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Candle Making: DIY for Beginners

Candle Making

A Beginners Guide to Candle Making Video

How to Make Homemade Candles for Beginners

While candles add warmth and light to every space, making your home feel cozier, they don't last forever and can be a little pricey. However, you can make them yourself really easily with a few supplies and a little bit of know-how. As a bonus, you can control what goes into them. If you're sensitive to fragrance, leave it out. If you're concerned about keeping the air in your home as clean as possible, use soy wax. Although there are many different types of candles, they all contain three main components: wax, a wick, and a container. Before you get started, read through the full instructions for making homemade candles. When you're ready to begin, prep the area where you'll be making your candle. Cover the surface with newspaper or a brown paper bag. Continue reading from The Spruce Crafts

Check out a Candle Making Book

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Link to Making Candles by Sarah Ditchfield in Freading
Link to Beeswax Alchemy by Petra Ahnert in Hoopla
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Link to Martha Stewart Encyclopedia of Craft By Martha Stewart Living Magazine
Link to The Chemical History Of A Candle by Michael Faraday in Hoopla