Fragrant Candles: A Practical Guide to Making Candles for the Home and Garden

Fragrant Candles: A Practical Guide to Making Candles for the Home and Garden

by Rhondda Cleary

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781863512398
Publisher: Milner, Sally Publishing Pty, Limited
Publication date: 06/28/2000
Series: Milner Craft Series
Edition description: REPRINT
Pages: 84
Product dimensions: 8.29(w) x 11.05(h) x 0.30(d)

Table of Contents

Part 1Making Your Own Candles
Making Candles8
Equipment9
Moulds10
Ingredients12
How to Make your Moulded Candle14
Colouring Candles17
Essential Oils and Candles19
Aromatherapy21
Using Cardboard Moulds23
Striped Candles25
Mosaic Candles27
Ice Candles29
Glow Candles30
Hurricane Candles31
Candles with Pressed Flowers32
Floating Candles35
Candles Embedded with Shells37
Painted Candles38
Stencilling Candles39
(Dipped) Taper Candles41
Votive Candles43
Beeswax Candles45
Paraffin Wax Sheets49
Part 2Using Candles in the Home and Garden
Some Decorative Ideas53
Candles and Glass53
Follower Candle Lamp53
Candles in the Fireplace54
Individual Candle Arrangements54
Bathing by Candlelight55
Celebration Candles57
Use of Gold and Silver57
Christmas59
Easter61
Weddings63
Valentine's Day65
Candles in the Garden67
Using Candles in Flower Arrangements73
A Decorated Candlestick75
A Simple Candle Decoration76
An Advent Wreath77
An Arrangement with Australian Native Flowers and Candles78
Care of Candles79
Precautions79
The Most Common Problems with Candles80
Restoring Candles80
Sources81

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