Candles have been around for many centuries. The earliest surviving candles originated in China around 200 BC. The early candles were made from whale fat. Early European candles were formed using fat, tallow and wax.
Candles are blocks of wax formed around wicks of string or cord which will burn continuously as long as there is wax vapor formed when the heat of the flame melts providing fuel to the flame. Materials for making wax vary from petroleum oil refined into paraffin was to beeswax which is a byproduct of honey.
Before electric lighting, candles were used in homes and buildings for illumination. Candles are popular decorative household items often displayed in candle holders, chandeliers and candle stands used for religious ceremony.
Paper Trivia: Did you know that you can only fold a sheet of printer paper in half seven times? Give it a try. It doesn't matter how thick or thin the paper is, once you get to the seventh fold, the paper will not bend or budge.
Sun catchers. To create a translucent, stained glass ornaments effect, apply a bit of lemon oil to the back sides of paper ornaments to create a.
Hang the ornaments on trees, in windows, anywhere bright colorful decorations are desired.
Construct a large paper-tree for the wall with shades of green construction paper. Draw a large tree on a sheet of easel pad paper to tack onto a wall or other flat surface, then decorate with paper ornaments.