12 How To Make Wax Candle Tutorials


How to make wax with these creative homemade waxing tutorials.

12 how to make wax candle tutorials to brighten up your home.

These candle art pictured tutorials include a crayon candle, home made wax, how to make glycerin as well as jar candles.

How To Make Wax

How to Make Wax
1.  How to Make Wax Candles ~ These soy wax candle favors are not only a lovely wedding favor, but were also made using recycled materials, and natural ingredients.  You can use different fragrances to scent the candles and let your guests choose their favorite.  If you have leftover wax you can make tea lights.

Soy Wax Ombre Candles

2.  How to Make Jar Candles ~ These ombre scented candles are fantastic!  Although they are time consuming layering the wax they are definitely worth it.  You can use almost any jar for this project from a Mason jar to a glass cup.

Gel Wax Candles

3.  How to Make Gel Wax Candles ~ Making these gel wax candles would be a super fun project with the kids.  If you went sea shelling this summer they would be perfect for the candles.  Also, they’re a great keepsake.

Homemade Candles

4.  How to Make Beeswax Candles ~ Beeswax candles have many benefits besides smelling wonderful.  They burn brighter, longer, and cleaner than any other candle.  There is also less smoke.  You can melt the beeswax using a double boiler method.

Candle Art

Candle Art

5.  How to Make Birch Bark Candles {inspired by Pottery Barn} ~ Make these Pottery Barn inspired candles for a fraction of the cost. If you have access to birch trees, then this cute decorating idea is practically free!

Candle Art
6.  Glitzy Glitter Candle {Candles}This glitter candle was created for New Years Eve, but would be perfect for a fancy dinner party or even just as an everyday candle, because what girl doesn’t love a little sparkle! {wink} Best of all it is a quick and easy project!

Crayon Candle

Crayon Candle

7.  How to Make a Candle Out of Crayons ~ A fun project to use up broken or whole crayons.  You can melt the crayons by color and layer them or melt them all together for a mystery colored candle.

Crayon Candle
8.  How to Make a Candle Balloon ~ This DIY tutorial show us how to make candle holders with water balloons.  Beautiful, organic candle holders are created from balloons and parafin wax.  Perfect for weddings, parties, or everyday elegance.

Homemade Waxing

Homemade Candle Wick

9.  How to Make a Candle Wick ~ Make your own candle wick with Borax, cotton twine and wax.  For a more impressive flame leave your wicks in Borax overnight.

Homemade Waxing

10.  DIY Candle in a Tea CupHow cute is this DIY candle!  Perfect gift for mom or grandma, with a little help older children could even get in on this project.

Ice Candle Tutorial
11.  How to Make Homemade Candles ~ In this classic kitchen craft, kids (with a parent’s help) can combine ice and hot wax to form a cool, lacy-looking candle. Set it in the center of your holiday table or give it as special gift that’ll melt Grandparents heart.

Homemade Candles
12.  How to Make Citronella Candles ~ Keep the pesky mosquitoes away this summer with these homemade citronella candles.  They are inexpensive to make and a great way to recycle.  If you are not a fan of the citronella scent you can add other fragrances such as eucalyptus, rosemary, peppermint, and oregano.

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  1. I like your blog because it is indeed very informative. I love creating wax candles too and I will definitely benefit from all the tutorials you posted. Do you have ideas on how to make camomile wax candle? I just love scented candles. Thanks.

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