Special Candle Projects

What is it about a flickering candle that creates such a feeling of peace and tranquility? What would life be like without the soft glow of the lit wick and the scent of Banana Bread filling the room? Boring and stinky - that's what! But even without the wick, the heavenly aroma that wafts from a tart melter is enough to make even Oscar the Grouch a happy monster. Boost your profit potential with the ideas shared by your fellow chandlers - and make the world a better smelling place at the same time.

How to Make Wax Chunks

By Rustic Escentuals A popular and widely varied variety of candles are chunk candles – chunk votives, chunk pillars, chunk containers, and chunk tarts (or chunk wax melts). And there are white chunks, colored chunks, multi-colored chunks, assorted sizes of chunks, and assorted shapes of chunks! You name it – there are limitless possibilities. A […]

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 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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]