Homemade candles are beautiful items to decorate and to add fragrance in rooms of your house. Moreover, there are less chances of chemical and toxic outburst, since you make your own candles, deciding which materials to use and which to not. These are pretty easy to make and quite beautiful to look at when they are lit. And most importantly who doesn’t want to show off the deep seated skills they have. Interestingly, there are plethora of homemade candle ideas that you can possibly use to make your very own candles. Homemade candles are good as a gift item too. You can give your near and dear ones candle gifts.
There are a variety of homemade candles. You can pick the one that suits you best.
Luxury Candles: If you are looking for luxury candles in any supermarket, it may cost you a lot, as price varies from $20 to as much as $400. You can find these from renowned supermarkets but ideally you can make your own luxury candles. But the fact remains that the process of making luxury candles is almost the same as making of any candles. And the equipment is also the same. What you need as an extra piece of equipment is the unique material that will make it luxurious. Most of the people add fragrance and colour to make luxurious candles. Candle scents can be found in any candle supplier’s shop and you can choose best colour that suits your taste best.
Candles for Less: There are a variety of choices for candles for less budget. You can make your own homemade candles just to lighten the house or to decorate your house. Most of the waxes that are found in the market cost less, and it makes candle making more affordable.
Taper candles: There could be found no candles as elegant and sophisticated as taper candles. These are easy to make and you can, in fact, make taper candles of 6 to 24 inches if you wish. You can use your homemade taper candles just to lighten up your house or these items are good for decorating drawing room, kitchen and your living room.
Beeswax Candles: Beeswax candles are renowned for their long lasting burning time and the golden glow they produce while burning. As beeswax candles take more time to burn itself, it is advised to use thick wicks. However, the procedure of making homemade beeswax candles is the same as making of any homemade candles.
Olive Oil Candle: Olive oil candles are very easy to make. All you need is a jar, olive oil (you can even use expired olive oil to save money) and a wick. Set the wick at the middle of the jar. Tighten the wick with the bottom of the jar with a thick piece of rolled paper or heir clip and tie the top part of the clip with another clip or something that you feel comfortable with. Now pour the olive oil in the jar. Now it is ready to be burnt.
Floating Candles: Floating candles are great items to decorate your living room. It is different and unique.
Candle Scents: Candle scents are widely used items to add extra appeal to homemade candles. There could be found a wide variety of scents in candle suppliers’ shop. They offer a wide range of scents. Seasonal, fruits, foods and drinks, flowers, holidays and events scents are mostly common among candle makers. You can also choose from Amaretto, Amber Vanilla and Coffee etc. Additionally, there are scents that are similar to that of major perfume manufacturer like CK, Polo, and Obsession etc. The price of these scents varies significantly and 16oz of Obsession scent can cost you around $17, for example.
Now it is time to make Candle Gifts. Have you ever thought of gifting your homemade candles to your near and dear ones? It is really an awesome experience to showcase your craft and get live feedback. Truly speaking, homemade candles are beautiful items as a gift. These are very pretty to look at, if these are prepared with care and craft. Prepare your own homemade candles and wrap those with beautiful wrapping paper or with your DIY wrapping cloth and now your candle is ready to send as a gift.