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Pillar candles with chunks !

As I've already written, for stand-alone candles you should ideally use a pretty hard wax like paraffin. 
But paraffin doesn't have a spectacular 'scent throw ', that actually soy wax has!

How to take the best of the two waxes? 
A nice idea is to make pillar candles with coloured and scented soy wax chunks!

1) You first melt the soy wax, add colours and fragrances/oils, then you pour the wax as an about 1 cm layer and wait that it cools down;
2) 15 to 30 minutes later, when the wax has solidified but it's still a bit soft, you will cut with a knife small cubes (the more irregularly shaped, the better);
3) Prepare the mould with the cotton wick;
4) Fill half (or even more) of the mould with chunks, melt paraffin (colour it if you wish) and then pour it in the mould!

That's the final effect you will obtain! 




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