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Jul
31

Apple Dumpling Candle Recipe


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Apple Dumpling Candle RecipeApple Dumpling Candle Recipe

If you are interested in learning how to make candles at home step by step, then the Apple Dumpling Candle Recipe from Natures Garden is the perfect craft recipe for you! This scented candle recipe uses wholesale candle making supplies from Natures Garden, like a scrumptious fragrance oil and Joy wax for candles, to create a fantastic room scenting recipe. So, you can create a strong scented candle that is one of the best products to make your house smell good!

Natures Garden Ingredients for the Apple Dumpling Candle Recipe

Joy Wax
Pillar of Bliss Wax
Caramel Color Block
Cream Color Block
Apple Dumpling Fragrance Oil
CD Candle Wicks (100 wicks)
POURING POT
THERMOMETER
Silicone 4 Loaf Mold

Other Needed Ingredients for the Apple Dumpling Candle Recipe

16 oz. Glass Apothecary Jar
Scale
Mixing Spoons
Knife
Hot Glue Gun
Hot Glue Stick
Toothpicks
Stove Pot (For Double Boiler)

Make Preparations for the Apple Dumpling Candle Tutorial

Before you start, you are going to want to make preparations for the Apple Dumpling Candle Tutorial. First of all, you will need to gather your candle making supplies for this diy candle recipe. Also, you will want to clean all of the candle making equipment that you will need for this scented candle recipe. Of course, these supplies are listed above. Finally, you will need to clean up your work space to give yourself some room to create your own scented candle!

Prepare a Double Boiler to Melt the Candle WaxPrepare a Double Boiler to Melt the Candle Wax

One last preparation that you are going to want to do is create a double boiler for the melting candle wax. This double boiler will protect your candle wax from heating too quickly and potentially scorching. In order to create a double boiler, you will need both a pouring pot and a regular stove-top pot that you use only for craft making. You fill the stove-top pot with a few inches of water. Once you fill the pot with water, you will need to place it on the burner. You are going to need to heat the water. When you are ready to melt the wax for this recipe, you will put the candle wax in the pouring pot.  The pouring pot will then be placed in the pot containing the hot water

Melting the Pillar of Bliss Wax for the Candle RecipeMelting the Pillar of Bliss Wax for the Candle Recipe

Now that your double boiler is ready to use, you can prepare and melt the candle wax for this recipe. So, you will need to weigh out 120 grams of the Pillar of Bliss Candle Wax. Then, you will want to add the candle wax to the pouring pot. Now, melt the wax. You will want to occasionally stir the wax, but you can use the double boiler device to more safely heat your wax. After this pillar candle wax has been melted completely, you are ready to move on to the next step in the process.

Adding the Caramel Candle ColorantAdding the Caramel Candle Colorant

Once all of your candle wax has completely melted, you are ready to add the caramel candle colorant. Now, you are going to be adding just a small amount of a caramel color block to your candle wax. You are going to want to make sure that the candle wax has the color of an actual caramel candy, but you should not need to use more than a gram of the candle colorant. As you can see in the picture, you will not need much of the block.  After adding a portion of the caramel color block, you will want to stir to incorporate the color fully into the melted wax.

Testing the Candle Wax ColorTesting the Candle Wax Color

Instead of moving on without knowing whether you have the right color, you are going to be testing the candle wax color to determine whether you need to add more. Of course, you will need to mix everything together when you add more of the candle colorant. Since the color of your wax will lighten as it sets up, it can be useful to let a small drop set up on a paper plate before you move on. This will allow you to see the true color that you will end up with if you stick with that amount of colorant. Of course, you can continue to add more of the color block until you reach the hue that you would like. You can continue to use tiny amounts to test your colorant until you get a nice caramel color.

Scenting the Apple Dumpling CandleScenting the Apple Dumpling Candle

Next, you are going to be ready to add the apple dumpling scented oil to your melted wax. So, you are going to need to weigh out and add 12 grams of the Apple Dumpling fragrance oil to your melted wax. This will provide your homemade candles with a fantastic aroma that is absolutely delicious! This scented oil begins with top notes of red candy apples, and pears.  Then, this aroma will continue with middle notes of nutmeg, clove, cardamom and freshly ground cinnamon bark. Finally, this bakery scent rests on base notes of dry notes vanilla and hazelnut. So, you can include this scent in your diy candle recipes to provide a perfect room scent for your home.

Creating Embeds for the Apple Dumpling Candle RecipeCreating Embeds for the Apple Dumpling Candle Recipe

Now you are going to be creating the embeds for this homemade candle recipe. So, you will need to pour your caramel colored wax into the silicone four loaf mold. Alternatively, you can pour this wax onto a piece of wax paper in a baking pan. You will want to allow the wax to set up, but it should still be warm to the touch.

Cut the Embeds for the Apple Dumpling Candle FormulationCut the Embeds for the Apple Dumpling Candle Formulation

Then, you are going to cut the embeds for the Apple Dumpling Candle Formulation. So, you will need to retrieve the caramel colored wax, which should be about set up but still warm to touch. You are going to need to use a knife to cut the caramel colored wax into square pieces. The goal here is to make these embeds look like real caramel candies. After you have created your wax chunks, you can set these caramel pieces aside for a later step.

Melting the Joy Wax for the Apple Dumpling Candle RecipeMelting the Joy Wax for the Apple Dumpling Candle Recipe

Next, you are going to be melting the Joy Wax for this candle recipe. You will need to weigh out 300 grams this Natures Garden wholesale candle wax. Then, you will add the weighed Joy Wax to the pouring pot that is in your double boiler. While the double boiler will help to prevent scorching, you will want to occasionally stir as the Joy Wax is melting. Once everything has completely melted, you are ready for the next step in the process.

Adding the Cream Color Block

Now that all the candle wax has melted, you are going to be adding the cream color block to your wax. Again, you will want to use less than a gram of the color block. But, this time, you are going to try to have your wax resemble the middle part of an apple. Once your wax is similar to the center of an apple and all of the colorant has melted, you’re ready for the next step.

Scenting the Melted Joy WaxScenting the Melted Joy Wax

Once your wax has been colored you are ready to scent the melted Joy Wax. So, you are going to weigh out 30 grams of the Apple Dumpling Fragrance Oil. Then, add this scent to your candle wax. You will want to stir to incorporate the scent completely before moving to the next step.

Prepare the Candle Wicks for the Apple Dumpling Candle RecipePrepare the Candle Wicks for the Apple Dumpling Candle Recipe

Next, you are going to want to prepare the candle wicks for the Apple Dumpling Candle Recipe. You will need your hot glue gun and a stick of hot glue. Now, plug in your glue gun and let it warm up. Once you are ready to use your hot glue, you are going to need to gather two of the CD Candle Wicks for this candle recipe.

Adding the Candle Wicks to Your JarsAdding the Candle Wicks to Your Jars

At this time, you are going be adding the candle wicks to your jars. You will need to move quickly to place the wick before the glue cools. After adding the glue, you will place your wick in the jar and press them into place. Before pushing down your wicks you will want to make sure that they are centered and evenly spaced in the jar. Once both wicks are secured well in the bottom of the jar, you will want to straighten up the wicks. Then, you can move on to the next step in the process.

Filling the Jars for the Apple Dumpling Candle Tutorial

At this point, you are ready to begin filling up the jars for the apple dumpling candle tutorial. Since you are working with Joy Wax, you will want to pour your wax at about 165 to 160 degrees Fahrenheit. Once your candle wax has reached this temperature, you can fill your candle with this caramel colored candle wax. Immediately after pouring your candle wax you are going to add your chunks of caramel colored cubes gently into the jar. Be sure to keep your wicks straight as you add the wax cubes.

Let the Apple Dumpling Candle Recipe Set UpLet the Apple Dumpling Candle Recipe Set Up

Now that your candle jars are filled up, you are going to need to let the candle set up. You can use a skewer or a pencil to hold your candle wicks in the right place. You can wrap your wicks around the skewer/pencil. Then, you are going to leave your candle recipe to let your candle recipe set up completely.

Use the Finished Apple Dumpling Candle RecipeUse the Finished Apple Dumpling Candle Recipe

Finally, you are finished with the Apple Dumpling Candle Recipe! This candle making recipe will allow you to create one candle. At this point, you are nearly ready to use your candle recipe. Of course, you are going to need to wait to let your candle cure to ensure that you have the best candle scent possible! Once you are ready to burn your candle, you can trim the wicks and light them. At this point, your homemade candle is finished and ready to burn!

Try Out a Recipe for Real Apple Dumplings

Not only can you learn how to make a scented candle, but you can try out a recipe for real apple dumplings, too! So, you can enjoy the scrumptious aroma in your homemade candle as well as the taste of real, sweet apple dumplings. If you are interested in trying out this dessert recipe, then take a look at the Apple Dumplings recipe from Celebrating Sweets.

Ask Us Any Questions on the Apple Dumpling Candle RecipeAsk Us Any Questions on the Apple Dumpling Candle Recipe

We hope you enjoyed learning how to make candles from scratch right at home! If you have any remaining confusion about this candle recipe or candle making in general, feel free to ask us any questions on the Apple Dumpling Candle Recipe. You can reach out to us using the phone H.U.G. line, in the NG store, and online. An easy way to reach out to us online is through our social media platforms. First, we are available on the Natures Garden Facebook page. Also, you can use the handle @ngscents to find us on both Instagram and Twitter. Not only can you use our social media platforms to ask us questions that you may have regarding this room scent recipe, but you can share your own diy candle recipes, too. So, we hope that we will hear from you sometime very soon!

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!

Jul
16

Snap Bar Wax Tarts Recipe


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Snap Bar Wax Tarts RecipeSnap Bar Wax Tarts Recipe

If you are looking for a fun and easy recipe for the wax warmer, then our Snap Bar Wax Tarts Recipe would be the perfect choice for you! This candle wax recipe includes quality Natures Garden wholesale candle wax that will allow you to create a fantastic scented wax recipe. Further, this candle making recipe includes the refreshing Independent Fragrance Oil. Together, this wax tart recipe and wholesale candle making supplies to provide the best way to scent your home!

Snap Bar Wax Tarts Recipe: Preparations and Cleaning

Before you begin to create your wax melts recipe, you will want to make a few preparations. First, gather your cosmetic ingredients for this wax tarts recipe. It can be useful to get everything that you need before making your diy wax melts to have the process go easier. Also, you will want to sanitize any craft equipment that you will need for the wax melt recipe. Next, you will want to prepare an area for you to use as a work space. Further, it is suggested that you wear gloves, protective clothing, and a hair net while you prepare this candle wax recipe. After you have made these preparations, you will be ready to work on making this homemade candle recipe!

Create the Double BoilerSnap Bar Wax Tarts Recipe: Create the Double Boiler

Next, you are going to want to create the double boiler for this recipe. While you will still need to stir, the double boiler will be useful for preventing your wax from overheating. To create this device you will need two pots that will fit into each other. In the larger pot you will add water, which will be heated to a boil. Your pouring pot will act as the smaller pot for this recipe. Now, you will want to heat your water. Once the water is at a boil, set your pouring pot inside to melt the candle wax inside.

