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If you’re into essential oils, you’re probably already obsessed with lavender. It’s our favorite versatile scent! It’s used in everything from candles to cakes because obviously it smells and tastes delish. It is mostly popular for all of its soothing and believed tension calming properties, but an added bonus is it’s also one of the easiest florals to work with in DIY projects! We’re going to create some awesome DIY lavender scented candles that will make great gifts for all your friends, AND for you!
Step 1: Heat soy wax chips in a microwave safe container for 1 minute according to package instructions. Stir and repeat until wax is melted through and smooth. It took us about 5 mins total to melt 16 oz of wax.
Step 3: Dip wick clip in melted wax and press it down in the centre of the bottom of your glass. Tie the top of the wick around a skewer to rest on top of the glass.
Step 4: Mix your essential oil and lavender flower buds into the melted wax.
Step 5: Carefully fill each vessel about a third of the way up and let set about 10 minutes. Then fill ‘em up the rest of the way and let set until totally firm. It takes a couple hours at least for the wax to set thoroughly.
Step 6: When the candles are firm, trim the wicks right under the skewer. Viola!
Now you’re ready to draw a big ol’ bubble bath, put on some tunes, light your pretty new candle and indulge in some seriously relaxing aromatherapy. Ahhhh…
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