I'm getting a new hobby!

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  1. Corry

    Corry Flirtacious and Bodacious Supporting Member

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    I'm looking into getting supplies, and starting up a candle making hobby/side job.

    Any candle makers here?
     
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    blackdoglab yeah I'm easy.... but I'm not cheap

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    I used to sell knitting through a candlemaker. As long as you put a lot of the smelly stuff in em' they'll be good.
     
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    ferny TPF Noob!

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    I've had a go and given them away as presents. Beccause I was only doing three or so I bought big plain candles and chopped them up for the wax. I found some cheap and plain pots with lids (tiny sugar bowls with no writting) and used those. The lids hide the messy burnt candle and help keep the smells in.
     
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    Luminosity No longer a newbie, moving up!

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    Ooh candlemaking sounds good.

    I was thinking of taking up knitting or crocheting but I'm not good with fiddly bits...I mean uh, things
     
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    cherrymoose TPF Noob!

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    A fun way to make nice-looking round candles is to take a filled water balloon and dip it repeatedly in hot wax. Let it dry, and pop the balloon. Then fill the inside of the balloon-shaped candle with wax, immediately stick a wick in, and then dip the whole thing in cold water. :)
     
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    Unimaxium TPF Noob!

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    There used to be a cool candle store around the corner from me. The shop was all funky looking, too. They painted the outside a bright shade of green. Now it's a dry cleaner. And the outside was re-painted white.
     
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    yeldivea TPF Noob!

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    I don't make or sell candles. But I think it's neat you are into it. :0 I do like candles.
     
  8. Mitica100

    Mitica100 Moderator Staff Member Supporting Member

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    Oh cr@p!! I read "I'm getting a new hubby!" for some reason! I need to check my eyes...
     
  9. Corry

    Corry Flirtacious and Bodacious Supporting Member

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    :lol: Yeah, not quite, Mit! I've been single for nearly a year now! :lol:
     
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    Mitica100 Moderator Staff Member Supporting Member

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    How dare you say that? :spank: You got all of us here, with ya... :sexywink::hug:: We're like your family, ya know...
     
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    Corry Flirtacious and Bodacious Supporting Member

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    Awwww!!! :hug::
     

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