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Making Candles and Soaps For Dummies

ISBN: 978-1-118-05434-5
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336 pages
March 2010
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Introduction.

Part I: Getting Started in Candle Making.

Chapter 1: Stocking a Safe and Efficient Work Area.

Chapter 2: Working with Wax.

Chapter 3: Achieving the Look You Want for Your Candles Again and Again.

Chapter 4: Finding the Perfect Wick.

Chapter 5: Creating Simple Projects.

Part II: Jazzing Up Your Candles.

Chapter 6: Adding Color and Scent.

Chapter 7: Decorating Your Candles with Flair.

Chapter 8: Making More Advanced Projects.

Chapter 9: Displaying Your Handiwork.

Chapter 10: Handling Common Candle Problems.

Part III: Tackling Soap-Making Basics.

Chapter 11: Preparing to Make Soap.

Chapter 12: Grasping Soap-Making’s Basic Techniques.

Chapter 13: Delving into Additives.

Chapter 14: Creating Basic Soap Projects.

Part IV: Fancying Up Your Soap.

Chapter 15: Creating Scent-sations: Adding Color and Scent.

Chapter 16: Going Beyond Basic Soap.

Chapter 17: Creating a Home Spa.

Chapter 18: Solving Soap-Making Dilemmas.

Part V: Moving On in the Candleand Soap-Making World.

Chapter 19: Experimenting with Aromatherapy.

Chapter 20: Turning a Hobby into a Business.

Part VI: The Part of Tens.

Chapter 21: Ten Easy Holiday Decorating Ideas.

Chapter 22: Ten or So Great Gift Ideas for Family and Friends.

Chapter 23: Ten Super Projects for Kids.

Chapter 24: Ten Musts for Attending a Craft Show.

Part VII: Appendixes.

Appendix A: Candle-Making, Soap-Making, and Aromatherapy Suppliers.

Appendix B: Additional Resources for Avid Candlemakers and Soapmakers.

Index.

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