Candles have never been more popular, adding warmth, light and fragrance to your home. And making your own candles is simple and cost-effective, all you need to begin is a container or a mould, wax, wicks and decorations, plus Emma Hardyisquo;s detailed instructions. Learn how to use your shell collection to make delicate tea lights, fill some glass jars with herbs, flowers, essential oils, and wax to create a nature-inspired scented candle, swirl coloured wax together to make stylish marbled pillar candles and much more. There are Christmas, Valentinersquo;s day, autumn and spring delights, and why not start the year by refreshing the energy in your home with one of the gorgeously scented smudge sticks Bdash; try traditional sage or make your own with your favourite herbs. There is also a techniques section that explains all the basics you need to know (plus fire safety!) so you can start creating your own beautiful candles.