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Topic: Old Mustard Jar Candles  (Read 757 times)
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« on: February 24, 2012 06:44:37 AM »

Got some more old jars from my grandmother Smiley

I had an old candle that wouldn't light and smells great and got the wax out with a knife.

Then, I added a little bit of yellow crayon

I don't have a double boiler, so i've been using this method. The frying pan is sitting on top of a pot of boiling water. (obviously this pan is now reserved for candle making)

Don't forget to pull out the black parts from the old candle.

I poured the wax in and held the wick in place using a bobby pin.

Then let it set! (I forgot to take pictures till after I started burning it)

« Last Edit: February 24, 2012 07:00:26 AM by BethanyJoy » THIS ROCKS   Logged

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« Reply #1 on: February 24, 2012 07:16:43 AM »

How cool!

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« Reply #2 on: February 25, 2012 07:42:04 PM »

Those are super cute!

If you want an alternative method to melting old candles, you can melt them in their original glass containers, just place the container in a pot of boiling water for a few minutes.

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