Candles from tangerine peel their own hands
Candles – always perfect decor for any room, you want to give an aura of romance, warmth and comfort. Is it possible to quickly and easily make your own hands a candle? Of course! If you forgot to buy candles, but do not forget to buy tangerines, and a romantic dinner is about to begin, here’s an idea.
You will need:easy to clean oranges or tangerines (for example
, you can use Satsumas and Satsuma
vegetable oil or olive oil
Party mandarin, which was attached to the stem, will bottom candle. Gently peel mandarin knife, cut about 1/3 from top. Remove the cut tip.
That is why it is recommended to use the fruits with easily detachable peel, is famous for the variety Satsuma mandarin (and not only this variety). Carefully separate the slices of tangerine peel, helping himself with a spoon. Do not damage the middle of a fruit where the slices were attached to the stem on the tree.
As a result, when you delete a tangerine, must remain the core – the inner white stem. He will wick candles. Correct the stem so that it was flat. If it is too long, cut off the excess with scissors.
Pour a little olive oil in the peel so that the tip of the wick remained uncovered. In a couple of seconds press uncovered the tip of a spoon and dip it in oil. Everything! You can ignite it!
If the fuse does not light up, most likely, it is too much oil. Soak it and try again.
Depending on the length of the wick–stem candle should burn for at least a couple of hours. Remember that leaving the hot candle unattended dangerous!