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Candles : Over 20 Projects for Making and Displaying Candles (save 30% on this book!) Part of an ongoing series ( Inspirational series) with a new title published every month, Candles features 20 specially commissioned projects designed by today's leading artists for making candles, decorating and embellishing them in wonderful styles, and creating delight homemade holders for decoration and practical use. 250+ color photos.

  Candlemaking for the First Time
Candlemaking for the First Time
Light up your life with handmade candles. It's easy to make beautiful, scented candles to decorate your home, give as gifts, and illuminate your world. Begin with a look at the few basic materials—a handy purchasing list will ensure you have everything you need to get started. An overview of basic techniques shows you how to make molded, container, dipped, rolled, and gel candles, and introductory projects enable you to try your hand at the craft. Captivating full-color photographs showcase more than a dozen projects you can recreate or customize to your liking. Make candles in terra-cotta pots or seashells. Use decoupage, stamps, and stencils. Try a spiral beeswax candle, a double-color gel candle, a floating candle—even a "looks good enough to eat" chocolate cake candle.
The Candlemaker's Companion: A Complete Guide to Rolling, Pouring, Dipping, and Decorating Your Own Candles
The Candlemaker's Companion: A Complete Guide to Rolling, Pouring, Dipping, and Decorating Your Own Candles
With illustrated step-by-step instructions and complete source lists, The Candlemaker's Companion shows you how to create rolled, poured, molded, and dipped candles; scent, color, and decorate candles - naturally; make innovative containers, holders, and gift packaging; create luminaria, lanterns, and floating candles; and use specialty techniques like overdipping, painting, layering, and sculpting.

Gel Candles: 40 Creative Projects
Gel Candles: 40 Creative Projects
Candle gel is the hottest new product in candle crafting. This new material (95% mineral oil, 5% resin) is transparent and extremely easy to clean up, and it has a significantly longer burning time than traditional waxes. Learn the basics of making gel candles in 10 easy steps, and then explore the endless possibilities for creating special effects with layers of color, swirls, bubbles, interesting containers, and embedments, such as glass, shells botanicals, and opaque waxes. Special techniques include everything from creating rainbow effects to making candles that look like jars of preserves, from designing a seascape setting to producing polka dot designs.
The Encyclopedia of Candlemaking Techniques: A Step-by-Step Visual Directory
The Encyclopedia of Candlemaking Techniques: A Step-by-Step Visual Directory
This visual A-Z directory delves into the wide range of designs and techniques for candlemaking and features a a gallery of works by professional artists. 250+ color photos.
The Complete Candlemaker: Techniques, Projects, and Inspirations
The Complete Candlemaker: Techniques, Projects, and Inspirations
More than pretty pictures and hot air, this candle book has real substance as well as beautiful photos. Readers learn how to make 40 kinds of candles: hand-dipped tapers, rolled beeswax pillars, molded candles, votives, sand and water candles, and ice, chunk, floating, hurricane, and cut-and-curl candles. Mail-order resource included. 145 color photos.
Candle Creations More than 30 fun and easy candle projects to enhance a home or garden. Includes step-by-step directions and 250 clear color photos. With nifty candle ideas for every room in the house, Candle Creations reminds us that we needn't wait for a power outage or a special occasion to surround ourselves with the magical glow of candlelight. Three dozen projects incorporate everything from seashells to wooden spoons, vegetables to candies, yielding an impressive variety of candles and candleholders. Most are quick and easy and are crafted of readily available materials. Brighten the living room with flower-filled candles; set a dinner-for-two mood with a romantic candelabrum; make parties more festive with candles that mimic wrapped gifts or a lemon bundt cake. (save 20% price off!)  

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