Actress Heather Hemmens is showing you how easy it is to make your own candles.
DIY Candle Making
Home Decor, Handmade


  • Hot plate or other burner
  • Melting pot & pan
  • Tea cups or other candle containers
  • Wicks
  • Glue to affix wick to bottom of tea cup
  • Colors (wax blocks)
  • Scents (oils)


  1. Melt 2 lbs. wax in melting pot placed in 2 cups hot water, not going above 175 degrees. Keep on low heat
  2. Affix wick to base of container
  3. Shave off colors (or drop small pieces) from wax color block and add to melted wax
  4. Add scents to melted wax.
  5. Pour wax into tea cup container
  6. Let sit (4 - 5 hours to fully harden)
  7. Show completed candle samples

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