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Candles burn longer
November 2019

Candles burn longer

Candles burn longer if you freeze them first. The longer the better. By freezing, the "aging process" is accelerated. Tealights reach almost twice the burning time. Bar candles up to three times...

New candle wick
November 2019

New candle wick

Especially with very cheap tealights, the wick often burns much faster than the wax melts, sometimes after just over 2 hours. Once the wick has burned off, wait until the wax has regained firmness....

Make ice cube candle yourself
November 2019

Make ice cube candle yourself

Cut up a H-milk carton on top. Prepare as many ice cubes as you want to make the candle. Pour it loosely into the container. Slowly melt the scraps of candles in an old pot. Now pour the liquid wax...

Marble candles - with wax to match the dishes
November 2019

Marble candles - with wax to match the dishes

Needed: Color pigments, if possible white wax residues, - darker go only for dark colors - empty cans (small narrow for example of green peas, mushrooms) A large sausage glass. Glass is important,...

Candle wick has broken off: help with wooden toothpick
November 2019

Candle wick has broken off: help with wooden toothpick

Yesterday I lit a scented tealight. The candle wick burned to 1 mm above the wax, extinguished and could no longer be made to burn. Throwing away is out of the question. So I thought about how the...

Make colorful candles with toilet paper rolls yourself
November 2019

Make colorful candles with toilet paper rolls yourself

Hello, who now has a lot of candle wax left after Christmas can make very different colored candles. And so it goes: A thick cardboard as a base must come from. Make holes in the cardboard into which...

Delete candles without splashing
November 2019

Delete candles without splashing

Now, just before Christmas, that suits! Who has not always been annoyed that if you blow a candle with a puff always something wax on the tablecloth or elsewhere scattered. It also happens that the...

Make egg candles yourself - pour candles for the Easter season
November 2019

Make egg candles yourself - pour candles for the Easter season

Candles pour for Easter. Now it's almost time again, spring and Easter are coming. Did weather today times my craft stuff digged out and that's among others come out of it. You need per egg candle:...

Decorate (LED) candles varied
November 2019

Decorate (LED) candles varied

I like to decorate our candles. Since we burn candles every night, I am happy when they get a "new look" every now and then. I do not use any sticky wax or anything like that. I enclose some...

Fragrance tealight: tealight with fragrance oil
November 2019

Fragrance tealight: tealight with fragrance oil

I have many small table lamps that are equipped with tealights. When a tealight burns for a while, the wax becomes liquid in it. Then I add a drop of pure natural scented oil, lemon, orange, rose,...