How to Make Eucalyptus-Pine Firestarters
For friends and family who have fireplaces or love camping, these homemade firestarters are a quick and easy holiday favor. They smell yummy, too!
- By Michelle Edgemont
Filed under: Christmas Crafts, Christmas Parties, Christmas Parties, Christmas, Crafts, How To, Handmade
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- paraffin or soy wax blend
- eucalyptus essential oil
- pine essential oil
- green wax dye
- miniature pinecones
- flip-top glass jars
- wax paper
- kitchen towel
- ivory cardstock
- natural twine
- kitchen tongs
Melt Paraffin or Wax
Melt the wax or paraffin over low heat in a double boiler.
Add Essential Oils
Add one teaspoon each of the eucalyptus and pine essential oils.
Using tongs, dip each pinecone into the wax until it is fully covered. Let dry on the wax paper.
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