Make Your Own Candle Kit - Signature Essentials

Our in-studio candle-making workshops are over for the year, but if you are perhaps in need of an activity for kids (or spouses) of any age who are at home (or have been at-home for moooooooooonths now) we have the perfect solution: our Make Your Own Candle Kits! This Signature Essentials version features our frosted glass jars with black lids and our signature Nomad labels. We've done all the math + science and all you have to do is melt, mix, pour and cool and voila! Your very own candles (and at least an hour of parental peace).

Each kit contains: 

- 100% soy wax flakes
- essential oil fragrance blend 
- wicks + wick tabs
- 8 oz jars
- Signature labels
- black lids
- 2 tea lights

    What you need from home:
    - a pouring pitcher  
    - a thermometer 


    Scent Options: 

    Blackout (Citrus / Sea Salt / Plum / Amber) 
    White Oak Forest (White Sage / Orange / Lavandin / Moss / Tonka)
    White Sands (Bergamot / Mandarin / White Tea / Sandalwood)
    Citron + Lavender (Lemon / Eucalyptus / Lavender / Cedar)
    Lavender + Cream (Lavender / Bergamot / Vanilla / Amber)
    Gin Blossom (Black Pepper / Cardamom / Jasmine / Musk)


    Sizing Information

    MEDIUM (8 oz): 40-50 hours burn time. Most popular size, great for a kitchen, bedroom or living room.

    Product Details

    NOMAD Wax Co. candles are made with midwestern-grown pure soy wax. They burn cleaner and longer than other wax alternatives. Our candles are 100% phthalate free, paraben-free, lead free, petroleum free and vegan. Our ingredients are never tested on animals. 

    Carefully blended by satin-gloved hand and stirring rod to ensure that the scent is robust & consistent, our candles will fill your space with enveloping fragrance. For the ultimate candle experience, use our hand-cut matches to light yours. Packed in a reusable metal or glass vessels, the minimal modern design looks as great in your home as it smells, and will make you look like one of the hip, cool kids. Even if you’re not. (Trust us on this.)

    Meticulously hand-poured in our studio in Omaha, Nebraska. Candles are packaged in a food-safe, reusable cotton bag, ready for gifting. 

    Candle Use + Care

    To get the best results and longest life from your candles, we recommend the following:

    Before each burn, trim your wick to ¼”. Remove any clippings and discard in the trash; never leave wick trimmings or debris in the candle when burning. Never attempt to trim a burning candle. Ensure candle is cool before trimming.

    On the first burn, allow the melt pool to reach the edges of the jar. This usually takes about 2-3 hours. Then extinguish your candle for at least 1 hour before burning again. This will help to prevent tunneling and give your candle a nice even burn.

    Never burn candles for more than 4 hours.

    Never leave a burning candle unattended or within reach of drafts, pets or small children.

    The candle jar or tin will be hot after burning, so allow wax to cool completely before handling. By following these steps your soy wax candle will give you a long, clean burn for hours! 

    Repurposing Candle Vessels

    When your candle has about 1/4" to 1/2" of wax left, it's useful life has ended and it's time to repurpose that jar or tin. Just use a spoon to scoop out the remaining wax & wick, rinse with warm water and use an alcohol-soaked cotton ball or cotton pad to clean out any leftover waxy residue. Rocks tumblers can be washed in the dishwasher. You can use your tin or jar for all kinds of other things! All jars, rocks glasses & tins are lead-free and food safe. Our black jars are also UV and airtight, so make the perfect storage vessel for teas or other herbs. #WeWon'tJudge

    *Pro-tip: Tins make great reusable containers for toddler & kiddo snacks on the go. You can also

    You can also return your vessel to us for a refill of the same scent or a discount off the purchase of a new candle!

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