Candle Making: Scent Your Way to Paradise

John Norman, John of All Trades

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7 Lessons (10m)
    • 1. Welcome

      0:55
    • 2. Dream Candle Project

      0:58
    • 3. Materials Needed

      0:50
    • 4. Getting the Most Scent

      2:40
    • 5. Picking Your Wick

      1:40
    • 6. Putting it All Together

      2:20
    • 7. Final Thoughts

      0:37
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Project Description

Make Your Own Dream Vacation Candle

Scent is a powerful tool that can transport us to another place. Using your skills from this class, create a candle that reminds you of a place you’re dreaming of vacationing.

Pick the right scent. If you’re the wilderness type, maybe pick a scent that smells like pine trees. If you’re dreaming of a beach getaway, try an ocean air scent. The possibilities are endless! 

Find the jar that’s right for you. You can recycle a previously used candle jar, or for bonus points search for one with a style that fits into your favorite vacation spot.

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Burn your candle and test the scent! How did it go? Does the scent fill the room? What would you do differently? Take a picture of your candle and add it to your Class Project with a description of where you'd love to vacation, and how your candle captures the essense of that place.

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