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  • Start Soy Candle Business Make Money From Home September 15, 2012
    Make Money From Home Start a Soy Candle Business From Home  Hello thanks for stopping by to visit my blog. I will assume since you reading this perhaps you discovered the Great American dream of going to college, working 40 hours a week, and retiring in 40 years no longer works in the USA. So I set out to help [...] […]
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Candle Maker Tips, Tricks, and Techniques


Candle Makers Tips, Tricks, and Techniques






How to Make Soy Candles and Tealights



Scenting your Soy Candles


Scenting Your Soy Wax Candle Ebook


How to Start a Candle Making Business from Home


How To Start a Candle Making Business from Home


Candle Maker Tips, Tricks, and Techniques


Candle Makers Tips, Tricks, and Techniques


Posts Tagged ‘Container Jar Soy Candles’

Teacup Scented Soy Wax Candles

Soy Wax Candles In Teacups Another Great Soy Candle Gift Idea

Teacup Scented Soy Candles

Gift idea soy candle in a teacup

Shopping around for soy candle containers I decided to see what I could find walking into my local discount stores. Uniqueness is really important especially in the beginning, when you are trying to set yourself apart from any competition. This is very important to remember as you are creating your own home based soy candle business. Since so many people are trying to get started making income from home on a shoestring, I decided to show you another idea on how to make a one-of-a-kind scented soy candle. Plus showing you another idea on how to find low, or no cost candle containers.

Make A Soy Teacup Candle

Make A Soy Teacup Candle

Many ”beautiful” Teacups and Saucers can be found in thrift stores. They make a really beautiful addition to any product line you might be trying to sell, or just to use as a great gift for birthdays, holidays, or perhaps a special occasion.

Here are items you will need to make Teacup Candles:

You Will Need The Following:

1. Teacups (the saucer is optional)  I found these at the local Salvation Army Thrift Store. 
2. Soy Candle Container Wax (I buy mine from Candlewic.) 
3. Candle Wick (Make sure the wick will be a minimum of 1″ taller than the top of the teacup)
4. Candle dye and Candle Scent (optional)
5. Stacking Pour Pots (Make a double boiler)
6. Thermometer
7. Hot Glue Gun

Teacup Soy Candle Directions:

Place a Wick In The Teacup Candle Container

Set a Candlewick In Your Soy Teacup Container

1. First wash saucer and teacup, and wipe them completely dry.

(You don’t want water in the wax, or water spots on your finished teacup or saucer.)

2. Select a candle wick, adhere it to the bottom center of the teacup using your hot glue gun. (I use a the hollowed out portion of a bic pen, run my candlewick into it, because it makes it easier to press the wick in place exactly where i want it.)

3.  Center your candle wick and hold it in place on the top of the candle container. (I use the glue to hold the wick on the dowel, and a bit on the side of the container to hold the dowel centered while I am making the candle).

4. Add wax into your double boiler, melt it, and add dye and fragrance following a soy candle recipe, or manufacture’s directions.

5. Pour melted wax into your teacup container.

6. Let candle cure for a minimum of 24-48 hours before lighting.

Wick A Soy Candle In A Teacup

Scented Soy Candles Teacup Candle

7. Trim candle wick to 1/4 inch before lighting it.

To give you a better idea on how inexpensive it was for me to buy two sets of teacups, I bought two separate cups and saucers for only $2.00.  When I am making these candles at home, I will make up more than one type of candle in different containers to maximize my time.  Because they are unique, and can be gift wrapped very nicely, these will quickly sell for a nice little profit.

Making scented soy candles can be a very lucrative home based business model, for more information on how to get started including writing a business plan, scenting your soy candles, complete instructional guide books on how to make soy candles and tealights can be found on the homepage of Scented Soy Candles. Click here.

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The Weekend Wendy: Labor Day Soirée

Don’t Miss the Labor Day Soirée  in Wilton Patch, Ct.

If you get a chance, and you are in the area…

If you are out and about in Wilton Patch, Ct. it looks like there is a great time going on in town today.

Sounds like it is a quaint little town. Here is just an excerpt from the article.

