Before Theo's birthday this year we made his birthday cake candles together. Five wobbly, homemade candles. Simple and special.
You will need:
Burnt down/unwanted beeswax candles
Candle wick (I got mine here)
Empty tin can
Saucepan + water
kebab stick - or any kind of stick!
|We took an old beeswax candle and melted it in a tin can in some simmering water.|
|It takes quite a while but it will eventually look like this and you can take out the old burnt wick.|
|Now cut a length of candle wick and tie it to the kebab stick. Dip the end in the wax and then let it dry.|
|Repeat the dipping until your candle has grown to the size you want (note the newspaper to protect from dripping wax).|