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mug gel candles

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a recipe by
Eve Peterson
Westfield, WI

I made these for Christmas gifts this past Christmas, everyone loved them.

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Ingredients For mug gel candles

  • ceramic mugs
  • gel wax
  • candle wicks
  • pencils
  • pan to melt gel wax in
  • candle scent of choice
  • color dyes of choice
  • scissors

How To Make mug gel candles

  • 1
    Setting up the wick, Twine the top of the wick around th middle of a pencil. Leave nough of the wick hanging so that it will touch the bottom of the mug. You want the wick to be straight down the center.
  • 2
    Place the wick and melt the wax, Place the pencil on top of the mug, so that the wick hangs down the center. Melt the gel wax according to pkg. directions. Add coloring and scent.
  • 3
    Pour the candle, Carefully pour the gel wax into the mug. Set the mug on a paper plate. Fill the mug and allow to cool completely before moving on. Make sure the wick is in the center. The gel wax will harden as it cool.
  • 4
    Trim the wick, Trim the wick with sharp scissors to about 1/4' height. Enjoy!
  • 5

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