While the manufacturing process is relatively straightforward, you can let your creativity run riot, in terms of colours, shapes and scents. Should you not be happy with your initial endeavours, melt the candle and try again!
Although candle making works well as a pastime for all the family, children need supervision, and you will have to give it your undivided attention. When you work with hot wax, don’t try multitasking because it will not only be dangerous but the wax will also turn cold very fast.
There are plenty of kits around that are perfect for beginners and you can customize your creations, perhaps using inflammable beads or stencils.
Adding scents gives your candles added appeal. You can buy scents in block or liquid form, but potpourri or essential oils also work, as do crushed herbs. But we won’t wax lyrical any more, get out there and get creating…