Snap Bar Wax Tarts Recipe: Ingredients Available from Natures Garden

Bliss of Bliss Candle Wax
Independent Fragrance Oil
Scarlet Color Block
Royal Blue Color Block
White Color Block
Break Bar Mold
Thermometer
Pouring Pot
Silicone 4 Loaf Mold

Snap Bar Wax Tarts Recipe: Other Needed Ingredients and Equipment

Mixing Spoon
Scale
Pot (for double boiler)
Knife

Snap Bar Wax Tarts Recipe: Weights and Amounts of Ingredients

A small amount of the White Color Block
6.5 ounces of the Bliss of Bliss Candle Wax
A small amount of the Royal Blue Color Block
0.65 ounces of the Independent Fragrance Oil
A small amount of the Scarlet Color Block

Weighing Out the WaxSnap Bar Wax Tarts Recipe: Weighing Out the Candle Wax

First, you are going to measure out the granulated candle wax for this portion of the wax melt recipe. So, you will want to add one ounce of the Pillar of Bliss Wax to your pouring pot. You are going to need to use your pouring pot device to melt your candle wax. Once your candle wax has completely melted, you are ready to move on to the next step in preparing this portion of the wax melts recipe.

Creating the Blue Candle WaxSnap Bar Wax Tarts Recipe: Creating the Blue Candle Wax

Next, you are going to add the candle colorant to your melted Pillar of Bliss wax. So, you will need to cut a small amount off of the Royal Blue color block. You will want to add this small amount of candle dye to your melted wax and mix it in. Be sure to stir until all of the added color block is incorporated. Once you have a beautiful deep blue color, you are ready to move on to the next part of the process.

Creating the Blue Candle WaxSnap Bar Wax Tarts Recipe: Scenting the Blue Candle Wax

Once your wax has been colored, you can add the fragrance oil. So, you will want to add 0.10 ounce of the Independent Fragrance Oil. Once you add in the scented oil, you will want to mix everything together to make sure that the fragrance is fully incorporated. Then, you can move on to the next step in the process.

Pouring the Blue Wax PortionSnap Bar Wax Tarts Recipe: Pouring the Blue Wax Portion

Now you are ready to pour your scented wax into the mold. So, you will want to retrieve your silicone loaf mold. However, this isn’t the only mold that you can use for this recipe. Instead, you could pour your candle wax into another silicone mold that you use for candle making or even a nonstick pan. If you use a pan, then we would recommend that you line your pan with wax paper to make it easier to remove.

Cutting the blue wax fro the snap bar tartsSnap Bar Wax Tarts Recipe: Cutting the Blue Candle Wax

After the blue wax portion has cooled and set up completely, you can remove it from the candle mold. You will want to use a knife to cut the blue candle wax into chunks. For our purposes, the chunks do not need to be even. Also, you may notice that you create little blue shavings as you cut. You will want to save both the chunks and the shavings. After everything has been cut, you will need to put this to the side for a later step.

Measuring the Candle WaxSnap Bar Wax Tarts Recipe: Measuring the Candle Wax

Next, you can move on to prepare the red portion of the candle recipe. So, you will want to wipe out your pouring pot. Once your pouring pot is clean, you want to add one ounce of the Pillar of Bliss Wax to your clean pouring pot. Use your double boiler to melt the candle wax and stir as the wax melts. Once everything is melted, then move on to the next part of the process.

Snap Bar Wax Tarts Recipe: Adding the Red Candle Colorant

Now, you are ready to add the colorant to your melted wax. You will need to use a knife to cut a small amount of the Scarlet Color Block Dye. Then, you will want to add this small amount to your pouring pot. As the color block melts, you will want to stir in the color. Once you have fully incorporated the colorant and have a bright red hue, then you will be ready to move on to the next step in the process.

Scenting the Red Candle WaxSnap Bar Wax Tarts Recipe: Scenting the Red Candle Wax

Now that your candle wax is colored, you can add the scented oil for this wax melt recipe. You will want to add 0.10 ounce of the Independent Fragrance Oil. After adding the scented oil, you will need to mix the scent in well. Once the scent has been fully incorporated into the melted red wax, you can move on to the next step in the candle making process.

Pouring the Red Wax PortionSnap Bar Wax Tarts Recipe: Pouring the Red Wax Portion

Once everything has been mixed together, you are ready to move on to pouring the candle wax. If you are using the silicone loaf mold, then you will need to pour your red candle wax in another cavity. Anyone that is using a different candle wax mold can use that mold at this time. Again, you will want to wait for the candle wax to step up before moving on to the next step in the process.

Snap Bar Wax Tarts Recipe: Cutting the Red Candle WaxSnap Bar Wax Tarts Recipe: Cutting the Red Candle Wax

Once your red candle wax has completely set up, you are ready to remove this portion of the candle wax from the mold. Then, you will need to use a knife to cut your red wax portion into chunks. Again, your chunks should be a bit uneven. Also, you should remember to keep any smaller shavings that you create.  If you add both shavings of wax and larger pieces, it gives you melts added interest.

Add the snap bar tart embedsSnap Bar Wax Tarts Recipe: Add the Candle Wax Chunks to the Mold

For the next part, you are going to need both the red and blue chunks of wax. You will need to mix these two colors together. If you would like, you can mix them together in a separate bowl. Once you have these colors mixed up, you are going to need to get your mold. So, you will need to get the break bar mold. Then, spread out your wax chunks and shavings all throughout the mold.

Melting the White Wax PortionSnap Bar Wax Tarts Recipe: Melting the White Wax Portion

Now you are going to create the white portion of your wax tart recipe. So, you are going to want to add 4.5 ounces of Pillar of Bliss Wax in the pouring pot. Then, you will need to melt this candle wax using your double boiler.

Scenting the White Wax PortionSnap Bar Wax Tarts Recipe: Creating the White Wax Portion

Once you have your wax melted, you are ready to add the scent and wax colorant. So, you will want to add 0.45 ounces of the fragrance oil to your melted wax. Also, you will want to add a small amount of the white color block to your melted wax. You will want to stir until all of these candle making ingredients are mixed together well. You will want to allow the temperature of the wax to cool to about 145 degrees Fahrenheit. This will ensure that your candle mold doesn’t melt when you pour the white candle wax.

Filling the MoldSnap Bar Wax Tarts Recipe: Filling the Mold

Once your candle wax has reached the proper temperature you will be ready to move on to the next step. So, you will need to take your white candle wax and pour it into the mold. You will need to pour this wax directly on top of your red and blue wax chunks.

Removing the snap bar wax tarts from the moldSnap Bar Wax Tarts Recipe: Removing the Wax From the Mold

After your scented wax melts have completely cooled you are ready for the next step. So, take the breakable wax melts and remove them from the mold.

Breaking up the snap bar wax tartsSnap Bar Wax Tarts Recipe: Break Up Your Scented Wax

Next, you are going to break your wax melt chunk into pieces. Your wax melts will break into shapes that are similar to chocolate bark. After you have these pieces broken, you simply need to package your wax melts and let it cure.

Using your snap bar wax tartsSnap Bar Wax Tarts Recipe: Using Your Finished Wax Melts

Once your wax tarts have cured, you are ready to use them! These wax melts smell too good not to use. All you will need to do is add a big chunk or a few smaller pieces to your wax tart warmer. Then, your home will be smelling its best in no time at all! 

 

Reach Out to Natures GardenReach Out to Us

We hope that you have enjoyed learning how to make wax melts at home! If you have any more questions about how to make these handmade wax melts, then you can reach out to us to ask any of your questions. You can talk to us on our 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 ask any questions that you may have, but you can share your own homemade wax melts creations, too! So, we hope that we hear from you sometime soon!

May
30

Fresh Linen Candle Recipe


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Fresh Linen Candle Recipe

If you love the aroma of fresh, clean laundry, then this homemade candle recipe is the perfect craft recipe choice for you! Our Fresh Linen Candle Recipe uses quality candle making supplies from Natures Garden wholesale to create a great candle recipe. Plus, this candle recipe includes a fresh scent of downy fabric softener that will provide you with finished homemade clean laundry scented candles. So, check out the candle making blog below to learn how to make this homemade candle.

Fresh Linen Candle Recipe: Natures Garden Supplies

Joy Wax- 1 SLAB
Pillar of Bliss Wax
Pink Color Block
Royal Blue Color Block
Fresh Linen Fragrance Oil
CD Candle Wicks (100 wicks)
Pouring Pot
Thermometer

Fresh Linen Candle Recipe: Other Supplies Needed

16 oz. Glass Apothecary Jar
Scale
Mixing Spoons
Hot Glue Gun
Melting Pot (For the Double Boiler)
Clothespins Mold (flexiblemolds.com)

Fresh Linen Candle Recipe: Weights and Amounts for the Candle Base

13.5 ounces of Joy Wax
A small amount of a Pink Color Block
0.8 of Fresh Linen Fragrance Oil
A small amount of a Royal Blue Color Block
2 of the CD-12 Candle Wicks
1 Glass Apothecary Jar

Fresh Linen Candle Recipe: Weights and Amounts for Topping the Candle

2 ounces Pillar of Bliss Wax
A small amount of a Pink Color Block
1 ounce of Fresh Linen Fragrance Oil
A small amount of a Royal Blue Color Block
8 ounces of the Joy Wax

Fresh Linen Candle Recipe: Clean and Prepare

Before you begin creating your candle making recipe you will want to make sure that you are ready to make your homemade creation. So, you will need to gather your candle making supplies for this homemade candle recipe. Also, you will want to clean your candle making equipment for this recipe. You may want to clean up your work space and give yourself room to work.

Fresh Linen Candle Recipe: Creating the Double Boiler

One last preparation you are going to want to make is creating the a double boiler for melting your candle wax. So, you will need to use the melting pot and fill it with water. You will want to fill the pot with water and place it on the stove top. You will want to boil the water. You will need to place your pouring pot into the boiling water. When you melt the wholesale candle wax, you will put it in the pouring put. Then, you will be able to safely melt your candle wax with your freshly made pouring pot.

Fresh Linen Candle Recipe: Prepare the Clothespins Wax Embeds

Before you create the base of the candle, you are going to make the wax embeds for the top of your finished candle. So, you will need to retrieve your clothespins mold. You are going to be creating both pink and blue colored wax embeds for the top of your candle.

Fresh Linen Candle Recipe: Melting Wax for the Pink Embeds

First, you are going to create the pink clothes pin embeds. So, you will want to weigh out 1 ounce of the Pillar of Bliss wax. Then, you are going to want to melt the candle wax for these wax embeds. You will want to add one ounce of the Pillar of Bliss candle wax to your pouring pot. Once your candle wax is completely melted you will be ready to move on to the next step.

Fresh Linen Candle Recipe: Adding the Candle Wax ColorantFresh Linen Candle Recipe: Adding the Candle Wax Colorant

Now, you are ready to add a very small amount of the pink color block to the melted wax. As the color block melts, you will want to stir to incorporate the candle colorant to your wax. Before you move on to the next step, you will want to make sure that the color is fully incorporated with your melted candle wax.

Fresh Linen Candle Recipe: Adding the Fragrance OilFresh Linen Candle Recipe: Adding the Fragrance Oil

After your wax is a nice pink color, you are ready to add the candle scent. So, you will need to weigh out 0.1 ounces of the Fresh Linen Fragrance Oil. This candle making fragrance is a clean accord with notes of jasmine, lilac, peony, Egyptian musk and French vanilla. Further, the scent has soft subtle back notes of powder and musk.

