Getting Starting Making Wax Candles
Getting started to make wax candles might not seem that
difficult. However, once you begin putting together what supplies you need, it
might seem a little daunting. Where do you buy your supplies? There are a lot
of national craft stores that sell supplies for making wax candles, but
sometimes that don’t have the best quality. A good idea is to visit some of the
internet sites that are devoted to candle making.
There are a lot of websites that specialize in wax candle
supplies and have some great information on candles and candle wax. Some will
also contain a message board where you can post questions and the members will
give you answers. It’s a good idea to ask questions before you dive into
something, especially since these people have been there and done that. They
can really be of assistance.
Another reason for going to the message boards is hearing
about some of the mistakes that people have made so you don’t make them. That
really will give you a head start. A big part of making wax candles is by trial
and error and people will love to share their experiences with you.
When you have done your research and you have decided just
what type of candles you want to start making, you need to buy your supplies.
Keep in mind that although a bulk wax purchase may be cheaper per candle, you
really only want to buy what you need for each project. Then, once you are
comfortable with the procedure and want to keep going with it, buy supplies in
Many of the candle supply retailers online do not require a
minimum purchase. This is good for you because you can try different suppliers
to see what you like and what you don’t like. Another thing to keep in mind is
shipping costs. You may want to explore your own area to find candle making
supplies so that you don’t have to pay shipping. You should also explore
different suppliers because not all suppliers carry the same merchandise.
Experiment with different suppliers and different supplies to see what you
Another important thing to keep in mind is that cheaper is
not always better. You will quickly learn by using different waxes and
fragrances that you get what you pay for. Ask questions on the message boards
about the different types of waxes that you can use for making wax candles.
They have all probably used some products that just don’t work right and you
will save a lot of money by doing your homework.
Making wax candles can be a little intimidating initially,
but if you listen to those who have done it before, you will reap the benefits.
Another thing that you might want to do is to purchase a
book about making wax candles or better yet, visit your local library. Keep in
mind that as you become more experienced as a candle maker, there is always
more to learn.
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