How-To: Bottlecap Candles


I just love these tiny bottlecap candles from Craftaholics Anonymous. What a fun way to reuse both the caps and the stubs of some broken crayons. I could see these scattered about a buffet table or grouped in a pattern to create a design of flickering lights.

6 thoughts on “How-To: Bottlecap Candles

  1. JaneS says:

    Can anyone estimate how long they last?

  2. lori says:

    what about using them in paper bags at christmas??

  3. Diane Gilleland says:

    I suspect that there are some variables in terms of the kind of wax you use, and the size of caps. But if you figure that the average tealight seems to burn about 2-3 hours, then maybe these would burn for an hour or so?
    If someone tries these out, I’d love it if you posted your findings here!

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