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  1. Thank you! Thank you for the advice, I’m going to let the other ones cure for two weeks.
  2. With these I used lavender vanilla (downy type) from Aztec. I have five other fragrances as well, that I haven’t used yet. Lavender lemon, eucalyptus mint, blood orange Goji, grapefruit mangosten, and jasmine vanilla.
  3. I am looking to purchase some jars and lids like the one pictured. They are 3 oz glass jars with glass lids. Most place sell these candles for very cheap like Walmart, dollar tree, etc. I’m looking to purchase the empty jars in bulk. I can’t seem to find them anywhere online. Hobby lobby had something similar, but they were $3.50 for one individually. Thank you in advance Ben
  4. Thank you so much for the compliments and advice. I have another one that has not been lit. I will let it sit for two weeks instead of one week like I planned and see how it turns out.
  5. Hello everyone. I just signed up to this forum. I look forward to learning a lot and interacting with fellow candle makers! Little background; My wife and I are just getting started making candles. We live Right outside of Atlanta Ga. Once we perfect making them we are going to teach our 7 year old daughter how make the candles. Eventually we plan to let her do all the candle making, coloring, labeling, scent choices, etc. So candle making will be her hobby and her business, she is super excited about it. We’ve only made 2 candles so far. Products just arrived 4 days ago. We are using gb444 soy wax, fragrance oils from Aztec(that’s where all our products came from), 8oz patio jars, and wi-767 wicks. We test burned 1 with 24hr cure time(probably should have waited longer from everything I’ve read)and not getting strong hot throw at all. We are going to let the other one cure for 1 week. We added FO at 185 degrees and poured at 135. Candles look perfect and cold throw is good. We used 1.25oz of FO in 16oz of wax(both measured by weight and not volume) We plan to test pour a dozen or so tomorrow. Using different FO/wax ratios, different pour temps, different temps we add oil, etc. We are open to any advice, suggestions, and/or criticism. We are only four days into candle making so all help is appreciated. Thanks in advance. Ben
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