Guide: DIY Candle & Soap Making

Candle Making FAQ

Candle Making Frequently Asked Questions We want to help all of you who are getting started with candle making or have questions about the process. If you have questions, which are not answered here, please let us know or go to our discussion forum and post your...

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Soy Candle Making Guide for Votive Candles

This guide is intended for use with the Grow and Make Soy Candle Making Kits   Welcome to your new hobby of soy candle making! Soy candles are at least 90% cleaner burning than their petroleum counterparts, and because they burn at a cooler temperature than...

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Soap Nuts: Do they work for laundry?

By Contributing Editor Kristina Strain I must admit I was skeptical as I extracted four funny-looking, gummy round seedpods from a drawstring cotton bag. These, so-called soap nuts, were supposed to clean my laundry? I poked around in my laundry basket. Blueberry...

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Green Gift Ideas: Pinecone Fire-starters

By Grow and Make Contributing Editor Kristina Strain Grow and Make's Green Holiday Series Make gifts out of junk. It might not sound appealing when worded that way, but taking a thoughtful and creative approach to your gift list is a terrific way to green your...

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How to Make Tea Light Candles at Home

Welcome to your new hobby of soy candle making! Soy candles are at least 90% cleaner burning than their petroleum counterparts, and because they burn at a cooler temperature than paraffin, soy candles will generally burn 25-50% longer. IMPORTANT: Wax has a flash point...

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How to Make Soy Candles at Home

By Contributing Editor Will Johnston This guide is intended for use with the Growandmake.com Soy Candle Making Kits Welcome to your new hobby of soy candle making! Soy candles are at least 90% cleaner burning than their petroleum counterparts, and because they burn at...

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