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    DIY 100 hour candles

    February 11, 2013 | DIY 100 hour candles | Living Off the Grid: Free Yourself

    I am always on the look-out for homemade counterparts to store bought preparations. These DIY ’100 hour candles’ definitely fit the bill. In less than 5 minutes you have an inexpensive, refillable ’100 hour candle’ that will light up your home in the darkest of times. And for you ladies – these homemade alternatives are far more aesthetically pleasing than the store bought versions. So let’s get started.

    The supplies you need are pretty straight forward. Liquid paraffin, lantern wicks and 1/2 pint mason jars. I found my lantern wicks and mason jars at Walmart and the liquid paraffin at a local Hobby Lobby. The cost of each candle ends up being approximately $2.70 per candle. Which is about half the cost (at least) of the store bought versions.
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    Dang, I am always amazed at all the cool prep sites that come up here. Thanks!!
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    Nice info Auntie.
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    Thanks it is now on my long list of things to do before winter hits us.
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    Thanks Auntie this is good, real good. I currently have many 80 hour store bought candles in my stores. I will try this. Keep up the good input.
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    Adding thieves oil or other essential oils add a healing effect to your candles.

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    Quote Originally Posted by SecretPrepper View Post
    Adding thieves oil or other essential oils add a healing effect to your candles.
    Please tell me you make your own thieves oil.
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    I'd be lying. Mrs SP does though. She has done a lot of resurch and has been doing this for years now.
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    I must admit that most of my candle making time is spent on Bee's wax or Tallow Candles, but it would be much more economical to make paraffin candles than purchase them. Thanks for the thought Auntie.
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    Awesome man thanks for this.

 

 
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