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use burned down candles in a creative way
In this tutorial I will show you how easy it is to melt old candles and get new ones.

Posted by Daniela S. from Graz, Styria, Austria • Published See Daniela S.'s 9 projects »
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  • How to make a candle. Recycled Candles - Step 1
    Step 1

    Here are the materials you will need.

  • How to make a candle. Recycled Candles - Step 2
    Step 2

    Melt the old candles in the pot. Use low temperature!

  • How to make a candle. Recycled Candles - Step 3
    Step 3

    Place the wick in the middle of the old glas bottles and fix it at the bottom with a drop of hot glue. To prevent from falling, fix the wix with the spit of wood and some tape.

  • How to make a candle. Recycled Candles - Step 4
    Step 4

    Pour the melted wax into the glas bottles.

  • How to make a candle. Recycled Candles - Step 5
    Step 5

    Don't fill the glass bottles completely, you will need to pour some more wax into it a bit later.

  • How to make a candle. Recycled Candles - Step 6
    Step 6

    One hour later the wax have cooled down a bit. Now it is time to pour in the rest of the wax. No let the wax cool down completely before moving on to the next step.

  • How to make a candle. Recycled Candles - Step 7
    Step 7

    Cut some lace and add it with the hot glue gun to the glass.

  • How to make a candle. Recycled Candles - Step 8
    Step 8

    Finally add the twine above the lace and make a pretty knot.

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