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How to Make Sawdust Fire Starters

by Rustic Escentuals Sawdust fire starters are easy to make and are useful during the winter, when camping, or having bonfires. Sawdust Fire Starters help use up leftover candle wax when candle making and are actually great gift ideas when “dressed up” with some creative wrapping and matching ribbons!   Materials and supplies needed: Sawdust […]

How to Make Lip Balm Scrub

by Rustic Escentuals Skin care for the lips! We take care of our skin, and now it’s time to take care of our lips with an easy-to- make lip scrub. This tutorial shows you how to make a moisturizing and skin-loving lip scrub. This tutorial will make approximately 10 to 11 jars of lip scrub. […]

How to Make Scented Sachets

by Rustic Escentuals Sachet bags are a traditional way to scent a chest of drawers, wooden chest, or closets. You can also use them to add pleasant aromas in bathrooms, areas around the kitty litter box, kitchen garbage bin, school or gym lockers, laundry room, under the car seat – the ideas are endless! Sachet […]

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 […]

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 […]

Watermelon Soap Tutorial

by Rustic Escentuals In honor of our recent National Watermelon Day, celebrate by making some luscious, summery Watermelon Soap! This is a great soap tutorial to help you honor the end of summer and also have ease of use by utilizing a silicone soap mold. So, let’s have some soapy fun!   Supplies and equipment […]

Snowball Candle Tutorial

by Rustic Escentuals These round candles are always adorably cute year round, but are especially fun during the winter months and holidays. Sprinkled with a bit of Iridescent Diamond Dust Glitter, we’ll show you how to make a snowball candle shimmer just like real snow and ice. You can choose to pour a round candle […]

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 […]

Bed of Roses Melt & Pour Soap Tutorial

by Rustic Escentuals A bed of roses in soap form! You can customize the colors and fragrances for any flower you like. Make a full bouquet! This is an advanced soap tutorial highlighting soap embed placement.   Supplies and Equipment Needed Microwave safe glass containers (one 8 ounce and another 32 ounces) Sharp knife to […]

Watermelon Votive Tutorial

by Rustic Escentuals 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 […]

Multi Colored Bath Bomb Tutorial

by Rustic Escentuals Bath bombs are a fun way to take a relaxing, soothing, and skin-loving bath. Plop one into your bath and experience the lovely scent escaping with each fizz. In this tutorial we display a technique to make multi colored bath bombs. To learn other techniques and recipes, check out the Bath & […]

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 […]

How to Make Carpet Sprinkles

by Rustic Escentuals Having a nice smelling room is comforting and refreshing. It’s even better when you can customize the scent to your liking! Using a carpet refresher before guests arrive or to cover up bad odors from pets is a great, inexpensive way to help liven up your living space.   Materials Needed: 16 […]

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) […]

Whipped Shea Butter Tutorial

by Rustic Escentuals This easy whipped Shea Butter tutorial is perfect any time your skin needs extra pampering. Shea Butter is nice for skin whether it’s dry from harsh winter or parched from being in the hot summer sun. This recipe will make 16 oz (in weight) of Whipped Shea Butter. It’s a simple recipe […]

Fruit Salad Soap Loaf Tutorial

by Rustic Escentuals The warm weather has me thinking of fruit salad — which is my go to donation to every BBQ. I thought it was a perfect time to show a tutorial with multiple bright colors and a lovely fruity scent. This is an advanced soap tutorial showing soap insert placement and embedding.   […]

How to Make Lotion Chips

by Rustic Escentuals Small moisture rich chips of solid lotion! So easy to make and easy to apply. You can store these in any container, such as a portable lip balm tin or a larger cosmetic jar, and apply whenever needed.   Supplies and equipment needed: Microwave — or Mini-Melting Pot (optional) Large microwave safe […]

Honey Ale Beer Soap Tutorial

by Rustic Escentuals It’s getting warm out there and there are a lot of picnics and parties to go to. This makes a cute gift! A nice cold glass of beer (alcoholic or non-alcoholic) soap. You’ll have a blast making this new fun soap! Skills: Layering   Soap making supplies and equipment needed: Microwave Microwave […]