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How To Make Your Own Candles at Home - 5 DIY Easy Steps

Thinking about making candles at home for your loved ones or trying to brighten up room with scented aroma, then check out 5 easy steps of making your own scented candles at home in below section. However, there cannot be any denying that scented candles do add an aura and create an ambiance which can enlighten any gloomy room. The flickering flame emanating sweet aromas is all that you need at the end of an exhausting day to soothe yourself. 

So, today we going to talk about how to make scented candles your own at home without burning a hole in your pocket. These homemade scented candles not only refresh your mood but the make your place more cool. You can make various scented candle of different shape and size, depends on your budget and size of candle wax molds. You can buy cheap or expensive candle molds, its up-to your choice.

Here to make homemade candles, we use Mason Jar which have only good look but also you can easily decorate it for gifting purposes. This art of candle making required little patience since you need to give some time to so that you get the high quality candles.

Make Scented Candles at Home Step by Step

Before lighting up and making these amazing scented bright candle, first you need some material or goods included in candle making supplies kit so that you can easily follow these quick steps of DIY candles at home:

5 Easy Step to Make Your Own Candles at Home

Just follow these easy instructions for making candles at home, as we already gather all supplies required for making candles, now comes the DIY part.

First of all, take Beeswax and begin melting it using Double Boiler. Stir it continuously with Spatula to break big chunks. It will take around 10-15 minutes for the wax to completely melt. Make sure that temperature is between 160 to 170 degrees and not more than that.

 

Adhere Wick to Mason jar

While your wax is getting melted, take a wick and adhere it to Mason jar. You can use glue to stick it in the center of the jar or else old candle-makers’ trick can be used. Take some melted wax and dip the metal tab of the wick into the melted wax, then quickly stick it to the bottom of the jar.

 

Add Fragrant Oils & Stir

After the wax is completely melted, add your favorite fragrant oils to the melted wax and stir to evenly distribute. You can pick from the vast variety of essential oils available on the Veda Oils. There are numerous scented oils with which you can experiment on your scented candle and find out what works best for you.

Cool & Pour Into Container

Next step is to let the melted fragrant wax cool for a couple of minutes. The temperature should be around 130 to 140 degrees when you pour it into the jar so that it sets better than if poured hotter. Secure the wick using pen or toothpicks while you pour the wax so that it doesn’t sink as well as stays in center.

Trim Extra Wick

Now, you have to let the wax sit aside for some good 3-4 hours to let it fully settle in the jar. You will probably have few inches of wick sticking up from your candle. Trim the wick and don’t keep it longer than an inch. See process of making homemade scented candles is completed. See, how simple is that, just 5 DIY steps and you get scented candle.

Enjoy Your Scented Candle!

Making of scents candles at home ends here, your candle is ready to be lit and fill your surroundings with the amazing aroma. You can also decorate the candle jar, even you can gifts them you close ones, just put eye catching ribbon and a gift tag. Hope your loved ones like your effort of making homemade Candles. 

Hope fully you are also able to make your own scented candles at home with few goods.These material goods for candle making are easily available your nearby stores and online.

You can also use these supplies for further use. If you are not able to get beewax then you use paraffin wax, soy wax instead of it. Even you can change the fragrance you like by using the required essential oil like lavender oil, rose fragrance oil and more. 

Pro Tip: If besides being fragrant, you want your candles to be colorful as well, then add Pigment Powder Colors in the melted wax.

Now, buck up, discover your inner skills and decorate your place with aesthetic aromatic candles.If you’ve got any queries, feel free to ask in the Comments Section provided below.  


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  • How much quantity of essential oil is needed to make scented candles?

    Aditi

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