Candles

Candles

Book - 2010
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The rewards of making your own candles are many: it's a pleasant, easy craft activity for young and old; the results are attractive and practical; and homemade candles make distinctive gifts for all occasions. Based on charming English candle-making traditions, this delightfully inviting book offers a complete course in the craft, with a variety of projects including pillar, floating, votive, multi-wick, tea light, dipped, and rolled candles. Detailed information is given on a range of wicks, essential oils, colors, and perfumes, and advice on how to create unique blends to satisfy individual tastes.


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Candles make a wonderful addition to any home and garden and now you can learn how to make your own in a range of delightful scents. This book shows the basic techniques of how to make pillar, floating, votive, multi-wick, tea light, dipped and rolled candles. Detailed information is given on a range of wicks, essential oils, colour and perfumes and advice on how to adapt them to make your own unique blends. Match the scent of your room to your mood with refreshing and uplifting blends through to warming and calming. Plus, all of these sumptuous recipes use either natural wax or soya wax - one of very few books ever to do so!

Publisher: Lewes : Guild of Master Craftsman, 2010
ISBN: 9781861086754
186108675X
Branch Call Number: 745.5933 STAVE
Characteristics: 155 pages : color illustrations ; 21 cm
Notes: Includes index

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