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THE SWEET SMELL OF SUCCESS! DIY -Scented candles💜
Here is what you need: Soy candle wax (or a candle wax of your choice) Candle wick Mason Jar Hot glue gun A paintbrush A double boiler (or a saucepan and a glass bowl big enough to sit over the pot) A food thermometer Oven mits Fragrance oil Colorants (optional) Container with spout (opt)💙
Step 1: Begin melting your wax. For this project I used soy wax that I melted in a Pyrex bowl sitting on a pot of water on the stove! I melted approximately 14 ounces of soy wax. I melted the wax on low to medium-low heat. Never leave melting wax unattended!
Step 2: While this is melting, secure your wick to the bottom of your mason jar. Apply a bit of hot glue to the center of your jar and....
Step 3: Arrange your wick such that it stands upright. I then put a dab of hot glue on the bottom of my mason jar and glued it down by applying pressure with the end of a paintbrush. This is only one of several ways to balance your wick. There are no rules!
When your wax is melted allow it to cool before adding colours and fragrances! Wax purchased in craft stores will usually come with a guide that recommends an ideal temperature for adding fragrances, ensure the temp. Is not too high as some fragrances can loose their scent when added to high temps.
Step 4: once cooled, Add colours & Fragrances💖
Step 5: pour the Wax into A jar & allow cooling Time.
Step 6: when It has Completely cooled, trim the wick to roughly 1/2" & There you have it! The sweet smell of Success💜
& hey! Who says the Fun has to stop there? You can always gather a bunch of old materials.... Wood, paper, fabric & fabric pens & even old newspaper to design the outside of your jar, these can be applied with your Hot Glue Gun if desired! 💚
After all that I think It's time to make a hot chocolate, sit down & light your candle 💜 enjoy 💙