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.
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.
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.