Thursday, September 08, 2011

Apple Crisp Mix Candle

I have the crafting bug. I haven't been able to do much with my schedule, but I am itching to get crafting. The cooler temperatures have me thinking of all things fall related. The candles I made are inspired by those baking mixes in a jar.

I gathered up all of my supplies: 2 jelly jars, wicks, 6 tarts, cutting board, knife, labels, rings and lids.

I found these cute lids and rings at W*l-Mart.

I put my wick in the jar and then cut the tarts into chunks. First I layered in the Vanilla Frosting tart, next came Macintosh Apples, then Cinnamon Sugar. I had little more space to fill and added a little more of the Macintosh Apple.

I made the labels in Word and added an apple from clip art. I used my hot glue gun to attach them.

I plan to use twine to attach a tag and give as teacher appreciate gifts for the first day of Fall.

I hope you are taking time to enjoy the simple moments!


  1. That is a great idea!! I bet it smells wonderful! I burn alot of candles.

    Thanks for sharing

  2. So the wick comes all the way to the top of the tart chunks and you just light it like a candle?

    Cute idea!

  3. @ Mary Ann ~ exactly!

  4. WOW what a great idea and this would be a fast craft as well. Good job!

  5. Thanks, Wendi. It's sure cute. I might have to try one!

  6. You are so creative! Love it!

  7. Great idea Wendi, I'm trying to enjoy!

  8. Such a neat idea! Love it! :-) Lucky teachers ;-)

    Just wanted to touch base about the soda...I was like many in one day and yes this week the headaches have been bad! But I keep that poster on my fridge about how bad it is for our bodies and so far I have stuck with it! :-)

    Have a great weekend!


  9. That is a cute candle. I bet it smells really nice when it is burning.

    Have a great day.



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