Make your own lantern candles

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Make your own lantern candles

Postby zelph » Tue Sep 25, 2007 9:20 pm

Make your own lanter candles by using sheet beeswax foundation. Can be bought in craft stores in the candle making section. Just cut the sheet to desired width/length, place a birthday candle onto the sheet and roll the sheet wax around the candle into a lantern type candle.

Here are some photos of the packaged sheet wax and finished candles.

I tried wrapping the wax around 3 birthday candles close together(the type you can't blow out) to form a large candle. I did'nt burn well at all. Lots of wax melted around the wicks and smothered them big time.

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Image The finished candles are natural color beeswax. The sheets are daug ugly color, thats why they were reduced for clearance at $2.00 per package. Bees wax burns and smells good.
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