Let There Be Fire

Welcome to Tuesday : Homemade Holidays. is here- with DIY Fire starters for your fire pit or fireplace . These are fun to make with recyeable objects you will probably have on hand. These are great family projects for gift giving or scout projects.

  • Wax ( can be new but I used old candles)
  • Pine cones, scrap paper
  • Cinnamon sticks,rosemary, spices
  • paper cup cake liners

Line cupcake tins with Liners. Place small pinecones,rosemary ,cinnamon and then pour melted wax until full. Let harden.

Waxed dip Pinecones

  • Pine cones
  • Wax
  • string
  • salt

Melt wax in a double boiler. Tie a string around clean pine cones and dip completely in wax. Make sure all areas are covered. Then while drying -sprinkle with salt. Salt with sparkle and glow in different colors in the Fire.

Dryer lint : paper rolls

  • Empty toiled rolls
  • dryer lint
  • wax paper and string

Stuff the rolls with dryer lint. Then wrap with wax paper and tie ends with string.

Packaging for gift giving: Clear plastics bags, boxes or jars make great containers.

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