Monday, April 4, 2011

Easter Candles

These cute Easter candles can be made easily with the eggs available at home .
1 Break a readymade candle , retain wick , collect wax.
2 Empty an egg by making a hole at the top pointed end.
3 Wash several times with water giving a final rinse with vinegar solution. Dry the egg shell overnite .
4 Melt the wax in a double boiler , add wax crayon for color if desired .
5 Pour the wax into the dry egg shell .Keep in a small bowl so that it doesnt topple over .
6 Insert the wick when the wax is nearly set .
7 Let the wax set for 7-8 hours .
8 Peel off the egg shell and take out the candle .
9 Level the candle by rubbing on a hot plate /pan .
10 Cut the wick , leaving 1/4 th of an inch .
Enjoy !

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