Valentine’s day is behind us, but that doesn’t mean that romance can be forgotten in a year. If you plan to dine with your loved one, or simply organize a romantic atmosphere, you need to be relevant candles. In this article we will explain how to make colored candles in the shape of hearts with their hands.
Materials and tools for the manufacture of candles
- shape-hearts for cookies
- colored wax crayons
- wicks with clips
- plastic bag
- wooden sticks from ice cream or clothespins
Tip: the wicks with clips can be bought in specialized stores or get from a normal round candles.
How to make candles with their hands
Prepare the wick length is twice the height of the cookie cutters. Insert the wick into the clamp, clamp it by squeezing the clamp with pliers.
Put a cookie cutter on a plastic bag in the center of the form, set the wick with a retainer.
Secure the wick by holding it between the wooden sticks. So it will not rise when you start to pour the wax into the mold.
Melt the wax. This is best done in a water bath or in the microwave. The wax was colored, then add the pieces of wax crayons.
Holding the shape of the hand, and pressing it to the package, fill it with wax. Make sure the wick has not changed.
Allow the wax to harden. It’s easy to tear the package and remove the metal form.
Romantic candle heart shaped ready.
Tip: if you want to make the atmosphere even more romantic in the wax, you can add essential oils or fragrances.