Middle-aged woman shows how to remove candle wax from a carpet. Knowing what kind of carpet you have is key into understanding if your carpet can be cleaned or not. Video recommends calling a professional if you are unsure. Different methods help to provide satisfying results. ...more
How to Get Candle Wax Out of Carpet
The video shows you how to remove candle wax from carpets with ease. All you need are paper towels, an iron, and a butter knife. First, you have to turn the iron on to a medium or high temperature. Next, use the dull side of the knife to dig up the excess wax from the carpet. ...more
Want to remove dried wax from a carpet? You'll need four items: a white towel, a regular electric iron, a carpet cleaning solution and a hot-water extraction machine. For a complete, step-by-step demonstration of how to remove pesky paraffin wax stains from your own carpet, wa ...more
Getting stubborn wax off carpets can be quick and easy. Watch this HomeServe video tutorial on how to remove candle wax from a carpet using an iron, brown paper and knife in five minutes. Get wax off carpets in five minutes. Click through to watch this video on homeserve.com
Lisa shows us how to clean up spilled candle wax using an iron and a paper towel, a trick from Japanese Urawaza. The household ingenuity captured herein really caught fire in the post-war period, when Occupied Japan's poor economy made a virtue out of frugal and clever homebr ...more
In this video, you'll see how and why wax can be a deadly. This is how it works,When the test tube is submerged in cold water, the glass forms tiny cracks. The Water enters gets into the tube and vaporizes causing a micro explosion. The hot wax is then ejected from the tube qu ...more
Candles make great decorations and provide good mood lighting, but cleaning up dried wax drippings is never fun. Check out these simple tips for removing candle wax and it'll be history in no time.
Has your candle melted down and left wax all over your pretty glass holder? Look no further, this video has all the tips you need to get that ugly wax off of your nice votive or glass tabletop. You Will Need: * Water * Dish soap * A butter knife or spoon * A baking sheet * A f ...more
In this clip, learn how to make a trendy gel candle at home that you can give as a gift or use for home decor. This video from Creative Tips will give you a walkthrough of the process so that you can make a beautiful piece of art to share with your friends and family. Create a ...more
This video explains two different ways to remove wax from candles left on furniture. Both heat and cold are used to accomplish the removal of wax. Heat generally from a hair dryer will provide enough heat to remelt the wax without damaging wood furniture. Ice or even a pack of ...more
Ironing is a serious chore: hot, unpleasant, and frustrating all in one, but necessary if you don't want to look like you crawled out of bed just before work. While you might only turn to your flatiron when faced with wrinkled clothing, this little appliance packs the power to ...more
Tinder is difficult to come by in the best of conditions, but in a damp wilderness survival situation finding it can be downright impossible. Enter this video. It will teach you how to make solid fuel fire starters out of cotton balls and candle wax, which you can use to start ...more
Learn to make swiss cheese candles with Rosie O'Donnell. With a few home materials and candle wax make these fun and decorative candles with your kids. Make swiss cheese candles with Rosie O'Donnell. Click through to watch this video on blip.tv
In this clip, learn how to mod an ordinary wax candle so that you can store a stash inside it. The best part about this stash box - other than the fact that its easy to make and basically free - is that the candle will still burn normally so no one will ever suspect something' ...more
Magic is a wonderful thing. But so is science. So, which category does this mystifying candle trick fall in? Perhaps both. You only need three items to perform this magic trick: a lighter (or matches), a candle, and a candle holder (if your candle is not already in a containe ...more
Watch this video tutorial from the Polish Guy to see how to polish church appointments, like a chalice and candle. In this demonstration we use a Church Polish & Cleaning Kit that includes Simichrome and Flitz to polish a brass chalice and candle stick. The tutorial includes d ...more
Watch this fine art video tutorial to learn how to glaze oil paint over colored pencils. "What you are seeing is a short time lapse of me layering color with illustration markers (prismacolor) and color pencils. I have discovered that using markers and color pencils is a much ...more
You need wooly nylon string and a candle. This is pretty easy and you can get these things at any fabric store.
Cathie Filian and Steve Piacenza demonstrate the way of making medieval candles using tissue paper transfer technique. Steve asks you to first take a piece of tissue paper and a square-shaped chunky stamp. Then you should load the stamp with black pigment. Once the loading is ...more
Teacup candles are a beautiful variation on candles. You will need soy wax, clean tea cups, wicking, your preferred candle dye and essential oils, a wick pin and a method for heating and melting your candle wax (a kitchen stove is generally good enough).
