• Homemade cupcake candle
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    This DIY Candle really takes the cake!

    Now you can have your cake… and light it too! Some time ago, we wanted to make a unique candle: a mouthwatering candle in the shape of a cupcake with a whipped wax frosting. Yes, you read that correctly! Our Cupcake Candle recipe features a “frosted” topping made of wax that looks good enough to eat (though we do NOT recommend biting into it!). You’ll see, this DIY Cupcake Candle is a piece of cake! Or… almost. The whipped wax is temperature-sensitive, but once you’ve mastered that, this recipe is a cakewalk! Soon enough, the hardest part will be keeping yourself from tasting it. But if you’ve made any of…

  • how to make dipped candles
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    Dip It Yourself: Your own DIY dipped candles!

    Light up your life with homemade dipped candles “I don’t like making homemade candles”… said no one, ever! Candle-making is such a fun afternoon activity, and enjoying your own homemade waxy creations afterward is even nicer. Who doesn’t love gazing at a dancing flame on a cozy night in? We have recipes for container candles and pillar candles on our blog, but none for classic taper (dipped) candles. So, we decided to correct that with Dip It Yourself, our first dipped candle recipe!  You’ll need to use beeswax to make this candle. Beeswax has the perfect hardness for DIY dipped candles! It’s the one and only ingredient you need for…

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    How to colour your candles with plant-based ingredients

    We don’t know about you, but we love making homemade candles. You get to choose from so many different shapes, scents, and waxes! But did you know that you can also play with how you colour them? While we love our ready-to-use candle colorant chips for their practicality and intense hues, you can also use colourful vegetable oils, plants, or even spices for a unique and 100% natural result.  Recently, we wanted to explore some plant-based candle colourants, so we carried out a few experiments with paprika, sea buckthorn oil, and other natural ingredients. These tests were such a resounding success that we decided to share our results with you…

  • How to make candles?
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    This homemade candle is kaleidoscopic!

    The beauty of this DIY candle is truly mesmerizing! This Candleidoscope candle recipe is so eye-catching. With its subtle gradient of shades and its spiral stairwell shape, we just can’t take our eyes off it. We’re so proud of this superb creation that we almost don’t want to light it so that we can keep enjoying its beauty. But once we’ve used it all up, we’ll have the perfect excuse to make another one! To make this homemade candle, it’s best if you already have some candle-making experience. It takes a lot of care and attention, and it helps to be familiar and comfortable with the process. If you’re less…

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    Learn how to make your own candles

    Light up your life with homemade candles Making your own candles is fun and rewarding! And it’s such a thrill to light your candle, which you made with love using exactly the scent and hues you like. But while homemade candles are easy enough to make, there are a lot of rules to follow if you want them to turn out beautifully. So, if you’re just getting started and feeling a bit lost, we’ve got you covered! Here’s a very easy recipe that will help you make the perfect candle. The key to candle making is in fact one simple thing: temperature. As you’ll see, it’s important to monitor it…