DIY Candle Making

Candle making is a wonderful outlet for creativity. Homemade candles enhance any decor and make excellent gifts. diy candles can be customized to any scent, shape and size. Before you begin to explore the endless possibilities of candle making make sure you understand the potential safety risks and have the necessary materials. This is one area you don’t want to cut corners. Candle making is a messy but relatively safe craft. As safe and fun as candle making is, you must still take precautions. Anytime you work with flammable substances or highly concentrated oils or fragrances taking common sense safety precautions should be your first priority. First you will want to gather supplies. A double boiler, thermometer, wax, wick rope, wick tabs, containers, scissors, and pliers are the basic needs. Essential oils, fragrance and wax dyes are completely optional. Before beginning, go through these workspace, wax and fragrance safety precautions.

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