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Pellet Candles

Step-by-step instructions on how to make pellet candles, presented by: Crafty Corner

For any questions contact: Winnie pellet candle

What you will need to make a pellet candle:

  • Wax Pellets
  • Wax Wick
  • Candle Fragrance Oil
  • Sustainers
  • Glass Container for the candle
  • Container with lid for mixing
  • Powdered Candle Dye
  • Pliers
  • Scissors
what you will need

Read through all the instructions first before starting this craft. Make sure you have all required items on hand.

Step 1

Pour the wax pellets into the container that you are going to use for the candle so you can measure how much you need. Now place the wax pellets in your mixing container, add a little more for spillage.

pour wax pellets into container

Step 2

Using the tip of the toothpick, pick up a small amount of powdered candle dye.

small amount of candle dye

Step 3

Place the small amount of powdered candle dye in the container with the wax pellets.

candle dye in wax pellets

Step 4

Put the lid on the container making sure that it is sealed properly.

seal candle wax container

Step 5

Shake vigorously for a while to mix the powdered candle dye into the wax pellets. Ensure that the powdered candle dye mixes evenly.

shake contianer to mix candle dye in wax

Step 6

Place 5 drops of the candle fragrance oil into the container with the pellets.

fragrance in container

Step 7

Place the lid on the container again and shake vigorously for a while to mix the oil into the wax with the dye.

shake candle fragrance oil and wax pellets

Step 8

You will need to prime the wick.
NOTE:
Here is a link showing you how to prime the wick, Step 5. Priming candle wick

prepare wick and sustainer

Step 9

Thread the candle wick through the sustainer and tighten with pliers, crimp just the very top of the sustainer or it will bend the base.

place in glass

Sep 10

Place the candle wick in the container with a little Prestik underneath to keep it in place.

lace a layer of pellets in contianer

Step 11

Pour the wax pellets into the container.
Fun Note:
You can make multi coloured layers for your candle!

pellet candle