‘ A beautiful home is incomplete without the natural dispersed light of the candle ’.
Candle making is an experience in itself and often budding candle makers find it difficult to gather the basic things right because most of the content talks about advanced techniques without any mention of the simpler things that we need to take care of…
We have gathered the 5 basic things that every beginner should start with for candle making:
If you'd like to make candles, one of the first decisions you'll have to make is which wax to use.
This is the most fun part of making the candle. Your candle will look as good as the container you pick! You can use a really nice glass, a wooden, ceramic or terracotta bowl, a tea cup, an empty jar from Nutella or a coconut shell!
Essential oils are natural fragrance that set the mood of the space that you light the candle in, it gives the space a vibe!
So if you are a floral person – pick from lavender, Rose, Jasmine etc. If you are in a citrusy mood then you can choose from lemon, citronella, orange, grapefruit etc. If you want a warm, comfortable vibe then choose from vanilla, cocoa butter, chocolate as your fragrance!
For homemade wicks, you can use any cotton made fabric like strips, rolled-up newspapers, paper towels, twine etc.
A candle wick works by delivering fuel to the flame ("wicking").
Coloring a candle is the most interesting part for candle makers as you can give your candle a color of your choice and play around with different colors for giving it a unique and elegant look.
There are a few easy ways to color your candle: