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Nov
22

Melting Snowman Candle Project


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Melting Snowman Candle ProjectMelting Snowman Candle Project

In this blog we are highlighting a brand new homemade candle that we recently made! This is a recipe original to Natures Garden, as we have not seen it done before. We wanted to try something new and make a cute craft for the holidays! This melting snowman candle project was the perfect Christmas creation for our vision. Our candle project is an added bonus for anyone out there who loves snowmen decorations as well. The scent from the Snowman Balls Fragrance Oil really gives it the smell of a minty Christmas! It can be used as a decorative candle around the house, or it could be given as a cute, fun, unique gift to any friends, family, coworkers, teachers, and more! Although this is a newer recipe of ours, the Natures Garden website carries MANY homemade products such as embed molds, fragrances, and ornaments that are related to Christmas. These can be used to make several more fun, homemade, Christmas recipes! We even have a free class section dedicated to all sorts of Christmas Craft Recipes, including cold process soap, bath bombs, potpourri, and candles. Now we can go ahead and get started with this melting snowman candle project!

Ingredients Found at Natures Garden:

Joy Wax- 1 SLAB
BEESWAX White Pastilles
Snowman Balls Fragrance Oil
Yellow Color Blocks Dye
Orange Color Blocks Dye
Spectrum Liquid Candle Dye- BLACK 1 oz.
CD Candle Wicks (100 wicks)
POURING POT
Flexible Silicone Mat

Directions:

Other Ingredients & Equipment You’ll Need:

(4) 16 oz Glass Apothecary Jars
Scale
Bowls
Stove-top Pot
Hand Mixer
Mixing Spoons
Knife
Hot Glue Gun and Stick

Before we begin, it is important to make sure that you have a clean work space to create this project. Sanitize all of your packaging materials before using them. As you should know, only use materials that are for soap making and candle making. Do not ever put food or anything like that in these same packaging materials. Especially with soap, since lye can be deadly if ingested. It is suggested that you wear gloves and protective clothing when preparing this recipe.

This recipe will make approximately 4 scented candles.

Prepare the Double BoilerPrepare a Double Boiler

As usual, we are going to be using the double boiler method to make this recipe. Grab a normal stove-top pot that you use only for soap making and candle making. You will also need a pouring pot. Place a couple inches of water in the stove-top pot and put it on the burner to heat it up. Then, each time you need to melt an ingredient for this recipe, add it to the pouring pot and place that inside of the stove-top pot. The first thing we need to melt is the Beeswax.

Melting the Beeswax

To begin, we need to weigh out 5 grams of the Beeswax White Pastilles. This type of wax is extracted and filtered from the honeycomb of a beehive. Beeswax is commonly used in cosmetics, toiletries, and candle making. As we mentioned, this will be the first ingredient that we melt using the double boiler method. Place the beeswax into your pouring pot and add that to the heated water that is in the stove-top pot.

Incorporating the Orange and Yellow ColorantsIncorporating the Orange and Yellow Colorants

Once the beeswax white pastilles have completely melted, we are going to incorporate the colorants. These will be essential for the faces of the snowmen. Using the color blocks dye, shave off a tiny piece of the yellow color dye and a very tiny piece of the orange color dye. Add both of them to the melted beeswax. After everything has fully melted together, transfer the mixture to a plate to allow them to set up for about a minute.

Wipe out the contents from the pouring pot that are left over from creating the orange colorant. Next, measure out an additional 5 grams of the beeswax white pastilles. Put them into a pouring pot and melt them down again with the double boiler method. Then, add one drop of the black spectrum liquid candle dye. Once it has evenly mixed in with the beeswax, pour it out onto a plate just as we did before. Give this about a minute to set up.

Pouring Out the ColorantsCreating the Facial Pieces of the Snowman

Once the color blocks are set up, it is time to cut our pieces out! Using a knife, we are going to cut out snowman noses with the orange portion. All you need to do is angle the knife to create a long triangular shaped nose. Then, we need to shape the snowman eyes and mouth out of the black portion. To do this, take the knife and hold it vertically. Place it in the black portion and move it in a circular Creating the Facial Pieces of the Snowmanmotion. We made four black circles for the mouth and obviously two for the eyes. Now you will have all of the parts to their faces that you need! We will of course place each of these onto the snowmen heads in a later step so hang tight!

