Wax Tart Tutorials

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 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 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, […]