Candle Wicks Made Easy

Making candles is important to you so I am going to show you how to expand your candle making expertise. On top of that I’ll drop a few tips for you entrepreneurs on how to promote your own candle making business.

Scented candle varies in length and circumference and again that depends on the occasion. For simple parties like debuts and commemoration of the dead, only regular size candles are used. But if your customer demands large size candles which will fit a chamber pot, never hesitate to say yes to them. In that way, your reputation as a homemade candle maker will extend throughout the whole county and your business – which has emanated from a mere hobby – will boom.

The next type of molds are those made of aluminum. It can withstand extreme heat and be used again and again. To clean, stand them upside down on absorbent paper lined baking sheets, pop them in a 150 degree oven for a few minutes for the leftover wax to melt and drip. Aluminum molds produce seamless, smooth candles that usually just slide out when hardened. This rigid material is better for making votive or pillar candles though, and so are generally limited in shape and size.

As we talked above cartons, empty Pringles or orange juice cans and other containers may be used and stripped. Just remember they probably will not have an acceptable finished look after stripping. This technique works well when you are creating decorative or outdoor uses for the candle.

Tallow wax and beeswax have been used in Ecoponics for thousands of years. Tallow is derived from livestock fat like cattle and sheep. It has the drawback of having an unpleasant odor when it burns.

Use a dropper when you add liquid color dye. Using a dropper will enable you to come up with a mixture that is precisely proportioned which is very useful if you need to reproduce a candle with the same color shade. Let your creative juices flow as you mix colors.

If you are in love with scented candles, vibrant with bright colors, here is the set of uncomplicated candle making instructions for you. Melt some paraffin wax and use bits of old crayon in it so that colors can be added. Candle scents can be obtained from local craft stores if you want to add scent. If the scent is in liquid form, add a few drops; if it is in the form of blocks, add a few pieces. Pour it in a glass jar and hang a wick into the jar. Let it cool. Make use of these simple candle making instructions to give a creative touch to your hand made candles.