Gallery: DIY Gift Idea: How to Make Vintage Teacup Candles

What you’ll need: A selection of porcelain teacups Wax (we recommend soy wax because it burns without smoke, but you can also use paraffin or beeswax). This is also a great opportunity to use up old candle stubs. Wax wicks Wooden skewers Candle-making
 

What you’ll need:

  • A selection of porcelain teacups
  • Wax (we recommend soy wax because it burns without smoke, but you can also use paraffin or beeswax). This is also a great opportunity to use up old candle stubs.
  • Wax wicks
  • Wooden skewers
  • Candle-making dyes and scents/essential oils (optional)
  • Cooking thermometer (if using scent)
  • Masking tape
  • Double-boiler (or a can/smaller pot inside a large pot with water in it)
  • Oven mitts

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  1. BeachMom January 25, 2014 at 11:38 am

    I’m hoping to make these as favors for my neice’s wedding shower!

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