Instant Gratification: Candles: Fast and Fabulous Projects
Give the gift of light. Nothing radiates warmth and good cheer like a handmade candle--and their incredible popularity proves it. Instant Gratification: Candles demonstrates how easy it is to achieve truly elegant results by decorating purchased candles or creating beautiful candles from scratch using simple dipping and pouring techniques. With gorgeous photographs and step-by-step directions, this collection of 38 simple projects puts all of the candle-making essentials within everyone's reach.
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150°F on candy acrylic paint bead beeswax Boil water bottom half candy thermometer color as desired cookie cutter cooking spray cool 1 hour corncob holders decorate dipping double boiler edge end of wick flat work surface half of double hole in wax inch from rim inches high inches in diameter instructions for priming Kraft paper lemon Let candle set Let wax cool masking tape melted wax melting point mixture reaches desired mold sealer Oven mitt overlap paint Paring knife pillar candle Poke hole pound paraffin wax priming wicks reaches desired temperature Repeat process Repeat step ribbon Rubber gloves Self-healing mat sheet skin using skewer stearin Stir until blended tablet wax dye top half Trim wick turn off heat Untie wick votive votive candles water in bottom wax get hotter wax skin Wax will shrink waxed paper wick from chopstick wick hole wick tab wire Wooden spoon X-Acto knife