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DIY Vintage Teacup Candle

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Have you thought of making a candle in a vintage teacup? This is a great DYI gift for this holiday season…

               Source: via Gina on Pinterest

All you need is:

  • A selection of porcelain teacups
  • Wax (we recommend soy wax because it burns without smoke, but you can also use paraffin or beeswax). This is also a great opportunity to use up old candle stubs.
  • Wax wicks
  • Wooden skewers
  • Candle-making dyes and scents/essential oils (optional)
  • Cooking thermometer (if using scent)
  • Masking tape
  • Double-boiler (or a can/smaller pot inside a large pot with water in it)
  • Oven mitts

Click here for the detailed tutorial on how to make these.

Happy Tea Break.


One thought on “DIY Vintage Teacup Candle

  1. I’d love to try this out! Thanks for sharing! 🙂