Tag Archive: Candles

31 Different Ways To Hold Your Votive Candles

31 Different Ways To Hold Your Votive Candles Candles have been around for ages. In fact, the earliest known candles originated in China around 200 BC. They then appeared in Europe after 400 AD. The first candles were made of natural fat and wax and later on oil was used. Paraffin revolutionized candle-making in 1830. …

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DIY: Crayon Candles

DIY: Crayon Candles I love candle making and there are so many great ideas out there for that perfect candle. Once you have made your first batch, you will want to do more! This crayon candle idea is great if you want to make gifts for friends and family! You can use old crayons found around your …

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Transform Wine Bottles into Handmade Candles

Transform Wine Bottles into Handmade Candles Instead of throwing out those old wine bottles, why turn them into neat, nifty projects? The glass containers are actually a whole lot more versatile than you might think. When it comes to home decor or self-made gifts, there’s nothing better than personalized DIY candles that can deliver an …

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How To Make Tallow Emergency Candles

How To Make Tallow Emergency Candles Tallow candles don’t sound good to us – a sooty wick burning in animal fat – but for centuries they were a reliable way of having some light after dark. Tallow was once widely used to make moulded candles before wax varieties became available…they’re a cheaper alternative and can …

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How to Make Beeswax Candles

How to Make Beeswax Candles There is nothing like a good candle. It makes your home feel warmer, more inviting, and like a happy cozy place. Unfortunately, many times when we are burning candles in our room we are actually letting off a mixture of chemicals and toxins that don’t need to be in the …

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