Making a coffee candle with your own hands
Today there are many decorations for the interior. Everyone knows that candles can add that unique touch of comfort to any room. And the warmth of a living flame on warm winter evenings will warm anyone. No guest will be able to disregard such an original product that was made with their own hands. On the eve of the holiday they can decorate their home. This will be an amazing decoration of the room. To make such an original crafts with your own hands, you need to buy 3 candles, coffee beans and a pack of small juice. Choose the juice package that you like because the future candle will solidify in this carton. Do not be too hung up on what candles to buy for the craft. As a result, the product will be decorated with coffee beans. Therefore, it is better to stock up with conventional white candles that are inexpensive,about 15 rubles apiece.
The handicraft will freeze in this cardboard box from under the juice. As a result, it will have a rectangular shape.
1. Begin to prepare a mold First you need to prepare a box in which a candle will solidify. To do this, cut the juice package, as shown in the photo.
2.Work with material for a candle Two candles must be rubbed on a coarse grater. In addition, you can chop it with a knife, as it will be more convenient for someone. The main task is to grind the candle.
Neither In no case do not throw out the wick. It is useful for a new craft. 3. Warming the paraffin Once the paraffin has been crushed, it needs to be heated. This should be done only with the help of a water bath. To do this, you must pre-heat a large pot of water.When it boils, you need to put a bowl of paraffin on top of the water. In fact, you do not need to particularly follow how the material will melt; in any case, it will not burn. This process takes approximately 5 minutes.
4. Continue to prepare form For as long as the paraffin wax will melt in a water bath, you can continue to prepare a rectangular shape for the candle. Take the wick and a simple pencil or pen. Wind the rope as shown in the photo. The wick must be in the center, nothing needs to be tied.
It should reach the bottom edge of the cardboard box.
5. Fill Meanwhile, paraffin has completely melted. It became transparent, a little thicker than water.
Carefully remove the bowl and pour the liquid into the box.
, you do not need to lubricate the cardboard form first.Then we remove the hand-made article for about two hours in a cool place.In a warm place, the paraffin will harden for a longer time. 6. Forming the candle Once the paraffin is completely frozen, candle from the mold. To do this in We cut the cardboard from top to bottom on one side, in fact, it will not be difficult to detach the article from the mold. Unfortunately, the box in which the product was made will not be usable for the next use.
7. Ukr Making crafts Grate the remaining candle. And again melt it in a water bath. Now you can do product design with coffee.
In order to fix the grain on it, I used paraffin. You just need to dip the brush in the hot paraffin wax, put it on the surface of the craft and attach the decoration. During the work I was faced with such a problem. The middle of the candle simply "sagged" and a dimple formed. Decorating the product, I poured into the middle of the remaining paraffin and again set to freeze. I got this candle with my own hands, the photo of which is shown below. It will complement any interior. In addition, such a product came out inexpensive, practical and original.
Date: 10.10.2018, 12:44 / Views: 61471
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