How to Make Candles with Jewellery Hidden Inside

What Are Candles with Jewellery Hidden Inside? Lovers of luxury, this is for you. If you are a lover of mystery and treasure hunts this is for you. Whenever you want to present a gift to someone and cannot seem to find the perfect gift, look no further than making…

How to Make Wax Dipped Bears

You are probably wondering, 'what is this again?' Wax can be used for many things and wax dipped bears are simply that. But unlike candles, stuffed animals dipped into melted wax are meant to serve as air fresheners. Dipping small teddy bears in wax and placing them in strategic locations…

How to Make Chunk Candles

To make chunk candles, a mold is filled with wax chunks and over poured with normal, liquid melted wax and removed when it is hardened. Making chunk candles is a very good way to make your candles in different designs. Though it is easy, it gets a little longer to…

How to Make Stacked Candles

Stacked candles are products of creativity. A stacked candle is simply made by arranging wax cut-outs on top of each other (stacking). What You Need to Make Stacked Candles Of course, you will need some wax, and wick too. You can make use of whatever wax you want. And if…

How to Make a Double Boiler

What is a double boiler? A double boiler is one of the important tools in candle making. Any wax has to be first melted before being poured whatever container or mold you use. There are only a few types of candle that do not require wax melting but almost all…

15 DIY Pineapple Crafts

Join the pineapple trend. You can incorporate pineapple designs into various home crafts. This article gives various ideas on DIY pineapple crafts that you can easily make in no time. Pineapple Pinecone Gather some pinecones and clean them. Then paint the tips yellow. Make some decoration with green construction paper…

How to Make Carved Candles

This is the hallmark of creativity in candle making. There are no candles, as innovative and as decorative as carved candles. They just seem so perfect. And I'm not trying to exaggerate here. If you have ever seen a carved candle before, no doubt you thought at first that it…

Palm Wax for Candle Making

What is Palm Wax? Palm wax belongs to a group of waxes called vegetable wax. These vegetable waxes are made purely from a plant extract. Examples are Soy wax (from soybean oil) and Bayberry wax (from the bayberry plant). One cannot discuss vegetable waxes without mentioning paraffin wax. This is…

Coconut Wax for Candle Making

For a long time, paraffin wax has been the leading wax for making candles and other things like crayons etc. But more recently, there has been a shift away from paraffin wax towards natural waxes which are generally accepted to be more eco-friendly. One such type of vegetable wax that…

How to Make Scented Candles

Scenting candles can be a huge challenge, especially if one is new to candle making. The purpose of this article is to explain how to scent beeswax and soy candles and also get a really strong scent. It also contains information on how to make coffee-scented candles. Or you don’t…

How to Make Wax Fire Starters

Making fire starters with wax is just like making normal candles. Apart from the fact that you need some kindling to keep fire burning when you light it, the other materials are general ones needed for candle making. Learn to make wax fire starters in short, simple steps.Wax can be…

How to Make Birthday Candles

These days, birthdays are not complete without the use of candles, especially if children are involved. So if you are planning your next birthday or that of a friend or family member, candles are probably some of the items you would have planned to purchase. Well, instead of that, you…

How to Make Wine Bottle Candles

Candle making has been evolving over the years and it keeps doing so. Innovative methods of making candles keep coming up. One such method is making candles out of wine bottles. The trick is simple: recycling your old wine bottles and converting them into candle containers. You will find this…

How to Prevent and Fix Candle Tunneling

Tunneling is a common problem in candle making. We would look at, in this article, the causes of tunneling and how to prevent and fix candle tunneling. With candle tunneling, prevention is the best and if your candles have been having that problem, you are just about to know what…

How to Make Tiki Torch Wicks

Tiki torches are used for outdoor decoration and making them is a great DIY project. You do not have to purchase anything to make a tiki torch. You can even make the wick yourself. Tiki torch wicks can be made from various materials and you would learn that from this article.…

How to Make Candle Wax

This article contains information on how to make candle wax. Such types as beeswax, soy wax, paraffin wax, gel wax, bayberry wax, palm wax and coconut wax are discussed here. We hope to give you a great DIY experience making candle waxes yourself. You may not be able to make…

How to Decorate Your Candles

The major purpose candles serve today is for decoration. As such, in DIY candle making, it is important to know how to decorate your candles for a lovely look. I have shared in this article simple ideas for making decorative candles that you can easily apply. As time goes, you…

How to Make Beeswax Candles

If you already know a bit about candle making, you probably have an idea of what beeswax is. This article would give you more than an idea. It gives reliable information mainly on how to make beeswax candles. There is also additional information concerning its benefits and how to get…

How to Make Layered Candles

It is not common to hear the term layered candles in candle making but there are. If you have seen a candle with horizontal stripes of various colours, then you have seen a layered candle. They are very easy to make and a great method to beautify the environment using…

How to Make Gel Wax

Gel wax is getting popular by the moment even though it has not been in existence for long. In DIY projects, one of the goals is to make simple products using the least of materials and spending little. So it is too with candle making. This article explains how to…

How to Prevent Frosting on Soy Candles

Frosting on soy candles is something candle makers have had to deal with for a long time. It is not a major problem but affects the aesthetics of the candle. There are different ways that have proved effective in avoiding frosting on soy candles and I am sure you would…

Different Ways to Center a Candle Wick

One of the most important steps in candle making is ensuring that the wick is centred in the container and stays so, straight. This is also present in wicking molds for making pillar candles. Though molds have a tiny centred hole at the bottom through which the wick passes, it…

7 Candle Making Additives

Candle additives are not compulsory in candle making, but are necessary. The only additives most people know are scent oils and candle dyes. But we have more than this. This article is dedicated to explaining candle making additives (apart from scent oils and dyes), what they are used for and…

How to Make Wax Melts

Today’s candles are loved for their ability to retain and throw off scent, making the environment pleasant. But some people just want their room to smell nice without really having to burn candles. A great solution is to use wax melts. I have explained what wax melts are in this…

How to Make Your Own Beeswax Sheets

Beeswax sheets are used to make rolled candles. But what if you already have beeswax in another form, say, pellets and you need to make sheets? This simple guide will show you how in just four steps.What is BeeswaxBeeswax is the oldest type of candle wax known to man. It…

Types of Candle Molds

Candle molds are used in making pillar candles. Unlike in making container candles, candle molds are filled with wax which is left to cool and afterwards the finished candles are removed and made to stand alone. As you probably already know, there are many types of mold most especially based…

The Best Essential Oils for Candle Making

One of the best advantages of using candles is that scent oils can be added to them so they can throw off pleasant odour. Nowadays, scented candles are very popular and are even more desirable that unscented ones because of the nice ambience they give the room. In making scented…

Paraffin Wax for Candle Making

What is Paraffin Wax Paraffin wax is the most popular kind of wax today. It is so popular that it is used in more than 90% of all candles. Most people do not even know that there are different types of wax. It so dominates the market and majority of…

Beeswax for Candle Making

What is Beeswax? Here comes the oldest wax for candle making. Ancients had only beeswax to use for making candles in old times. This wax, gotten from worker honeybees, is the most natural of all waxes and contains purifying qualities. These wax-making bees collect nectar from various flowers and produce…

Fragrance Oils VS Essential Oils

Most people would love to have around beautiful candles which also give off a good odour. You have probably come across one before. In craft making, candles are given their great smells by adding scent oils to the wax. Scent oils are simply what they are called: oils. Adding scent…