Dipped Candle Making Projects

These project articles show how to make a variety of candles by dipping in hot wax or water. Most of these free candle making projects are heavily illustrated and include a linked materials list for your convenience.

Those who prefer a text listing with descriptions rather than photos please refer to our Alphabetical Candle Project Listing.

For general basic instructions see Candle Making Instructions.

Cobwebbed Candle Project

This article shows how to texture candles with hot water dipping.


Hand Dipped Tapers

This article shows the basics of dipping taper candles.


Fresh Corn Candle

This project uses a combination of molding, dipping, and carving.


Marble Candle

This project how to make candles that look like marbles by dipping in water.


Moon / Asteroid Candle

This project uses a dipping and hammering technique that is easy and fun.


Mud Candles

This is a technique for producing rustic candles with a dipping method.


Peppermint Stick Candle

Make candles that look like peppermint sticks with this dipping technique.


torched candleTorched Candles

This candle making technique uses a torch or heat gun to remove layers of dipped wax creating an interesting pattern. Heavily illustrated step by step instructions.


Window Candle Project

This dipping technique uses a cookie cutter to create alternate color windows.


See Also: Cut & Curl Candle Projects


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Disclaimer: The information presented here is accurate to the best of my knowledge and common candle making practices as of the time of this writing. The author and the publisher accept no liability for the use or misuse of any of the information presented here. This article is presented for informational purposes and is used at your own risk.

Author: Bob Sherman

Publisher: Bobby's Craft Boutique Inc.

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