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1.Make Wick - Soak a piece of heavy string or cord into wax and set to dry on a sheet of wax paper. You can also buy candle wicks instead of making them. 2.Heat Wax - Heat your container to approximately 140 degrees and place unmelted wax into it. 3.Add Citronella - As wax is melting add 1-2 drops of citronella. 4.Releaser - As wax is melting; spray your releaser into your mold. 5.Stir - Stir melting wax softly with your wooden spoon. 6.Pour - Pour wax into mold and remember not to fill it to top. Leave about one inch at top of mold. 7.Wicks - Place wicks into melting wax. Hold wick in place either using your hand or tie it to a pencil in order to ensure wick stays upright and does not fall over. 8.Set to dry.
Making citronella candles is as easy as 1-2-3! Be truly unique and buy terra-cotta pots, paint them and use them as one-of-a-kind candle holders!
Cassie Morgan is an avid candle fan who loves making candles in her spare time. Due to her expertise, she also does freelance writing for sites like Candles and Candle Making – a site that offers information about candle making and soap making.