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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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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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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DIY-Photo-Stands

What a clever idea!

It’s the easiest way to create your own DIY photo stands. All you need are some candles and a craft knife.

Get more details about this clever fix at hometreeatlas: DIY Candle Photo Stands.…

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Forget Jack-O-Lanterns, now we have these very easy to make Jar-O-Lanterns. These are made (obviously) from old jars and some paint. Very quick to make and great for all ages. These would look fantastic lining a front porch or pathway.…

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easy-diy-wshi-tape-candles

This easy tutorial explains how to use washi tape and basic candle making materials to create a mini soy candle that is perfect for your desk or as part of a gift.

Simple, quick and beautiful!

Get the details here …

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This is a tutorial for a lovely homemade teacup candle.

It is made using a vintage style teacup & saucer from a charity/thrift shop and some old beeswax candles.

Sian used lavender oil & flowers for the scent and she …

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plastic-bag-candles

Even though the image is not very good – the idea itself is great.

Craftbits.com has the instructions on how you can make a candle, using a plastic bag!

Go get the instructions at craftbits.com: plastic bag candles.…

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rustic-candles

Via Man-Made-DIY, comes this idea for guy-friendly candles for the man who doesn’t like floral smells. It is also a reusable candle.

Whatever?

Get the directions for these rustic candles here.…

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