Mothers Day Candle Recipe
Recipe makes approximately (1) 16 oz. candle.
Ingredients Found At Natures Garden:
Other Ingredients & Equipment
Pot (for double boiler)
Apothecary Jar with lid
Step 1: Lay out 2 pieces of
wax paper on a flat surface.
Step 2: Now, weigh out and melt 25 grams of beeswax using the
double boiler method. Once the beeswax
is melted, add 2 grams of fragrance oil and stir.
3: Next, add 1 drop Yellow spectrum dye and stir
again. Once the color is evenly incorporated, pour
this over the wax paper. Allow the
beeswax to fully harden.
4: Repeat step 2.
Once melted, add 2 drops of Red Spectrum Dye and stir. Once all of the
beeswax is colored, pour the beeswax onto the second piece of wax paper. Allow this to fully set up.
5: Once both beeswax colors are set up, gently peel the beeswax from the wax
6: Now, get your cutting board, pencil, and knife.
7: Using your pencil,
lightly trace out a small curved flower that resembles a daisy in the yellow
beeswax. You will want this flower to be
a little bit bigger
than the size of a
quarter. Now, with the red beeswax,
trace the outside outline of a pointed flower with 5 to 6 petals. When you are ready, cut each item out.
8: Once your design is finished, place them into the
jar. Then, gently press the flowers
along the wall until it sticks.
9: Now, weigh out and melt 430 grams of Joy wax using the
double boiler method.
10: While your joy wax is
melting, center and secure your wicks to the bottom of your candle jar.
11: Once your joy wax is melted, remove it from the heat
source. Now to the melted wax add 34
grams of fragrance and 1 toothpick tip of Red Spectrum Dye. This will give your candle a pink color. Stir well to incorporate. Then, place your thermometer into the
12: When your wax reaches 125 degrees Fahrenheit, give it a
final stir. Then, carefully pour it into
your container; stopping the pour where the jar changes shape.
13: Straighten your wicks again, and allow the candle to
fully set up undisturbed.
14: Once your candle is completely set up, trim your
Your Mothers Day Candle is now ready to use. Enjoy!