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TABLE OF CONTENTS

  • Introduction
  • Basic Techniques
    • Equipment and Materials
    • Waxes and Dyes
    • Wicks
    • Preparing the Mold
    • The Wax Mixture
    • Removing the Mold
    • Container Candles
    • Hand-dipped Candles
    • Finishing Touches
    • Machine-made Candles
    • Working Safely
    • Problems and Remedies
  • Metallic Candles:
    • Pin Candle
    • Starry Candle
    • Golden Candles
    • Mirror Candles
    • Ice Candle
    • Golden Fruit Basket
  • Aromatic Candles:
    • Lemon Candle
    • Spicy Candle
    • Aromatherapy Candle
    • Smoke-repelling Candle
    • Scented Floating Candle
    • Three-wicked Candle
  • Natural Candles:
    • Beeswax Block Candle
    • Rolled Beeswax Candle
    • Clock Candle
    • Oyster Shell Candle
    • Treasure Candle
    • Rose Quartz Candle
    • Christmas Candle Wreath
  • Outdoor Candles:
    • Hanging Glass Holder
    • Citronella Candle
    • Outdoor Flare
    • Large Garden Candle
    • Paper Bag Candles
    • A Pot of Candles
  • Exotic Candles:
    • Carved Candle
    • Carved Star Icicle Candle
    • Ivy-decorated Candle
    • Moon and Stars Candle
    • Twisted Candle
    • Marbled Candle
    • Wax Bowl with Flowers
    • Wax Flower Candle
  • Novelty Candles:
    • Milkshake Candle
    • Clown Candle
    • Decorative Pyramid
    • Mushroom Candle
    • Astrological Candle
    • Hand Candle
  • Candle Holders
  • Index
  • Credits

Title: Creative Candles: 40 inspiring projects for making and decorating candles for every occasion
Author: Sue Spear
Format/Publication Date: HC:1996
Publisher: Chartwell Books, NJ
Page Count: 128
Book Dimensions(ht. x w.): 11 1/4" x 8 3/4"
ISBN: 0785806059

SUMMARY- This book covers a lot of techniques with brief instructions and lavish photography. It's all very stylish and tasteful, and leans more towards the decorating of candles than the making of them, though not so much that I'd steer beginners away from it.