Tuesday, 15 September 2009

Candle Making

I am in my kitchen today feeling gloriously creative when it dawned on me you might like a little look at what I am doing!

I thought you might enjoy seeing some candles I am in the process of making today.

They are of course organic soya wax, as always.


They are scented with various natural scents; rose, lavender, tea, etc.

As you can see my vintage containers are very different from the mass produced plain glass jar style.




I like to think my beautiful vintage containers all have their own unique personality.




I am having such a lovely day, the sun is shining in my garden, I have the doors wide open with the radio on in the background.

Perfect.

15 comments:

  1. What a glorious day you are having, how I wish I could just craft and create all day long.
    Your candles are such a fun project, I haven't tried to make candles but would like too.
    Enjoy your beautiful day,
    Elizabeth

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  2. I just love the polka dot cups. Great job!

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  3. These are really lovely - what a great way to do your crafting too, with the sunshine and such wonderful materials!

    Thanks very much for your helpful advice about setting up a blog shop. I'm not at all sure about how to go about it, but the comments are giving me a clearer idea how it might be done.

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  4. Great post and project! I'm so happy to have found your blog. Thanks for stopping by my blog and following, as well!

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  5. How lovely I'd really like to give this candle making a go..any helpful hints?

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  6. Hi Wendy,
    just found your lovely blog, the candles are wonderful I have been thinking about having a go at doing some myself. I can't believe you are in Bridge Allan, my sister and my family moved up to Alloa some years ago when her husband got a lecturing post at Stirling University. I have visited many times and my favourite place nearby is Bridge of Allan ! I remember a lovely little shop with white linen and lace lavender bags and I bought quite a few.I also have avery good friend who lives in Stirling, I met her and her family some years ago when I was on holiday in Spain and since then came up for her wedding. You certainly live in a lovely place.
    Ann x

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  7. Wendy, your candles are absolutely adorable. They look gorgeous in tea cups. Have a wonderful week!

    Best wishes,
    Yoli Kalkofen
    http://apronofthemonthclub.blogspot.com/

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  8. Hi Wendy love the look of your blog and thank you for stopping by mine. I am quite new to blogging and still getting the hang of it, as you can probably tell! Scotland is a fave holiday spot, we spent a week in Moray Firth and it is beautiful fantastic dolphin spotting! My hubbies family are from a little town called Parga in Greece if you like Cyprus you would love it there. Elissa x

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  9. Hi Wendy,
    I just stumbled in to your blog today, and I'm so happy that I did, it's just lovely here :o)
    I love all the pretty vintage ladies and the teacups, too darn cute!
    I'll be back often,
    Lisa

    p.s. Any luck with "smell-o-vision"? I wish I could smell your candles from way out here in California, they look wonderful!

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  10. I LOVE those Polka dot cups!! They are just gorgeous!! Bet they fly of the 'shelves'!!
    Fantastic hun x
    Annie x

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  11. Love the candles! I've made them in teacups with small silk buds and leaves glued around the saucer (as gifts).
    Thanks for following and I'll be back!

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  12. Hello, so many lovely candles you have made. I have been to Scotland three times traveling around so it was fun to find your blog.
    Have a nice Weekend!
    Anna-Karin

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  13. I love the cups you've used. What a great idea - something I always mean to get around to and never quite manage !

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  14. What a wonderful idea. A person finds so many beautiful containers. Your idea of making candles is perfect -- I love to "repurpose". Thank you for stopping by my boardwalk. It allowed me to find yours.
    Jan
    bobbypinsboardwalk@yahoo.com

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  15. I recently came across your blog and have been reading along. I thought I would leave my first comment. I dont know what to say except that I have enjoyed reading. Nice blog. I will keep visiting this blog very often.

    Alena

    http://smallbusinessgrant.info

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