Posts Tagged ‘Candles’
Making Delicious Scented Soy Candles. How Do I Get Started?
First you need to consider what you want to make. The Rose candle votive kit shown on the left is a perfect example of what I mean. Are you wanting to make table decorations for your bridal shower? Perhaps bridesmaids gifts?
Do you wanting to make candles as a hobbyist just to burn around the home, on the patio, or for gifts for your friends? Are you an entrepreneurial teen starting to make a few candles just to make a little extra money? This is very popular under Teen Money Making Ideas.
Are you wanting to start your own home-based business making and selling soy candles by distribution to stores? Are you a serious business entrepreneur, who wants to start an online business reselling your candle wares?
Now you are thinking about what to do, consider what will be your unique selling propostion (USP)? What could set you apart from the rest? May I suggest keeping simple records of each individual customer, their likes, their family, their interests, even what they purchased. Perhaps you will want to make a specialty candle of the month, or make special soy candle gift baskets. Or would you love to make candles for holidays.
After your USP has been decided upon, do yourself a favor, and take the time to write out a detailed business plan. This will help make sure you have considered all of the potential obstacles you will have to overcome to achieve success.
Follow the link and to see where you can buy complete instructions on how to write your own business plan, or purchase scented soy candle rose votive kit(s).
When you make your own homemade candles you will want to use them everywhere. Combining candles, fall flowers, colors, scents and thanksgiving craft ideas makes for great family fun. Because of it’s simplicity, this could be used as a kids craft for thanksgiving.
I bought a glass pedestal candle holder, a fall holiday wreath, pine cones and some green colored ribbon, which I made into bows. You can use store bought materials for the sake of convenience. But hopefully you are in a part of the country where you can find lots of beautiful natural materials outdoors. As a kid, we went out in the woods, and picked Bittersweet in the wild. It would have been beautiful wrapped around a candle base like this.
First I placed the candle holder upon a platter, so I could move it around with ease. On the platter, I centered the pedestal stand. Inside the glass candle holder I placed a 7″ soy pillar candle made from one of my holiday scented candle recipes, made from a blend of cinnamon and cranberry essential oils. Around the base I wrapped a fall wreath.
If you are using wild craft items, have floral wire and wire cutters to bind the stems, and hold them in the shape you desire. Embellish the branches with pine cones, and other items of your liking. I then place green bows around the centerpiece just to add a bit more festive look to it.
Don’t forget, you want to be careful examine your final arrangement so the decorations and fall flowers used cannot accidentally come into contact with the burning candle wax. Always keep burning candles out of the reach of children and pets for the sake of safety.
Enjoy the holiday season and thanks for stopping by.
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