Useful information for beginners.
Basics - Part 1
A lesson on candle making tools and basic candle components.
Basics - Part 2
A discussion of molds and step by step instruction for
making a basic molded candle.
Candle Making Safety
Follow these safety rules to prevent accidents.
All you need to know about "candle math".
Candle Making F.A.Q.
Answers to Frequently Asked Questions.
Candle Making Terms
From your About.com Guide. A glossary of common candle
Wick Selection Simplified
Six easy steps to selecting the correct wick size.
Of Wick selection
From your About.com Guide. A homorous look at the arcane art
of wick selection.
More Tips on How to make Candles
How To Make Your Own Candles
A lot of people love candles. Candles are used every day by
many people for many different things. We think of candles when
the power goes out, we put them on birthday cakes and we use
them to add a fresh scent to our home. Candles can set the mood
for a great occasion or a relaxing bubble bath. There are so
many great things to do with candles.
Your Own Citronella Candles
Need a cost effective way to get rid of mosquitoes? Try making
your own citronella candles and eliminate mosquitoes while
providing a romantic, outdoor setting. Making citronella candles
is easy and can cost as little as $0.25 per candle. Follow
this step-by-step guide and make your own candles at home
in less than 10 minutes.
Canning jar candles are very easy to make, make great gifts,
and are only limited by your imagination! To start all you
need are some narrow-mouth canning jars, wire ribbon, potpourri,
votive candles, small glass votive candle holders, and craft
glue or a hot glue gun.
It is Easy to Make Your Own
Most people, especially women have a special affinity for
candles. The candle-lit dinner, the relaxing bath by candlelight,
even the candles on the kidís birthday cake are but a few
of the ways we enjoy candles. Candles can set the mood for
almost any occasion, even if the occasion is simply to forget
the day and relax.