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Here are the Editor's Picks articles for the Candlemaking Site! These are the top ten articles that your Candlemaking Editor feels are most important for you to read. Enjoy!
1. Melting Point, Pour Point, Flash Point
Candle wax melting point is the specific temperature at which the wax will changes from solid to liquid. This can be different from your recommended pouring temperature. A lower melting point is great for container candles and a higher melting point for molded candles.
2. Patio Candles
Bug Fighting Patio Candles - Economical and stylish patio candles that help keep away the bugs/
3. Types of Candles
Candles come in various forms, letīs explore some of the more common ones.
4. How to make a candle tart
Candle tarts are small wickless like candles that are melted in a special container or candle warmer. They are simply placed in a wax potpourri warmer and lit below by an unscented tea light candle or electric warmer.
5. Rolled Sand, Coffee or Crystal Candles
Easy upgrades will turn your plain pillars into high end pillars! Try rolling them in sand or crytals and change their whole personality.
6. Making Your Own Essential Oils
How to make your own essential oils.
In candlemaking, there are a wide variety of wax additives used to achieve certain effects.
8. Easy Candle Decor & Gifts
Turn plain candles into specialty candles to give as gifts and to decorate for the holidays or any day. Simple embellishments will turn plain candles into rock star candles! Friends and family will love receiving these and you'll love having them around your house.
9. Layered Container Candles
A delicious caramel apple layered candle in a round container. This little gem will fill your house with the sweet smells of the caramel apple season. This looks good enough to take a bite out of.
10. Wood Wick Research & Test Results
Wood Wick test results and ideas. This will help you to get started using the wood wick technique for making a unique line of candles. Crackling wood wicks are perfect for the cooler seasons.
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