Make your home smell amazing with this candle DIY

Lavender is a fragrant herb that comes in shades of blue, purple, and violet. Its calm and soothing scent makes it a very popular additive to lotions and candles. In fact, studies show that lavender has many therapeutic and curative properties. As in inhalant, lavender decreases anxiety and improves overall mood.
To enjoy the beneficial properties of lavender, consider creating a candle out of any small drinking glass in the home. All you need to get started is wax flakes, a wax melting machine, a wick, and a metal wick centering device. Snip approximately 2 inches off the top of the bundle of fresh lavender; the sprigs will be used for a decorative purpose.
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Materials
- Small drinking glass
- Candle wick
- Metal wick centering device
- Wax melter machine
- Metal bowl
- Soy wax flakes
- Lavender essential oil
- Popsicle stick
- Scissors
- Twine
- Fresh lavender
- Gorilla super glue
- Lighter or matches
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Instructions
1. Place a candle wick in the center of the drinking glass.
2. Put a candle wick centering device over the wick. Poke the wick through the hole in the middle of the metal centering device. Ensure the centering device lays flat on top of the drinking glass.
3. Set the wax melter machine between the setting of "3" and "4."
4. Place a metal bowl on the wax melter machine.
5. Shake soy wax flakes into the bowl until the bowl is halfway full.
6. Add approximately 12 drops of lavender essential oil to the wax.
7. Stir the wax with a wood popsicle stick.
8. Pour the liquid wax into the drinking glass. Fill the glass with wax approximately 3/4 of the way to the rim.
10. Allow the wax to cool and solidify.
11. Remove the wick centering device from the rim of the glass.
12. Snip the tip off the wick with scissors.
13. Cut a small piece of twine with scissors.
14. Place three sprigs of fresh lavender flat on the twine.
15. Tie a knot around the lavender to secure the bundle.
16. Squeeze a dot of super glue on the knot.
17. Adhere the twine to the glass. Hold it in place until achieving a strong bond.
18. Light the candle and enjoy the lavender aroma.
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