Make Candles at Home Blog Posts

  • Making Candles with Children
    on Jun 1, 2013 in Uncategorized
    Are you interested in making candles but are afraid of the dangers of hot wax and young children? Making candles is a fun hobby that can have a fantastic economic benefit in that you have ready made presents for all kinds of occasions. Candle making...
  • Massage candles – massage away your stress
    on May 20, 2013 in Uncategorized
    Honestly, when you think of candles what is the first word you think of? For me, it is romance, the whole image conveyed in my head is romantic low lighting, and truth be told a hint of seduction. Different people make different connections, maybe fo...
  • Make Candles in different shapes
    on May 7, 2013 in Uncategorized
      Make Candles in Shapes For Every Occasion Holidays are a great time to wander through new places and find some great ideas. I was interstate recently and was visiting a historical site. This place had an old time village and I came across a gr...
  • Make candles – hidden treasure candles
    on Apr 14, 2013 in Uncategorized
    Hidden Treasure Candles Have you seen the latest craze in candles? A couple of weeks ago I came across Gem Candles who have released a candle with hidden jewelry in the candle, as you burn the wax the jewelry, wrapped in foil, is revealed. You can ch...
  • Candle Making at Home for Earth Hour
    on Mar 24, 2013 in Uncategorized
    Did you turn out the lights and light up a candle for Earth Hour? Last night millions of people around the world lit a candle for Earth Hour, were you one of them? I have a passion for the environment and living sustainably and I also have a passion...
  • Make Candles at Home Easter Egg Candles
    on Mar 16, 2013 in Uncategorized
    How to make candles at home –  egg candles for Easter Egg candles are the cutest things and if you make them in a few bright colors this Easter they will be sure to grab everyone’s attention. These candles look like they would be difficu...
  • Make Candles at Home for Easter
    on Feb 25, 2013 in Uncategorized
    Candles make a great Easter gift. They are fat free, sugar free, 100% natural and smell divine. In fact they can smell almost good enough to eat and there are plenty of chocolate scents available. You can give a chocolate candle to just about anyone.
  • Make a candle to put on a cake for one
    on Feb 11, 2013 in Uncategorized
    Make a candle for your Valentine I came across this great idea to make a candle for Valentine’s Day at The Hello Lucky Blog yesterday. The candles are the perfect size for putting on a cake for one, be it a cupcake, a muffin or a macaroon. One...
  • Make candles at home – glitter fun
    on Jan 29, 2013 in Uncategorized
    Once you have successfully worked out your system for how to make candles at home you can use these candles for so many occasions by using mediums like glitter. Glitter adds that bit of sparkle and says “special occasion” so very well. Gl...
  • Making Candles at Home – Candle Burning Safety
    on Jan 20, 2013 in Uncategorized
    Making Candles at Home – Candle Safety Recently there have been a couple of news items concerning fires started by candles left burning unattended and candle burns due to insufficient care.  Actor’s Bath Tub Candles Spark Penthouse Blaze...
  • How to make Candles at Home Australia Day
    on Jan 13, 2013 in Uncategorized
    Australia Day Special – How to Make Candles at Home In honor of Australia Day on January 26th, today’s how to make candles at home special is Australian flavored. Australia day is Australia’s National day and it celebrates the arriv...
  • Candle Making at Home – DIY Jar candles
    on Jan 10, 2013 in Uncategorized
    DIY great Jar candles when Candle Making at Home I really love candle making at home because I can alter my candle color and scent to serve my mood or purpose, but I also love the way I can play around with the presentation of the candle. In this exa...
  • Candle Making at Home – New Year’s Greetings
    on Jan 1, 2013 in Uncategorized
    Happy New Year My New Years greetings come a little late, but they are no less heart thought. Yesterday was an incredibly busy day and I didn’t achieve nearly as much as I had hoped. I have been working on a candle making at home project to rin...
  • Making Soy Candles at home in Summer
    on Dec 25, 2012 in Uncategorized
    Troubleshooting Tips for Making Soy candles at Home in Summer Some days it is just too hot, even soy candles struggle. Soy candles will ‘sweat’ in very hot conditions. Particularly when the candles are transported from cool to hot conditi...
  • Making Candles at Home as Gifts
    on Dec 21, 2012 in Uncategorized
    Repurpose Containers when Making Candles at Home Yesterday I seriously hit the jackpot. My friend was cleaning out her room and she found a large number of containers that she didn’t want and knowing my passion for making candles at home she brough...
  • Top Christmas Candle Scents
    on Dec 14, 2012 in Uncategorized
    Everyone has their favorite Christmas Candle Scent. What is yours? Has it made this list of Top Christmas Candle Scents? I have compiled two lists of Top Christmas Candle Scents because Christmas in the Southern Hemisphere is very different to that i...
  • Make Candles at Home in Silicone Molds
    on Dec 12, 2012 in Uncategorized
    Soy and silicone can it work? Absolutely While I love making pillar and container candles, I get a real thrill when I remove a soy candle, successfully, from a silicone mold. When using soy wax to make candles at home in a silicone mold there are a f...
  • Soy Candles for Advent Christmas Display
    on Dec 4, 2012 in Uncategorized
    Do you celebrate Advent by lighting soy candles? Advent is the four Sundays before Christmas. Traditionally this was a time of fasting and preparation for celebrating the birth of Jesus. Soy candles can be lit to remind us of the Christmas story. In...
  • Soy wax and silicone molds
    on Dec 1, 2012 in Uncategorized
    Does your soy wax candle break easily? Sometimes, when making a soy candle in a detailed mold I have trouble with the finer details breaking. I find this to be one of the most frustrating things about soy candles. Soy is a soft wax and it does tend t...
  • Soy wax or Paraffin wax
    on Nov 27, 2012 in Uncategorized
    Soy Wax or Paraffin Wax, Where do You Stand? There are few topics that encourage more debate among candle makers than the soy wax versus paraffin wax discussion. Everyone has their person preference and they make this decision based on a number of im...
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