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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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How to Make Soy Candles and Tealights



Scenting your Soy Candles


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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


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Are you one of the 3 I will mentor?

Happy New Year!

Are you one of the 3 I will mentor?

So many people are struggling I decided to make my New Year’s resolution helping people overcome their financial  challenges. I am looking for 3 people from my select client base who are interested in being mentored by me and my business partners on how to create a serious Internet income.  Watch the video before responding please.

Are you looking to change your life, and your financial position in 2012? Are you looking for ways to improve your life? Do you want to take back control of your life?

Passing my prosperity blessing on with gratitude!

Hope you had a blessed holiday full of love, peace, prosperity, and happiness.



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Thanksgiving Soy Pillar Candle Centerpiece

Making A Thanksgiving Soy Pillar Candle Centerpiece is Fun!

For the purpose of this demonstration, I will post my YouTube video showing how to make a thanksgiving centerpiece with a scented soy wax pillar candle.


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.

Do it yourself centerpieces are fun to make, and they are a wonderful way to incorporate the colors of thanksgiving into coffee and dining room table decorations.

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.

Don’t forget if you want to learn how to make your own soy candles, for hobby or if you want to know how to start a home based business. Click here Scented Soy Candles to get all the instructions you need to get started.

How to Make Scented Soy Candles and Tealights

Learn How You Can Make Your Own Scented Soy Candles and Tealights!!



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Does loving what you do, and making money from home appeal to you? Are you out of income or on a fixed income? Get everything you need to know to start your own home based candle making business right now. Just watch.

  

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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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Candlewic Fall Fragrance Sale Ends November 30, 2010

Fall Fragrance Sale at Candlewic

 Candlewic has a fall fragrance sale running through November 30, 2010.  Here is your chance to stock up on all of the fragrances 

CLICK HERE TO BUY ALL FRAGRANCES ON SALE

Just a quick preview  of a few of the items offered.

Blackberry Sage Candle Fragrance

Featured candle fragrance Blackberry Sage

Blackberry Sage on Sale

Layer after layer of rich berries effortlessly weave into healing notes of sage and subtle notes of rosemary.





Featured Candle Fragrance Cinnamon Stick

Cinnamon Stick Candle Fragrance

Cinnamon Stick Candle Fragrance On Sale

A sizzling balanced cinnamon opening with top notes of sharp cinnamon, ginger, and orris. Middle notes of cassis create the heart with bottom notes of a sandalwood amber.



Crisp Champagne Candle Fragrance

Buy Crisp Champagne Candle Fragrance

Crisp Champagne Candle Fragrance

Bottom: Light musk, vanilla sandalwood
Middle: Violet Milk
Top: Lime

Skin safe. Not gel compatible.



Get Fraiser Fir Candle Fragrance

Fraiser Fir Candle Fragrance Sale

 Fraiser Fir Candle Fragrance Now On Sale

Bottom: Musk, fir/evergreen, sandalwood, raspberry
Middle: juniper berry, rosemary, green leafy notes
Top: sparkling citrus

Skin safe. Not gel compatible.


Get Macintosh Apple Candle Fragrance Here

Macintosh Apple Candle Fragrance

Macintosh Apple Candle Fragrance Sale 

Gel compatible for making Gel Candles




Orange Ginger Candle Fragrance

Orange Ginger Candle Fragrance

 

Orange Ginger Candle Fragrance Now On Sale

 Citrus & spice and everything nice! Freshly squeezed oranges kissed with invigorating ginger. A clean, crisp blend that is sure to awaken the senses.



Red Currant Candle Fragrance

Red Currant Candle Fragrance

Red Currant  Candle Fragrance Sale  – What a Scent this one is.

Bottom: Light musk
Middle: Leafy green notes, jasmine, osmanthus, rose, geranium
Top: grapefruit, lemon

Skin safe. Not gel compatible. 


