How to Make Marbled Candles
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How to Make Marbled Candles

Difficulty Intermediate
Budget £10 - £30
Time 1 hr +

Marbled candles are surprisingly easy to create, and look chic and modern in any home. Read the tutorial below by Hannah Read-Baldrey to find out how to make your own!

***Please note: It is advised that these candles are only used for decorative purposes***

Project and instructions by Hannah Read-Baldrey

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How to make

You will also need:

Glass or Metal Jug

Nail Varnish

Nail Varnish Remover

Disposable Gloves

Bucket (Lined with a bag) filled with water at room tempetature


To prepare the pillar candle mould, thread the wick through the base of the mould, then tie a lollipop stick to the end of the wick.


Pull the wick through the base to that it’s nice and tight, and secure with a blob of Blue Tac.


Pour the soya wax flakes into a jug, and then microwave until fully melted.


Stir in the scent, pour into the mould and allow to cool for around 3-4 hours.


Release the candle from the mould.


Shake nail varnish on top of the room temperature water in the bucket.


Wearing protective gloves, dip the candle into the bucket slowly, and then place onto a protected surface to dry fully for a few hours.

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