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Beeswax Melts

My sister gave me one of those candle warmers for last year and it is SO cute. I really wanted to use it but  the scented melts you buy have a lot of artificial fragrances.  So I decided to make my own. And I thought I would offer it up as my first really quick gift idea.

Grate some beeswax, or soy wax, and melt it in a double boiler. This is also a good use for old candle stubs you might have saved.  After it has all melted add some essential oils. I like to use bitter almond, cinnamon and cloves to complement the sweet smell of the beeswax.

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Pour the melted beeswax into molds. You can use any decorative ice cube mold.  I lucked across these silicone molds on an IKEA trip along time ago but you can find
similar molds on Amazon.  Let them set up until they have cooled.  I usually pop them in the fridge.
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Pop them out of the molds.  They can be used for decorations. They look pretty nestled on some greenery.  Or you can look for one of those candle warmers at a thrift store and make up a bag of these to go with it.  The beeswax melts look really cute tied up in some burlap but I haven’t gotten that far, yet.