I decided to make my own candles kind of on a whim after I was too cheap to spend $22.50 on a candle from a fancy bath store. I bought the most basic of basic supplied. This is the steps I followed on how to make the candles. If you want more instructions, or information on where I got the items check out my original article http://scotthoughts.net/blog/?p=133

Step 1: What You Need

You need to get all the raw materials first. I opted for the easiest option, I purchased the following:

1lb Premium Candle Wax
Scent Oil
Extra Long pre waxed wicks
Candle Dye Block

From your house, the things you need to be able to make the candles are  a small pot, a bowl, a spoon, a funnel and a chopstick. Which is probably the most random list of ingredients ever, but you need the pot and bowl to create a double boiler, spoon to stir, funnel to well funnel, and the chopstick to secure the wick. All will be revealed, so just trust me!
by the way cute cat
I made it sort of green and I smashed the jar to let the candle out.Thanks for the awesome instructable.
how did you manage to get it out of the jar? your candle looks really pretty too!
It's still in the jar, the picture doesn't really show it, sorry, but I wanted to leave it in the jar so that when it burns it doesn't get wax everywhere.
I love cats.
this is a cute cat.....with a dangerous knife...very cute
Cute but dangerous, thats how I roll! She was right up in my business when I was chunking up that wax! I was scared for both of us!

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Bio: Getting Crafty up in Canada and hopefully not hurting myself..Hopefully some more recipes and things coming soon!!
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