With candle making becoming more and more the hobby of choice among crafters, different types of candle making molds have become more accessible in the market these days. Choosing which mold is best suited to the hobbyists’ needs requires an understanding of these different types of molds.
Scented candle varies in length and circumference and again that depends on the occasion. For simple parties like debuts and commemoration of the dead, only regular size candles are used. But if your customer demands large size candles which will fit a chamber pot, never hesitate to say yes to them. In that way, your reputation as a homemade candle maker will extend throughout the whole county and your business – which has emanated from a mere hobby – will boom.
Step # 9. Now roll the candle up in the beeswax sheet, keep it straight and aligned as you do this. Roll the candle all the way to the end and smooth the crease out just as you did before.
Candle making is an art which comes naturally to many people. You just have to be aware of the basic things which go into it like the kind of wax used, the melting of the wax, the adding of colors and fragrances, the cooling, pouring into moulds and finally adding the various embellishments to make it look even more unique. Beyond this basic knowledge it is the creativity of the candle maker. The more creative he is the more various objects or styles he adds to his creation, the more visually appealing it will be. Candle making is an art form which is enjoyed by many all over the world.
Fifth candle making tip – This is specifically for those of you who want to sell their candle work. An important aspect of marketing is always packaging. Its the look of a product when you first notice it. Presentation, your first impression, all of this is important. What are you trying to accomplish with packaging? You want to attract attention. Get them looking at the product with their eyes wide open in amazement. You’ll get a sale more often than not.
Step # 2. So your molds are ready, ready for the next step in home candle making? Fill the bottom pan of the double boiler with water and put it on the stove top with low heat. As you are waiting for the water to coil you are going to want to cut some of the wax in to the top pan. Place the top pan on the bottom pan and wait for the wax to begin melting.
Paraffin wax is probably the most widely used. It is easy to work with, has a low melting point and is readily available. It is produced by the refining of petroleum believe it or not. Some candle makers put it down because it is a “synthetic wax.” But for many reasons including the fact that paraffin wax is biodegradable this is questionable.
Once again, these supplies are all natural and can be easily found at any arts and crafts store. Thank you very much for reading and I hope that this helps you out. Just remember to have fun and creative when making your soy wax candles.