DIY Craft tutorial: bottle cap candles TUTORIAL


These small candles are a truly amusing to make and meet up rapidly. What’s more you can up-cycle numerous materials simultaneously, which makes this a breathtaking craft.

To make these beautiful little candles, I utilized some materials that typically wind up in a land fill: bottle caps, broken colored pencils, and empty soup cans. the main thing I purchased to make them was the pre-waxed wicks which require me $1.50 for a set of 12.

These make an incredible child craft and might add a fun component to a wedding, romantic dinner, or even a fab discussion piece in your front room!


How to Make Bottle Cap Candles
supplies: bottle caps, crayons {or wax}, pre-waxed wicks, soup cans, wax paper {optional}, small cooking pan, scissors, and water

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remove paper from crayons. you can also use candle wax if you wanted.

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put crayons in clean, empty soup cans.

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take your pre-waxed wicks and…

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bottle caps

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put wicks inside the bottle caps. i placed my bottle caps on wax paper in case i spilled some wax.

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at that point utilizing a little cooking pan loaded with a few inches of boiling water, put the can in the dish and melt the pastels. The pastels melt pretty rapidly. *note: it just takes a couple of pastels to fill a flask top!

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pour the melted crayons or wax into the bottle caps.



let cool for 1-2 hours. then trim the wicks and you have some fun tea light candles to enjoy!

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