Please Note: All designer or brand name fragrance “Types” are Trademarked names and are the exclusive property of the original manufacturers.


Identify The Best Candle Scent For Your Money – Essential Oil, Hydrosol, or Fragrance Oil?

Aromatherapy Oils, Essential Oil, Fragrance Oil, or Hydrosol For Candles

By Debra Hardy 2010-08-18

Balsam and Cinnamon Fragrance

Balsam and Cinnamon Fragrance

Unless you want to know how to make an unscented soy candle, consider this article a crash course on how to select pure high quality scents. Is it an  Aromatherapy Oil, an Essential Oil, Fragrance Oil, or Hydrosol?

Know How To Identify Perfume Oils, Flower Water, and Pure Aromatherapy Oils

With so many choices to make, knowing how to identify a pure aromatherapy oil from the fakes on the markets can be very confusing. Unfortunately  hydrosols, fragrances oils, and essential oils are sold throughout all over the Internet, and in hobby and craft stores making it very difficult for the uninformed to make the best choice possible.

To help you understand, the therapeutic properties contained within pure essential oils are used in the practice of aromatherapy. Fragrance oils do not hold any  therapeutic properties possessed by pure essential oils.  Hydrosols have no therapeutic properties of their own, plus they are considered a ‘by-product’ of the pure essential oil distillation process.  This is why it is being able  to identify and tell the differences between these three different oils can be difficult.

Essential Oils – Do NOT Buy Altered or Adulterated Products

Every individual essential oil is rendered from a unique plant. With costs rising, profit margins decreasing, many individuals, and companies are trying to cut costs, and ‘copy’ natural essential oils. The fact is, nature’s essential oils are expensive to produce.  Most important you need to understand, there are no healing properties, or therapeutic value to be found in adulterated or synthesized ‘copies’ of the original essential oils.

Pure Essential Oils Chemical Make-Up

Essential oil when produced consist of difficult to identify individual chemical components and are extremely complex substances and difficult to isolate.  Plus factors surrounding the growth of the plant itself, and how it is impacted by nature itself, make it ‘difficult’ at best, if not impossible to replicate factors related to growth and natures influence.  (Natural impacts are shown below, but the list is not an exclusive list.)

  • The weather.

  • What country a plant is grown in.

  • Soil quality – what condition is the soil chosen to grow the plant in.

  • What time of day is the plant harvested and distilled.

  • Even the altitude of the soil will impact the growth of the plant. For example, a lavender plant grown at a low altitude will have a different chemical structure, that a lavender play grown above 2000 feet.

When purchasing essential oils, you must be aware essential oils are sometimes sold as a pure product when, in reality they are not. Second, this altering of the essential oils may not be identified on the product label.  The most important thing you need to understand however, is a pure essential oil will not lose the therapeutic properties essential for the healing process, it will not be diluted, and it will not be chemically changed in any form.

Hydrosols Used in Aromatherapy

Flower water are also referred to as floral waters. Some properties of essential oils exist in hydrosols, because flower water is actually the waste water of a essential oils distillation produced. (Not oil)

Essential oil is thought of as a non water-soluble product, but some of the essential oil components actually dissolve in the water base, and can be blended with                   to make a plant hydrosol.  As a result of this, adulterated hydrosols can be found in circulation, being sold almost the same as essential oils.

Jasmine is one example of a ‘fake hydrosol and producing both the hydrolat, and the actual essential oil. Consider this essential oil carefully before purchasing it, because the process to make Jasmine ‘essential oil” is a process known as solvent extraction, as a result you can not buy a Jasmine product named ‘pure’.

Remember, the fragrance oil is quite popular within the USA, but they are completely synthetic, and do not contain any therapeutic properties like those within essential oils. Fragrance oil is used in the perfume industry, because the smell itself is the most important quality.

