- Untie the wick from the stick. Use the stick to loosen the wet sand from around the candle. It's like digging up treasure.
- Brush excess sand off of candle.
- Now I could have either let it dry and then brushed more sand off, or rinsed it off with a hose. I used the hose and it only took a few minutes.
I can't wait to see what it looks like!
Loosen the sand around the candle.
Brush off the excess sand. After rinsing with a hose.
- 5. Eventually I'll make the candle level by sitting the candle in a old warm skillet and carefully adjusting the legs.
- 6. If you want to remove more of the sand, you can dip the candle in a pot of simmering water. But I like my sand candles sandy. It reminds me of the beach.
|Shell detail. See the layers of pink and brown?|
|This is a demo photo for the blog. I'd never burn a candle this close to books.|
|Finished Sand Candle|
|When I level it, it will look like this.|
- If you make one I'd love to see it. Put a link in the comments.
- TIP: I collect old pots and pans for candle making and keep them in a box for that purpose. Probably best not to use your candle making pots and pans for making food. Thrift stores and yard sales are a great place to look for old pots and pans.