Candles are romantic and fun. And while they come in all shapes, sizes and scents, they can also be expensive. What better way to get that romantic warm glow than to make your own candles. From the simple to the complex, the techniques and supplies abound. Use these sites to help you find some of the best candle making resources on the Internet.
The Candle Making Connection
All things wax and wick
Learn the craft of candle making from someone who loves the craft and who loves to teach. A free mini candle making course is also available as well as links and instructions for the resources you will need. The Candle Making Connection has pages that cover making scented candles, decorated candles, dip candles as well as many other aspects of candle making.
Learn and love the craft > > > candlemakingconnection.com
The secrets to successful candle making
Candle Whiz can help you make your own candles for aesthetic or health purposes, including making candles for aromatherapy. This can be particularly helpful if you have allergies to synthetic scents. Adding natural oils and scents can give you the joy of scented candles in a safe manner. Here you will find all the instructions you need to begin, or continue the hobby of candle making.
Simple directions and guides > > > candlewhiz.com
Soy Wax Candles
A healthy alternative to paraffin wax
When making your candles, if you aren’t comfortable with using paraffin wax, soy wax can be an alternative. Research notes that there are up to 11 carcinogen compound, or cancer causing agents, found in paraffin candles. Soy candles are a healthful alternative. While you can purchase soy candles they are not yet easy to find. Here at this site you can find out how to make your own.
Safe and healthy coy candles > > > soywaxcandles.org
Pure Light Celebrations
Create a candle. Illuminate life
Pure Light brings to the web their very own create your own candle studio. Their quest is to awaken the creative spirit within all. Born out of the tragedy of a young life cut short, Pure Life seeks to channel the positive energy and spirit by illuminating the lives of others with pure candle light.
Inspiring positive thoughts > > > purelightcelebrations.com
Make Your Own Birthday Candles
While not exclusively a candle making site, Design Mom has great instructions on how you can create your own unique birthday candles to go along with that special birthday theme.
Where design and motherhood intersect > > > designmom.com
Candle Instructions dot com
Learn candle making without breaking the bank
Jo Johnstan offers instructions on making candles as well as offering a free course in candle making for just signing up via email. She hopes to share her own love of candle making with you by providing easy to follow instructions. She offers tips and instruction regarding how to start making your own candles without depleting your savings.
Free candle making course > > > candle-instructions.com
Candle Making ology
For all that want to learn candle making
Making sure that you have all of the tools, supplies, and information that you need to be about the business of making your own candles from home. Here you can find the products you need for candle making as well as resources for where to purchase the equipment and supplies. Plenty of information, articles and images to help you along the way. If you don’t want to figure out which products to buy individually, you can purchase a candle making kit to get your started.
All the supplies and instructions you need> > > candlemakingology.com