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How To Make Soy Candles In Mason Jars Like A Pro

By Christi Larsen

If you are looking for a new hobby this coming spring break or better yet something that you can earn extra cash with, then learning how to make soy candles in mason jars could be a great idea. Nowadays, candles have become a great alternative to provide a good and relaxing scent at homes thus making it a remarkable idea for small business or even a simple hobby.

Either you learn making candles for a new hobby or a new idea for a business, there’s no doubt you will have fun doing it. Lighting a candle watching it glow and smelling its scent kind of makes your better and for a second stop your thoughts about work, rent or mortgages or life in general. Its just you, your favorite scent and the candle you made yourself.

To be able to create your own candle, first thing to do would be to gather all the materials needed for the task. Materials used for candle making are nothing fancy at all, in fact this could be the cheapest hobby you could ever have. Basic items needed for the project includes soy wax, wick with anchors, containers, pencil, scented oils and a boiler, microwavable containers could be another option.

Creating your soy candle by yourself begins by preparing all the materials for it. This includes the wick, scented oils, boiler, wax paper, pencil, microwavable container or a boiler. Make sure to put your materials where you can reach it easily, as candle making moves in a quick pace. Wax papers are used to catch any spills and the pencils for the wicks.

Once the wick is secured pick up the pencil and position it horizontally across the top of the container. After which, roll the wick to the pencil and rest it on the glass. The pencil will secure the wick in place as you pour the melted wax. As soon as the wicks of every container are prepared, one can now start to melt the wax.

For an instance, if you need to fill 3 containers the pour 6 cups of wax flakes. Stir slowly if your are using a broiler until no lumps will be seen. Quickly add several drops of that scented oil that you preferred just before removing it from the stove. When you are using a microwave, add the drops as soon as you take it out.

You can use any kind of scent as long as it is in oil form, citronella, vanilla, lavender and chamomile are the top favorites. Keep in mind not to take too long in doing this, you do not want you wax to dry on your boiler. Pour down the melted wax into the jar with pencil in place so the wick will not be carried away by the wax.

Leave it be for a few hours and as the wax begins to harden, you can now trim the wick. Do not in any circumstances trim the wick or move it, if the wax has not yet hardened. More so, trim the wick half and inch or a quarter of it, be careful not to trim it too low.

It is indeed easy to learn how to make soy candles in mason jars. Enjoy every moment of it, pick up your most favorite scent, give it as a gift or start earning from it.

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