Are you in a hurry and just found out that your zipper is broker? This how to video offers a quick fix to almost any broken zipper that will save you lots of money. All you need to fix a zipper is a screwdriver, pliers, and candle wax.
Watch what happens when Coke is mixed with wax. Learn how to do this cool science experiment yourself. Can anyone explain the science behind this??? You will need Coke (diet or regular), a glass test tube, and a candle. Break off a chunk of wax from the candle, put it in the t ...more
Martha Stewart uses OOMOO 30 Silicone Rubber from Smooth-On to make a twig candle mold and casts wax into it to demonstrate candle making. She make fake wood candles! Very cute.
The Flowergod designs a bridesmaid bouquet with hot pink roses, white tulips, white wax flower, and plumosa. He shows you a great trick to keep tulips from opening up. Light a candle and wax the outside and the inside of the tulip. Make a bridesmaid bouquet. Click through to w ...more
Here are some simple steps for making your own candles out of rolled beeswax! You will need one sheet of bees wax, some candle wicking, a ruler, a craft knife, and a pair of decorative buttons. This how to video demonstrates how to craft candles from recycled material. These b ...more
Bet your friends that you can make wine magically go into an upside-down glass, and the next round will be on them. You Will Need * A dish or shallow bowl * A small candle or tea light * A one-quarter full glass of wine * A cherry (optional) Step 1: Light the candle Light th ...more
Matt Friedman is going to show you what tools you'll need, what types of wax and scenting you can use, and how to make soy candle wax! Follow along with this series and learn everything there is to know about making your own candles. Part 1 of 15 - How to Make candles. Make ca ...more
No need to spend money on fire starter logs and such items, with free lint from your dryer and some wax from a candle you can create a great item to start fires while camping, hiking and so on. Dryer lint and wax are both small and lightweight so they're easy to pack and carry ...more
The horror! This video shows how to make a white candle bleed red wax by using a microwave?! You need a cookie sheet, box cutter, soy wax, wax paper, and a microwave.
Krazyboytx shows viewers how to dress and fix a love candle or come to me candle. First, you need to have a love mix, that is either prepared by you or that you have bought. You also need to use a sedative or a hallucinogen - such as salvia. You will also need dove's blood and ...more
If your new window treatments include blinds, save the hefty installation fee by hanging them yourself. You Will Need * A stepladder * A tape measure * A pencil * New blinds * A drill * Screws (which should be included in your set) * A screwdriver * Some wax or a candle Ste ...more
Blowing out a candle can be a satisfying end to an evening—unless the melted wax ends up splattered across your shirt front. Then it's time to just chill out – literally.
This video shows us how to turn nutmeg into a good luck charm. Originally, this was accomplished by using the element mercury, also known as quicksilver. This is no longer recommended because mercury is poisonous. A good alternative is ground silver dust which is often used on ...more
To make a journal made of junk you're going to need a couple of things. First an unbleached linen thread because it doesn't bleed out into your work, you'll need a candle, a binder clip and a stack of papers. The papers you need to fold down the middle and put in four evenly s ...more
You're a committed environmentalist but you love your candles. What are you to do? Did you know that you can recycle your candles? There's bound to be stuff left over. Just watch this video and learn! Recycling old candles isn’t really all that difficult but you should be a l ...more
Candles make a lovely addition to any home decor, and they are also fabulous gifts. In this video learn how to make your very own decorative candles for cheap. All you will need to create this funky gift if a plain white candle from any grocery store, tissue paper and some wax ...more
How to make your own water proof matches Making your own waterproof matches is really pretty easy. To do it you will need a few items. You will need a box of wooden strike matches. You will also need a candle. Start by lighting the candle and let it melt down a small pool of w ...more
In this tutorial, we learn how to make beeswax candles. To make this, you will need thread for a wick and a small bucket of beeswax that is melted on a hot surface. To start, cut the wick thread into even strings, you will only need two of them. Next, place the strings into th ...more
There is an easy way to make sure that dripping candles don't get wax all over the frosting of your next birthday cake. Simply place a hard candy like Life Saves around the bottom of each candle. Voila!
Don't let that stuck drawer aggravate you on a daily basis; find the problem and fix it once and for all. Step 1: Remove the drawer Remove the drawer. Pull it out until it stops, then lift up the end and pull it a little bit more. This should release the drawer from its glid ...more
Beeswax is a clean-burning and pleasantly scented wax for candles, and beeswax candles make excellent gifts. This tutorial shows you how to make your own rolled beeswax candles at home. All you need is your primed candle wick and a few sheets of beeswax.
