DIY SMASH CANDLE KIT INSTRUCTIONS

MAKING YOUR OWN CANDLE 101

KIT GOODIES INCLUDED

  • VESSEL
  • WAX
  • FRAGRANCE OIL
  • STIR STICK
  • WICK STABLIZER
  • WICK TAB STICKER
  • WICK
  • PAPER TOWELS
  • WARNING LABEL
  • INSTRUCTIONS

 HOUSEHOLD GOODIES REQUIRED

  • WAX PAPER OR NEWSPAPER
  • TOWEL OR POT HOLDER
  • DOUBLE BOILER OR SAUCE POT & GLASS/STAINLESS STEEL MIXING BOWL
  • WATER
  • SCISSORS

 

IMPORTANT STUFF

*PLEASE ENSURE AN ADULT IS PRESENT, NOT SUITABLE FOR MINORS UNATTENDED & FOLLOW SAFETY PRECAUTIONS.

*WE DO NOT ASSUME RESPONSIBILITY, DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY, FOR ANY LOSS, DAMAGE, OR INJURY TO PROPERTY OR PERSON IN CONNECTION WITH DIY SMASH KIT.

*Cover your work area with the wax paper or newspaper. clean up is much easier if you don't have to clean wax off of your work surface.

 

MAKE SURE YOUR VESSEL IS ROOM TEMPERATURE TO WARM WHEN YOU ARE READY TO START . Doing this helps helps Prevent possible breakage when pouring hot wax into a cold container.

DOUBLE BOILER

If you don't have a double boiler on hand You can easily create a DIY one. Use a stainless steel or glass mixing bowl on top of a pot of simmering water. making sure the bowl fits snugly using this method, you want to be sure that there is space between the bowl and the simmering water. The bowl shouldn't be touching the water.

STEP 1

SET UP YOUR DOUBLE BOILER. TURN HEAT LOW TO MEDIUM RANGE. POUR THE WAX IN THE BOWL AND STACK THE BOWL ON TOP OF THE POT. BE SURE THE WATER DOESN’T TOUCH THE BOTTOM OF THE BOWL AND DO NOT LEAVE UNATTENDED. OKAY TO MIX OCCASIONALLY.

STEP 2

WHILE YOUR WAX IS MELTING YOU NEED TO ADD THE WICK TO THE VESSEL. ADD THE WICK STICKER TO THE BOTTOM OF THE WICK TAB, FIRMLY ATTACH THE WICK TO THE CENTER OF THE BOTTOM VESSEL.

SECURING THE WICK TO THE BOTTOM OF THE VESSEL IS IMPORTANT SO THEY STAY CENTERED AND DO NOT SHIFT WHILE YOU ARE POURING THE WAX. A WICK NOT CENTERED CAN CAUSE POOR BURN PATTERNS AND BECOME A FIRE HAZARD.

STEP 3

ONCE THE WAX HAS MELTED COMPLETELY AND GIVE CLEAR APPEARANCE, TURN OFF THE STOVE. YOU ARE NOW READY TO ADD THE FRAGRANCE OIL TO THE WAX.

STEP 4

STIR STIR STIR ! MIX MIX MIX WITH THE WOODEN STIR STICK FOR 1-2 MINUTES

STEP 5

BE SURE TO USE A POT HOLDER/TOWEL OR SOMETHING TO PROTECT YOUR HAND.

REMOVE THE BOWL FROM THE POT.

STEP 6

BEFORE YOU BEGIN TO POUR YOUR WAX, BE SURE YOU HAVE THE VESSEL READY AND IN AN AREA IT DOES NOT NEED TO BE MOVED. YOUR VESSEL WILL BECOME HOT FROM THE HOT WAX. PLEASEPROCEED WITH CAUTION.

SLOWLY POUR THE WAX INTO THE VESSEL MAKING SURE NOT TO OVER FILL . IF YOU POUR TOO QUICKLY, THE WAX MAY SPLASH UP THE SIDE OF THE JAR OR FORM SMALL AIR BUBBLES ON TOP OF THE WAX. PLEASE USE CAUTION.

STEP 7

CENTER THE WICK ON TOP OF THE VESSEL WITH THE WICK STABILIZER.

 YOUR CANDLE CAN NOW BE LEFT TO COMPLETELY COOL. IT IS BEST IF YOU MOVE IT AS LITTLE AS POSSIBLE AT THIS POINT TO PREVENT DISRUPTION OF COOLING & SMOOTHNESS. PLEASE ALLOW YOUR CANDLE TO CURE FOR A MINIMUM OF 48 HOURS.

STEP 8

TRIM YOUR WICK TO 1/4 INCH, ADHERE WARNING LABEL TO BOTTOM AND ENJOY.