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Martha Stewart Demonstrates Candle Mold Making and Wax Casting





103 Vybar is a hardener as well. It will add a very creamy texture to your candle wax. This is a perfect hardener to use for scented candles. Add one teaspoon to for every pound of wax. Paraflint is another hardener. It comes in beaded form similar to the 103 Vybar. However, the beads are much larger. 

You will have fun with these great candle names and the silly picture on each one. Cup and pail candles by the Prairie candle company are very unique looking. There are seven fragrances to choose from including cherry vanilla. The cup and pail are white in color and very rustic looking. These are great for gift giving or home decorating. 

The candle industry continues to grow with new types of candles being introduced all the time. The amount of colors, fragrances, and types of candles to choose from in the marketplace is absolutely amazing. The art of making candles has definitely changed over time. If you are interested in trying your hand at it, choose a candle that is fairly easy to make such as the container candle or the votive. 

You will pay more up front for your supplies, yet overall you will save a considerable amount of money. You can search such wholesalers on the internet and compare prices. Many online wholesalers offer free shipping as well so that is another area where you can save money if you normally purchase your candle making supplies online. 

You will also want to make sure there aren t any heating or cooling vents in the cooling area. If you notice that your cooled candle isn t as appealing as you d like because the wax pulled away from the glass jar in some areas, try heating your jars in the microwave for a minute or two right before you fill them. 

The wick is made of cotton fibers that have been braided together. The wick is very thin, but also very powerful. Sometimes candle makers will use a wick that is wider than normal to increase the size of the flame. Safety is a very important part of candle making. The temperature of the hot wax can result in severe burns.