Place the glass containers on a cookie sheet to make clean up from any spills a snap. Fill each glass container within one inch of the top. Leaving that extra space will allow room for the candle to burn and not drip outside the container. You will need to let your container candles cool for about 20 minutes. To practice without wasting supplies, melt down the wax from the candles you are building and use it over and over again until you have the process perfected. To make particular designs on hand dipped candles, consider purchasing a book. Most will offer you great color photos with step by step directions for making each hand dipped candle. To make the best quality taper candles you will want to use paraffin wax. Beeswax can bend easier, especially on warm days. To melt the wax properly, use a large pot with a few inches of water for the dipping can to sit in. Never place the dipping can directly on the stove top as this is a safety issue. This additive doesn t react to humidity at all so it is an agreeable product to use for hardening. They amount you will use depends on the type of candles you are making. This additive helps reduce the temperature needed to melt the wax. Add about three teaspoons for each pound of wax. Be careful not to over use Stearic Powder as doing so will cause damage to the wax. This will help you compare the prices with sales you run across and know if you are getting a better deal or not. Many craft stores run sales on candle making items before and right after the holidays. This can be a great time to stock up. Checking online auction sites including Ebay and Yahoo Auctions can often be an excellent way to find the same candle making products you use at a discounted price. The all natural soy collection comes in 4 sizes and 24 great fragrances. These candles come in a glass jar with a wooden top. Choose from a small, medium, large, or extra large sugar pot. Flavors like cinnabun and cinnamon cider will make your mouth water. For the cowboy types out there, you will simply enjoy the red neck collection.