Rolled Beeswax Candles

Rolled Beeswax Candles


You may quickly fall in love with the natural smell and warm burn of beeswax candles.  They're super easy to make and can add a nice decoration to any room in your home.  These candles also make great gifts for housewarmings or weddings.  Beeswax candles are great for beginner candlemakers, since there's often less than 5 steps involved.


  • 2 Beeswax Honey Comb Texture Sheets
  • 20” of Wick
  • Craft knife
  • Scissors



  1. Take one sheet of the beeswax and fold it in half, just at the edges, on the short side. Be careful not to press too firmly and mash the texture of the beeswax. Unfold and use a straight-edge blade to cut directly across to make two 4” x 16” pieces of the beeswax.
  2. Lay a 5” length of the wick along one of the short ends. Firmly roll the edge of the beeswax over it and press to secure the wick there with your fingertips.
  3. Slowly roll the wax to form a cylinder candle.
  4. Gently press the end of the wax sheet in to secure the raw edge to candle body. Hold the candle in your hands for a few moments. The warmth of your hands will bond the wax and help it keep the candle shape.
  5. Repeat Steps 1-4 with remaining wax. Beeswax burns longer and cleaner than other waxes.

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The good thing about bees wax is there are no carcinogens like regular candles!

These are so elegant and beautiful. The natural scent make these a perfect gift for anyone you don't really know how to shop for. For anyone who wants to try making a candle for the first time, try this!!

I love the look of these candles. I made these when I was growing up. Will be fun to try again.

Like the look of these candles. This would be a fun craft to try out. These candles would look great in our home.

This is such a cool craft. Beeswax candles are something I've been wanting to try for such a long time. Gotta add this to the to-make list.

We made these in high school many, many years ago. The only difference was that we cut the beeswax into sheets that made tapers with one side cut on an angle. After the candle was rolled we rolled the diagonal cut to create an interesting edge. I sold tons of them. This was from our FBLA club. Future Business Leaders of America.

Hi all! This actually does give the full instructions for this craft -- it's just that easy! This beeswax is sold in thin sheets similar to paper. It's very flexible, so you just cut a strip and start rolling (with a wick in the center), making it nice and tight as you go. Super easy! Decorate with ribbon, glitter, etc. If you cut a 90* triangle and start rolling at the wide end you'll get a taper design; rolling rectangles will give you pillar-styles. Great easy craft and they smell great too!

When I was a child I wached my mother make candles from real bees wax sheets from the bee hives my father kept. so they were usually a creamy white to really white. She would anchor the wick on one of the rolls to where it would still be in the middle when finished and decorate with craft bees or holly and hollyberrys and pine cone bases. The main thing I remember is you can't squeeze the candle sheet used for the candel when it is finished. They were festive and gave a cozy feel to the holidays. H.G.

I too am new to this;however, and have a few we not need any type of container or cylinder to wrap the was around? or, is this picture I see the entire candle made of beeswax (whats in the center?) please email me at

Yes i was going to say this exact thing. i love the look of these, where do you buy the wax and wick? can you buy just a few, how much do they usually cost?

I have never made bees waxed candles so this doesn't really give me full directions like what kind of wax do I buy and what kind of wick as I know there is different kinds for different waxes they print that bees wax burns longer than any other of the waxes I was going to check into Soy wax but this candle really caught my eye so can someone e-mail me back with more detailed directions it would be so much appreciated alot also when I recieve a e-mail saying I have an answer to a question or a comment when I click on to go to it I never find anything that a person directly has e-mailed its always advertisements on where to buy items is this the normal or am I not going to the right place as I go where it states click on this email to viewRead More your responses Iam really new at this and enjoy your coloums of information on all projects and right now Iam going through some health issues that I need to keep busy in this way So could someone get back with me at the email address menzock live com Thank You so much


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