Fresh Linen Candle Recipe: Pouring Into the MoldFresh Linen Candle Recipe: Pouring Into the Mold

You are going to need to grab your clothespins mold. So, you are going to want to pour your pink scented wax into the mold. Once your wax melts have hardened, you will be ready to remove your wax embeds from the mold. Since this candle wax recipe makes extra clothespins, these can be used as wax melts in your tart burner. For the moment you will need to set your wax clothes pins aside until you need them.

Fresh Linen Candle Recipe: Melting Wax for the Blue Embeds

Now, you are going to repeat the process for the blue clothes pin embeds. So, you will want to wipe out the pouring pour. Then, you will want to weigh out 1 ounce of the Pillar of Bliss wax. Then, you are going to want to melt this candle wax to make the blue wax embeds. You will want to add one ounce of the Pillar of Bliss candle wax to your pouring pot to melt.

Fresh Linen Candle Recipe: Adding the Colorant to the Blue EmbedsFresh Linen Candle Recipe: Adding the Colorant to the Blue Embeds

Once your candle wax is completely melted you will be ready to add your blue colorant. You will want to add a small amount of the blue color block to your melted wax. You will need to mix the color thoroughly into the melted wax.

Fresh Linen Candle Recipe: Adding the Scented OilFresh Linen Candle Recipe: Adding the Scented Oil

Next, you are going to add the fragrance oil to your candle wax. So, you will weigh out and add 0.1 ounces of the Fresh Linen Fragrance Oil. Of course, this scented oil has the fresh scent that is very clean and smells similar to downy fabric softener.

Fresh Linen Candle Recipe: Filling the Embed MoldFresh Linen Candle Recipe: Filling the Embed Mold

After adding the candle colorant, you will be ready to pour the wax into the mold. Once your wax melts have hardened, you will be ready to remove your wax embeds from the mold. You will create more wax embeds than you need, so you can use some to top the candle and the rest as wax tarts in a tart warmer. For now, set your wax clothes pins aside for a later step.

Fresh Linen Candle Recipe: Adding in the Candle WicksFresh Linen Candle Recipe: Adding in the Candle Wicks

Now you are going to prepare the base of the candle. So, you will need to grab your glass apothecary jar for candle making. You will need two candle wicks that you can stick to the bottom of the jar. You will need to use a hot glue gun to stick the wicks to the bottom of the jar. Be sure to space your wicks out evenly and make them as straight as possible.

Fresh Linen Candle Recipe: Creating the First LayerFresh Linen Candle Recipe: Creating the First Layer

Now you are going to create the first layer of your homemade candle recipe. So, you will need to add 4.5 ounces of Joy Wax to your pouring pot. After all the wax has melted, you will want to add the colorant to your wax. This first layer will be pink, so you will need to add a small amount of a pink color block. You will need to mix in the color thoroughly. Then, you are ready to add in 0.4 ounces of this fresh fragrance oil. Mix everything together well before you pour the wax into the jar. Finally, you will pour your wax into the jar. You will need to be careful not to splash the sides of the jar, so try to pour in the middle of the jar. Now, you will need to let this first layer harden before you pour the second layer.

Fresh Linen Candle Recipe: Creating the Second LayerFresh Linen Candle Recipe: Creating the Second Layer

Once your pink layer has completely set up, you are ready to next layer. Now, you are going to create the white portion of the layered candle recipe. Again, you will want to add 4.5 ounces of Joy Wax to your pouring pot. Once this candle wax has melted, you are ready to add the fragrance to the melted wax. So, you will want to add 0.4 ounces of Fresh Linen Fragrance Oil to the melted wax. You will want this middle layer to set up completely before you move on to the final layer.

Fresh Linen Candle Recipe: Create the Third LayerFresh Linen Candle Recipe: Create the Third Layer

Finally, you are ready to create the blue layer for your scented candle recipe. Make sure that the white layer is completely set up before you create the white layer. So, you will need to use the double boiler to melt 4.5 ounces of Joy Wax to your pouring pot. Once this wax has melted, you will want to add a small amount of your blue color block to your wax. Then, mix well to fully disperse the color. You will need to weigh out 0.4 ounces of the Fresh Linen Fragrance Oil and stir everything together well. Now you will need to wait for this top layer to set up completely before moving on to the next step.

Fresh Linen Candle Recipe: Preparing the Whipped ToppingFresh Linen Candle Recipe: Preparing the Whipped Topping

Next, you are going to need to prepare the whipped topping for your candle. So, you will need to melt 8 ounces of the Joy Wax. Once the candle wax has completely melted, you will need to add 0.8 ounces of the clean and refreshing aroma of the Fresh Linen Fragrance Oil to your melted candle wax.

Fresh Linen Candle Recipe: Topping Your CandleFresh Linen Candle Recipe: Topping Your Candle

Now you will be ready to top your candle with this scented whipped candle wax. You will need to let the wax set up a bit before beginning to top your candle. Once your wax is similar to a slushy in consistency. You will want to mix or whip the wax until it is think and fluffy like frosting. Then, you can top the candle with whipped wax. As you add the candle wax to the top of the candle, you will want to keep your wicks centered as you add you candle wax.

Fresh Linen Candle Recipe: Adding the Clothes PinsFresh Linen Candle Recipe: Adding the Clothes Pins

Lastly, you will be ready to add the clothes pin embeds to the top of the candle. You will want to add these wax embeds into the candle before the whipped candle wax sets up completely. Next, you are ready to curl your candle wicks to finish creating your homemade candle recipe.

Fresh Linen Candle Recipe: Finish the Candle Making Recipe

Finally, your homemade candle is finished being created! Now you will need to wait for your candle to cure for a week or two. Once your candle has cured, you are ready to trim your wicks and use the Fresh Linen Candle!

Fresh Linen Candle Recipe: Using Fresh Scents Throughout History

If you love to smell clean and fresh, you aren’t the only one! In fact, humans all throughout history have been looking for scents and herbs that can provide a refreshing scent. This article shares the ideas that early civilizations have used to try to get a more fresh and clean scent. You can learn more about the fresh scents used through ancient history in the article Our Pungent History: Sweat, Perfume, and the Scent of Death by Collectors Weekly.

Fresh Linen Candle Recipe: Natures GardenFresh Linen Candle Recipe: Natures Garden

We hope that you have enjoyed this candle making recipe! If you have any questions about how to make candles from scratch, then you can reach out to us to ask your questions. You can find us by phone, in the store, and online. An easy way to reach out to us online is through our social media. We are available on the  Facebook page for Natures Garden. Also, you can use @ngscents to find us on Instagram and Twitter. Not only can you use these social media platforms to ask the questions that you may have, but you can share your candle making creations, too! So, we hope to hear from you sometime soon!

Mar
15

New Candle Colorants


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New Candle ColorantsNew Candle Colorants

Recently, Natures Garden Candle Making Supplies has added new candle colorants.  These candle colorants will allow you to color your candles with new and exciting colors!  So, what exactly are these colorants?  Well, we now carry color blocks in 25 shades!  So, for those that use liquid candle dyes, you might be wondering, “What is a color block?”.  Well, a color block is a solid candle colorant use in candle making.  What are the advantages of color blocks?  Solid candle dyes are less messy than liquids.  To use them, simply place a small amount of the candle colorant into your melted candle wax.  Now, I should add, these should only be used in candles or wax melts, not body products.  However, one color block dye will color about 15 pounds of candle wax in a medium shade.  Below, you will see pictures each color block used in handcrafted wax tarts.

Avocado Color Blocks DyeNew Candle Colorants: Avocado Color Blocks Dye

First, we have avocado!  This is the perfect shade for handmade candles.  It is a unique color that will truly sent your handmade candles apart from all the others!

 

Bayberry Color Blocks DyeNew Candle Colorants: Bayberry Color Blocks Dye

Next, we have Bayberry Color Blocks.  This dye is the perfect color for pine scented candles, but can also be used to achieve a lighter shade of green that would be perfect for cucumber scented candles.

 

Black Color Blocks DyeNew Candle Colorants: Black Color Blocks Dye

Our next new color block is a black color block.  This is a color that many of our clients have requested.  Well, the wait is over!  Natures Garden now carries a black color block for all of your handcrafted candles and wax melts.  As, you can see this color block can also be used to create grey candles in a variety of shades.

Burgundy Color Blocks DyeNew Candle Colorants: Burgundy Color Blocks Dye

Now, we have the burgundy color block.  This one is not one of new color blocks.  However, it does create a gorgeous color in candles.  This burgundy color block is staple in my candle colorants collection.  It has long been my personal favorite candle color.

 

Burnt Orange Color Blocks DyeNew Candle Colorants: Burnt Orange Color Blocks Dye

Okay, now, how cool is this burnt orange color?!?!  The burnt orange color block is perfect for your pumpkin scented candles.  However, it is versatile enough that it could be used for melon or even mango scented candles when just a small amount is used.

 

Caramel Color Blocks DyeNew Candle Colorants:  Caramel Color Blocks Dye

Next, we have a new caramel color block!  This is an absolute must have for those making dessert candles!  I personally have used it with my Cafe Caramel scented candles.  Not only did the candle smell delicious but it also looked delicious with the perfect caramel drizzle!

Chocolate Color Blocks DyeNew Candle Colorants: Chocolate Color Blocks Dye

The chocolate color block is another must have for those dessert candle makers.  This solid color block will give you the truest chocolate shade.  Again, this one will help you create delectable looking handmade candles and wax melts.

 

Cream Color Blocks DyeNew Candle Colorants: Cream Color Blocks Dye

The next solid color block on our list is the cream candle dye.  As you can see in the picture, you can you create cream colored candles. In fact, you can even achieve darker shades of beige.

 

 Dark Brown Color Blocks DyeNew Candle Colorants: Dark Brown Color Blocks Dye

The dark brown color block is a true brown candle colorant.  This solid color block is can color your candles in a light tan shade, a dark brown, and many shades in between.  I think this one is the perfect colorant for scents like Fresh Brewed Coffee Fragrance Oil.

 Grass Green Color Blocks DyeNew Candle Colorants: Grass Green Color Blocks Dye

With Spring right around the corner, many of you are adding Fresh Cut Grass Fragrance Oil to your candle line.  Well, the grass green color block happens to be the perfect color to create fresh cut grass scented candles.  In addition, it is a great colorant for many summer scents like cucumber and honeydew melon.

 Ivory Color Blocks DyeNew Candle Colorants: Ivory Color Blocks Dye

Next, we have the ivory color block.  As soon as I saw this one I just knew that I had to make a White Peach and Silk Blossoms scented candle.  Now, there isn’t as much of a range with this color block.  However, this ivory solid dye is unique and perfect in scented candles.

 Jade Color Blocks DyeNew Candle Colorants:  Jade Color Blocks Dye

So, the new jade color block is one of my absolute favorite new candle dyes.  It is absolutely stunning in handmade candles.  I also used this one in wax melts scented with our Jade Fragrance Oil, of course.  It doesn’t matter how you use it, it look absolutely stunning in candle wax.

 Mauve Color Blocks DyeNew Candle Colorants:  Mauve Color Blocks Dye

In addition to the jade color block, the mauve color block is on my list of must have colors.  It allows you to create a variety of mauve shades and is a favorite among many on the Natures Garden staff!  Mauve is such a pretty pink shade that you really candle go wrong.  It is feminine and gorgeous.

