Messy candles

Posted: December 22, 2012 in This & That
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Some time ago I decided to decorate plain white candles with alcohol inks. It was fun but very messy, which is, of course, part of the fun. First I put on a single colour with an ink applicator and then poured various inks directly from the bottles. The inks behave unpredictably and you can never tell what is going to happen. Sometimes a new colour took off the previous colour as it dripped down. The unpredictability is also part of the fun.

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Comments
  1. shaunanagins says:

    I actually love how these look! So much fun. I would never have thought to do this, but it’s a very neat idea πŸ™‚

  2. Sari says:

    Thanks very much Shauna πŸ™‚

  3. marion says:

    Fabulous x

  4. billiescraftroom says:

    Wow, what an amazing effect. Love the finished look, thats so clever. I’d never have thought of trying that.

    Hope you had an amazing Christmas, best wishes for 2013

  5. […] made some alcohol ink candles again, as I did last year. These ones are a little less messy. I simply wiped or dabbed the ink onto the candles. These […]

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