How to make a candle in a cup

A lovely gift for a friend x

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Gather the bits you need ( wax is heating)

Gather the bits you need ( wax is heating)

I bought these separately so need to put together

I bought these separately so need to put together

Remember and measure! Always cut a little longer.

Remember and measure! Always cut a little longer.

Push through and clamp

Push through and clamp

Done!

Done!

The wax keeping warm, I melted an old candle to make this using the crockpot method from another snap guide (thanks)

The wax keeping warm, I melted an old candle to make this using the crockpot method from another snap guide (thanks)

Dip the clamp into the wax,

Dip the clamp into the wax,

And quickly position, will sick it to the bottom.

And quickly position, will sick it to the bottom.

I dipped an old pencil in the wax and layer the top of the wick across it to keep it in position.

I dipped an old pencil in the wax and layer the top of the wick across it to keep it in position.

I add the wax a little at a time

I add the wax a little at a time

Almost there, you can see the other one I'm doing in a tin.

Almost there, you can see the other one I'm doing in a tin.

Done! Just wait for it to set fully overnight! Enjoy x

  • Cup or holder ( i look in second hand stores)
  • Wax or old candle
  • Wick and clamp
  • Pencil