 Olive Color Blocks DyeNew Candle Colorant: Olive Color Blocks Dye

Next, we have the olive color block.  This particular green candle dye will have you needing the OMG Olive Fragrance Oil or Gin Martini Fragrance Oil from Natures Garden.  In fact, these are the first two fragrance oils that came to mind when I saw this solid color block.

 

 Orange Color Blocks DyeNew Candle Colorants: Orange Color Blocks Dye

Now, we have the orange color blocks.  These new candle color blocks are a true orange color.  It is perfect for scents like fresh squeezed orange and even at Halloween time.

 

 Peach Color Blocks DyeNew Candle Colorants: Peach Color Blocks Dye

What would be better this Spring and Summer than a Peach Perfection scented handmade candle.  It is the perfect peach scent for this brand new Natures Garden color block.  I also happen to think this scent is pretty perfect too if you are looking for a fabulous peach aroma to add to your line of candles.

 Pink Color Blocks DyeNew Candle Colorants: Pink Color Blocks Dye

Of course, we had to add a pink color block to our collection!  Who doesn’t love pink?  It happens to be my favorite color in general.  Also, it beautiful in handmade candles.  It is the perfect color for scents like Petals of Spring or Pink Sugar.

 

 Red Color Blocks DyeNew Candle Colorants: Red Color Blocks Dye

Now, let’s talk about the red color block.  While this is not a new color block, it is still a must have color block for candle making.  As one of your primary colors, it will create a perfect red color or can be used to mix other colors.

 

 Royal Blue Color Blocks DyeNew Candle Colorants: Royal Blue Color Blocks Dye

Next on our list of new candle colorants is the royal blue solid dye.  A true blue candle color that is vibrant and fun.  It is perfect for fresh scents.  As you can see you can get a wide range blue shades for your handcrafted wax tarts as well as candles.

 

 Scarlet Color Blocks DyeNew Candle Colorants: Scarlet Color Blocks Dye

Of course, our color blocks line would not be complete without scarlet.  Since we are from Ohio, we LOVE our Ohio State Buckeye!  The good old scarlet and gray!  This is a beautiful shade of red.  However, you can also get shades of pink.

 

 Spruce Color Blocks DyeNew Candle Colorants: Spruce Color Blocks Dye

Additionally, you can use the spruce color block to dye your candles.  This particular color reminded us a blue spruce.  This is the perfect color for not only those candles, but also many other scents.  I think this colorant would be perfect for scents like Ocean Mist, for example.

 Turquoise Color Blocks DyeNew Candle Colorants: Turquoise Color Blocks Dye

Another fabulous blue colorant is the turquoise color block.  This dye will even allow you to create darker shades of blue.  Why not use this candle colorant for fragrance oils like Natures Garden’s Denim scent?

 

 Violet Color Blocks DyeNew Candle Colorants: Violet Color Blocks Dye

Next, we have the violet color block.  This purple candle dye is wonderful in lavender candles and many other floral scents.  This feminine candle colorant is GORGEOUS is both candles and wax tarts!

 

White Color Blocks DyeNew Candle Colorants: White Color Blocks Dye

Now, we have the white color block.  This is another candle dye that has been highly requested.  Many times, fragrance oils can give your candles an off white color.  Well, this color block will allow you to create handmade white candles.  This is another candle colorant that many of our customers feel is a must have dye.

 Yellow Color Blocks DyeNew Candle Colorants: Yellow Color Blocks Dye

Finally, we have the yellow candle colorant.  This is another primary color that is a staple in every candle maker’s line.  This isn’t a new color block, but is still perfect for many candles.  Whether you use it with banana scents or even lemon scents, your handmade yellow candles will look amazing!

Are you ready to make some candles?  Are you trying to decide which fragrance oil to use with your favorite color block listed above?  Check out our fragrance oils by color.  This section of our website breaks down each color and gives fragrance oil suggestions for each color.  In addition, you can check the description of each scent.  In the description, we give coloring suggestions for every scent.

Mar
11

Popular Things to Make and Sell


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Popular Things to Make and SellPopular Things to Make and Sell

If you want to make your own homemade crafts to sell, then you may want to try out some of our free craft recipes in your own product line. We have all kinds of free recipes for beautiful homemade candle creations that include the lovely aroma of our wholesale fragrance oils. In addition, we have recipes for beautiful bath and body recipes, like homemade soap, that will both nourish your skin and use a lovely aroma. So, you can be sure to find some candle and cosmetic recipes from Natures Garden that would be fantastically popular things to make and sell. 

Popular Things to Make and Sell: How to Sell Candles Wholesale

One thing that you can make that would be a fantastic seller is homemade candles. The two best parts about homemade candles are the unique designs and the lovely fragrance. In addition, this type of product is perfect for making diy home decorations as well as filling your home with a strong and lovely aroma. Of course, you can check out some of our fantastic candle recipes below as well as our other diy candle recipes at our page on Candle Recipes.

Popular Things to Make and Sell: Hydrangea Candle Recipe

One diy candle recipe that is sure to be a popular seller is the beautiful Hydrangea Candle Recipe! This delightful homemade wax recipe was inspired by gorgeous blue and purple hydrangea flowers. So, this lovely candle recipe blends these gorgeous hues to create a lovely candle. The granulated wax allows you to create unique patterns with these pretty blue and purple hues. Since hydrangea flowers have a gorgeous, attractive fragrance that is irresistible to butterflies, it makes sense that you will include some cute wax butterflies on top of your candles.

Not only can you create a pillar of bliss candle recipe that is beautiful, but you can add a lovely aroma to your candles as well. The lovely aroma of our Hydrangea Heaven Fragrance Oil is sure to make your homemade candle irresistible. This scent has a fresh and sweet aroma of hydrangea that is aromatic and uplifting. Together, the pattern of your gorgeous candles and the aroma of sweet hydrangea flowers will create a homemade candle recipe that is nearly irresistible!

Winter Crafts for Adults: Keylime Pie Candle RecipePopular Things to Make and Sell: Keylime Pie Candle Recipe

Another adorable candle recipe that you can create is our Keylime Pie Candle Recipe. This lovely candle was inspired by, of course, scrumptious keylime pie. First, this layered candle recipe begins with the light brown, crumbly crust. Then, the middle of the pie was made to resemble the creamy filling. Finally, the candle is topped with whipped candle wax to resemble whipped cream. Plus, the candle is adorned with embed wax lime wedges. Altogether these wax layers create a delightful diy candle recipe that you will absolutely love!

Not only is this homemade candle perfect to use as decoration, but this candle is perfect for filling your home with a delicious aroma. Plus, this scented candle recipe includes our delicious Keylime Pie Fragrance Oil. This mouth watering aroma of bitter lime and green lemon zests on a dry down of vanilla cream. So, this scrumptious dessert candle is a perfect combination of a perfect decoration and a delicious fragrance.

Popular Things to Make and Sell: Pug Candle Recipe

The adorable Pug Candle Recipe is a fantastic candle recipe that you will be sure to enjoy. This scented candle recipe uses beeswax to create a cute pug face right on the front of the handmade candle. Since the beeswax has a higher melting point than the joy wax, you can add all kinds of designs to your candles without the beeswax melting. Of course, you can use this method to make this cute pug candle. But, you can create other fun candle wax designs as well. Whether you want to make this adorable pug face or another design, beeswax is the perfect way to add a design to the candle.

Aditionally, this cute pug candle uses the sweet aroma of the Giggle Fragrance Oil. This scented oil uses a bright, bubbly aroma of clary sage, Italian lemon, and hints of bergamot. These notes are followed by middle notes of spicy carnation, and lily of the valley and have base notes of cedarwood, patchouli, and amber. So, this cute scented candle uses a bright, happy scent to create a fantastic candle recipe that you will be sure to enjoy!

Popular Things to Make and Sell: How to Sell Homemade Soap

If you are looking for soap making business ideas, then you may be interested in checking out some new soap making recipes. You can use the diy cosmetic recipes we have at Natures Garden to add some fantastic soap to your product line! So, you can check out some of the fun soap recipes we have on the Melt & Pour Soap Recipe page or on the Cold Process Soap Recipe page.

Popular Things to Make and Sell: Spearmint Soap RecipePopular Things to Make and Sell: Spearmint Soap Recipe

One wonderful soap recipe that you can create with cold process soap supplies is our Spearmint Soap Recipe. This soap recipe uses nourishing cosmetic oils that are sure to be enjoyed by your customers, which include palm oil, coconut oil, shea butter, and olive oil. These cosmetic ingredients can be used to create a fantastic batch of soap that with care for your skin. These cosmetic ingredients are used to create lovely layers of green, grey and white cold process soap. The appearance of this lovely layered soap blends perfectly with the lovely aroma of the fragrance and fresh herbs.

First, this soap made from scratch includes wholesale cosmetic herbs. So, this batch of soap includes the refreshing and cooling effect of real spearmint leaf! Further, this lovely batch of cp soap includes the aroma of our Spearmint Fragrance Oil. This scented oil is a strong, true aroma that is, of course, refreshing and minty. So, you can benefit from the fantastic properties of this herb as well as the enhanced aroma of this fragrance. This will leave your batch of cold process soap that is sure to be a fantastic seller due to the clean, mint aroma and skin loving properties.

Popular Things to Make and Sell: Blarney Stone Soap RecipePopular Things to Make and Sell: Blarney Stone Soap Recipe

One great soap recipe that you can create with mp soap is our Blarney Stone Soap Recipe. This fun melt and pour soap was made to look like a beautiful rock or gemstone. The gorgeous hues of green and gold blend perfectly to create a soap that would be perfect for decoration. Not only is this mp soap beautiful, but it is fairly simple to create. The angular edges are made by cutting a solid layered soap. So, each of your stone soap bars will be a little bit different!

Plus, this soap recipe uses nourishing mango butter mp soap and diamond clear soap. So, you can use this soap to care for your skin as you clean up. Not only is this mp soap lovely for the skin, but it uses the alluring aroma of our White Tea & Ginger Type Fragrance Oil. This scent has notes of refreshing white tea, yuzu, lemon, bergamot, and ginger. This scent is followed by middle notes of Earl Grey tea, rose, nutmeg, and geranium. Finally, the aroma rests on base notes of woods, musk, and berries. So, this melt and pour soap is a fantastic soap recipe for both nourishing the skin as well as providing a lovely decoration.

Popular Things to Make and Sell: Champagne Pear CP Soap Cupcakes RecipePopular Things to Make and Sell: Champagne Pear CP Soap Cupcakes Recipe

Another great soap recipe that you can create is our Champagne Pear CP Soap Cupcakes RecipeThis lovely batch of homemade cupcake soaps uses both cp soap and mp soap to create a gorgeous dessert soap recipe. First, this delightful cupcake soap recipe uses soap made from scratch and a cupcake soap mold to create a nourishing soap bar. In addition, the absolutely scrumptious soap frosting uses swirled cp soap to top this scrumptious cupcake soap base. Also, this cute soap recipe uses mp soap base to create a lovely embed pear soap. Altogether, these two types of homemade soap are perfect for creating a lovely bar of soap.

Plus, this pretty soap recipe includes the lovely scent of our Champagne Pear Fragrance Oil. This scrumptious scented oil has a blend of effervescent citrus and melon notes. These notes are accented with crisp greens to create a champagne accent for this fruity scent. Plus, this scent continues with an aroma of orchard pear and a fresh apple balance at the heart of the fragrance. Further, the hint of apple blossom creates texture for the fruity accord. Lastly, the luxurious musk undertones will soften and complete the scent.