Don’t’ forget the lighting.  Candles placed in groups of three make lovely mood lighting.  Open House has a selection of various candles and holders. 

For 100 percent soy candles, stop by The Guilded Nest in Ridgefield.  Located at the corner of Routes 7 and 102, this little shop has something old, something new, something fun, and something funky for great conversation starters.

Check stores for special Labor Day hours.

To see the entire article, click here.


Gardenia Scented Soy Candles – How to Double Wick Candles

My friend Shirley, (also the lady I just moved in) with raved about my gardenia scented soy candle when she walked into the house yesterday. Yes, I have been busy, because I just made more gardenia scented soy candles for our house.

In the video I used the fragrance Tangerine, but we really love the clean smell of Gardenia.  Shirley loved the fact our whole house smelled so fresh, I wanted to post my YouTube Video under GreenGardenerGal so you can see how I made the double wick scented soy candles.

Return to home page of Scented Soy Candles to see special promotion on the book “How to Make Soy Candles and Tea Lights!”




Scented Soy Candles Video How to Double Wick

Double Wick Scented Soy Candle How to Video

Double Wick Scented Soy Candle How to Video

How To Make Double Wicked Scented Soy Candles Video

When it gets right down to it, the larger container candles need more candle wick. This is necessary to provide the appropriate amount of heat required to create a melt pool that fully covers the candle surface. If you do not have the correct wick sizes, or quantites, tunneling will occur because the full surface of the wax is not consumed as the wax is burned.

See the article I wrote on candle burning problems for more specifics.

So on that note, I made this double wicked scented soy candle using a tangerine fragrance, and turned it into a video. Because wick placement correct wick placement is so important, I showed you one of the ways that I use the wicks in combination with a dowel rod, and a glue gun to secure the candle wicks exactly where I want them before I pour the soy candle wax.


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Question Asked: What additive will make candle wax last longer?

Can An Additive Make Soy Wax Last Longer?

Help! Is there anything natural, or any type of additive that can be mixed into  candle wax to make it last longer? What about a soy blend wax, or palm wax?  I do not want to buy a lot of candle wax, because it is so expensive. Will adding fabric softener,  lotions, or shampoo increase the volume of the candle wax, and still burn?

Comments will be welcome, but I felt I should make a blog post in response to Shirley’s question posted under the blog comments instead of responding to her via email.


 Candle safety is a primary consideration.

Personally, I would not consider it safe to add any additive to a candle wax product you intend to burn, unless it is approved by the National Candle Association.   Read the rest of this entry »

Making Organic Soy Candles Can Be A Girl’s Activity



Make Organic Soy Candles Slumber Party Idea for Young Ladies
Make Organic Soy Candles Slumber Party Idea for Young Ladies

Making Organic Soy Candles Becomes A Party Idea For Young Ladies To Use At Their Next Overnight Slumber Party

Young girls are always excited about the prospect of having a slumber party, but activities to occupy them are equally important. Why not consider teaching them how much fun it is to make their very own scented soy candles?

Not only will this make the party exciting, and unforgettable, but …..        Read the rest of this entry »

Burn Soy Candles the Right Way

Learn What Not to Do When You Burn Soy Candles

What not to do when you burn your soy candles

What not to do when you light your scented soy candles for the first time!

You have made beautiful scented soy candles!

Success at last!

However, if you do not burn your highly scented soy candles correctly the first time they are lit, they may never burn correctly during the remaining lifetime  of the candle. Read the rest of this entry »

Valentine Pheromone Scented Soy Candles

Valentine's Day Pheromone Scented Soy Candles

Valentine's Day Scented Soy Candle Centerpiece



If you want to entice your special person, and add romance to the Valentine’s Day candlelight dinner, or add spice to the bedroom ambiance when you want to make it into a night to remember; perhaps you will want to consider making ultra-special pheromone enhanced scented soy candles.

To make these ultra-special scented soy wax candles you will want to buy a pheromone for the sex you want to improve attraction to. The pheromone Androstenone makes women more attracted to a man. Androstenol is the pheromone women secrete making them attract more men. Read the rest of this entry »

Start Scented Soy Candle Home Business

Earlier this week I saw a video on YouTube touting the home based soy candle business as one of the top 10 business opportunities for 2010.

