Container Candle 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.

Items Needed to Make Candles

Remember to get instructions for the type of candle wax you are using. Different candle waxes (soy wax, paraffin wax, etc.) have different pouring instructions. Presto Kettle (deep fryer with thermostat) This is used for melting your unscented candle wax. You need a kettle with a thermostat to avoid overheating. These can usually be found […]

Candle Making Directions

In this tutorial you’ll learn how to make candles with Golden Brands 415 and Ky PureSoy. If you are making paraffin wax candles, DO NOT use these directions. These directions are for container soy wax candles only. Steps for making candles: First, gently melt the soy wax in a Presto Kitchen Kettle or microwave. Proceed […]

How to Make Wax Chunks

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 wax “chunk” for […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]