Basic DIY Candle
With the right supplies and a little know-how, you’ll be a candle-making maven in no time—and wouldn’t you know it, this is the perfect place to start! Let us show you the basics on the basic DIY candle with this quick and easy step-by-step.
Supplies: glass jar with lid, creme wax, candle dye squares, digital thermometer, waxed wicks and tabs, stir stick, candle fragrance, pour pitcher
Secure waxed wick and tab into base of jar using a bit of melted wax.
Melt creme wax on stovetop using pour pitcher and saucepan as double boiler. Add candle dye squares when wax reaches 185° F. Remove from heat and let cool to 135° F, then add fragrance. Slowly pour wax into jar, making sure wick stays upright.
Let wax cool and cure overnight, then trim wick to ¼” from wax line.
Embellish as desired.
Items You Will Need
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