beeswax

Beeswax has long been one of the most common materials used in candle making.  It’s recent popularity is largely due to its characteristics of having a clean, fresh, and natural smell.  It also has the capabilities of burning longer and cleaner than other types of wax …

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6waystobrightenyourcandles

The beautiful, bright colors that come along with this time of the year are sure to brighten anyone’s day.  Here are 6 ways to add a little more color to your candles, and brighten up the space in your …

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With the invention of electricity, the art of candle making has been somewhat put on the back burner.  Here I’ve found 5 great ideas for making your own candles.  How fun would these be to make up for cute little …

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Learn how to make this Zebra Candle using a simple technique. It’s really not as hard or as daunting as it looks. NaturesGardenCandles shows you how to get started with their step by step tutorial and photo guide. This technique …

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Thanks to my Children I can no longer hear the words “Light up my Life” Without thinking of the One direction lyrics “Baby you light up my world”. But this quote is still fun to pop onto candles. Lynne from LynneHCrafts  

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These Pinecone fire starters  look too good to light. They would be perfect sitting in a bowl down by the fire. You can also add scent to the wax which would make them even more suitable as an ornament.

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Wondering what to with the flowers and candles that you received for Valentine’s Day?

Combine them to turn them into a beautiful luminary. Craftbits.com has a great article that shows you how.

Get full details here: Post Valentine’s Day Candle

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We all know about man candles, right? No? Well here is an update for you.

Yankee candles came out with the ManCandle range of candles last year that were quite a hit. With scents like Mantown and Fresh Cut Grass, …

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To make this “Wood Working” project you will need  : Balsa wood-gold and pink craft paint-  masking or painter’s tape -ruler -X-Acto knife – glass votives – and tea lights.  Did you see? There was no Chain saw, No pickup

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These concrete candle holders just ooze industrial flare. Simple to make and very versatile. Add splashes of color if they are a little too plain for your style. From Nimidesign.com.…

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