All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Candles’

Easy DIY Citronella Candles In Cans

How to Make Citronella Candles

If your favourite thing in the summer is warm nights outside then likely one of your least favourite is getting eaten alive by mosquitoes. Making citronella candles in cans is a great recycling project that is inexpensive and effective much like the Soy Beeswax Jar Candles I made a few months back.   I make plenty of candles to create a bug-free barrier …

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How To Make An Evergreen Herb Candle Step 5

Evergreen Pressed Evergreen Herb Candles

These DIY pressed herb candles are perfect for anytime of year because they are created with evergreen herbs which are always available. Using beeswax or soy wax, canning jars, evergreen clippings, and essential oils, these candles make for beautiful handmade gifts and home decor that brings the outdoors in. Since I began working at a local apothecary here in Portland, Oregon, …

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All Natural Candles From How To Make Soy Beeswax Mason Jar Candles

Soy Beeswax Jar Candles

Warming up with the the fragrance and glow of handmade candles is even more pleasurable when you use healing essential oils and natural wax. These soy and beeswax candles are easy to make as you can see from this step-by-step tutorial. I like to use a blend of both soy wax and beeswax and don’t add additional colour. The more …

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Wedding Favor Candles

Mason Jar Candle Wedding Favors

My sister is getting married in August! This has really started me thinking about wedding favors and how much fun it is to give something away that is handmade. And let’s not forget the savings from making your own. Most of all I think that a little handmade flare for your wedding day is a thoughtful way to say thank you to …

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Poinsettia Beeswax Candles

Cute for Christmas: Beeswax Poinsettia Candles

These candles combine a few things that I love: handmade candles, mason jars, and holiday themed-gift ideas. While they aren’t botanically correct, these beeswax poinsettias look fabulous and festive topping a soy candle.

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Beeswax Seashell Tealights

Seashell Beeswax Tealights

Beach lovers will enjoy getting these delightful beeswax seashell candles, which look right at home in a glass terrarium filled with sand. Materials: clam or oyster shells, deep enough to hold some wax, similar size to a tealight a double boiler beeswax waxed and wired tealight wicks with tabs decorative sand, and small seashells glass bowl tray Instructions: 1. Melt …

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