Wax Lamp

Wax Lamp

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Lovely wax lamp with professional look!

These wax lamps are safe and eco friendly. You will be appreciated if it is used creatively like in candle light dinner, decorating home for a dinner party, gifting relatives in Diwali and so on. It saves times and easy to make it at home but be careful while making as its hot wax. You can keep children away when you make it.

Materials required:

Double boiler

wax

wax paper

balloon

toothpick

electric light (to place inside and spread light) / tea candle

Procedure: Decide the space where you are going to work. Because you will be working with hot wax and will need to move quickly, it’s better to have all your materials ready before you start the work.

Step 1: Take a double boiler and melt the wax or else microwave wax for 30 seconds then stir continuously, it should not over burn. Meanwhile blow the balloon and fill 2/3 of water then tie a knot. ( blow baloon according to your required size of the bowl)

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Step 2: Once the wax is melted, wear gloves and dip the balloon in wax vessel and take it out. After few seconds, again dip the balloon, repeat this process based on the thickness required.

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step 2


Step 3: Hold the balloon for 10-15 seconds till the wax dries little then place balloon upside down on wax paper so the bottom of the balloon remains with smooth texture. Average time for wax balloon to dry is 24-36 hours.

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Step 3

 

Step 4: After the wax dries completely, burst the balloon using toothpick or safety pin.


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Step 4


Step 5: This is how it will look when you remove the balloon.


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Step 5

 

 

Step 6: Place an electric lamp / tea candle inside the wax bowl.


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Step 6


You can also add colour to wax, which will give colourful wax bowl.

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