I’m going to go through everything you need to know to get started with your candle making. As this is a very basic homemade candles guide, I’ll be making use of paraffin wax in all the candles I’ll be showing you in … [Read more...] about Candle Making – A Guide For Beginners
So you walk into your favorite department store, or maybe it’s Bath and Body Works, and the smell hits you. Vanilla, rose, baked goods, cinnamon and pretty much every kind of fruit and flower you can think of. But you realize that it’s actually the candle isle that smells so good! But $25-$30 is … [Read more...] about How To Make Soy Candles That Look And Smell Amazing
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 these diy citronella candles to rid yourself of these nasty pests, as homemade candles can be made with … [Read more...] about Making DIY Citronella Candles
Here we are making DIY gel candles that burn beautifully, they are wonderfully decorative and also make great gifts. Whether you have learned candle making yet or not, you will enjoy trying this. Gel candle making has become one of the most popular candle crafts due to the way they look and how … [Read more...] about How To Make Gel Candles That Burn Beautifully
Making rolled beeswax candles from sheets is a great way to involve children and adults to develop their creativity and introduce them to arts and crafts. It can be a great way to spend some time with the kids or family as you find common ground in an activity you all enjoy. You can design … [Read more...] about Making Rolled Beeswax Candles From Sheets
There are many great reasons to consider making hand dipped candles. First, this is a fun and rewarding activity to consider doing with friends or family. Second, DIY candles can be a whimsical or elegant gift that you can make on a tight budget. Most people not only love these dipped candles, … [Read more...] about Making Hand Dipped Candles At Home
A Stacked Candle is a very quick and easy way of making a homemade candle; you don't need to use a mold 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 gives it that brilliant white … [Read more...] about Making A Homemade Stacked Candle
by Kelly (Hants) I've recently had a go at making my own hurricane candle shell. I'm not exactly what you would call experienced at making candles, 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 ready mixed … [Read more...] about Homemade Hurricane Candle Shell