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Wax and candles

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Antiquing a Chair

Steps:9
Materials
  • For antiquing a chair: Primer
  • Kraft paper
  • Tape
  • Sanding sponge
  • Natural-bristle brush
  • 2 colors of paint
  • Nylon-polyester brush
  • Steel wool
  • 220-grit sandpaper
  • Paper towel or polishing cloth
  • Tinted Wax (instructions follow)
  • Clean, dry cloth
  • For the tinted wax:Butcher's wax
  • Small container
  • Artist's oil paint
  • Rotten Stone
  • Mineral spirits
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Lace-Patterned Pumpkins

Steps:3
Not all pumpkins are orange, nor are they necessarily destined to become leering jack-o'-lanterns. The designs used on these pumpkins, carved freehand, mimic the lacelike openwork of 18th-century pierced creamware dishes, and turn any pumpkin (especially a pale Lumina) into an intricately patterned lamp.
Materials
  • Pumpkin or squash
  • Wood-carving tools
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Easy Holly Candles

Steps:5
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How to Make Faux Bois Wax Candles

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How To Make Faux Bois Pillar Candles

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Faux Bois Candles

Steps:4
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Handmade Scented Make Candles

Other Ideas:
Boil, Fragrance, Guests
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