How to Make Candles books and web sites are popular with every age. Candle makers like you and me keep looking for tips that will turn our candles from everyday boring to positively awesome. “Awesome” will make our candle making crafts much more fun. “Awesome” will mean a..
Many people today are becoming do-it-yourself-ers. Everything from car and home maintenance, to eating in instead of dining out, to sewing their own clothes. Doing-it-yourself is not only economical, but also provides one with a sense of satisfaction. This is true for the realm of home decor..
Admit it: Everyone is crazy about scented candles, and you cannot get enough of them these days. Not everyone knows the technique of how to make candle fragrance oil, but many people certainly want to learn. After all, products become more personalized and special when we..
If you want to be a serious candle maker, you will need to have at least the basic candlemaking equipment and supplies. Whether you are planning to make this a hobby, or you want to be one of those entrepreneurial candle makers who are making money, you..
The scents of the candles truthfully add an extraordinary appeal in a room. The light that’s coming from the candle provides the room a quixotic sentiment. Using scented candles, the soft fragrance that it offers makes one’s room astonishingly beautiful. If you wish to use an exceptional..
Decorating your lounge and dining room at Christmas creates such a wonderful happy feeling and a flickering flame is so relaxing. Almost as good as that beautiful red wine as you sit down at night with the family and enjoy their company. Candle making and decorating is..
Making candles is fun and relaxing. While it does give you the opportunity to be creative, there are some basic candle making steps you need to follow to make the process flow well. Nothing is more disappointing than discovering..
Making candles can be great fun. Some people choose to take their love of this art and make money doing what they enjoy spending their time on. There are many areas of the candle making business you need to..
Chunk candles add a great alternative to the standard pillar candle of yesterday. These colorful candles add a vibrancy and life to them. Looking at chunk candles, they appear to be very difficult to make. However, just the opposite..
There are eight distinct candle making additives used in the candle making process. Some makers choose not to use them at all while others take advantage of what each type of additive has to offer to their candle making..
PVC molds PVC (Polyvinyl Chloride) molds can easily be bought at candle supply stores at plenty of craft stores and of course online. You can buy one piece molds in several standard shapes – cylinder, rectangular prism, square based pyramid etc. There are also two piece molds..
Candle making classes are a profitable work-at-home idea for those of us who love candles. You may already sell your awesome creations at craft shops and flea markets. You may have a small boutique or store front. Adding candle making classes to those efforts, or simply offering..
In the past, making candles was a matter of having light for the hours of darkness. Candles burned much cleaner than some other ways of getting light for homes before the invention and widespread use of electric lights. Today, making candles is an enjoyable hobby and a..
When it comes to making candles it seems the natural way is growing more and more popular. This comes as no surprise as the going green movement has really taken off in the past few decades. As far as natural candle making goes there are many things..
If you want to learn how to make candle wax and how to make a candle then you have come to the right place. I am going to go over the process step by step and teach you how to make a gel candle and gel candle..
Here’s some astonishing facts about candle making history. Ben Franklin discovered electricity in 1752 and as recently as 1879 Thomas Edison invented the light bulb and got a patent for it in 1880. It took off shortly after it was invented and by the early 1900s was..
Candle making at home has become quite popular recently as more and more hobbyists are taking-up this craft as both a means of entertainment and a source of income. Just like any other craft, there are simple principles that will guide you in making your venture successful,..
Molds for candle making can come from just about anywhere. And how that opens up the possibilities! Making candles is a great hobby for several reasons; you may feel like you are walking some of the paths as your ancestors; it can be done right in your..
A popular home based business today has to do with scented candles. Candle making is relatively simplistic if your a do it yourselfer. Plus it’s also pretty low cost start up business. May prefer mixing and matching different waxes and scents while at home for their own..
Do you want to make candles? The first step in candle making is to choose the right wax for the job. Three types of candle are most commonly made at home: Beeswax Candles, Container Candles and Moulded Candles. Beeswax Candle Wax Beeswax candles are the easiest to..
Candle making instructions can often be confusing or misleading for a variety of different reasons, some times the instructions will talk to you as though you know what you’re doing and quickly move through the steps without much detail while other times the instructions will not go..
Have you ever considered making candle wicks as part of your candle making hobby? Yes, candle wicks that you make yourself. With a few basic supplies, you can fashion your own wicks to have on hand at any time. For the serious hobbyist especially, making your own..
Choosing the wax for candle making is extremely crucial, as the wax serves as the main fuel for the candle to burn. There are a myriad of different varieties of wax available. Each variety has its own unique qualities. They type of wax you use, has a..
Candle making how to tips and secrets can make a big difference in your craft. Instead of only wishing you could make awesome candles, you can actually make awesome candles if you learn the secrets. Your creations need never again have tears dripping down their sides. They..