How-to: Rolled Beeswax Candle

measure and cut the candle wickDecide which side of your cut sheet you’d like to be the candle’s length, then measure and cut a length of candle wick about 1/2″ longer than the length of that side.

Candle wicks have a top and a bottom–don’t mix them up!

Next >>

About The Author

9 thoughts on “How-to: Rolled Beeswax Candle”

  1. I find it *really* hard to do this evenly, or even sort-of evenly. Do you have any tips? It doesn’t matter how many times I roll, un-roll, and re-roll.

    1. If you look REALLY closely at the beeswax sheet, you’ll see that although the honeycomb pattern lines up on the diagonal one way, it lines up in a straight vertical line the other way. I like to roll so that I’m rolling down that vertical line, and by keeping that line matched between the candle and the unrolled sheet as I’m rolling it up, I’m able to keep the candle perfectly lined up.

      If it’s totally impossible, though, for you to keep it even, just make it a style element!

  2. Pingback: How-to: Rolled Beeswax Tealight Candles

  3. Pingback: How-to: A Recipe for Natural Beeswax Wood Polish

  4. Your how-to has inspired me to make rolled beeswax candles for my wedding !! (14 months away, so here goes). But I wanted to mention that Knorr Beeswax lists 20 sheets for $50, but lists them much cheaper (referenced on martha stewart’s how-to candle thingy) 10 sheets for $16.50, or 50 sheets for $68.50…. Although, I haven’t been able to compare shipping or quality – only quantity.

  5. Pingback: Crafting a Green World | Cut a Fallen Tree Branch and Make Something: 11 Nature Crafts from Upcycled Wood Slices | Page: 1 | Crafting a Green World

  6. Pingback: Crafting a Green World | Review: Rolled Beeswax Honeycomb Sheets from Knorr Beeswax | Page: 1 | Crafting a Green World

  7. Pingback: sparkle craft – birthday magic: candles | Sparkle Stories Blog

  8. Pingback: How to Make a Teacup Candle Holder - Crafting a Green World

Comments (Keep It Civil...)

Scroll to Top