24+ Exotic Ways to Make Gel Candles
Gel candles have been in great trend off late because of its elegant appeal and aromatic fragrance. If you would love to fill your home with a host of these lovely candles, then run your eyes through the given tutorials.
Embeds for gel candles
One of the important things you have to keep in mind is selecting the right type of embeds for the gel candles which should be inflammable to minimize the risk of the candle to explode. Embeds may include a variety of stuff like shells, pies, beads, snowman and so on.
Go for heatproof glassware while selecting the container for gel candles so that to reduce the chances of cracking and breaking when exposed to intense heat.
This gorgeous red candle would be ideal to celebrate a romantic dinner with the love of your life on Valentine’s Day.
If you have a beach-themed party, then these gel candles with seashell embellishments would do absolute wonder.
The gummy bear decorations would thrill your kiddo to the core.
These awesome candles would be a perfect return gift for guests at your party.
If you intend to give it as gifts, then tie a showy ribbon around it.
The wick should be long enough extending the glass jar. If you are unable to buy a wick, make one by dipping a strip of thread or twine in wax and finally drying them.
Adding sparkles or glitters would add to their grandeur. If you are not using them at an instant or plan to gift them to someone, then attach a nice lid to them. You can also attach a personalized message to the top.
The chunky tops give the gel candle a unique look.
Following the cue in the tutorial provided above, you can also make your candles in the attractive square-shaped containers as shown in the picture below.
If you want to make a candle for Christmas, then green gel would be a preferred choice.
You can create a colorful amalgamation by mixing gels or candle dyes of several colors.
Wrapping a twine or a burlap bow around the candle would give it an enticing look.
The uniform layer created by the perfect arrangement of colored sand is indeed unique.
If you have an innovative bent of mind, then attempt making candles with glasses of different shapes as shown in the image below. These decorative glasses, when arranged on your center table, would enhance the room décor to the fullest. Opt for heat-resistant glasses.
Instead of wine glasses, you can even opt for big mason jars like this one.
The snowman and snowflake decorations bring in the perfect Christmas mood. Make sure that they are inflammable to avoid any unpleasant occurrences.
You can even make candles using faux candy canes for the perfect Christmas mood.
These marvelous candles would serve as a perfect wedding décor or may even be apt for a baby shower gift. If there is a boy-in-the-waiting, then change the theme color to blue.
For a more intricate design decorate your gel candle with dry flowers and gemstones like the one shown in the picture.
By following the similar way of making gel candles, you can attach a feeding bottle or any other accessory to the outside to make a perfect baby shower gift.
These sophisticated looking candles made in wine and margarita glasses give a chic look. You can have a message added to each of the glasses for a personalized touch.
You can replace the colorful candy corn with other Halloween themes like pumpkin.
You can also opt for colored sand and place white shells above it.
You can either float ready-made gel candles or make them as shown in the given tutorial. Instead of real ones get faux roses to preserve it as your centerpiece.
The overflowing foam gives this amazing candle an innovative look. Rather than burning it you may consider preserving it as a precious centerpiece for a lifetime.
These wax fruit candles would be an ideal decoration during fall.
The instructions in the tutorial would help you to make fresh, aromatic candles, with the fragrance making your room more enchanting.
You would want these beautiful candles to spread its aroma throughout your household but make sure you do not allow it to burn for more than two hours at a stretch as this increases the chances of it to explode.
Published on May 15th 2017 by Miranda Gibbs