Tissue Paper Candle

In this project we show you how to emboss a candle using printed tissue paper. This project is great for gift baskets items, as it allows you to match your tissue paper for wrapping with the candle in your basket.

Tissue Paper Candle

What you need

Tissue paper with an image on it (I used Victoria Secret Tissue paper, but you could just stamp an image)
Blank candle
Heating tool or blowdryer
Wax paper


Step 1: Rip out a tissue paper image…

Tissue Paper Candle

Step 2: Place the tissue image against the candle and tightly wrap wax paper around the candle.

Wrap Tissue Paper Around Candle

Step 3: Turn on your heating tool and aim it at your tissue image. Watch the tissue seem to “melt away’… after a while you won’t see the tissue paper anymore (btw… taking this picture was awkward!)

Emboss Candle

Step 4: Remove wax paper

This project was contributed by Nicole Tinch, Check out her Knitting blog

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  1. Thanks so much for sharing :-)
    Always wondered how this was done xxx

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