3 Holiday Wax Crafts

Posted: December 15, 2017

Spread holiday cheer with handmade crafts! Check out three creative projects you can make with wax.

Crayon Candle

Crayon candle craft

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Transform broken crayons into a colorful candle. Crayons are made from a combination of paraffin wax and pigments. To make the candle, you’ll need:

  • Crayons with the wrappers removed
  • A clear jar
  • Waxed wick

Place the wick at the bottom of the jar and layer the crayons. You can leave the candle like this, or melt the wax in a 200-degree Fahrenheit oven.

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Beeswax Lip Balm

Beeswax lip balm

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Combine a few simple ingredients to make a moisturizing lip balm. Beeswax is the base of this recipe because it contains natural emulsifiers, which help retain moisture – perfect for dry, chapped lips. You’ll need:

  • Coconut oil
  • Beeswax
  • Honey
  • Baking soda
  • A small tin
  • A microwave-safe bowl
  • A fork
  • Waxed paper
  • Aluminum foil
  • Essential oils

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Bottle Sealing

Bottle sealing wax craft

Top off your homemade bottled creation with bottle sealing wax. It is available in a wide variety of colors and finishes to create a customized look. Bottle sealing wax can be used on perfume, whiskey, beer, wine and syrup bottles. Bottle sealing wax creates a strong, flexible and secure coating. You can even emboss a logo or image into the wax seal for a customized look!

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