Candy Corn Votives

by Rustic Escentuals Craft a sweet Halloween treat for the holiday! Fun and easy to make, votive candles are versatile, everyone loves them, and they’re fun to have around the house or give as gifts. You can make them as sweet smelling as you wish. Add a little festive flair to your creativity with candle […]

Tart Art

by Rustic Escentuals Sometimes wax tarts, or wax melts, are more than just about scent. They are an open canvas for you to be creative with the scents and colors used. Have some fun with your creativity! Here are a few ideas on how you can make your wax tarts more creative: Glitter Sprinkle glitter […]

Clamshell Votives Tutorial

by Rustic Escentuals   Materials List: Votive/Pillar Wax Suggestions • KY 133 Versatile Paraffin Wax • KY 143 Paraffin Pillar Wax • KY Para-Soy Tart & Votive Blend (used in this tutorial) • KY All Natural Pillar & Votive Wax Digital Scale Candle Fragrance Oil Candle Dye Pour Pitcher Thermometer Clamshell Votive Mold 36-24-24 Zinc […]

How to Make Scent Tarts in Cups

by Rustic Escentuals Scented wax tarts, or melts as they’re sometimes called, are a very popular way to scent your home without a flame. Scent tarts come in all shapes, colors and packaging and here’s a way to make a “scent shot” in a cup. Note our wax recommendations. Tarts work best with a wax […]

Pine Cone Fire Starters

by Rustic Escentuals Pine cones make great fire starters and are easy to coat with wax. You can make them more decorative by using colored wax. Make sure you use pine cones that are clean and dry. Pine cone fire starters are great for camping and gift giving – they’re decorative and functional!   Materials […]

Wave Votives

by Rustic Escentuals Wave Votives are a unique way to showcase your creativity and have some fun blending colors and scents. Our technique shows you how to craft unique wax votives that isn’t extremely difficult. Have fun practicing and learning how to combine different colors! These votives make great seasonal or personalized gifts.   Materials […]

Pie Tarts – Candle making tutorial

by Rustic Escentuals Making these Pie Tarts takes a bit longer than just a plain scented wax tart, but it allows you to expand your creativity and craft a more visually appealing finished product. When thinking about this tutorial, we realized that a whipped wax cream dollop on the top of the tart would quickly […]

Layered Mason Jar Candle Tutorial

by Rustic Escentuals Mason Jar candles are quick & easy to make as well as giving you room for creativity because of their larger capacity. In this candle making tutorial we show you how to pour three layers of different colors and scents. You can customize these candles for seasons, holidays, special occasions, parties, shower […]

Grubby Candle Making Tutorial

by Rustic Escentuals Grubby candles are fun to make and give a unique textured finish to the outside of your pillar candle. This is a great way to use up your “not so perfect” candles. If you don’t want to pour a pillar candle to make for this project, you can easily use a store-bought […]

Dessert Jelly Jar Candle

by Rustic Escentuals This candle making tutorial shows you how to make dessert candles in a container. We coordinate scents and colors for the container wax and then add a scented “whipped cream” topping. You can make these dessert candles for pie flavors, cakes, cobblers, candies, or just about any sweet treat – the only […]

Layered Votives Tutorial

by Rustic Escentuals Layered votive candles are a fun, quick way to showcase your creativity and add some pizzazz to plain candles. You can coordinate colors with scents or make custom creations for parties, special occasions,Home decor, seasons, Holidays, baby and wedding showers, etc. 
 Materials List: Votive/Pillar Candle Wax Suggestions: • KY 133 Versatile […]

Jelly Jar Candle Tutorial

by Rustic Escentuals This is a great project to learn how to make candles. Container candles are the easiest to start learning with and are always pleasant to have around, especially for test burning! You can make these for yourself or gifts because you have the ability to customize the scents and colors. Experiment and […]

Grubby Cut-Out Candle Making Tutorial

by Rustic Escentuals Grubby Cut-out candles take grubbies to the next level! These candles are visually appealing because they combine a variety of colors and textures in one candle. The whipped wax gives a nice outer texture to the candle while the inner pillar color adds a completely different color view to the cut-out. This […]

Cupcake Candles Tutorial

by Rustic Escentuals It’s party time! Cupcake candles look good enough to eat, smell delicious, and add just the right fun and festive touch to any occasion. Customize your cupcake candles for scent and color combinations, or color coordinate for holidays, seasons, events, and parties. Show your crafty side by making a sweet celebration candle! […]

How to Make Sawdust Fire Starters

by Rustic Escentuals Sawdust fire starters are easy to make and are useful during the winter, when camping, or having bonfires. Sawdust Fire Starters help use up leftover candle wax when candle making and are actually great gift ideas when “dressed up” with some creative wrapping and matching ribbons!   Materials and supplies needed: Sawdust […]

Tilted Votives Tutorial

by Rustic Escentuals Using the technique in this candle making tutorial is a fantastic way to showcase your creativity with colors and scent. Coordinate complementary colors and scents for special occasions, seasons, holidays, parties, or just to be dramatic. Show your flair for creativity and add some pizzazz to votive candles!   Materials List: Votive/Pillar […]

How to Make Emergency Candles

by Rustic Escentuals Emergency candles should always be in your cupboard for when there is a power outage. Power outages are unpleasant and can come at bad times – like during winter storms. Knowing you have a stash of go-to emergency candles is very helpful. Emergency candles can provide you with plenty of light, and […]

Snowball Candle Tutorial

by Rustic Escentuals These round candles are always adorably cute year round, but are especially fun during the winter months and holidays. Sprinkled with a bit of Iridescent Diamond Dust Glitter, we’ll show you how to make a snowball candle shimmer just like real snow and ice. You can choose to pour a round candle […]

Scoopable Tart Wax Tutorial

by Rustic Escentuals By changing the manner in which you offer tart wax, you open up limitless ideas. We use the traditional ingredients to make tarts: wax and candle fragrance oil. However, no melting is required. This technique allows you to offer a scented, scoopable wax. Because it’s in scoopable form, you can use as […]

How to Whip Wax

by Rustic Escentuals Whipped wax is an easy way to make any candle look unique. Although it takes a bit of practice to get a feel for the process, you’ll be applying whipped wax to candles in no time! Whipped wax is a good candle making project for adding creativity to finished products. Common uses […]

Watermelon Votive Tutorial

by Rustic Escentuals Votive candles are fun to make and we wanted to kick them up a notch by creating a scent specific design – watermelons! These are delightful to use for celebrating summer and will really show off your creativity. This candle making tutorial features layering.   Materials List: Votive/Pillar Wax (Suggestions:) • KY […]