Weighing Out the Joy WaxWeighing Out the Joy Wax

Now, weigh out two pounds of the Natures Garden Joy Wax. This was created by Natures Garden and is only sold here! Joy Wax is a great container candle wax which provides both hot and cold scent throw. It also requires zero curing time! Fragrance holds much more to Joy Wax than other types of wax on the market, and there is no seeping. It only requires a single pour, it clings to jars really nicely, and its appearance is both glossy and creamy. When you weigh it out for this recipe, it does not need to be exact–as you can see from the picture, we measured a little bit over two pounds. Put the Joy Wax into the pouring pot, place it in the stove-top pot with heated water once again, and melt it down.

Incorporating the Fragrance OilIncorporating the Fragrance Oil

Measure out 2.5 ounces of Snowman Balls Fragrance Oil. We have not gotten to use this fragrance in many recipes, so we decided to incorporate it into this one. It is very fitting for a melting snowman candle and fits right into winter and the holiday theme! This fragrance oil is an original scent made by Natures Garden. It blends together the scents of peppercorn, nutmeg, fresh clove, elderberries, blackberries, plums, green oak moss, carbonated pop, and to top it off, cool mint. The main element of this scent that comes through is the cool mint, which fits right in with winter. It is also a great fragrance to use in body perfume, soap, bath oils, lotions, potpourri, and incense! After you measure out the 2.5 ounces, add them to the melted Joy Wax.

Combining the MixtureCombining the Mixture

Once you have taken the melted mixture of the Joy Wax and Snowman Balls Fragrance Oil off of the burner, pour it into a mixing bowl. Using an electric mixer with attachments, begin stirring the mixture back and forth. Doing this step will prevent any clumps from forming at the bottom of the bowl. Once this has been done for a minute or so, set the electric mixer to the side. Then, get a larger mixing bowl and put some ice cubes in it. Place the smaller bowl with the mixture in it inside of the larger bowl. Doing this with the ice in the larger bowl will allow the mixture to cool down much more quickly.

Forming the MixtureForming the Mixture

Once you have your bowl with the mixture inside of the larger bowl with ice, it will begin to cool down. Start by stirring it with a mixing spoon every once in a while. Then, use the electric mixer once again to begin thickening the mixture. Continue stirring until it becomes the consistency of a thick frosting.

Setting Up the WicksSetting Up the Wicks

Meanwhile, you can start setting up the CD candle wicks in the candle jars while you wait for the mixture to keep cooling down. We used the Natures Garden CD candle wicks in 100 count. We also sell Hemp, Zinc Core, and HTP candle wicks in sample size, 100, and 1000 count. Take your candle wicks and get a hot glue gun with a hot glue stick. Squirt a small amount of the glue onto the silver part of the wick. Then, stick them to the bottom of each of the candle jars, quickly, before the glue dries. Make sure to center them.

Pouring the Mixture Into JarsPouring the Mixture into the Jars

After you have your candle wicks set up and centered in the jars, pour your thick frosting like mixture into each of the candle jars. Try your best to avoid pouring it over the candle wicks. Now your candles can have a bit of time to set up while we make the snowman heads!

The first thing we need to do is to weigh out one pound of Natures Garden Joy Wax. Put it into the pouring pot once again, in the stove-top pot with the heated water and melt it. We are going to use this portion of Joy Wax for the heads of the snowmen. When the wax has fully melted, add in one ounce of the Snowman Balls Fragrance Oil once again.

Forming the Mixture to Create the Snowman HeadsForming the Mixture to Create the Snowmen Heads

Next, transfer the mixture to a mixing bowl and place it inside of a larger bowl with ice once again. It will cool down much faster with this method, which we need to happen in order to add them onto the candle jars. You can alternate between the electric mixer and a mixing spoon to stir it all up. Continue to stir and mix until it finally becomes thick enough to roll into balls. This step may take a while because it takes time for the mixture to become that thick for the snowmen heads. Keep working with it and it will eventually become as thick as the picture shows!

