DIY Projects & Crafts Candle Making Beeswax Star Candles This Fourth of July, brighten your table with a centerpiece inspired by two highlights of summer: fireworks and our star-spangled banner. By Martha Stewart Editors Martha Stewart Editors Facebook Instagram Twitter Website An article attributed to "Martha Stewart Editors" indicates when several writers and editors have contributed to an article over the years. These collaborations allow us to provide you with the most accurate, up-to-date, and comprehensive information available.The Martha Stewart team aims to teach and inspire readers daily with tested-until-perfected recipes, creative DIY projects, and elevated home and entertaining ideas. They are experts in their fields who research, create, and test the best ways to help readers design the life they want. The joy is in the doing. Editorial Guidelines Updated on June 28, 2018 Share Tweet Pin Email Note: To use them as candles on a birthday cake, first place wick string between the beeswax layers. To do this: Vertically press in the end of the candlewick above the skewer, so the skewer and the wick meet. Trim wick to 1 inch above the top of the beeswax star. For more ideas, scroll through our entire collection of Candle-Making and Fourth of July Decorations. What You'll Need Materials Beeswax sheets (Pictured: Honeycomb Texture Beeswax Sheets, $24 for 10, candlewic.com.) Star-shaped cookie cutters Skewers Wick string Craft scissors Instructions Create this celestial centerpiece by pressing two beeswax sheets together. Trim out star shapes with cookie cutters. (Tip: If the wax is hard to handle, soften it using hair dryer on low.) Insert skewers.