Instead of buying wicks at a craft store when you're making homemade candles, make wicks at home. when making a wick, make sure it fits the type of candle you're creating; if a wick is the wrong thickness, the candle won’t burn correctly. Thinner braided wicks are for smaller candles, and thicker strings are for bigger candles.
#CraftingWithNature Wooden wicks are easy to light, are known for their natural burning quality, versatility with different types of wax and the crackling campfire glow they emit when lit. Best of all, they're not difficult to make and can save you money in the craft store -- that's more money for wax and other supplies. Read more : http://www.ehow.com/how_5004834_make-wood-wicks-candles.html?utm_source=pinterest.com&utm_medium=referral&utm_content=inline&utm_campaign=fanpage
A vintage teacup candle is just delightful! Totally customizable, this makes a great gift for any occasion. http://www.ehow.com/how_4431431_make-tea-cup-candle.html?utm_source=pinterest.com&utm_medium=referral&utm_content=inline&utm_campaign=fanpage
When it comes to candles: it’s all about the wick. The best way to ensure your candles have premium wicks is to craft candle wicks with borax. 20 Mule Team Borax helps create long-lasting candle wicks (which help reduce ash and eliminate smoke problems, too). PLUS-- It’s super-simple to make! Click through for our simple DIY