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Place the beeswax into a heatproof container and place it into a pan with a couple of inches of simmering water to melt. Whilst the wax is melting, cut a piece of baking parchment big enough to pour the melted beeswax onto.
Once the wax has melted, stir in the color, making sure it fully dissolves and is well combined.
Pour the melted beeswax onto the baking paper and leave it to cool and harden to the point where it’s still a little flexible.
Using a cookie cutter or craft knife, cut out your shapes. I’d recommend cutting out a few spares to cover any mishaps and breakages.
Carefully press the shapes/cut-outs against the inside of the glass. You want to be firm enough to get them to stick, but gentle enough so that you don’t squash or misshapen them. When you are happy with their positioning, coat the edges of the beeswax embed so that the glass and the inbed are firmly sealed. This will stop any of the container wax seeping in-between the shape and the glass.Note: The glue needs to be completely dry and transparent before pouring the soy wax into it.
Use a little of the glue to attach the wick to the bottom of the glass, then set aside and leave it to dry completely before we pour the wax.
Place the soy wax into a heat-safe container and melt in the same way as you did the beeswax. Once the wax has melted, add the fragrance oil and stir well. Leave the wax to cool slightly, until it starts to turn cloudy. Be sure, however, that you can still pour it. Then move to step 9.
Pour the cooled melted wax into the container. Secure the top of the wick with a pencil or bamboo stick and wrap a piece of kitchen foil around the container to stop the wax from drying too quickly, resulting in air traps.
As the candle cools and hardens, it can often form a sinkhole near the wick. Use a toothpick or bamboo stick to poke a few shallow holes through the surface of the candle, then top it up with a bit more of the melted container wax, and leave to harden.
Once the candle has hardened you can spruce it up and make it more unique by adding a little decoration to the top of the candle. Of course, this is completely optional, and it will melt fairly rapidly when it’s lit, but it does look nice before the initial burn. If you want to place the shape/cut-out over the wick. Pierce a hole through it with the end of a bamboo stick or pencil first.