How to make your own scented candles at home

If you have a wedding at your family in near days and you wanted to gift the couple something special and unique that makes them happy and special, then make Scented Candles that are best thing to choose from. Handmade candles are best to opt not just because it includes your time and efforts that perfectly portray your love but also making these candles is fun to do.

You can decorate your own room with your best scented candles and be proud of yourself on how creative you are.

How to make your own scented candles at home?

So, it can be taken as DIY project that you can do on your spare time, can gift to someone close or simply use it for earning money. So here we are going to see how to make your own scented candles at home easily with step by step process.

how to make your own scented-candles at home easily and fast
How to make your own scented-candles at home

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So, this tutorial for making scented candles is simple and very fast to try.

All you need to make your own scented candles at home are

  1. Wax or used candles
  2. Pre-waxed candle
  3. Glass containers
  4. Crayons
  5. Oil
  6. Saucepan
  7. Thread
  8. Gas/ Stove
  9. Scissor
  10. Perfume

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Method to make your own scented candles at home

  1. Clean your glass container and make sure it is dry.
  2. To make the candle worth for use, you have to add candlewicks right. To keep it in perfect manner you can simply use a pencil to hold these wicks in correct order as shown in the picture below.
  3. The most important thing that you all have to focus on is the measurement of the wax/ candle that you need to make these personalized scented candles.
  4. These are only one formula to know the measurement.
  5. Size of your glass container= 2 ( wax/ candles used)
  6. Measure your glass containers that you want to use and then accordingly take the candle for making it perfect without wastage.
  7. Now after measuring, it is a time for melting these wax strips/ old candles that you going to use.
  8. Take a sauce pan.
  9. Put some water in it and let it boil for 1 minute.
  10. Take an oven free glass container that can easily be put on the stove inside the saucepan.
  11. Make sure that the glass container that you are using must be heat resistant.
  12. Make sure that the level of the water in the sauce pan is low enough and it won’t come inside the glass containers when it starts boiling.
  13. When wax start to heat up, turn the stove to the medium flame and stir with the metal spoon
  14. Now it is a time to add colors.
  15. Take few crayons that we usually use in our childhood.
  16. You can be creative, choose your favorite colors. If you are going to make scented candles for your husband, make it red. If you making it for your boss, make it yellow or blue. You can use any color.
  17. Make sure the colors you use for candles must be NON toxic
  18. Now it is a time to add scents
  19. You can use any fragrance- chocolate, romantic fantasy, vanilla essence or simply use your doe bottle and pour a little bit in the candle wax.
  20. Now it is time to pour the liquid into your glass container. Make sure you are pouring it slowly and placing it somewhere safe.
  21. Keep the glass containers untouched for 4-5 hours
  22. Always keep your scented candles in room temperature to solidify to avoid cracks.

This is how you make your own scented candles at home easily and fast. The paramount things that make scented candles all more special are you can make it as per your size, shape and colors. I personally love it and surely making it this evening for my father. I hope he will love it. You can too try it and share your experience with us.

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