Scented Tarts in Fluted Tart Molds

by Rustic Escentuals Tarts are highly scented wax pieces which come in a variety of shapes, sizes and scents. They are like candles but have no wick and don’t release soot into the air. Fragrance without a flame! Tarts are melted in a tart melter which utilizes a light bulb or hot plate as the […]

Cotton Pad Fire Starter Tutorial

by Rustic Escentuals These easy-to-make little gems are perfect for camping, bonfires, or simply starting a wood fire at home. They’re inexpensive to make, compact, easy to use, and easily portable. You can choose whether or not to customize them by adding candle dye to the melted wax. Package in cello bags and pair with […]

How to Make Candle Carvings

by Rustic Escentuals Our non-traditional version of carving candles produces customized candles in just about any way you can imagine! You can choose to make the pillar candle yourself or purchase one from the store – and then the choice is yours over how to decorate it. The only limit is your imagination! Use the […]

Dixie Cup Votives

by Rustic Escentuals   Materials List: Votive/Pillar Wax… here are some 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 Fragrance Oil ** (if desired) Candle Dye ** (if desired) […]

Mini Crumble Pie Tarts

by Rustic Escentuals   easy to make, eye-catching, scrumptious pie tarts!   This shows and explains how we make our Mini Crumble Pie Tarts using a fluted metal Tart Mold. They’re very easy to make and are certainly an eye catcher! The versatility of Mini Crumble Pie Tarts is their beauty – you can make […]

Drizzle Tart Squares

by Rustic Escentuals This Tutorial is for making Square Wax Drizzled Tarts using our Square Silicone Soap Mold. There are many things you can do with this mold, but today we are making wax tarts that look like Brownies with Caramel Drizzle on top. they look good enough to eat – but PLEASE DON’T!   […]

How to Make a Soy Container Candle

by Samantha Scott these candles are fun and easy to make   This tutorial is for making one 8-oz Soy Container Candle. I find these candles fun and easy to make and hope you do as well. They are great to make for your own personal use or for gifts! If you wish to make […]

How to Make Confetti Cube Candles

by Kathy Heindel Ingredients 1/2 lb. Pillar Wax (such as: Ky 143 Paraffin Pillar Wax or Ky All-Natural Pillar & Votive Wax) Colorant: candle dye flakes or chips or liquid candle dye Scented oil for candles – one half ounce Candle Wick – 51/32/18 zinc core or similar Empty pint milk or cream carton Equipment […]

Chunk Pillar Instructions

by Rhonda Gaylord Supplies needed to make chunk pillar candles: Pillar Molds / Wick Pins Mold Sealant Paraffin Wax Scales Fragrance Oil Knife to cut wax into cubes Melting Pot Spoon to stir Coloring / dye Cookie Sheet   Before starting, decide what color chunks and overpour you want to use with your fragrance choice. […]

Ice Cream Sundae Candles

by Karla Gragg Candle making equipment, candle wax, candle dyes, and fabulous fragrance oils are available at Rustic Escentuals! Just use the handy hyperlinks below. First – Gather everything you will need: Candle Wax Stainless Steel Bowls Digital Scales Ice Cream Scoop Fragrance Oil fork Pour pots Whisk Thermometer Sundae dishes Wick wick bars Candle […]

How to Make Votive Candles

by Karla Gragg Candle making equipment, candle wax, candle dyes, and fabulous fragrance oils are available at Rustic Escentuals! Just use the handy hyperlinks below. First – Gather everything you will need: Candle wax Digital Scales Fragrance Oil Candle Dye(s) Pour Pots Thermometers Votive Molds and Wick Pins Wicks     Using your selected method […]

Rustic Tilted Layered Pillars

by Karla Gragg     Equipment, wax, dyes, and fabulous fragrances are available at Rustic Escentuals! Just use the handy links below. First — Gather everything you will need: Candle wax Digital Scales Fragrance Oil Candle Dye(s) Pour Pots (will need one for each color you intend to use) Thermometers Candle Mold (set up with […]

How to Make Scent Brittle

Vickey Robinson Scent brittle is an easy and unique way to make wax melts/tarts. The style is unique, you can top it off with a dash of glitter, and no two pieces are ever alike. You can get creative and do two layers – each a different scent and color combination. Go ahead – have […]

How to Make Two-Tone Layer & Chunk Tarts

by Vickey Robinson You can get very creative combining colors and scents to make unique combinations with your soy wax and paraffin wax tarts. These take a little longer than single color/single scent wax tarts, but the project is still fairly simple. Be creative and have fun! Match fragrance oil scents with candle wax colors […]

How to Make Candles Shimmer and Sparkle

by Vickey Robinson Make everyday and seasonal candles sparkle and shimmer! This is an easy candle making project and leaves the door open for limitless creativity. You can start with a candle you made yourself or a candle purchased from the store. This project allows you to make any candle your own with color, sparkle […]

How to Make Wax Tarts

by Vickey Robinson Step 1: Gather all items needed. Melter for wax (such as a Presto Pot or double boiler) Digital scale Thermometer Candle wax Fragrance oil Candle dye (if desired) Ladle for dipping out candle wax Pour pot or pitcher Dixie Cups for measuring fragrance oil Tart molds: portion cups, clamshells, metal tart molds, […]