More and more, people are seeking out green products and ideas for use inside the home, and they will be seeking you out if you are willing to take the time to learn how to produce above average quality products, and market them. So Go GREEN with Soy Candles! Be part of the new, and exciting rapidly expanding Green Industry, and Economy!

How To Start a Candle Making Business from Home

How to Start a Candle Making Business from Home

Statistics support that roughly 80% of United States residencies have some form of candle of one kind or another that they burn in their home.

When you find that you have become a candle lover, and you are continuously purchasing store bought candles for home consumption, perhaps it’s time to consider another idea.

It is not very difficult to start your own soy candle business. You will find an all-natural soy candle-making venture can become a very lucrative home-based business opportunity for you.

Before you get started, if you were serious about creating your own home business, making soy candles to sell, then you need to take some time initially to write out a business plan. Read the rest of this entry »

Scented Soy Candles Come In Many Forms

Soy Candles Scented or Unscented Can Be Pillars, Votives, Tealights, Even Soy Container Candles.

How to make Soy Container Candles
How to Make Soy Container Candles


 Soy candle types and wax can vary significantly from different manufacturers, and come in many forms. As a result, you need to consider what type of candle you are interested in making. Once you decide the type of candle you plan to make, then you can decide the type of soy candle wax required. This may seem a bit overwhelming at first, but my recommendation is to start with pouring a simple candle, and work your way up to the more complex candles as your experience grows. 

Aroma Melts

 Aroma Melts, are melted with heat given off from a candle burner.  For the purist, you will want to avoid fragrance oils, and use essential oils.  Aroma melt burners can use soy tea light candles to provide the heat needed for scenting the room. Some people choose to use electric burners which plug into electric sockets. I prefer to heat my natural soy melts with my natural homemade soy tea light candles.  

  Aroma melts plus a candle burner make great gifts ideas, and are easy make when they are needed. For holidays, I will use different melt shapes. For Valentine’s Day, I make heart shaped melts, adding my favorite romantic essential oil for the aromas I want.  

    How to make soy tealight candles

Soy Tealight Candles

 Soy tealight candles are fun and easy candle projects for the novice to begin with. These little candles can be used to heat candle burners, or simple burned in clusters for their own aromas. A great gift idea is to make a collection of soy tealights, and pleace them in sachet bags, to be used as gifts, or drawer fresheners.

 Soy votive candles are smaller than both  pillar candles, or soy container candles. Once poured they need to be burned in a votive candle holder, for the sake of safety.  It takes a harder wax to make a soy votive candle.  Once you have learned how to make soy votives using all natural soy wax, if you learn to add all natural essential oils, and natural plant colorants, you will have a perfect all natural soy wax candle. The key is the missing ingredients. No artifical scents, no artifical dyes, no petroleum based paraffin candle wax will be filling your air with toxins to contaminate the air you breath.   

A large number of soy votive candles burning together can be very attractive, and set a very special mood if you want to spend a romantic evening by candlelight.

White Soy Wax Pillar Candle

White Soy Wax Pillar Candle

 Soy Container Candles 

 Container soy wax candles are just exactly that. Soy candles poured into containers. The containers may be glass, or even ceramic. Normally soy candle wax for containers is softer than other forms since there is a vessel to hold the melting wax. You can even use jelly jar containers, or mason jar containers for larger volume candles.  Making a high quality, pure soy candle in an high quality glass container can make a very elegant presentation.

Soy Pillar Candles 


 Pillar Soy Candles in groupings of monochromatic colors, and different sizes, can create a very stricking appearance, and a unique setting. 

When you want to make your own soy pillar candle, the process becomes a bit more advanced. Once again, a harder soy wax is needed to make soy pillar candles hold their shape, and form when the candle is being burned, to hold the wax pool that forms as the candle melts.

Pouring into molds, and setting wicks into place becomes even more important when you want to make soy pillar candles.

 

Good luck!  Enjoy, and have fun making candles!  To get more instructional manuals with all the information you need to make your own soy candles, click here.


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