Browsing the "beeswax" Tag

How-to: Save and Store Melted Wax for Future Craft Projects

August 27th, 2012 | by Julie Finn

So you made candles, or preserved autumn leaves, or cooked up furniture polish, or crafted modeling wax for the kiddos, and now you're left with a crock pot or bain-marie half-full of melted beeswax (or its vegan wax substitutes). Here's the easy way that I store my leftover wax, measured into known amounts so that future projects are easier to put together, and pretty enough that the wax can be stored right out in the open, leaving more storage space for my fabric stash


How-to: A Recipe for Natural Beeswax Wood Polish

February 27th, 2012 | by Julie Finn

From my antique library table to my unfinished wood kitchen countertops to my children's many wooden toys (especially the hand-stained wooden toys), my homemade beeswax wood polish keeps them all in good condition, with all-natural ingredients and scented with essential oils


How to Make Beeswax-Coated Paper

October 16th, 2011 | by Julie Finn

Hand-dipping paper in beeswax gives it the patina of an antique and is a chemical-free way to preserve it. Here's how to make your own beeswax paper.



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