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By vani sri | Tenali, Andhra Pradesh

Difficulty Level Beginner

Create a set of decorative hand made candles!

how to do it yourself

STEP 1:-

DESIGNER CANDLES  - Step 1 | Hobbyideas

Place a small steel bowl containing wax and in a big steel bowl keep water and heat it till the wax melts.

STEP 2:-

While the wax is melting dip the thread into the wax once and take it out. and leave it to dry for stiffness.

STEP 3:-

Spread small amount of oil into the moulds, pour the wax carefully into the moulds. and leave it to dry.

STEP 4:-

Top the candles with the reheated wax remaining in the steel bowl for a proper finish, and put the dried thread in this reheated wax of the moulds and leave it to dry for sometime.

STEP 5:-

Now remove the candles from the moulds. Paint them with desired colours using brush and stick the decorative items with Fevicol Power and leave it to dry.

STEP 6:-

Finally apply the dots using 3D Cone Outliners and let it dry.

you will need

Fevicryl Sparkling Pearl Colours Poppy Red-901,Orange-903, Dark Blue-904, Violet-906, Golden Yellow-907, Light Green-909, Light Pink-913, Emerald Green-908, Fevicryl 3D Cone Outliner Yellow-703, Gold-352, Fevicol Power, Fine Art Brush, Wax crystals, Water, Two steel bowls(one big and one small), Stove, Lighter, Moulds, Coconut oil, Thread, Beads, Star chips,leaves chips, Mirrors, Pearls,etc.