Votive 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.

How to Make Tie Dye Votive Candles

  Votives are a quick and inexpensive way to show your creativity. Plus, they aren’t that difficult to master! Votive candles, when burned properly, give off as much scent throw as a container candle and can be colored in a variety of ways. (Make sure to always burn votives in a proper fitting votive candle […]

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 […]

Candy Corn Votives

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 making! Supplies and […]

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) Digital Scale Candle Fragrance Oil Candle Dye Pour Pitcher Thermometer Clamshell Votive Mold 36-24-24 Zinc Votive Wicks w/self centering tabs (2) Presto Pot […]

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 […]

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 […]

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! […]

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 […]

Watermelon Votive Tutorial

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 133 Versatile Paraffin Wax […]

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) […]

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 […]