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How to make a heart candle

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So valentines day or an anniversary is coming up and you've got no gift to give to yor special someone, all you can think of is the unoriginal box of choclates or roses, boring. I always think that a gift made is nicer than a gift bought, and people appreciate the time and effort put into a gift, than how much is spent.
And so I give you the idea of making a heart candle, which is pretty simple to make and you only need a few things, which you might have already hopefully.
 
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Step 1: Supplies and Equipment

To make the candle you need only a few things:

- A red candle or any colour you like, but tradtionally hearts are red.( Also i used one that smells nice when lit.)
- A mould, cake mould will do.
- A choclate or cheese fondue set. Dont worry the wax isnt that hard to get out if you want to re-use it later that night for dipping your delicous strawberrys into chocolate,yum yum.
- And a lighter, or matches, anything that can light a candle.

Step 3: Preparing the mould

While the wax is melting prepare the mould, put a bit of oil around it, helps stop the wax from sticking. For the wicks I used the old wick from the red candle and cut it into 3 pieces, I then put a bit of foil on the end of each wick to help it stand up while im pouring the wax in.
Make sure the wax doesnt have a layer of skin on the top before you pour it into the mould as this would give an uneven finish, as i learned when i did mine.
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