Instructions1. Use a store bought candle as the base.
2. Create design using card stock and cut to size.
3. Using a glue stick, place the card stock on the candle.
4. Melt candle wax in a large empty tin can (coffee) placed inside a saucepan filled with water - medium heat.
5. Holding the candle by the top of the candle (not the wick), lower the candle into the wax so the wax covers and ...
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Type of item: Home Decor
Pillar Candle (as base) Candle Wax - clear Large empty tin (coffee) Saucepan Printed Card Stock Paper Trimmer Water Glue Stick Wax Paper
What was your inspiration?
I needed 50+ gifts to give our Soccer Coaches this season. I couldn't find anything appropriate within our budget in the town I live in, so I had to resort to making a craft for everyone.
What are you most proud of?
The candles turned out really nice and they are something that our Coaches can use. Every time their family lights that candle they will remember the good times they had during soccer season.
What advice would you give someone starting this project?
This project is a quick one if you have the supplies handy.
Make sure you use card stock, I orginally tried with regular paper and the paper got wet during the dipping process and was discolored, showed the glue stick marks, and was very messy looking.