Popular Things to Make and Sell: Making DIY Cosmetics to Sell

Of course, there are even more bath and body recipes that you can create for your home business. Whether you are interested in making diy lip balm, hair care recipes, or other cosmetic recipes, we at Natures Garden have great recipes that you can use for inspiration! You can use the cosmetic recipes below or find more recipes on our page for Free Classes & Recipes.

Popular Things to Make and Sell:Chocolate Covered Strawberries Lip Balm RecipePopular Things to Make and Sell:Chocolate Covered Strawberries Lip Balm Recipe

Once fantastic cosmetic recipe that you can create is the Chocolate Covered Strawberries Lip Balm Recipe. This diy lip care recipe uses conditioning cosmetic ingredients that will care for your lips. Plus, this recipe uses the delicious aroma of our Strawberry Sorbet Flavoring. Not only does this flavoring oil have a scrumptious flavor, but this lip balm recipe uses colors to look like a chocolate dipped strawberry. Your customers will be sure to love the appearance, flavor, and nourishment!

Popular Things to Make and Sell: Aloe Cucumber Hair Conditioner RecipePopular Things to Make and Sell: Aloe Cucumber Hair Conditioner Recipe

Another lovely cosmetic recipe that you can create is the Aloe Cucumber Hair Conditioner Recipe. This conditioning hair care recipe uses oils, like sweet almond oil and vitamin e oil, that will pamper you. Further the Aloe Vera & Cucumber Fragrance Oil in this diy conditioner has a crisp aroma that blends green notes of cucumber, green aloe, fresh citrus, and musk. This combination of nourishing cosmetic ingredients and a fresh, clean aroma will create a conditioner recipe that you will love.

Popular Things to Make and Sell: Improving Your Home Crafting Business

Whether you are new to the homemade crafting business or already have an established business, you are sure to have great products to sell. Now that you have some great ideas for making your own products, you just need to start selling your product!  If you are new to the business world and would like to get some tips on how to run your own business from home, then you should definitely check out 15 Tips for Turning Your Craft Hobby Into a Successful Business from Crowdspring. This article has a list of important things to know when starting a home business. So, you will absolutely want to make sure that you cover these points to ensure a successful business!

Also, you can check out our class on Pricing and Selling Homemade Crafts to get advice on how to sell your homemade crafts. We hope that you enjoy creating your cosmetic recipes and wish you the best with your craft business plan.

Popular Things to Make and Sell: Reach Out to UsPopular Things to Make and Sell: Reach Out to Us

We hope that you have found some fantastic diy craft recipes that you enjoy. If you have any questions about how you can make these homemade craft recipes, then feel free to reach out to us. Of course, you can reach out to us on our HUG Line, in the store, and online. An easy way for you to reach out to us online is through our social media pages. First, you can use our Facebook page to reach out to Natures Garden. Also, you can use @ngscents to find us on both Instagram and Twitter.

Nov
14

Fragrance Oils for Winter


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Fragrance Oils for WinterFragrance Oils for Winter

Christmas is a wonderful time of year that is full of good cheer and family. Of course, this time of year is full of certain traditions that are perfect for bringing the family together and Celebrating the season. We have scents that are perfect for bringing you memories of the holiday season. We at Natures Garden Candle and Soap Making Supplies have some Christmas fragrance oils for winter cosmetic recipes. These scents are perfect for filling your home with delightful holiday aromas that will inspire a cheerful holiday season and pamper your holiday guests!

Fragrance Oils for Winter: Jack Frost Fragrance OilFragrance Oils for Winter: Jack Frost Fragrance Oil

First, we have the refreshing aroma of the Jack Frost Fragrance Oil.  This wonderful scent has notes of crisp clean peppermint with scrumptious hints of vanilla bean notes. If you enjoy this delightful scent, then you will love the Glistening Snowflakes Potpourri Recipe. This lovely recipe allows you create a scented wax recipe that is clean, refreshing, and perfect for scenting the home!

Fragrance Oils for Winter: Christmas Cravings Fragrance OilFragrance Oils for Winter: Christmas Cravings Fragrance Oil

Another yummy scent you can use to scent your cosmetic recipes is the Christmas Cravings Fragrance Oil. This scrumptious fragrance has notes of orange, grapefruit, lemon, and apple. These scrumptious notes are followed by middle notes of cinnamon, ginger, carrot, and nutmeg. Finally, these scents are all resting on sweet base notes of buttercream and vanilla.

Fragrance Oils for Winter: Hot Cocoa Fragrance OilFragrance Oils for Winter: Hot Cocoa Fragrance Oil

You will love the delicious scent of our Hot Cocoa Fragrance Oil for this chilly winter. You can create scented bath and body recipes or wax melt recipes with notes of warm hot chocolate with melted marshmallow topping. So, you can use this fragrance oil to perfectly create hot chocolate themed cosmetic recipes or use this aroma to provide a perfect chocolate scent, like with our Neapolitan Ice Cream Bubble Bar Recipe. So, there is so much that you can do with this scrumptious chocolaty aroma.

Fragrance Oils for Winter: Christmas Wreath Type Fragrance OilFragrance Oils for Winter: Christmas Wreath Type Fragrance Oil

Also, you can include the delightful aroma of Christmas Wreath Type Fragrance Oil. The welcoming, traditional notes of this fragrance is perfect for creating holiday scented candles. This lovely room scent has fresh scents of pine, balsam, hollyberry and earthy pinecones. So, this is a fantastic fragrance oil for this holiday season!

Fragrance Oils for Winter: Frost & Snowdrops Fragrance OilFragrance Oils for Winter: Frost & Snowdrops Fragrance Oil

Next, we have a delightful fragrance oil that is perfect for everyone. Our Frost & Snowdrops Fragrance Oil is a delicate scent with a romantic base. This wholesale fragrance oil has notes of winter air, frosted jasmine, winter flowers and a base of iced musk, vanilla, and sandalwood. Whether you are creating scented candles or lovely cosmetic recipes, this is a fantastic recipe for the holiday season!

Fragrance Oils for Winter: Christmas Splendor Fragrance OilFragrance Oils for Winter: Christmas Splendor Fragrance Oil

The aroma of our Christmas Splendor Fragrance Oil is a wonderful scent for this cheerful time of year. This perfect Christmas blend has notes of apples, oak, balsam, fir, and pine, with a background of cinnamon and clove. This strong and warm scent is perfect for creating delightful Christmas scented candles, wax melts, and other room scent products.

Fragrance Oils for Winter: Eggnog Fragrance OilFragrance Oils for Winter: Eggnog Fragrance Oil

Another fantastic holiday scent you can use to create your cosmetic recipes is our Eggnog Fragrance Oil.  This scrumptious scented oil has an aroma of buttercream vanilla, with spicy hints of cinnamon, nutmeg, and clove. Of course, you can use this delicious scented oil to create our Eggnog Candle Recipe. This scented candle recipe both looks like a scrumptious beverage and smells absolutely delicious as well!

Fragrance Oils for Winter: Balsam and Cedar Fragrance OilFragrance Oils for Winter: Balsam and Cedar Fragrance Oil

Also, you can use the Balsam and Cedar Fragrance Oil to create some delightful scented recipes. This fragrance is a camphoraceous woody blend of notes like pine, eucalyptus, cedarwood and sweet balsam. Then, this scent has orange, raspberry, and plum, middle notes of lily, carnation, and hyacinth, and base notes of balsam, pine, eucalyptus, and cedarwood. So, this is a lovely woodsy blend that is perfect for this season.

Fragrance Oils for Winter: Christmas Cabin Fragrance OilFragrance Oils for Winter: Christmas Cabin Fragrance Oil

Another fun holiday scent that you can use for adding to your wholesale candle supplies is the  Christmas Cabin Fragrance Oil. Plus, you can add this scented oil to your bath and body creations. You will love the blend of bayberries and cranberries with a notes of freshly crushed cinnamon bark with hints of orange zests. So, your homemade products will have a warm holiday aroma.

Fragrance Oils for Winter: Mistletoe & Ivy Fragrance OilFragrance Oils for Winter: Mistletoe & Ivy Fragrance Oil

Another great scent for the holidays is the Mistletoe & Ivy Fragrance Oil. This scented oil has notes of cedar leaf, Siberian fir, English holly, holiday mistletoe, cooling camphor, trailing ivy, sandalwood, vetiver, and frosted musk. This sensual Christmas aroma is perfect for creating the lovely Mistletoe Cold Process Soap Recipe. This cp soap recipe is cleansing, conditioning, and simply adorable!

Fragrance Oils for Winter: Christmas Tree Fragrance OilFragrance Oils for Winter: Christmas Tree Fragrance Oil

Another perfect aroma for this cheerful time of year is our Christmas Tree Fragrance Oil. This scented oil is perfect for creating homemade candle recipes. The aroma has top notes of pine and fresh lime. Then, the aroma has middle notes of cardamom and pepper and a base of Scotch pine. So, this is a perfect wholesale fragrance for the holiday season!

Fragrance Oils for Winter: Candy Cane Fragrance OilFragrance Oils for Winter: Candy Cane Fragrance Oil

Plus, you can create some fun cosmetic and room scent recipes with the Candy Cane Fragrance Oil. This scent oil has notes of fresh peppermint leaves with freshly ripened strawberries and a dry down of vanilla. You can use this perfect peppermint scent to create our Candy Cane Candle Recipe. Not only will this recipe have a perfect scent, but this mint scented candle is perfect for decorating this holiday season!

Fragrance Oils for Winter: Alpine Snowdrift Fragrance OilsFragrance Oils for Winter: Alpine Snowdrift Fragrance Oils

Another great scent for this winter season is the Alpine Snowdrift Fragrance Oils. This refreshing winter aroma has a crisp scent that is perfect for your bath and body recipes. The notes of this fragrance oil have notes of wet snow, a frozen air accord, menthol, woodland moss, spearmint leaves, winter anise, an ozonic accord, frosted vanilla, and galbanum. Together these wholesale fragrance notes provide a sweet, minty aroma that is refreshingly irresistible.Christmas Memories Fragrance Oil

Fragrance Oils for Winter: Balsam Fragrance OilFragrance Oils for Winter: Balsam Fragrance Oil

Further, you can use the lovely Balsam Fragrance Oil to scent your home this holiday season. This refreshing aroma of fresh pine balsam is perfect for scenting your home for Christmas time. Not only can you use this aroma to create balsam scented candles, but you can add this aroma to other scents to create a perfect scent for the holidays. So, this is a great fragrance oil that you can use to create scented candles or scented soaps.

Fragrance Oils for Winter: Wintery Candy Apple Fragrance OilFragrance Oils for Winter: Wintery Candy Apple Fragrance Oil

Our Wintery Candy Apple Fragrance Oil is a great scented oil that you can use to create some fantastic candle making recipes. Plus, you can make lovely bath and body recipes, like the Candied Apple Soap Recipe. These fantastic recipes will have lovely notes of crispy apple, pineapple, and zests of orange; followed by middle notes of neroli and cinnamon; embodied with base notes of sandalwood, fresh musk, bamboo, and patchoul. So, you can create scrumptious recipes that look fantastic!

