Stampin'Up! Snowflake Sentiments stamped candle and Gift Box

Independent Stampin' Up! Demonstrator Gemma Clarke -

Hello everyone

Well that was a long summer holiday with the kids! Over the holidays my subscribers to my YouTube channel hit over 1000! Thank you to everyone that has subscribed over the last year.

Today as a thank you to you I have made a special project for you. I have just discovered stamping onto candles and I have also designed a gift box for the candles.

I have used some of the new products from the Holiday Catalogue for my candle and box. To see the new catalogue click HERE


In November I have a stall booked at a local craft fair and I was thinking of different things to make and I have seen stamped candles a few times on pinterest etc and decided to give it a go. The candle below with the car on was the first one I attempted and I was really pleased with the results. For the candle in the video tutorial I decided to try heat embossing on the tissue paper first before transferring to my candle, I had no ides if it would work or just be a sticky mess! As you will in the video it worked! 

To add a stamped image onto a candle you will need a few things before you start. You will need some white tissue paper, greaseproof paper or wax paper, a heat gun just like you would use for heat embossing and most importantly a candle. My candle is from HomeBargains and cost 99p.  The process is fairly simple you just need to remember not to concentrate the heat gun in one spot for too long or you will melt your candle completely! 

In today's tutorial I am using the new stamp set called Snowflake Sentiments and also the Speciality Designer Series Paper, Year of Cheer. This DSP is all foiled and so pretty. Paired with the Champagne Foils sheets it's just stunning! 

To watch the full tutorial click below 

To make the box you will need

1 sheet of A4 card, I used thick Whisper White. This needs to be scored on the long side at 2 3/4", 5 1/2", 8 1/4" and 11"

On the short side score at 2 3/4" and 7 3/4"

1 piece of card, also thick Whisper White, that measures 2 3/4" by 3 1/2" scored at 2 3/4" on the long side.

4 pieces of Designer Series Paper that measure 2 1/2" by 4 3/4" and 1 piece that measures 2 1/2" by 2 1/2".

A piece of window sheet measuring 2 1/2" by 4"

A piece of  Champagne Foil sheet to die cut 2 ovals from to make a frame.

You will also need some layering dies, I have used the Stitched Shapes Framelit Dies ovals to cut the front of the box out and also a frame to go around it.

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I have got quite a few new projects lined up ready to share and also film tutorials for you, which I am hoping to get done next week so stay tuned for them!

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 Happy crafting!
  Gemma xx


  1. Fabulous tutorial Gemma, I will be attempting this tomorrow.x

  2. What would the measurements be for the box in US terms.

  3. Brilliant Gemma, I am so chuffed with the box I made for my candle x

  4. How tall was your candle?, as need to get the right height to fit your lovely box. Thank you