DIYing up a storm

November 17, 2014

Just a glimpse at what I’ve been up to…

black beeswax candles DIY, finished, by Justine Hand for RemodelistaFor Remodelista: DIY Black Beeswax Candles.
My family has a passion for black beeswax candles, which we procure at great expense. I wanted to see if it was worth the time and money to make them myself.

DIY tablecloth dyed with red cabbage, results 4, by Justine Hand for RemodelistaI haven’t used natural plant dyes since I was away at nature camp in the 5th grade. Here are the results of my more recent efforts to make a Thanksgiving tablecloth with red cabbage.

DIY black beeswax candles, supplies, by Justine Hand for Remodelista.jpg

Black Beeswax candles. For a complete tutorial see Remodelista.

DIY black beeswax candles, tying the wicks, by Justine Hand for Remodelista

DIY black beeswax candles, adding color, by Justine Hand for Remodelista

DIY black beeswax candles, color test, by Justine Hand for Remodelista

black beeswax candles DIY, taking from mold, by Justine Hand for Remodelista

black beeswax candles DIY, trimming wicks, by Justine Hand for Remodelista_edited-1

DIY Natural Red Cabbage Dyed Table Cloth, chopping cabbage, by Justine Hand for Remodelista

Red Cabbage Dye. For the whole how-to see Remodelista.

DIY Natural Red Cabbage Dyed Table Cloth, putting fabric in dye, by Justine Hand for Remodelista

DIY Table Cloth Dyed with Red Cabbage, dye changing color, by Justine Hand for Remodelista

DIY Table Cloth Dyed with Red Cabbage, dye overnight, by Justine Hand for Remodelista

DIY tablecloth dyed with red cabbage, results 3, by Justine Hand for Remodelista_edited-1

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