Wednesday, September 5, 2012

Candle-dippers we are not...

Ever have a project fail? It happens every once in a while around here-- our night-time candles were on their last few millimeters of wick, so it was a candlemaking day. We decided to do it 'just like Miss Brenda'-- they dip candles with the kindergarteners. So... I had a little bit of beeswax in a mason jar, and we set about dipping..... with little to no result. I think I might need a weight on the bottom of the wick? Probably more beeswax... and we definitely didn't have the patience to wait for a few minutes between dips.
So we broke out the beeswax candle rolling kit and were successful with Plan B. At least I had a backup!

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