Rolling Out the Snowman HeadsRolling Out the Snowmen Heads

The next step is to actually create the heads of the snowmen with that thick mixture of Joy Wax and Snowman Balls Fragrance Oil. Take out a silicone mat to make it easier to roll these into balls. Roll your wax into four balls, one head for each jar. Decorate them with the eyes, nose, and mouth pieces that we cut out. Allow the balls to set up in the freezer for about ten minutes to harden. Since Joy Wax is so soft and smooth, touching it can quickly cause it to start melting. Placing them in the freezer after they have been formed will help to make it easier when placing them in the candle jars.

Using a straw, poke holes through the center of the snowman heads. Push the straw completely through each of the heads. This step is necessary in order to feed the candle wicks through the heads.

Finishing the Melting Snowman Candle ProjectFinishing the Melting Snowman Candle Project

Finally, you can place each of the balls on top of the melted snowman bodies in your candle jars. Feed the CD candle wicks through the hole in the snowman heads. Trim the candle wicks and your project is all finished! Although this picture only depicts three candles, the recipe does make enough for a fourth candle. Thanks for following along and we hope that you enjoyed making these adorable Melting Snowman Candles!

Reach out on our social media to share with us your own Melted Snowman Candle Project! Our Facebook page is under Natures Garden, and the handle @ngscents can be searched to find us on either Instagram or Twitter.

Trying Out a Recipe for Melted Snowman Cookies

Not only can you create these awesome melted snowman candles, but you can also try out a cookie recipe for the holidays! These are Melted Snowman Sugar Cookies from a recipe by Betty Crocker. They are simple to make with only six ingredients. We think that this would be the perfect dish to bring to family gatherings this Christmas if you would like to try it out for yourself!

Jul
17

Scoopable Wax Melts Recipe


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Scoopable Wax Melts RecipeScoopable Wax Melts Recipe

If you are looking for some great home fragrance ideas, then take a look at the Scoopable Wax Melts Recipe from Natures Garden. Not only do we have a fantastic diy room scent recipe for you to try out, but we have quality wholesale candle and wax tart supplies that you can use to create the best room scent recipes! This scented wax recipe uses Joy Wax, which is one of the best waxes for scent throw. Further, this room scent recipe uses the strong, elegant scent of our NG Cancan Type Fragrance Oil. So, you can use this diy room scent recipe to create the best home fragrance products

What Is Scoopable Wax Used For and What Is the Scoopable Wax Melts Recipe?

If you are wondering, “What is scoopable wax?”, then you should know that its fun to create and super simple to use! This scoopable wax recipe using coconut oil has very few ingredients and can be created fairly quickly. Also, this room scent product is used in a similar to a wax tart where you add the product to a wax tart burner. Only now you are scooping out the portion rather than using a whole tart. So, you will need to take some wax scoops from the container and add them to your wax tart warmer.

Scoopable Wax Melts Recipe Ingredients From Natures Garden

Joy Wax
Cancan Type Fragrance Oil
Fractionated Coconut Oil
Diamond Dust Mica Pigment
4 oz Clear PET Jars
White Smooth Lids 58/400
Thermometer
Burgundy Liquid Spectrum Candle Dye
Pouring Pot

Other Ingredients For the Scoopable Wax Melts Recipe

Measuring Spoon
Scale
Pot (for double boiler)

Weights and Amounts For the Scoopable Wax Melts Recipe

16 ounces of the Joy Wax
12 ounces of the Fractionated Coconut Oil
1 tablespoon of the Diamond Dust Mica Pigment
2.8 ounces of the Cancan Type Fragrance Oil
1 drop of the Burgundy Spectrum Liquid Candle Dye 

Make Preparations For the Scoopable Wax Melts Recipe

Before you begin creating your scented craft recipe, you are going to make preparations for this candle recipe. First, you will need to gather and wash any equipment that you are going to need to make this candle wax recipe. Also, you will want to gather all of your candle  making equipment that will be needed for you to create this recipe. Next, you are going to want to clean up a space for you to use as a work area. You will want to clear off enough space for you to work comfortably.

