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Candle making has become one of the most popular home based businesses today. Some people have home shops for people to visit, while others sell though shows, flea markets or malls.

Start-up Costs
$1000 to $3000 for supplies and inventory.

Pricing
$10 to $25 for simple candles and $25 to $45 for more elaborate ones. Also depends or the quality and scents used.

Skill Needed
•Course in candle making
•Practice your own candles

Marketing
•Basic website
•Classified ads
•Home shows

Equipment
•Candle making materials such as wax, stearin, dyes, perfumes, wicks, wick holders, ect.
•Portfolio of different candles

Annual Income
$10,000 to $50,000 depending on where you have your shop set up (flea markets and malls attract more people that home shows and a shop) and the amount of traffic your website brings in.

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