How To Make Your Own Candles in the Microwave

I made my own candle in the microwave and used my new candle to show off my vintage glass marble collection.
Melt candle wax in microwave in one minute increments until all melted.
Suspend a wick from skewer over your candle container.
Vintage Glass Marble collection.
Vintage glass marbles arranged by color.
Candle light shining through vintage glass marbles.

Suesan - Frou FruGal
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  • should you use clear gel candle or would just soy or leftover candles work just as well ? Love the project !!


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  • Lisa Ludlow Lisa Ludlow on Sep 22, 2013
    so pretty when lit up! good job.

  • Donna Hallowell Donna Hallowell on Sep 23, 2013
    Can't wait to do this. I've been doing it the old fashion way. I have the cancer melting pot etc. But I'm gonna try this. Dinot forget to cut the bottom of the wic off Iin the microwave. Yourwill have aproblem for sure.