Soy Candles with chalkboard lid

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  • – Soy Find HERE
  • -Wicks Find HERE
  • – Fragrance or Essential Oils I used Bergamot, Lemongrass and Grapefruit
  • – Tin Holders paint top with chalk paint Find HERE
  • – Thermometer Find HERE
  • – Double boiler (or pyrex measuring bowl with spout in a pot on the stove) Need time I am using a large coffee tin because it can be tossed after! Find HERE
  • – Popsicle sticks Find HERE
  • – Gel pens Find HERE
  • -White Carbon Paper Find HERE
  • – Chalk Paint Find HERE

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LID DIRECTIONS:

  • apply chalk paint, 2 coats
  • Download and print transfer image DOWNLOAD MY BANNER IMAGE HERE
  • Trim around the image and cut a piece of the white chalky sewing transfer paper. Put transfer paper on the bottom touching the tin surface then printed image on top, tape down. Trace the image
  • Now draw over the white traced image with your gel pens
  • The EOS are handwritten

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CANDLE DIRECTIONS

1. First melt 2 lbs of soy in a double boiler * heat slowly to 180 (this will make about 8 – 8oz candles)

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2. while the soy is melting you can get you wicks placed in the jars. Position wicks in center with clothes pins or by wrapping the wick around a Popsicle a stick

3. Once Soy has reached 180 take it off the stove and let cool to 130

* leave the thermometer in the soy so you can see the temperature go down.

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4. When the temp has reach 130 you can add your EO (essential oils) to the wax.

I put 30 drops of each EO

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