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9 Best Candle Making Books for All Levels

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If you're interested in candle crafts, there are many candle making books you can choose from to learn everything from basic techniques to advanced skills. Browse through the craft section of your local library or favorite bookstore, and use these books as a reference to create your own beautiful candles.

1. The Everything Candlemaking Book

The Everything Candlemaking Book covers different crafting techniques to help both novice and experienced candle makers. Different candle containers, scents, colors, and textures are all covered in an easy-to-read format useful for all skill levels. Free on Kindle Unlimited or paperback $19.34 with Prime free shipping.

2. Art of Candle Making Business Startup

The Art of Candle Making Business Startup: How to Start, Run & Grow a Million Dollar Success From Home! provides you with everything you need to know about creating candles, how to source materials and how to start and run a candle making business. Included in this book are candle recipes, how to make organic candles and a successful candle making business guide. Available in Kindle $4.85 Audiobook free and paperback $12.47 with free shipping on orders over $25.

3. The Complete Candle Making Recipes For Beginners To The Expert

The Complete Candle Making Recipes For Beginners To The Expert provides "A detailed step by step guide to making incredible homemade candle with different fragrances". This guide is for all levels of candle making abilities and provides step-by-step instructions on how to make natural candles safely and at home. Available free with Kindle Unlimited free or paperback for around $10 with free shipping for orders over $25 or free with Prime membership.

4. Magic Candle Crafting: Create Your Own Candles for Spells & Rituals

Magical Candle Crafting: Create Your Own Candles for Spells & Rituals is ideal for a novice or experienced spellworker. The book promises to teach you how to infuse your energy into your candle crafting You'll discover candle recipes for spells, learn how to make inexpensive votive candles, how to make candle for specific rituals, and how to select ingredients that have potent magical properties to charge your candles. Available on Kindle for around $10 or paperback for about $13.50 with Prime free shipping or on orders over $25.

5. DIY Easy Step By Step Guide to Making Scented Soy & Beeswax Candles and Wax Melts at Home

DIY Easy Step By Step Guide to Making Scented Soy & Beeswax Candles and Wax Melts at Home teaches you how to create and blend various scents. You will learn how to blend and use various aromatherapy scents in creating scented candles to use for healing. Available on Kindle around $4.79 or Paperback for around $11.79 with Prime free shipping or free shipping on orders over $25.

6. The Candlemaker's Companion

The Candlemaker's Companion provides detailed descriptions and techniques for making rolled, poured, molded, and dipped candles, all accompanied by clear line drawings for visual instructions. Whether you're a novice and advanced candle makers, if you want to learn how to make different types of popular candles, this book is for you. Available on Kindle for around $10 or paperback for around $20 with free Prime shipping or on orders over $25.

7. Creative Candle Making

Creative Candle Making is suitable for a novice or experienced candle maker. This is a good choice for anyone just starting to learn how to make candles or looking for a new project, as you'll have 12 options. The book also comes with instructions and materials to make four all-natural candles at home. The books covers several types of candles that include, floating candles and cement pillar candles. Available in hardcover for around $15 with Prime free shipping or orders over $25.00.

8. Soy & Beeswax Candle Making Handbook

Soy & Beeswax Candle Making Handbook: How to Start a Homebased Profitable Candle Making Business explains the difference between using soy wax and beeswax for candles, choosing wicks, scents, colors, and essential oils. The second part of the book covers starting and operating a candle business and offers some business documents, including a business plan. This book is for anyone considering learning to make candles to anyone contemplating starting a candle making business. Available free on Kindle Unlimited or paperback for around $13.75 with free Prim shipping or on orders over $25.

9. Candle Making for Beginners

Candle Making for Beginners includes the history of candle making, explains the basic of candle making, and provides practice information for beginners, such as a list of the equipment you need. Other helpful tips include scents, colors, fragrances, how to melt wax, use molds, and provides some design examples. Available Free for Kindle Unlimited, $2.99 for Kindle or around $9 for paperback with free Prime shipping or on orders over $25.

Exploring Candle Making Books

There are many candle making books you can explore to find one to help you in learning and/or perfecting your candle making expertise. You can gradually build a reference library to use whenever challenged or seeking new ideas.

9 Best Candle Making Books for All Levels