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Old 09-07-2006, 08:26 PM
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Grubby Candles


MATERAILS

Purchased tapered candles or pillar candles
Candle wax
Slow cooker or double boiler
Dried, crushed rose petals
Aluminum foil
Cookie sheet
Natural raffia
1 wide torn fabric strips


INSTRUCTIONS:

1)Line cookie sheet with aluminum foil; spread an even layer of crushed rose petals over foil.

2)Melt candle wax in the slow cooker or double boiler.

3)Carefully and quickly dip candle into melted wax, then roll into crushed rose petals before wax cools repeat after you have achieved desired look and size, then carefully dip the candle one more time in the wax to seal the candle. Let cool.

4)Tie strands of raffia and fabric strips around individual candles or in bundles of 2 or 3.
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