DIY: Home made soy candles with upcycled jars!

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I made another batch of home made candles today!  As always, I used my soy wax flakes, and my fragrances from CandleWic.  I had some new scents come in last week and couldn’t wait to try them.   Today I made Banana Nut Bread, Blueberry Muffin, Sage & Citrus, and Sugar Cookie scented candles.

I upcycled a bunch of old jars, some of my own and some that my mom saved for me.  The little glass jars with a ruffled edge, I picked up about 20 of them at the local Salvation Army for about 29¢ each.

Here they are, right after I finished pouring them.   My trusty plastic knives keep the wicks in place!

The last large jar in the front to the right – that is only 1/3 full is done like that on purpose.  I’m going to do a layered candle with different scents for that one.

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They are about halfway set in this pic.  You can see how the colors are changing.

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And here they are, completely set!   And they smell sooo good!

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    1. Hi Debby! Sorry for the delay, I just logged in to post about the craft show today and saw your previous comment! I use the GW444 soy wax. I’ve been pretty happy with it so far. I buy it from CandleWic here: http://www.candlewic.com/store/Product.aspx?q=c18,p1281&title=Golden-Wax-444-Soy-Blend-Wax-for-Container-Candles. They seem to have the best rates when you have to include the shipping. I buy the wax (usually 100 lbs at a time) when they have a 33% off shipping deal.

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