Now, it is time to
mix away. Simply seal the zipper of the
bag closed, and shake away until everything is evenly dispersed. Once the bag that has the medium purple is
mixed, remove 6 grams of it, and
place it in the uncolored bag. Mix this
bag now as well (for your light
6: Using a
disposable spoon, take out some of the wax from one of the bags. Then, place the wax in one of the jar's
bottom edges. With the spoon, press the wax down to compact and shape it. Repeat this manner, rotating all 4 colors, until the
bottom portion of your jar is filled. Remember to keep your wicks straight and
7: As you make the multicolored layers in the candle jar,
use your disposable spoon to emulate the puffy like shape of hydrangea flowers. The size and shape of the different wax colors is
completely up to you. But remember to
keep packing the wax in. Please
Note: As you continue to add wax to your candle jar, keep
checking that your wicks are straight and spaced correctly.
8: Once your candle jar is filled, straighten your wicks
one last time. Using a pencil, take the
excess wick and wrap it around the pencil to make a curl. Repeat for both wicks.
9: Prepare your butterfly embeds: Using the double broiler method, melt the remainder of the medium blue Ziplock
wax. Stir. Once incorporated, pour wax into 1 butterfly
Step 10: Repeat for light blue, medium purple, and light purple
(by melting remaining Ziplock wax). Once this step is done, you should have 4
butterfly embeds, each representing one of your hydrangea flower colors. Allow this to set up fully. Please Note: If you do not have any remaining wax in your ziplock bags, the recipe for one butterfly embed is 10 grams Pillar of Bliss, 1 gram Hydrangea Heaven Fragrance Oil, and appropriate spectrum color dye amount using a toothpick tip.
Step 11: When your embeds have completely set up; place the
butterfly embed mold upside down. Using your thumbs, apply gentle pressure to
the mold cavities. When the wax releases, trim off any over pours. Set aside.
Step 12: Strategically place the butterfly embeds on top of the
Step 13: Your Hydrangea Candle is now ready. So, trim your wick and burn your candle!
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