We all love the relaxing quality and lovely smell a burning candle adds to a room but it is frustrating when candles burn through too quickly. By taking into consideration the placement and properly prepping the candle you’ll give it a longer life. Making your house smell lik ...more
Scented candles tend to magically turn a house into a home. The light flicker of the flame gives a relaxed or romantic tone to the atmosphere, and keeps the space smelling fragrant for hours. The only problem? Wax melts, and the candle becomes worthless after the wax is all go ...more
"Oh God! Again this Zipper got stuck. I'm gonna through it away." People… cool! This kinda things can be done on your own… by yourself by some simple household items. Things you need: Wax/Candle Pencil Lip balm Really Simple Tips for Fixing a Stuck Zipper Video: . Step 1: W ...more
Candles can be pretty expensive, which is why most of you probably resort to flashlights during a power outage. But when your batteries run out, you're out of luck, unless you know one of these methods for making a DIY emergency candle out of household junk. In this video, I ...more
Originally made using whale fat, candles first appeared over 2,200 years ago as a means of illumination. From the 1st century up until the 19th century, candles were primarily made using beeswax or tallow, and aside from providing light, were used as a method of keeping time. ...more
Camping in the rain sucks. It's not enough to deal with your clothes and tent being soaked—it makes starting a fire nearly impossible if you're not carrying waterproof matches. You can buy them pretty much anywhere that sells camping gear, but if you've got regular matches and ...more
When I was moving into my current apartment, I had to store some of my things in my ex-roommate's garage for over a month while I was getting settled. One of those things was my dresser. Upon moving it into my new place, I realized something was horribly, horribly wrong—none o ...more
Winter is already here, and when Jack Frost is nipping at your nose, he tends to nip on your wallet, too. That's right—between holiday parties, gift-giving, heating bills, and all the required snow and wet-weather gear you need, the winter months can get pretty expensive. So ...more
To prevent mosquitos from bombing your next outdoor summer party, make your own DIY citronella candles using soy wax, glass mason jars, citronella oil, candle wicks, and a little superglue. While making your own citronella candles take a little more time and effort than simpl ...more
Autumn is a time of year when everything looks, smells, and tastes good. The scents of cinnamon and spices are everywhere you go, and even the dead leaves that fall off the trees are pretty. In particular, the fruits and vegetables of the season are gorgeous. But let's get se ...more
Any living creature will die if deprived of sleep for long enough. The longest documented occurrence of a person not fully sleeping and surviving is only 11 days. There is a rare disease where deep sleep is never achieved, affecting roughly 100 people worldwide. Patients usual ...more
It's that time a year when winter storms begin causing havoc across the United States, and when "rotating outages" are common to help sustain the electrical grid during intense cold periods. That means pretty much anybody with snow and ice in their backyard can succumb to powe ...more
The first day of Hanukkah is here, the day you start lighting the candles of the menorah. So, why not ditch the wax and light the "lights" this year? (Skip ahead to see the LED menorah) Hanukkah is a Jewish festival that lasts eight days from the 25th day of Kislev, which th ...more
I am writing this quick post in response to the recent earthquakes and tsunamis that are affecting Japan. As soon as the news broke, and we began to hear of tsunami warning for our area, I immediately realized how under prepared I was for a natural disaster. The thing that dro ...more
Learn how to make relaxation candles using ice and wax.
This tutorial video will show you how to make a hand out of wax using some candles and water. This is a great idea for making props and various pieces needed to decorate a film set, or a halloween idea.
This video is a good demonstration of how to properly clean your ear and get rid of ear wax. Understand your ear's anatomy to better maintain your aural health. There are some other techniques to remove earwax, notably using an ear pick (curette). This is usually used by your ...more
Get ready to brighten up your Chanukah celebration with some homemade Menorah candles, like in this how-to video. You will need paraffin wax, a double boiler (metal coffee can set on top of a wire screen in a large pot of boiling water), a wooden spoon, a bowl filled with cold ...more
A few quick and easy jobs could add hundreds of pounds to your car’s value before selling. Watch TV’s used car expert Jason Dawe show you how to prepare your car before selling. Cleaning the exterior: 1. Clean the car from top to bottom using a good-quality car shampoo. Don’t ...more