Candle Making

Learn how to make candles with this collection of candle making instructions and tutorials. We have instructions here for container candles, pillar candles, votive candles, and tapers. Start with the basics, then progress onto more advanced projects. We’ve got plenty of step-by-step instructions to help you along the way. Be sure to look for the additional tutorials on this page for even more ideas and inspirations.

Double Boiler

Wax Melting Instructions: Proper safety procedures for melting your wax.

Container Candles

How to Make Container Candles: Step-by-step instructions for making container candles.

Votive Candles

How to Make Votive Candles: Step-by-step instructions for making votive candles.

How to make pillar candles

How to Make Pillar Candles: Step-by-step instructions for making pillar candles.

How to make soy container candles

How to Make Soy Container Candles: Step-by-step instructions for making soy container candles.


How to Make Hand-Dipped Taper Candles: Step-by-step instructions for making hand-dipped taper candles.

Candle Making Tips and Tricks

Tips & Tricks
: To help you get the most out of candle making.

3 comments on “Candle Making
  1. Laura says:

    I bought the IGI 4630 & IGI 4625 to make tarts. They came in 10lb blocks. The 4630 was soft and easy to cut into 1/2 lb sections, but I had a hard time with the 4625. Any suggestions on easier ways to cut the block of wax?

  2. barasa aggrey says:

    benefited a lot.thanks be to you.

  3. Dale Brendle says:

    where can i find a hurricane candle mold like the one on your website?

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