Making the Double Boiler For the Scoopable Wax Melts Recipe

Next, you are going to be making the double boiler for the room scent recipe. You are going to want to create the double boiler for this recipe to prevent your wax from getting too hot and scorching. While you will still need to stir your candle wax, the double boiler will be useful for preventing your wax from overheating. To create this device, you will need one stove pot that your pouring pot will be able to comfortably fit into. In the stove pot you will add water. This water will be heated to a boil and used to heat the pouring pot. Once the water is at a boil, your pouring pot will be placed directly into the larger pot of water. Now, you can use this device to safely heat your wax.

Weighing the Candle Wax For the Scoopable Wax Melts RecipeWeighing the Candle Wax For the Scoopable Wax Melts Recipe

First, you are going to need to prepare the wholesale candle wax for this diy room scent recipe. So, you are going to want to add in 16 ounces of the Joy Wax to your pouring pot. Once you have measured out all of your candle wax, you are going to need to put the pouring pot into your larger pot to create the double boiler. As your wax begins to melt, you are going to need to use a spatula to stir. This will help to prevent the possibility of scorching your candle wax. Once all your wholesale wax has melted, you can move on to working on the next step in the candle making process.

Joy Wax WholesaleThe Scoopable Wax Melts Recipe Uses Joy Wax

The scoopable wax melts recipe uses Joy Wax as it is the best soy wax for melts recipes. This wholesale candle wax is a blend of just the right amount of vegetable waxes, food grade paraffin, and other proprietary ingredients. So, this wholesale wax mixture allows candles to smell stronger. Further, this blend does not provide candles with the rough flakiness that 100% soy wax would give to your finished products. So, put the Natures Garden joy wax to the test in your room scent recipe to smell the real difference that can be made by adding this candle wax to your soy candle making supplies!

Adding Colorant to the Scoopable Wax Melts RecipeAdding Colorant To the Scoopable Wax Melts Recipe

At this point, you can remove the pouring pot from the double boiler and turn off the stove. Now, you are going to add the candle colorant to your melted joy wax. So, you are going to need to just one drop of a the Burgundy Spectrum Liquid Candle Dye. After adding the liquid candle colorant, you are going to want to stir to evenly incorporate the color. Once all of the color block has been mixed into the wax, you are ready to continue in the process.

Scenting the Scoopable Wax Melts RecipeScenting the Scoopable Wax Melts Recipe

Now you are going to be scenting this wax melt recipe. So, you will need to weigh out 2.8 ounces of the Cancan Type Fragrance Oil. Then, you are ready to add this gorgeous, feminine fragrance oil to your melted candle wax. Then, you will want to mix everything together well to ensure that the scent is incorporated evenly. After mixing well, you will be ready for the next step!

NG Cancan Type Fragrance OilThe Scoopable Wax Melts Recipe Fragrance

The Scoopable Wax Melts Recipe scent is the lovely NG Cancan Type Fragrance Oil. This fragrance oil has a beautiful aroma that begins with notes of mandarin that balances with hints of apple peel. Then, this beautiful feminine fragrance continues with notes of Jasmine, violet and lily to form a floral accord. These gorgeous floral scents balance with notes of woodland fern and hints of berry at the heart of this scent. Then, the aroma continues with a sensual blend of cashmere musk, golden amber and vanilla bean to create a romantic sweetness that surrounds the floralcy. So, you can use this fantastic aroma to create a scented wax melt recipe that will be simply irresistible!

Adding Coconut Oil to the Scoopable Wax Melts RecipeAdding Coconut Oil To the Scoopable Wax Melts Recipe

After the lovely Cancan Fragrance Oil has been added to the mixture, you are going to be adding the coconut oil to the Scoopable Wax Melts Recipe. So, you are going to need to weigh out 12 ounces of the Fractionated Coconut Oil. Then, you will want to add the fractionated coconut oil to your melted candle wax. Of course, you will want to stir to fully incorporate this cosmetic oil into the melted joy wax. Once this wholesale oil is mixed in, you can move on to the next step in the process.

