The Handmade CandleBook - 2001
The irresistible charm of a flickering flame makes the candle a universally popular choice for mood lighting. Handmade candles make stylish and beautiful accessories, and they are inexpensive and fun to create. The craft of making your own candles is enjoying a revival, and candlemakers now have access to a vast array of wax products, molds, and decorative materials with which to experiment. THE HANDMADE CANDLE includes clear and simple instructions for making designer candles at home for a fraction of the retail cost. Choose from a wealth of creative ideas from simple rolled beeswax candles to iced, frosted, and textured effects to fabulous embossing and embedding designs. With a useful section on basic techniques, special effects, equipment, and additions, crafters can either make the projects as they are or use them as a source of inspiration and adapt them as they desire. Whatever your level of candlemaking interest, experience, or expertise, THE HANDMADE CANDLE will fill you with enthusiasm and fill your home with candlelight.
Publisher: Pownal, Vt. : Storey Books, 2001.
Characteristics: 80 p. :,col. ill.