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Wax and candles

Explore 89 projects, 20 articles, 3 galleries, 61 videos, and more

Apple Votives

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Autumn Leaf Luminarias

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These luminarias are perfect for lighting the way to your front porch, on Halloween or for any fall party.
Materials
  • Fallen leaves
  • Colored paper treat bags, matte-colored SOS in Sunbrite size No. 6, and Orange size No. 4, $10.10 to $11.19 per 100, from Paper Mart
  • Acrylic paint (in colors that contrast with bags)
  • 2-ounce misting bottle (176062), $1.29, from The Container Store
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Cornhusk Votives

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Jelly Jar Candles

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Candle How-To

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Shell Candles

The shells that the ocean cast at your feet this summer -- the ones you so fastidiously ...
The shells that the ocean cast at your feet this summer -- the ones you so fastidiously collected -- make lovely remembrances of the season with candles formed inside them. Deep shells like scallops, clams, and quahogs work best and burn longest.
Source:Martha Stewart Living, September 1998
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Fourth of July Votives

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Leaf Candles

Fall foliage is ablaze for only a few short weeks, but this project allows you to prolong the ...
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