You can never predict those nights when the power will go out, but you’ll love having this Altoid Tin Candle on hand!
These double wick Altoid Tin Candles are also handy to take along with you on your next camping trip, and make great little gifts, too.
With both wicks lit, this candle will burn for over 6.5 hours! Go grab an empty Altoid tin, and let’s get started! Here’s what you’ll need…
Altoid Tin Candle
- Start with a clean, dry, empty Altoid Tin.
- Cut 2 small rectangles of duck tape and use them to cover the holes in the Altoid Tin.
- Attach bottom of wicks to wick stickers, then affix wick stickers to the inside base of the Altoid Tin. (See photo above)
- Transfer 3/4 cups Soy Wax Flakes into a microwave safe glass measuring cup.
- Microwave wax for 1 minute and stir. Keep microwaving and stirring in 30 second increments until wax is fully melted.
- Carefully pour melted wax into your Altoid Tin you prepared with wicks.
- As wax solidifies overnight, stabilize the wicks using 2 pencils.
- After wax has hardened overnight, prop the top of the wicks upright, trim the wicks, and you’re done!
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