Candle MakingCrafts
To Top

Using Coffee Cans to Make Candles

Category Candle Making

Can I use a large or small coffee can to make candles?

By Jennifer S. from IL

We are giving away $200 in Amazon gift cards for people who answer questions on ThriftyFun this month! Click here to find out more...

Add your voice! Click below to answer. ThriftyFun is powered by your wisdom!

October 17, 20110 found this helpful

Yes. One thing about hot wax, though, it tends to sink in the middle. So the best way would be to set the coffee can in a pan of water on the stove. Heat the water and the broken up wax will melt. You could add some bottom weight and stability to your wick by tying a penny to it, allowing the wick length to reach beyond the level of the melted wax.

Reply Was this helpful? Yes
October 19, 20110 found this helpful

If the can is ribbed or turned over at the top you whave trouble removing the candle. Make sure the container you use has straight up sides.

Reply Was this helpful? Yes

Add your voice! Click below to answer. ThriftyFun is powered by your wisdom!

Related Content
Crafts Candle MakingOctober 17, 2011
Tuna Cans
Uses for Tuna Cans
An empty coffee pod next to a container of ground coffee.
Using Coffee Pods Without a Kuerig
cup of coffee
Making Coffee Without a Coffee Maker
coffee can snowman
Making a Coffee Can Snowman
Back to School Ideas!
Summer Ideas!
Ask a Question
Share a Post
Desktop Page | View Mobile

Disclaimer | Privacy Policy | Contact Us

© 1997-2017 by Cumuli, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

Published by .

Generated 2017/08/17 02:11:38 in 562 msecs. ⛅️️ ⚡️
Loading Something Awesome!