fourth-of-july-candle

This simple 4th of July candle centerpiece is made using glass votive glasses you probably already have. Use colored rice to create a layered Flag effect. For the full tutorial on how to color your rice check out the Fourth …

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candle_holder

This adorable candle holder is just perfect for a little one’s birthday. Forget those store bought number candles and create something a little special for your child’s special day. My boy would actually go crazy if I drilled a hole into …

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insectrepellant

Warm nights bring on the opportunity to have outdoor events such as parties, BBQ’s, and get-togethers.  However, they also bring out the insects and sometimes those insects can be more of a pest to us than anything.  Did you know …

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Memorial Day Candles

Memorial Day is a holiday that brings together family and friends to remember the ones who are no longer with us because of their service of fighting for our freedoms.  The colors of Red, White and Blue are ever representative …

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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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candlemaking2

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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zebra-candle

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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pine-cone-crafts-fire-starter-candles

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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