Candle Making Projects

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Granulated Wax Candles

This easy project is similar to sand art. It involves scooping different colored layers of wax art crystals into a container.

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Beachy Candle Projects

Here's three candle crafts that will help you take a little paradise home from your vacation: Sand candles, sea glass votives and sea shell votives.

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Valentine's Day Candle Crafts

Candles are great gift idea for your valentine's and loved ones that won't break your budget. Here's three Valentine's Day candle crafts for your sweetheart.

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Girl Scout Candle Projects and Other Kids Crafts

As we approach the holidays, groups and organizations are actively engaged in crafting activities. Candle making is a fun project you can do with children of all ages. Try these kid-friendly ideas!

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Holidays are for Luminaries

Our favorite holiday candle décor has to be the luminary, specifically the tin can luminary. It’s such an easy DIY project and you probably have all the supplies you need already in your household!

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Whipped Wax: Icing On Top of the Cake

You may be familiar with the technique of whipping wax. We've shared it with you before in our "How to Make a Snowball Candle" post. If you're not familiar, the whipped wax technique is a great way to liven up any simple candle.

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Lace Candleholder

This idea from Spirello blog is an easy and elegant lace candleholder that makes a great table centerpiece, especially for weddings or more formal events.

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Tissue Paper or Wax Paper Candles

One technique that can dress up any simple candle and make it into a memorable gift is the tissue paper or wax paper candle technique.

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Perk Up Your Pillar Candles!

Pillar candles are one of the most basic candles to create, but that doesn't mean they have to be boring. When you think out of the box and try some new techniques, they can add a touch of elegance to your home decor!

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Get Creative with Candle Containers!

We scoured the Internet to find some new and inspiring candle container ideas for you to try! Teacup Candles and Bottle Candles!

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DIY Citronella Candles

Don't let party crashing mosquitos ruin your next get-together. Learn how to make your own citronella candles to keep the bugs at bay.

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How to Make Clam Shell Melts and Tarts

Adding clam shells or tarts can be extremely easy, and, in many instances, you can use your existing wax formula and these products can then double as a way for you to send samples of what your fragrances smell like.

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How to Make Streak Candles

One of the easiest novelty candles to make is the streak candle. What makes this project so easy is that you do not have to change anything you are doing when pouring your candles.

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How to Make Swirl Candles

This unique candle project is sure to hypnotize your customers, friends, and family. Great for holidays, read this step by step guide to creating these trendy decorative candles.

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How to Choose Container Candle Wax

Which Wax is the Best for My Container Candle?

Containers are generally the most popular type of candles and allow the largest selection of waxes. There are 5 distinct differences about container waxes:

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Create a Custom Candle Mold or Soap Mold

Have you noticed an item in your home that you thought would make a unique candle and/or soap mold? Did you then realize that making the mold was a difficult and costly endeavor?

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How to Make Rose Candles

With spring upon us, the flower candles and scents will soon be what every one is asking for. The Rose Floater is a nice addition to any outside party or inside party filling your bath tub.

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How to Make Recycled Chunk Candles

One of the important aspects in today's market is customer experience in the purchasing of the candle. By consumers coming into your location, you have an extreme advantage over the internet, and now the key is to "hook" that customer on your candles.

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Why Does My Soy Candle Color Bleed?

How to Add Color to Soy Wax Candles

Soy has many positive attributes but one thing that it is not quite as effective at is holding fragrance. In most instances when this occurs you have put more fragrance in the wax then it can hold. The bleeding is actually the fragrance oil bleeding which pulls the color with it. Learn how to fix soy wax color bleed....

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How to Make a Snowball Candle

Learn how to make a unique candle design that is perfect for the holiday season!

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Creative Uses for Extra Candle Wax

With the current price of wax, it is important that you reduce all waste and use your extra wax no matter how small the quantity. Some creative uses include decorative floater candles, tea lights, and tart candles.

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How to Make Ice Candles

As you know, candle making has been around for thousands of years, but some of the most fun candles were developed between 1965 and 1973. From our research, today’s project seems to have been within this time frame, although one of our readers might have an earlier reference.

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How to Create Unique and Trendy Candles

In most instances when you walk into a candle shop of any type, the predominate candle appears to be the jar candles, but there are so many more type of candles to choose from. Learn more about some of the unique and trendy candles that you can make with candle making supplies from Candlewic.

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Bath-Time Scented Frog Candle

A fun candle idea for candle makers new and old in 11 easy steps!

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Cookie Cutter Candles

Use cookie cutters to make your own unique candle

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All Natural Beeswax Garden Flare Candle

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