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#1 of 5 Old 12-04-2011, 06:04 PM - Thread Starter
 
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I was wondering if anybody could give me some recommendations on beeswax or soy candles with essential oils that they have liked.  I am looking more for a woodsy/forest scent.  I have tried way out wax and didn't really like it.  Thanks!!!

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Have you ever tried making your own candles? That way you could choose your own scents and add just the amount you want. 

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Thats what we do.  I like making my own because I can control the fragrance and it's never a surprise.

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I have been thinking about it.  Do you have to buy molds or to make votives can you make them in the glass containers? 

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I use my old candle jars or spagetti sauce jars.  Baby food jars.  Pretty much anything that is glass.  I pick up a lot of them at the thrift store when I run out.  Which is sad since I burn lots of candles often.  You can do molds if you're feeling crafty.  I usually do candles with flowers from my garden.  Always looks so pretty.

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