Category Candle Making

We cover all of the candle-making basics to teach you this age-old craft online. Learn how to make related crafts with candle wax and fragrances. We also cover accessories for candle making and candle decor you can make yourself.

How to Make a Geode Candle

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Making a specialty candle such as a geode candle can be a lot of fun and a great way to express your inner artist. This candle is a pillar candle shaped in the form of a bowl with intricate designs…

How to Package and Ship Candles

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Packaging and delivering to your customer is the first impression of your candle and the final cost of your product. Packaging for your candles is as important as testing the performance of your candles. The key to packaging candles for shipping is…

How to Perform Candle Testing

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Candle testing prior can avoid a lot of troubleshooting later on. Make this part of your candle-making process. Learning what candle performs better will help you get the most from this craft. To perform candle testing properly you make candles…

Do Candles Need to Cure?

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Curing is the last process in candle making. After a candle has been poured and congealed it is not finished. Yes, a candle continues to create a bond between the wax and the fragrance oil as quickly as 48 hours…

How to Make Candles With Intention

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Traditional chandlers have used candles of various shapes, colors, and placement to tap into the energy of the unconscious and spiritual realms for centuries. We have seen this in religious rituals and personal meditative sessions. Making candles with intention is…

How to Make Candle Embeds

how to make candle embeds

Adding a candle wax embed to candles or wax melts can give it that final touch or signature look. Candle embeds can be a single simple element or a collage of items made from candle wax to look like your…

Best Ingredients for Natural Candle Making

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Natural and Holistic Candles have become increasingly popular as we have become more aware of our well-being. Non-toxic candle making can only be achieved through natural candle making. Natural candle making refers to candles made without toxins such as paraffin, phthalates, synthetically…