How to Make Colorful Milk Carton Candles from Old Candles

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Today we will show you how to make a beautiful, colorful candle. This candle is made by using bits and pieces of old candles and placing them in the milk container, which would be used as the mold. You will be able to use this candle for a very, very long time, as it will be a very large candle. Find out how to make this recycled candle below.

How to Make Colorful Milk Carton Candles from Old Candles



How to Make Colorful Milk Carton Candles from Old Candles



CRAFTS MATERIALS NEEDED

Bits of left over candles

Quart milk container

Scotch tape

Paper clip

String

How to Make the Colorful Candle

Step 1



Cut off top of quart milk container




Cut off top of quart milk container (dotted line).  Make hole in center of bottom, as in Figure 1.

Step 2



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Pull a length of string from top through bottom hole. Stick in a pin to hold string in place. Fasten piece of Scotch tape over hole at bottom to prevent wax from escaping, as in Figure 2.

Step 3



When hard, remove mold



From top, pull string taut, and fasten to top of container with a paper clip.

This part an adult must do. The adult should fill container with melted wax and allow to harden.

When hard, remove mold, as in Figure 3.

Now you can enjoy your beautiful, colorful candle that was made from bits and pieces of old candles. It feels good to recycle / upcycle unused items.

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