Friday, April 30, 2010
Tea Cup Container Candles
Since I took the Eco-Friendly Candlemaking Class at The Nova Studio my interest has been renewed to make candles. I found these instructions on how to make the tea cup container candles project from Martha Stewart that I wanted to share. These would be cute gift ideas Here is cute gift idea for Mother's Day or really any day of celebration (Bridal Showers, Bay Showers etc.).
Tools and Materials
Partially burned candles ( or soy candle wax from your local craft store)
Candy or candle thermometer
Scent and Colorant (optional)
Teacup Lights How-To
3. Pour in the wax, stopping 1/2 inch below the cup's rim. Allow wax to set, about 1 hour. The candle will harden with a well in the center. To even it out, use another skewer to prick a circle of holes about 1/16 inch deep around the wick. Pour in melted wax until surface is 1/4 inch below rim. Cut wick.
Source: From Martha Stewart Living, December 2002 and Martha Stewart website