If the smell of the soy candle is all that is desired, not the healing properties of the scented soy candle itself, fragrance oil can actually be a cheaper alternative, as long as you remember the healing, therapeutic values of essential oils are non-existent in fragrance oil. Many home-made bath and beauty products are made by hobbyists, and small business owners because they are less expensive to use when producing their products.

Identify The Difference Between Fake Oils vs. Pure Essential Oils

Hopefully, this will make it a little easier for you to identify how to tell the difference between fake essential oils, pure essential oils, and hydrosol, or flower water.  By continuing to study the subtle differences between hydrosols, those who are selling fake essential oils, fragrance oils, and the real essential oils, you should be able to select a good supplier of pure essential oils, not substandard products.


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Scented Soy Candles Home Based Business Ideas



How To Start a Candle Making Business from Home

How to Start a Candle Making Business from Home



Today everyone is struggling to survive, and one the biggest concerns right now is how to make MONEY! Am I right?

So many people are looking for a way to earn a living, or supplement their income by making money from home.  There is so much stuff to sort out there on the internet to sort through, I remember when it made my head spin like I was Regan in the Exorcist.

I know really know how it feels!  I have been in those shoes. I was looking  at all kinds of money making business ideas for what seemed like forever!  My unemployment had run out, I am in Las Vegas. Unemployment is currently at 14.2%, no one can find work, and the government has forgotten about the 99er’s! Unfortunately I believe you are going to have to fend for yourself! I really truly believe we have to do more for ourselves, make our own money, and build our own security.

Not only that, so many people having depleted cash flows, lots of you are trying to find a home based business model available with low start ups costs, so you can bring in some additional income. One of the ways to do so is by starting your own home based scented soy candles business.  When you work from home you will be able to start to regain a bit of control over your own finances.

Here is a link to an article I wrote on Home Based Business Ideas – Sell Soy Candles – Quickly Start a Home Business of Your Own.  Be sure to look for at the rest of the articles, including my article on Teen Soy Candle Home Business since it happens to be my most popular article todate!

Good luck,  and I wish good luck to all of the new start ups who have bought my Scented Soy Candle e-books and are busy doing  just  that. It makes me feel good to be helping people here in USA, but I love my new European, U.S.A., Canadian and Australia friends, and our business associations. When they launch their businesses I am offering to post their information on my website to help promote the kickoffs of their new ventures. Just send me an email…..


Comments are welcome! Hope everyone has a great Memorial Day Weekend!   And God Bless everyone who has given, and gives their all to protect our freedom! Thanks!



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 Articles Ezine Article Information

Hi everyone,

Well I am slowly being able to publish more articles. However, the recent ones have been posted at EzineArticles. So to make sure you are able to see them, I added a new web page under my Articles Tab with a second RSS feed pulling in all of the articles. Here is the link to Scented Soy Candles EzineArticles Page for your convenience.

The latest articles I was able to write about include the healing powers of aromatherapy, and another on why organic soy candle wax is ideal for making aromatherapy candles.  For anyone who is interested in making their own soy wax massage candles, I think you should read the article about organic soy candle wax. In my opinion, you will be wanting to make them as pure as possible, since you will be using the warm soy candle wax on naked skin. Also, certain essential oils are really strong, so you need to develop your knowledge about using them especially when you are making aromatherapy scented soy candles, or when you are making soy wax massage candles.

Thanks again for all of your positive comments, and support!





Make Your Scented Soy Candle Business Blow Away Competition

Scented Soy Candle Ebook Images

Scented Soy Candle Ebook Images

Beat the competition!        Make it “no contest!

Find your own unique selling propostion (USP) when you want to make your start-up scented soy candle home based business stand apart from everyone else in the crowd. Make their offerings just HOHUMDRUM ordinary candles.  When you develop a loyal customer base, they will come back to you time and time again to buy, expanding your sales revenue.

Here’s a new twist to consider. Promote going green. So how do you sell exceptional scented soy candles better than anyone else’s? Read the rest of this entry »