who here makes their own candles?

Discussion in 'Fashion and Crafts' started by cerridwen, Jan 9, 2005.

  1. cerridwen

    cerridwen in stitches

    I love making them... beeswax candles are the easiest to make and are so colourful and smell so sweet while burning... I love candles...
  2. I make candles too...beeswax are the best they smell divine

  3. nimh

    nimh ~foodie~

    i tried, i really did. but my candles dont seem to want to burn no matter what i do to them. :( i'm using beeswax and wicks that were given to me by someone who uses the exact same beeswax and wicks to make candles that are sold in a little store. i dont know what i'm doing wrong. our power went out for a while last night, and i had to burn nasty assed paraffin candles bc my beeswax ones wouldnt burn.
  4. ForestNymphe

    ForestNymphe Lifetime Supporter Lifetime Supporter

    I love making all kinds of different candles.
    nimh, are you priming your wicks first?
  5. nimh

    nimh ~foodie~

    they're coated with wax, if that's what you mean by priming.

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