Include the Shimmering Mica Powder in the Scoopable Wax Melts RecipeInclude the Shimmering Mica Powder In the Scoopable Wax Melts Recipe

Finally, you are ready to include the sparkling mica powder in the Scoopable Wax Melt Recipe. You will want to use a measuring spoon to add 1 tablespoon of the Diamond Dust Mica Pigment. Now you are going to need to mix this pigment in well as this will be the last time that you are mixing in an ingredient. So, you will want to be sure that you have everything mixed together fully after this step. After mixing everything together well, you are ready to continue making your scoopable wax melts!

https://www.naturesgardencandles.com/mica-diamond-dust-pigmentAllowing the Scoopable Wax Melts Recipe Time To Cool

Now that all of your candle making ingredients have been combined for this wax melt recipe, you need to let your mixture cool down. As your mixture begins to cool it will thicken up. So, you are going to want to periodically stir the mixture to ensure that it cools more evenly. You will be allowing the Scoopable Wax Melts Recipe time to cool to at least 130 degrees Fahrenheit. You may want to use your thermometer to keep an eye on the temperature. Of course, you can pour at a temperature that is lower than this. However, you will not want to pour at a higher temperature as it has the potential to melt your wholesale packaging supplies. Once your wax mixture reaches the proper temperature, you can move on to the last step in the process.

Pouring the Scoopable Wax Melts Recipe Into the Wholesale Packaging SuppliesPouring the Scoopable Wax Melts Recipe Into the Wholesale Packaging Supplies

Since the scented wax mixture has cooled to the proper temperature, you are now ready to begin to fill up your diy room scent jars with your finished room scenting product. In total, you are going to need about eight of the 4 oz Clear PET Jars set out and ready for you to fill. Now, you are going to start pouring the Scoopable Wax Melts Recipe into these wholesale packaging supplies. Once all of your wholesale jars have been filled, you will want to give them time to completely set up.

Allow the Scoopable Wax Melts Recipe Time to CureAllow the Scoopable Wax Recipe Time To Cure

After your wax melt recipe has set up enough to not move in the jar, you are ready to add the lids to each of the eight containers. While you are finished with creating this room scent recipe, you are not quite ready to use your wax melts. Now, you are going to wait to allow the Scoopable Wax Melts Recipe time to cure. You will need to wait for your candle recipe to cure for at least 48 hours before you can use them. This will ensure that your scent throw is strong and your product is at its best!

Use Your Scoopable Wax Melts Recipe

Finally, you are ready to use your Scoopable Wax Melts Recipe! If you are ready to enjoy your gorgeous room scent recipe, then simply take a scoop of the wax mixture from one of your jars. Then, add this wax to your wax melt warmer and turn it on. You will have the lovely aroma of the NG Cancan Type Fragrance Oil filling your home with a wonderful scent in no time at all!

Using the Scoopable Wax Melts Recipe Without a Wax Warmer

Of course, you can find some really cute wax warmers that you would be sure to love for both decorating and scenting the home. However, there are ways that you can enjoy the lovely aroma of your finished room scent product without one. There are ways of using the Scoopable Wax Tarts Recipe without a wax warmer. So, you can use this trick if you are ever in a pinch and in desperate need a lovely room scent. Further, this trick could be useful for improving your experience with your existing wax tart warmer. This trick can help you avoid the pain of needing to scrape out your wax warmer are using! If you are interested in checking out this simple and smart wax tart warmer trick, then take a look at The Wax Warmer Hack That Will Change Your Life from Life Should Costless.

Natures Garden Wholesale SupplierQuestions About the Scoopable Wax Melts Recipe?

We hope that you have enjoyed this scoopable tart wax recipe. Please reach out to us if you have any questions about the scoopable wax melts recipe! You can talk to us on our telephone HUG Line, in the NG store, and online. An easy way that you can reach out to us online is through our social media sites. We are available on the Natures Garden Facebook page. Also, you can use the handle @ngscents to find us on Instagram and Twitter. Not only can you use these social media platforms to get answers to the questions that you may have, but you can share with us your own homemade wax melts creations, too!