Halloween is like almost all of the holidays: it makes people start to get crafty. Those that never touch construction paper are all of the sudden instant Martha Stewarts, desperately trying to out-craft their neighbors. Unfortunately, this usually results in excellent attempts, but with sometimes pitiful results. So how do you ensure that your spooky candles turn out well? Start simple!
If you want to try something beyond the standard aluminum mold, there are a number of options. One choice is polyurethane candle making molds. These are cheaper than their silicone cousins. They are flexible, but do not stretch that well. The polyurethane tends to have a strong aroma, and this sometimes gets into the candle. So, if you’re intending to make a scented candle, you do not want the aroma to be contaminated. But, if you use a releasing agent as with the aluminum molds, you can create some great pillar and taper candles.
Step # 4. When the wax is melted then take the time to add one of the fragrances and one of the colors. This is going to be the center of the candle so you may want to make this the darkest color and the heaviest scent. Mix it all together well.
So what is needed for small scale Candle making Singapore in your home? Wax is the #1 item. Since a candle is almost entirely made up of wax, let’s consider the different types of waxes that may need to be researched before you begin.
Fragrance oils. To put more life to your gel candle, add some fragrance oils that are relaxing, stress free and can give a soothing sensation when you light your candle. There are a lot of supplies in the market. Manufacturers and suppliers recommend fragrance with a flash point of 200 degrees. When adding fragrance, make sure it complements the kind of density gel you are using and make sure that it is not flammable.
Step # 6. When you have completely rolled the sheet up then smooth out the crease with you thumb, if you want, then you can even push the separation in together with your thumb nail.
When making a fragrance with oils you want to be creative and mix scents together to make something that is unique and beautiful. Almost all fragrances have three notes to them. They are as follows.
I had the wicks all set, and poured the wax into some large glass vases I had found at a garage sale. I was pleasantly surprised as the addition of the flowers and the coffee beans gave the candles a rich texture that you could see through the glass. And viola! my first scented candle making venture turned out to be quite successful. In the future, I will be working with candle making molds that work for holiday themes such as Thanksgiving and Christmas as well as molds that simply say Get Well or Happy Birthday. The possibilities are endless with the options of molds you can find. Many of the candles I make are simply the right color for my home. Adding scents to candles is not difficult, and in doing so you create a complete and wonderfully aromatic addition to your home for all occasions.