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« on: November 21, 2010 02:31:41 PM »




 I bought two complete tea cup sets at Ross for $5.99. I bought 1lb of soy candle mix at micheals for $8.99, and several wicks for $3.99. I added scent from www.saveonscent.com (amazing website carries every scent you can imagine!!)

I melted the wax in a cup and added my scent. The cup on the left is Hazelnut Cappuccino, the cup on the right is Trix cereal.  Grin



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« Reply #1 on: November 21, 2010 04:07:44 PM »

very cute!
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« Reply #2 on: November 26, 2010 04:49:02 AM »

Looks great! i wonder how they smell  Cheesy
I was actually planning to make something similar to this before i saw this  Tongue
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« Reply #3 on: November 26, 2010 02:52:27 PM »

Cute!! But where hav I seen this before?
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« Reply #4 on: December 02, 2010 04:19:09 PM »

great idea! i would love to do this for my mom for christmas, right up her alley! how much scent do you put into each?
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« Reply #5 on: December 10, 2010 01:33:06 AM »

Oh, I love these - I am holding a little vintage tea party for my birthday and I think I'll be making these for favours!

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« Reply #6 on: December 24, 2010 03:14:18 PM »

They smell great except, Im not sure the oil I bought was ment for candles. Saveonscents.com sells oils for extremely cheap. They smell amazing!! I made soap out of them, in the shape of doughnuts -http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=365247.0-

Which turned out wonderfully!! But when I lit one of the candles, it popped o.O Im not sure if it was how I made the candle, or that it popped each time it hit the scented oil... But I suggest using these with saucers (so if it pops no wax gets on your table) and no where around kids/pets.

To me it is still worth it to use these candles, since they are in a cup, with a saucer under it incase of messes. For these candles I used less than 1/4 teaspoon of the scented oil and it was more than enough Smiley
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« Reply #7 on: January 08, 2011 08:46:20 AM »

Very cute! Now I could use those tea cups I found at my local Salvation Army store.
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« Reply #8 on: January 09, 2011 03:08:11 AM »

Cute - I love the pretty old teacups from secon-hand stores, but I always drink my coffe from mugs. So this is a funny way to use them.
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« Reply #9 on: May 19, 2013 03:27:00 PM »

Cute - I love the pretty old teacups from secon-hand stores, but I always drink my coffe from mugs. So this is a funny way to use them.

Saveonscents.com sells chocolate (hot cocoa), mocha, coffee scented oils that would work great for a coffee mug candle ^.^
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