Fragrance Oils for Winter: Christmas Cookies Fragrance OilFragrance Oils for Winter: Christmas Cookies Fragrance Oil

Of course, the scrumptious Christmas Cookies Fragrance Oil is a perfect scent for the holidays. This wholesale scented oil has an aroma of freshly-baked, buttery Christmas Cookie with sweet, buttercream frosting. Since this sweet fragrance smells like delicious Christmas cookies, the Christmas Bath Cookies Recipe is perfect for creating a delicious wholesale cosmetic recipe! 

Fragrance Oils for Winter: Aspen Winter Type Fragrance OilFragrance Oils for Winter: Aspen Winter Type Fragrance Oil

Additionally, you can try out the lovely Aspen Winter Type Fragrance Oil. This scented oil has citrus notes that are intertwining with an abundance of warm winter spices, like clove and cinnamon. These scrumptious notes are all sitting on a dry down of sweet vanilla. Together, these lovely scented oils are perfect for creating delightful bath and body recipes or scented candle recipes that are sure to bring holiday cheer.

Fragrance Oils for Winter: Christmas Memories Fragrance OilFragrance Oils for Winter: Christmas Memories Fragrance Oil

The Christmas Memories Fragrance Oil is a wonderful scent for the holidays. This fragrance has notes of orange peel and cranberry sauce. These notes will flow nicely into middle notes of cinnamon sticks and freshly ground cloves. Finally, this scrumptious fragrance has base notes of evergreen and pinecones. So, you can add this scrumptious scented oil to your soap making and candle making recipes.

Fragrance Oils for Winter: Elf Sweat Fragrance OilFragrance Oils for Winter: Elf Sweat Fragrance Oil

Another fun holiday scent that you can enjoy for your products is the Elf Sweat Fragrance Oil. Our elf sweat scented oil is a bubbly, magical blend of candy, candy canes, candy corn, and syrup, with effervescent spicy soda pop bubbles to provide a unique, magical top note. This sweet blend of cheerful fragrance notes is perfect for creating the fun Lumps of Coal Bath Bomb Recipe. So, you can enjoy the skin care properties of this bath and body recipe along with the sweet, cheery aroma.

Fragrance Oils for Winter: Christmas Wassail Fragrance OilFragrance Oils for Winter: Christmas Wassail Fragrance Oil

Our Christmas Wassail Fragrance Oil is a fantastic aroma that you can use to scent your scented recipes. This scented oil has notes of  mulled apple cider, fresh pineapple, and orange zests surrounded with spicy cinnamon and cloves. These scrumptious notes were perfect for blending with fresh cosmetic herbs, like orange peel, cloves, juniper berries, and cinnamon, in our Rustic Wax Melts Recipe. So, these gorgeous wax melt recipes are perfect for scenting your home with a lovely Christmas aroma.

Fragrance Oils for Winter: Christmas Thyme Fragrance OilFragrance Oils for Winter: Christmas Thyme Fragrance Oil

Also, you can use the scrumptious aroma of our Christmas Thyme Fragrance Oil in your room scent recipes. This scented oil had a refreshing blend of bayberries and apples with a base note of fresh pine needles and thyme, with a top note of freshly ground cinnamon bark. One perfect room scent recipe that you can create with this cosmetic herb is the Christmas Liquid Potpourri Recipe.

Fragrance Oils for Winter: Hansel and Gretels House Fragrance OilFragrance Oils for Winter: Hansel and Gretels House Fragrance Oil

Another delicious scent that you can make is our Hansel and Gretels House Fragrance Oil. This delightful scent has top notes of bright orange, lemon, and bergamot. Then, the aroma has middle notes of ginger, nutmeg, honey, and clove. Finally, this scent has a well-balanced base notes of vanilla bean and cocoa. This creates a fragrance oil that is absolutely scrumptious and perfect for creating all kinds of scrumptious candle and cosmetic recipes. One recipe you can try out with this aroma is our Scented Christmas Card Recipe, which is sure to bring some holiday cheer.

Fragrance Oils for Winter: Making Your Own Gingerbread House

There are so many fun things to do this delightful time of year! One super fun thing that you can do this time of year to celebrate and enjoy the season is decorate a gingerbread house. You can buy a generic kit to create your sweet little house or you can try creating a unique recipe from scratch! If you want to try making your own gingerbread house from scratch, then try out this recipe of How to Make a Gingerbread House from Simply Recipes.

Fragrance Oils for Winter: Reach Out to UsFragrance Oils for Winter: Reach Out to Us

We hope that you have enjoyed these lovely winter fragrance oils. You are sure to find some great scents for creating  Christmas recipes. Plus, you can use these delightful holiday scents to create wonderful craft supplies. Plus, you can try out some Natures Garden free recipes and classes. Not only can you try our cosmetic recipes, but you can reach out to us with any questions that you may have. You can reach out to us on the phone, in the store, and online. You can find us on Facebook or use @ngscents to find us on Instagram and Twitter. We hope that you have fun creating cheerful scented crafts and enjoy the holiday season!

May
09

Types of Candle Wicks


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Candle WicksTypes of Candle Wicks

Choosing the right wick for your homemade candles is one of the most important parts of candle making! The candle’s wick is what feeds the flame to keep it going, as the wick collects the candle wax vapor as the wax is heated. So, a good wick will keep your flame burning evenly and for a long time! Since there are many types of candle wicks, we thought it would be useful to have a guide with candle wick information all in one place. So, this blog explains the importance of choosing the best wick along with some details on the wicks available from Natures Garden!

Types of Candle Wicks: Choosing a TypeTypes of Candle Wicks: Choosing a Type

There are three main types that nearly all candle wicks fall into. First, we have the most common type of candle wick, which are flat wicks. These are usually made from three bundles of fiber knitted together and are very consistent in burning. Plus, they curl in the flame for a self-trimming effect. Second, we have square wicks, which are often braided or knitted. These will curl in the flame, but are a bit more rounded than flat wicks and are better able to resist clogging. Lastly, we have the cored wicks, which use a core material around the braided wick to keep it upright. These wicks have a round cross section and use different materials, like cotton, paper, zinc, or tin, to keep the wick upright.

Types of Candle Wicks: Why Are Wicks Different Sizes?Types of Candle Wicks: Why Are Wicks Different Sizes?

Choosing the proper wick is very important.  The size and type you need depends on the size container and type of wax you use. Every candle is unique and many come in different shapes and sizes, so wicks come in different sizes too!  For the wick, both its length and width have a purpose for the candle. Also, you will need to know that the different numbers signify the size of the wick. This means that a CD-10 wick is more narrow than a CD-12, which is why the CD-12 wick can cover a larger candle radius compared to the CD-10.  We should also note, when a candle wick is created, it is then coated in wax.  At times, this coating can make a smaller wick appear larger than a bigger sized wick.  It’s not really larger, it simply has a thicker wax coating than the larger candle wick.

Types of Candle Wicks: Why is my candle wick mushrooming?

One issue that you can have due to choosing the wrong size wick is mushrooming. This is when a build up of carbon forms on your wick and creates a sort of mushroom-like shape. If your wick is too large for you container, then your candle will burn way too fast. This rapid burning leads to an increased amount of build up in a short time and causes the mushrooming appearance.

Types of Candle Wicks: What is tunneling in candles?

Another issue that you could run into is tunneling. This is when the flame doesn’t burn all the way to the edges, which leaves a ring around the outside. Not only does this waste parts of you candle that could’ve been put to good use, but this can make it difficult to relight as the flame begins to drop further. Some times you can have this with the correct sized wick, but there are ways to prevent this from happening. For example, a memory burn and longer burns can make sure that all of the wax is used as the flame burns. However, a wick that is too small for your container will tunnel no matter what you do.

Types of Candle Wicks: CD Candle WicksTypes of Candle Wicks: CD Candle Wicks

First, we have the CD Candle Wicks – 100 count, which are made of a flat, cotton braid with a special paper around it. This is perfect for a hot flame as this gives the wick excellent capillary action. Also, this wick will provide a cleaner burn, is basically self- trimming, and can be used in any type of wax. If you are looking for the best wick for soy wax or vegetate wax, then this is a good option to try out! So, its no wonder why this wick is a favorite for many of us  at Natures Garden

Types of Candle Wicks: Guide for CD Candle Wicks
  • CD5 candle wicks- Use with votives and containers 2 inch in diameter.
  • CD7 candle wicks- Use with containers approximately 2.5 inches in diameter.
  • CD10 candle wicks- Use with Medium sized containers approximately 3 inches in diameter.
  • CD 12 candle wicks- Use with medium sized containers approximately 3- 3.5 inches in diameter.
  • CD14 candle wicks- Use with Large sized containers approximately 4 inches in diameter.
  • CD16 candle wicks- Use with large sized containers approximately 4.25 inches in diameter.
  • CD18 candle wicks- Use with large containers approximately 4.5 inches in diameter.
  • CD20 candle wicks- Use with extra large containers approximately 5 inches in diameter.
  • CD 22 candle wicks- Extra large wick for use in large containers approximately 5.5 inches in diameter.

Types of Candle Wicks: Hemp Candle WicksTypes of Candle Wicks: Hemp Candle Wicks

Next, we have the Hemp Candle Wicks- 100 count. These are braided wicks like many candle wicks, but they use natural hemp fibers instead of the typical cotton fibers. This makes the wick more rigid, so it can stay more on its own. Plus, these fibers allow the candle wick to provide a hotter burn. This wick can be used perfectly for any and all candle waxes. Plus, this wick is another great one to try for anyone looking for the best wick for soy wax!

Types of Candle Wicks: Guide for Hemp Candle Wicks
  • 838 Hemp candle wicks- use for votives and small candles- 1.5 to 2 inch diameter.
  • 1400 Hemp candle wicks- use for large candles- 2.5 to 3 inch diameter.
  • 60048 Hemp candle wicks- use with extra large candles- 3.5 to 4 inch diameter.

Types of Candle Wicks: HTP Candle WicksTypes of Candle Wicks: HTP Candle Wicks

Also, you can try out the HTP Candle Wicks – 100 Count. These wicks are mad from a blend of paper fibers and cotton fibers that create a flat, braided design. This design provides the wick with a hotter and cleaner burn that you are sure to enjoy! Plus, this wick’s cleaner burn is able to reduce any issues with either smoking or mushrooming. Although these wicks can be used effectively in any kind of candle wax, we would recommend these wicks for your Gel Wax or Soy Wax. HTP wick’s performance for these two types of wax is phenomenal!

Types of Candle Wicks: Guide for HTP Candle Wicks
  • HTP-31 candle wick (2.5 inch) (20mm tab, 3mm neck)- Use for votives or small containers with a diameter of approximately 1.5 inches.
  • HTP-52 candle wick (4 inch)(20mm tab, 3mm neck) – Use for containers with a diameter of approximately 2.5 inches.
  • HTP-73 candle wicks (6 inch)(20mm tab, 3mm neck) – Use for medium sized containers with a diameter of approximately 3 inches.
  • HTP-83 candle wicks (7 inch)(20mm tab, 3mm neck) – Use for medium sized containers with a diameter of approximately 3.5 inches.
  • HTP-104 candle wicks (7 inch) (20mm tab, 6mm neck)- Use for large containers with a diameter of approximately 4 inches.
  • HTP-1212 candle wicks (7 inch) (20mm tab, 6mm neck)-Use for extra large containers with a diameter of approximately 4.5 inches.

