Candle making crafts are great activities for the family. It is not so complex that children cannot
participate. As a matter of fact, they can be involved in most of the process and they love it. It is a great
activity for them and a wonderful way to spend quality time together. You may even decided to sell
your candles to make a little extra money. Using candle making crafts to teach your children how
business works is a plus. An added benefit is that people love gifts that are made by children.
Candle making crafts are a great way to generate extra income. You can let your creativity take over
and make your own unique and beautiful products. Once you learn the techniques, you are free to let
your creative juices flow and work on something fun and rewarding.
Before you can let your creativity take over, you must learn the basics which are really quite simple.
You will need to learn about the different types of waxes and which one you want to start with. You
will need to know how to properly melt the wax. If you want to add colors and fragrance, you will need
to know the proper ratios to use. The rules for candle making crafts are clear and simple. Once you
learn them the whole process becomes second nature and you will be able to let your imagination take
over to make beautiful crafts.
You need to pay close attention to the ratios you use. Often, the dye and fragrance used are petroleum
based. When mixed with wax, this can cause problems if the ratios are not correct or if it is not mixed
properly. If the dye ratios are not correct, it can result in colors that are spotty or dull. If the fragrance
ratios are off or not mixed correctly, the scent will be inconsistent. Sometimes you will notice a very
strong fragrance while other times you will not smell anything at all.
Make sure you are diligent in your stirring. This is very important. Be sure to constantly stir the
mixture until it is ready to pour. Paint stirrers work well for this. Also keep in mind that, be