Introduction: Scented Beeswax Floating Candles (Nature's Air Purifier)

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Beeswax is the part of Honey Comb that can be melted down, filtered and used for making various products like Candles, Soaps, Lip balm, Moisturising lotion etc., The wax is produced by honey bees transforming the pollen and nectar of flowers into the most amazing array of products like Beeswax, Honey, Bees pollen.

Making this Beeswax Candles is Fun and easy . Beeswax candles can burn up to twice as long as paraffin type candles. When burning Paraffin candles, it releases the same toxins as Diesel fuel. But Beeswax Candles, actually purify the Air and it also effectively reduce Asthma and Allergies. The Aroma of the Beeswax candles are divine. If you want your favourite fragrance in the candle, you can add Essential oils in it.

These Floating candles are perfect for Candle light Dinner. It will create nice Ambience :)

Step 1: Materials Required

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30 g of Organic Beeswax

Candle wick #2/04 Yards

1 large Pan

1 Glass measuring cup

1 Betty crocker mini Muffin pan

1 Knife

1 Chopsticks

1 wooden spatula

1 Grater

Eucalyptus Mint oil

Vaseline petroleum jelly

YIELD

3 Candles

Step 2: Arrange the Mold

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1. Grease the muffin pan with petroleum Jelly.

2. Cut a length of wick that is about 3 inch longer. Place the wick in between the chopsticks and position it over the centre of the muffin pan.

Step 3: Melt the Beeswax and Add Essential Oil

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1. Grate the Beeswax and take it in the Measuring cup.

2. Heat water in large pan, place the measuring cup resting inside. Gently, mix the beeswax over low heat.

3. Once it completely melted, take out from the flame. Add 3 drops of essential oil and mix it with wooden spatula.

Step 4: Pouring It Into the Mold

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1. Pour the melted Beeswax into the prepared mold carefully.

2. Let it set for 4 hour.

3. After the setting time, gently remove the chopstick and trim the excess wick using Scissor/Knife.

Step 5: Remove Candles From Mold

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1. After the Candles harden, lift them out by the wicks.

2. Wipe off the petroleum jelly with paper towel.

3. Candle is ready to shine.

Step 6: Decoration

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2 Tall glasses

4 Strawberry

2 cup of water

1. Place the strawberry inside the glass and fill the glass with water.

2. Gently place the candles on the top.

Step 7: Floating Beeswax Candles

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Comments

dan3008 (author)2016-04-06

Time to get some wicks :) I harvested nearly 200g of wax last year, time to make something nice with it

bsampangi (author)2014-10-29

It's really simple and awesome wer u brought beeswax

Bhawya (author)bsampangi2014-11-23

I bought it in Amazon.ca... 5 bars, each 30 grams.

Thank you..

mcdiggledog (author)2014-06-19

Banana muffin

Passion Make (author)2014-06-07

The smell will be so heavenly I guess :)

Bhawya (author)Passion Make2014-06-07

yes, it was great :) Thank you!

fpayton1 (author)2014-06-07

Very crwative

Bhawya (author)fpayton12014-06-07

Thank you..

Sonia Thomas (author)2014-06-06

I never knew bees wax can be used to make candles. Wow :) Learning so many new things in instructables. The floating candles look great.Thank you for sharing :)

Bhawya (author)Sonia Thomas2014-06-06

Glad u liked it :)

Thank you Sonia :)

sabina delpinoh (author)2014-06-05

Wow! Awesome! I didnt know that its so simple. Great presentation as well. Great job!

Bhawya (author)sabina delpinoh2014-06-05

Thanks Sabina :) Yes, its very easy to make .. Do try it :)

sunshiine (author)2014-06-05

Thanks for sharing Bhawya, I hope to find time sometime to try this method. Wish you the best in the contest!

sunshiine

Bhawya (author)sunshiine2014-06-05

Thank you so much Sunshiine :)..

Akin Yildiz (author)2014-06-05

very simple and creative, great post!

Bhawya (author)Akin Yildiz2014-06-05

Thank you Akin Yildiz!

nodcah (author)2014-06-05

Voted! Not only great, but they probably smell awesome as well! Nice job =)

nodcah (author)nodcah2014-06-05

*Not only do these look great, but probably smell awesome as well

Bhawya (author)nodcah2014-06-05

Thank You so much :)

Yes, they smells amazing.. :)

Tarun Upadhyaya (author)2014-06-05

Wow... these are great , I bet they smell so good :). Thanks for sharing Bhawya :)

Bhawya (author)Tarun Upadhyaya2014-06-05

Yes Tarun, They smells divine :)

Thank you :)

craftclarity (author)2014-06-05

These are really pretty!

Bhawya (author)craftclarity2014-06-05

Thanks Craftclarity :)

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