Step 3: Fill & Light

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Fill the cavity with any type of oil such as Vegetable or olive oil to just below the center stem like wick.  Light the center stem like wick.  This orange candle burned for most of the day.  Below are the before and after pictures.
ashbegash3 years ago
This is such a GREAT idea!
I am going to try it! :D
you can also use scented oils that you can find online or at swap-meets where they sell candles that uses a filament light to make the oils give out their fragrance.
I was actually just going to ask this, the oils you get are usually too strong to use on their own, do you add it to another oil (which would have its own fragrance already), or would you use water as a base?
booga0073 years ago
I've just done the orange candle with Canola oil, and it seemed to work well, except that there was a smoke trail at first till I trimmed the wick down a little, but now my flame is tiny, will take a few oranges to perfect it, nice for mood lighting tho :)

Wondering tho, if you kept a drip of oil entering the orange shell, would the wick ever burn down?