How To Create A Herb Infused Candle

Craft Ideas | How To Create A Herb Infused Candle

by Angela Kenny |
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Bring the outside in using fresh herbs and flowers in this soothing homemade candle. This quick and easy craft idea will take you no time at all and soon you'll be able to sit back and enjoy the sense of calm from your brand new candle - these are also perfect homemade gifts for family and friends, especially if you're on a budget!

What you will need

White candle, chopped into small pieces

Heat-resistant glass bowl

5 drops of Rosemary pure essential oil - we used one from Holland and Barrett

Sprigs of rosemary, sage and thyme

Flowers from the garden

Clip top spice jar - ours is from Lakeland

Pre-waxed wick assemblies for soya wax - you can get these from Hobbycraft

What to do

Heat a saucepan of water until simmering

Put the candle pieces in a glass bowl, then place the bowl over the saucepan. Keep stirring until the candle has melted, then stir in the rosemary oil

Arrange the herb springs and flowers in the glass jar

Add the wick, ensuring that it is in a central position

Pour in the melted wax and leave to set

Craft Ideas | How To Create A Herb Infused Candle
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