Types of Candle Wicks: Zinc Core Candle WicksTypes of Candle Wicks: Zinc Core Candle Wicks

Lastly, we have the Zinc Core Candle Wicks- 100 wicks. These wicks are the most popular for creating homemade candles. These wicks have a cotton fiber braid surrounded by a zinc core.  Also, these wicks can be used in all applications.This style of wick is great for creating container candles as the zinc core allows the wick to stand up. While you can use these wicks in vegetable waxes, you will need to go up a size on your wick. Instead of using the normal size wick for your container, just get a size bigger as these wicks don’t burn as hot as other candle wicks.

Types of Candle Wicks: Guide For Zinc Core Candle Wicks
  • 1 3/4 inch zinc core candle wick (44-20-18z)- great for tealights, and small containers with a diameter of about 1 inch.
  • 2 1/2 inch zinc core candle wick (44-28-18z)- great for votives, and containers with a diameter of about 2 inches.
  • 7 inch zinc core candle wick (44-24-18z)- great for candles with diameter of 2-2.5 inch diameter.
  • 7 inch zinc core candle wick (51-32-18z)- great for candles with a diameter of about 2.5 to 3 inches.
  • 6 inch zinc core candle wick (44-28-18z)- great for candles with a diameter of about 2-2.75 inches. Also, a nice wick for cylinder candles.
  • 7 inch Extra Large zinc Core candle wick (62-52-18z)- great for candles with a diameter of 3 inches to 4 inches.
  • 3 inch self centering zinc core candle wick (44-24-18z)- great for votives and candles with the diameter of 2-2.5 inches. These wicks self center themselves due to their 33 mm wick tabs.

Types of Candle Wicks: Spooled Candle WickingTypes of Candle Wicks: Spooled Candle Wicking

Another fun option to consider when choosing your wicks is the Spooled Candle Wicking- 8 oz. Roll. You can get about 400 feet of this spooled candle wick in either the 44-24-18 zinc core candle wicking or the 34-30 cotton wicking. According to our own candle testing, both of these types of wicks will be able to handle a diameter of between 2 inches and 3 inches. So, this wicking could be beneficial for making pillar candles, as they are taller than most of our other wicks. Further, you can cut each wick to the exact size. This means you will have less wasted wicking due to trimming.

Types of Candle Wicks: Candle Wick TabsTypes of Candle Wicks: Candle Wick Tabs

Additionally, you may want to get Candle Wick Tabs – 1/2 Pound to go along with your spool of wicking. These tabs come in a few different sizes that vary in width and neck height. The width of the tab gives your wick a base to hold the wick in place. There are 15mm, which are great for tea lights, and 20mm, which are most popular for candle making. The neck size controls how far down the wick will burn and protects the bottom of the container from getting too hot, without this the candle glass could over heat and break. This comes in either the 3mm, which is most common for candle making, or the 6mm, which is good for gel wax candles. Unless you are making tea lights or using gel wax, you will likely want to use the 20mm standard 3mm neck tabs.

Types of Candle Wicks: Votive Candle Wick PinTypes of Candle Wicks: Votive Candle Wick Pin

While the Votive Candle Wick Pin isn’t necessary a wick, it can be very useful tool for wicking! If you want to create fun candles without containers, then the wick pin is a great way to keep your wick centered. While this pin was designed to create votive candles with perfectly centered wicks, this pin is great for other fun shapes, too! We have use this pin to create cupcake candles, smores candles, and so much more! This particular pin is 2 and 5/16 inches tall, so you can use it for smaller candle designs and, of course, votive candles.

Types of Candle Wicks: History of Candles

According to the National Candle Association, candles are an ancient tool that have evolved right along side mankind. Beginning as primitive candles with reeds or beeswax, early Egyptian and Roman societies used these to light their homes and perform ceremonies. Then, the candles changed over the centuries as the ingredients were improved and changed. Overtime, they went from a source of light to a method of scenting the home, as we use them today. If you are interested in how candles have changed though time, the History of Candles article has some interesting details of what was used for all kinds of different candles from the past.

Types of Candle Wicks: Give Us a ShoutTypes of Candle Wicks: Give Us a Shout

We hope that you learned something new that you can use in future candle making. If you are interested in learning more, then you can find more detailed information on either our wicking chart or Science of Candle Wicking Class. Also, you can reach out to us at Natures Garden with any other unanswered questions. An easy way to contact us is through social media. We are available on our Facebook page. Also, you can find us on Instagram and Twitter with @ngscents. We can’t wait to hear from you!

Note: We do not accept returns on our wicks, so we advise you to purchase sample packs before committing to a larger sized bag of wicks.

Apr
30

Plumeria Candle Recipe


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Plumeria Candle RecipePlumeria Candle Recipe

If you are looking for some beautiful candle making recipes, then you will definitely want to check out our Plumeria Candle Recipe! This Natures Garden recipe is perfect for creating a gorgeous, floral scented candle that is absolutely gorgeous. Plus, this recipe walks you through creating homemade flower wax embeds for your candles! Together, the floral scent of our Plumeria Fragrance Oil and the flower wax embeds creates a unique recipe that you will absolutely want to try out!

Plumeria Candle Recipe: Ingredients Available From Natures Garden

Joy Wax

Sunflower Wax

Plumeria Fragrance Oil

CD Candle Wicks (100 wicks)

Spectrum Liquid Candle Dye Burgundy

Spectrum Liquid Candle Dye- Purple

Pouring Pot

Thermometer

Silicone Soap Mold (optional)

Plumeria Candle Recipe: Other Ingredients and Supplies

Mixing Spoon

Hot Glue Gun

Stove

Scale

A Pot (for double boiler)

Apothecary Jar

Toothpicks

Paper Bowl and Wax Paper (or Silicone Soap Mold)

Plumeria Candle Recipe: Weights and Amounts

3 ounces of the Joy Wax

30 grams of the Sunflower Wax

3 grams of the Plumeria Fragrance Oil

A tiny bit of the Burgundy Liquid Candle Dye

A Few Drops of the Purple Liquid Candle Dye

Plumeria Candle Recipe: Sanitize and Prepare Your Work Space

Before you begin creating your scented candles, you will want to organize and clean your work space. You can start by making sure you have enough space to work on your candle. Also, you will need to wipe down your work space. Next, you will want to gather your supplies and equipment. If any of your equipment is dirty, then make sure that you wash them before beginning your project. After everything has been cleaned and prepared, you are ready to move on to the next step.

Plumeria Candle Recipe: Prepare Double Boiler

For this recipe, you are going to need a double boiler. If you know how to create a double boiler for candlemaking, then move on to your recipe. Otherwise, we can explain to you how it works. Since you will need to use an pouring pot, this will act as the inner portion of your double boiler. The pouring pot will hold your melting wax and will be placed inside the larger pot. The larger pot will hold the heated water. Now that the double boiler has been made, it will be placed on the stove top on medium heat to melt your wax.

Plumeria Candle Recipe: Get the Sunflower Wax Ready

First, you will need to use the double boiler to melt the Sunflower Wax. So, weigh out 30 grams of this wax and add it to the double boiler. As the wax melts, you should be mixing every so often. While the double boiler will help prevent scorching, you should keep an eye on it and stir occasionally. After your wax has entirely melted, you will be ready to move on to the next steps for coloring and scenting.

Plumeria Candle Recipe: Adding the Candle ColorantPlumeria Candle Recipe: Adding the Candle Colorant

Then, you will be adding some candle colorant to your melted Sunflower Wax. Since we are going to be adding less than a drop of the liquid dye, we will need a toothpick to add this amount. So, take the toothpick and dip it into the purple Spectrum Liquid Candle Dye to your Sunflower Wax. Then, you will need to swirl the dipped toothpick in the melted wax. Make sure that you mix this well to fully incorporate the color.

Plumeria Candle Recipe: Scent the Sunflower WaxPlumeria Candle Recipe: Scent the Sunflower Wax

Next, you are going to want to scent your freshly melted wax.  We will be using Plumeria Fragrance Oil, which is perfect for this candle and has a gorgeous floral scent. This fragrance is a sweet, fruity floral aroma that is composed of tropical Plumeria flowers, fresh fruity top notes, on a lovely green bottom. So, take three grams of this delightful candle oil and add it to the melted Sunflower Oil.

Plumeria Candle Recipe: Preparing Your Flower Parts

Now,  you are going to start preparing the wax for your flower candle embeds. This wax will need to be a thin layer, which we will use to cut out the flowers. One way you can create this is pouring a small amount into the bottom of a mold, like the square loaf mold. Alternatively, you can line a pan with wax paper and pour a thin layer of wax in this. Either way, you will need to remove the wax at a point where it has set up but still warm.

Plumeria Candle Recipe: Cut Out Your Flower PartsPlumeria Candle Recipe: Cut Out Your Flower Parts

Once your thin layers of wax are set up, you will want to cut out your petals and circles. You can use a knife, toothpick, or anything that you have that is pointy and tough enough to cut out your shapes. Also, you will need to have two circles and about twelve or so petals. The exact number of petals you will need depends on their size. Since you will need a couple extra petals on top of the candle, you will want to make a few extra petals. So, the exact number that you need for your flowers isn’t extremely important yet.

Plumeria Candle Recipe: Creating the Other Flower PartsPlumeria Candle Recipe: Creating the Other Flower Parts

Now, you are going to need to repeat these previous steps using two different colors. For one of the rounds you will use one drop of purple liquid candle colorant. After these pieces are created, you can move on to the last set of flower parts. The last round will be colored with a tiny amount of the burgundy candle colorant. Again, you can use a toothpick to add this color to your melted Sunflower Wax.

Plumeria Candle Recipe: Prepare the Candle JarPlumeria Candle Recipe: Prepare the Candle Jar

Before we start adding the candle wax to the container, you will need to prepare the candle jar. So, heat up your hot glue gun to adhere two of the CD-12 candle wicks to the bottom of your jar. You will want to make sure that they are as straight and even as possible. Otherwise, your finished candle won’t burn evenly and could result in tunneling. Plus, awkwardly placed wicks could ruin the pretty design! So, it would be best to be careful on this step.

Plumeria Candle Recipe: Prepare the Purple LayerPlumeria Candle Recipe: Prepare the Purple Layer

Now, we are ready to create the first layer for our scented candle. We will start by weighing 3 ounces of Joy Wax and melting it in the double boiler. Remember to mix the melting wax every so often. Once this is melted we are going to add in the colorant. Put two drops of the purple Spectrum Liquid Candle Dye into the melted wax and stir to fully incorporate the color.

Plumeria Candle Recipe: Pouring the Bottom LayerPlumeria Candle Recipe: Pouring the Purple Layer

Next, you are going to scent and pour the purple layer. So, add 0.3 ounces of the Plumeria Fragrance Oil to the melted purple wax and mix to incorporate the scent. After, you are ready to pour this layer into the jar. Once this layer has been carefully poured into the jar you will need to straighten your wicks before the wax sets up. You may want to have something across the top of the jar to steady your wicks.

Plumeria Candle Recipe: Adding the Wax Embed Flowers Plumeria Candle Recipe: Adding the Wax Embed Flowers

Now, you are ready to start setting up your embed flowers. So, you are going to begin adhering your flower parts to the jar. Start by pressing one of your circles to the inside of the glass jar. Make sure that you hold the wax circle in place by pressing gently until it has completely adhered. Then, adhere the petals of a different color around the circle in a similar fashion to the picture to the left. You will continue to evenly space out the rest of your flowers around the jar. We had six flowers total, but this amount may vary depending on the size of your petals.

