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Learn how easy it is to make votives!
Melt, add scent, color, pour the wax, cool and you're done!
Making votives and candles might be easier than you think...

**These make wonderful gifts!!!

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  • How to make a candle. How To Make Votive Candles! - Step 1
    Step 1

    Using your favorite wax flakes (we love soy), on very low heat melt the wax until it's completely liquid. The slower you melt the better since we aren't using a thermometer.

    Then add colorant and scent. Both at your discretion.

    1lb of wax = 1 ounce of scent.

  • How to make a candle. How To Make Votive Candles! - Step 2
    Step 2

    Carefully pour the warm candle wax into votive molds and let them cool down completely.

    ***Once cool - pop into the freezer for about 10 minutes - this will make them easily release from the molds.

  • How to make a candle. How To Make Votive Candles! - Step 3
    Step 3

    Remove the fresh votives from their molds and remove the wick pins as well.

    Then insert burning wicks into the hole in the center and press the wick base into the base of the candle so that it stays.

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