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When I first started making candles I did not want to go the traditional route of buying containers for my candles because I didn’t see that as being eco-friendly and I wanted to do something that would catch people’s eyes the moment they see them. At first I made the candles into handmade ceramic pots that a friend of mine made. Eventually he became less involved so I came up with a new idea. About 10 years ago I came across a bottle cutting kit that I wanted so bad, never bought it, but always had the thought in the back of my head to try it out. I then became aware of how many people do not recycle and simply throw away beautiful bottles on a daily basis. So combining those two ideas led me to making candles into recycled bottles that I cut and polish by hand. The finished product truly is a work of art as it is a seven-step process. I can do almost any bottle and custom orders are always welcome. I hope you enjoy them as much as I…

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  • Female
  • Born on September 2
  • Joined April 5, 2010

Favorite materials

Recycled Bottles, Soy wax

About

When I first started making candles I did not want to go the traditional route of buying containers for my candles because I didn’t see that as being eco-friendly and I wanted to do something that would catch people’s eyes the moment they see them. At first I made the candles into handmade ceramic pots that a friend of mine made. Eventually he became less involved so I came up with a new idea. About 10 years ago I came across a bottle cutting kit that I wanted so bad, never bought it, but always had the thought in the back of my head to try it out. I then became aware of how many people do not recycle and simply throw away beautiful bottles on a daily basis. So combining those two ideas led me to making candles into recycled bottles that I cut and polish by hand. The finished product truly is a work of art as it is a seven-step process. I can do almost any bottle and custom orders are always welcome. I hope you enjoy them as much as I enjoy making them!

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