Plumeria Candle Recipe: Preparing the White LayerPlumeria Candle Recipe: Preparing the White Layer

Next, you are going to create the white layer for behind your wax flower embeds. So, weigh out 11 ounces of Joy Wax and add it to the apothecary jar. You will need to melt the wax using the double boiler method with occasional mixing. After, you will need to add 1.1 ounces of the Plumeria Fragrance Oil. Before you go to pour in this layer you need to measure the temperature. Otherwise, you could possibly melt and mess up your wax flower embeds! Use a thermometer to determine when your wax has dropped to about 150 F, which is a safe temperature range to pour your white layer. Once it reaches this temperature you can pour in this layer.

Plumeria Candle Recipe: Allow the White Layer to Set UpPlumeria Candle Recipe: Allow the White Layer to Set Up

Now that you poured in the white layer into the base of your candle, your creation is nearly complete! Just make sure that both of your wicks are centered. Make sure that you center your wicks before this white layer completely sets up. Then, you just need to wait for this top layer to harden and set up. Once your white layer has set up you can move on to creating the whipped topping.

Plumeria Candle Recipe: Prepare the Whipped WaxPlumeria Candle Recipe: Prepare the Whipped Wax

Next, we are going to create the whipped wax topping for this candle. So, weigh out 8 ounces of Joy Wax and put it into the apothecary pot. After the wax has completely melted, you can add 0.8 ounces of the Plumeria Fragrance Oil. After, let your wax begin to set up. Before it completely sets up, you will need to whip the wax. Once the wax is well whipped and before it completely sets up, you can put the wax on top of the base of your candle.

Plumeria Candle Recipe: Decorating the Top of the CandlePlumeria Candle Recipe: Decorating the Top of the Candle

Immediately after adding your whipped wax you will want to start adding your extra petals to the top of your candle. This will make sure that your petals stick to the candle and won’t fall off. So, start taking your differently colored petals and placing them on top of the candle. Make sure that you press them lightly into the wax, so they are able to stay in place. Once all your petals have been placed, use a pencil to curl your two candle wicks.

Plumeria Candle Recipe: Letting Your Candles Set UpPlumeria Candle Recipe: Letting Your Candles Set Up

Finally, your candles are complete! But, you are going to want to wait a day or two for your candle to cure before using your candle. While it can be tempting to use your candle early, it will be worth the wait and work so much better after letting it cure! Allowing your candle to cure for 24-48 hours will give the wax time to absorb the scent and provide a better scent throw.

Plumeria Candle Recipe: History of Plumeria Plumeria Candle Recipe: History of Plumeria

If you love the aroma of the Plumeria Fragrance Oil, then you may want to learn more about the history of this gorgeous, tropical flower. One interesting fact about these exotic flowers is that their origin was not actually Hawaii. While the gorgeous Plumeria flowers are commonly associated with these exotic islands, these were actually brought to Hawaii from Mexico in the nineteenth century. However, this beautiful flower has been incorporated in many lovely, tropical lands, like Hawaii, the Carribean, Indonesia, and many others! For those that are interested in finding out more, you can learn even more about this flower and others by clicking here to read all about the Plumeria History by Tropical Flowers and Plants.

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Types of Candle Wax


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Types of Candle WaxTypes of Candle Wax

Often, here at Natures Garden, we are asked about the different types of candle wax that we carry.  For beginners, it can be difficult to know which wax to use and when to use.  From pillar wax to container wax or granulated waxes or wax in flake form, below, we will talk about all of the waxes that Natures Garden carries, what to use them for, and what for they come in.

Types of Candle Wax: Container Wax vs. Pillar Wax

Before we begin looking closely at the different types of candle waxes, we would like to talk about the difference between a container wax and pillar wax.  You might wonder why you would even need two types of wax.  Well, there are differences in the two types.

Container Wax vs. Pillar Wax: Container Wax

So, first we will talk about a container wax.  Container waxes are created specifically for container candles.  When creating a container candle, it is important that your candle wax adheres to your container.  If the wax doesn’t adhere properly to your jar, your candles will end up looking like they have wet spots.  While, yes, this can still happen with containers, it inevitable when you use pillar wax in a container.  This is why you will find container waxes to be softer.  Container waxes can come in many forms.  It can come in flake form, granulated form, and even slab form.  Natures Garden carries the following container waxes; Joy Wax, WOW Wax, palm wax, several types of soy wax, and gel wax.

Container Wax vs. Pillar Wax: Pillar Wax

Next, let’s take a look at pillar wax.  Pillar waxes are created to be a harder wax. This is important because a harder wax will release more easily from your candle molds.  This makes pillar waxes perfect to use when creating both pillar candles as well as wax melts.

Types of Candle Wax: Soy Waxes

First, we will talk about the three soy waxes that Natures Garden carries.  We carry three types of soy wax.  Soy wax will give you a clean burn.  All three soy waxes are Golden Brand waxes.  They all come in flake form.  They should all be used only for container candles as the setup wax will be too soft for tarts.  However, if you really want to use them for wax melts, you can add stearic acid to help harden the wax a bit.  Below, we will take a closer look at all three of these waxes.

Soy Waxes: NG 100% Soy Wax

We will start by looking at NG 100% Soy Wax.  This wax is a pure soy wax that does not contain any additives and is kosher.  It is also known as Golden Brands 415 Soy Wax.  As I said before, it should be used for container candles.  It will be too soft to use for your pillar candles.  Next, we will talk about a few things you should know about straight soy wax.  Soy wax can have a rougher finish and issues with frosting.  This is just the nature of soy wax.  There can also be more of an issue with glass adhesion.  So, when working with soy wax, it is very important to warm your jars before pouring the candle wax into them.  In addition, it can be harder to get a really strong scent throw with soy wax, when compared with paraffin.  Since there can be some issues with frosting, scent throw, and glass adhesion with a straight soy wax, Golden Brands has created a couple of other natural soy waxes to help with some of these issues.

Soy Waxes: Golden Foods Soy Wax 444

So, the first natural and kosher soy wax is the Golden Foods Soy Wax 444.  This soy candle wax has soy based additives to help with some the issues that you can have with the 415 soy wax.  This particular container candle wax has a higher melt point.  Since it has a higher melt point, the candle wax will retain a higher fragrance load.  The melt point of the 444 soy wax has a melt point of 119-125 degrees Fahrenheit.

Soy Waxes: Golden Brands Soy Wax 464

Now, we will take a closer look at the Golden Brands Soy Wax 464.  So, this soy wax, like the 415 and 444, is still natural and kosher.  However, this wax contains soy based additives that will help with glass adhesion.  The reason this soy wax will adhere better to your jars is because the melt point is lower.  The melt point of the 464 candle wax is 113-119 degrees Fahrenheit.

Types of Candle Wax: WOW Wax

Next, we will talk about Natures Garden’s WOW Wax.  This candle wax comes in a slab form.  However, it is very soft.  In fact, it is so soft that you can cut it with a butter knife.  This candle wax is a single pour wax comprised of mainly paraffin wax.  Paraffin wax will give you the best scent throw compared to other candle waxes along with a nice creamy finish without the frosting that you can get from soy wax.  It is used for container candles.

Types of Candle Wax: Joy Wax

Our next container wax is Natures Garden’s Joy Wax.  Joy wax is a combination of  soy wax, food grade paraffin, vegetable waxes and other proprietary ingredients.  It, like our WOW Wax, comes in slab form.  It, too, is soft enough to cut with a butter knife.  This is my personal go to wax for container candles.  Since it is made of both paraffin and soy, I think of it as the best of both worlds.  It has soy in the wax, which will give you a cleaner burn compared to a straight paraffin.  In addition, it has paraffin in the wax.  This will give you a nice creamy finish along with a better scent throw when compared to a straight soy wax.

Types of Candle Wax: Gel Wax

Now, we will take a look at our next container wax, gel wax.  Natures Garden carries Penreco’s patented medium density gel wax.  Gel wax sets up to look, well, like gel.  Gel wax is a transparent, rubbery compound composed of mineral oil and polymer resin. So, it really does create a truly unique candle.  You can use embeds and micas with this candle wax.

However, there are a few differences when compared to other container waxes.  First, the flash point of the fragrance oil being used needs to be at least 170 degrees Fahrenheit.  In addition, you need to check for solubility.  Basically, you want to make sure that the oil will mix properly with the gel wax.  You will want to test the fragrance oil in mineral oil.  You can easily do this by mixing the your fragrance oil with mineral oil.  So, first, ensure that the flash point is 170 degrees Fahrenheit or higher.  If it is, it may be able to be used in gel wax.  However, you need to test it in mineral oil.  Simply mix the fragrance oil 50/50 with mineral oil.  Once you mix the fragrance oil, check for any separation, cloudiness, or striations.  If none of these are present, it should do well in gel wax.

Types of Candle Wax: Palm Wax

Next, we will look at palm wax.  Natures Garden’s palm wax come only from sustainable sources. We are pleased to affirm that the palm oil used by our company originates from reputable plantation companies who are members of the Malaysian Palm Oil Association (MPOA). MPOA, together with many other stakeholders, has pioneered the establishment of the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO).  You can read more about this in the description of the palm waxes on our website.  Palm wax is another unique wax that has a crystal-like finish to it.  It is a beautiful wax.  We carry it in both a pillar wax form and a container wax.  Both types of wax are a granulated wax so, it is very easy to work with.

Palm Wax: Container Wax

First, our palm container wax.  This wax can be used for container candles.  So, if you are using a jar, you want to use this wax.  Once your candle sets up, it will have a crystaline finish.  It truly creates a stunning natural container candle.

 

Palm Wax: Pillar Wax

Finally, we have our palm pillar wax.  You can use palm pillar wax when creating homemade pillar candles.  The pillar wax will easily release from your candle mold.  The palm pillar wax can also be used to create natural wax melts.  They will also have the same crystal effect as the container wax.  This is my go to wax for both pillar candles and wax melts due to the crystals that appear on the finished candles and melts.

Types of Candle Wax: Pillar of Bliss Candle Wax

Let’s look at Natures Garden’s Pillar of Bliss candle wax.  This pillar wax is a blend, containing more than 50% soy wax.  However, it also includes paraffin.  So, this wax, like the Joy Wax, will have a smooth and creamy finish.  You can use Pillar of Bliss candle wax for both your pillars and wax melts.  It has excellent cold and hot throw.  It also comes in a granulated form.  In addition to using it for pillar candles, it can be used to create granulated container candles.  These types of candles are popular for projects with children and adults alike.  You can even create granulated candles without melting your candle wax.

Types of Candle Wax: Beeswax

Now, we will talk about beeswax.  Beeswax comes from the bee hive and is filtered.  In addition, our beeswax is naturally bleached by the sunlight.  It can be used to create homemade candles.  This wax can even be used to make a rolled beeswax candle.  We have even used it in candles like our zebra print candle to create the zebra stripes in a soy wax candle.  It comes in a pellet form.  You can also use white beeswax in cosmetic recipes as well.

If you are looking for recipes or ideas on how to use each candle wax Natures Garden carries, click the link to each wax.  Above the picture on our website, you will find a green recipe tab with a variety of tutorials for each type of wax.  Once you create your candles, show off your creations!  Tag us on social media.  You can find us on Instagram and Twitter @ngscents.  Or post your pictures on our Facebook page!