I think it is very easy to see that I have a new obsession with tea cups. I picked up a tea cup from a local antique store. When finding a tea cup make sure to look on the bottom — if it does not have a marking then you are good to go.
One of the most exciting things we do in the studio is get ready for Antique Candle Restocks. You know what that means, friend We have our own team of 'pickers' that travel all around Indiana to find the most unique and adorable antiques.
Follow this easy step-by-step guide to create the perfect teacup candle, which makes a lovely Christmas gift. Make it as festive as you like, with seasonal scents and decorations. Dig out old chipped china cups from the back of the cupboard, or find them for pennies at charity shops or car boot sales.
For each teacup I found that I needed four blocks of beeswax. Firstly, you need to cut your wick and then wax it. Obviously, I had no idea how to wax my wick ahem so I just rubbed it a bit between two blocks of wax.
I'm a bit of a hoarder when it comes to candles and anytime I'm home for more than a couple of hours, I have one burning. They're so indulgent and I love having my entire house filled with beautiful scents I even rotate the fragrances I choose depending on the time of year. I'd been wanting to try my hand at making my own for a while and decided to make an afternoon of it, using mismatched vintage teacups I picked up at a thrift store.
I'll use your tutorial when I make candles - thanks!! I am so excited!! I love trying new and simple crafts and this possibly might be my next one!!
Add elegance to any room or give as bridal party favors, making homemade vintage teacup candles will add class and uniqueness to any affair. To create this article, volunteer authors worked to edit and improve it over time. This article has also been viewed 18, times.
Set the double boiler with water, cut wax and place it inside container. Hook on the thermometer. Burner on high.
Taxes and shipping calculated at checkout. Natural Soy wax is use for the candles for a better scent and environmental friendly made. Good for allergies, asthma, babies, and pets if you want or need to use scents in your home. Vintage Teacups with saucers will be personally selected for you or you can give me a message for a specific look.