With all of the prep work complete, it's now time to begin work on your candle. Let the melting begin!
1) Assemble Your Double Boiler
For safety reasons wax should always be heated in a double boiler. What's a double boiler? It's essentially a pan inside of a pan. You fill the first pan with water, and then place the second pan (with the wax) inside of it.
If you don't own a double boiler, you can create one by placing an empty can, pan or glass container inside of one of your pans. Just make sure whatever you use is something that you don't mind messing up.
2) Place Wax in the Double Boiler
Cut the wax into small pieces, and insert them in the double boiler. Then, heat over medium heat until the wax is completely melted.
Add bits of brown crayon to the wax, and heat until melted. Continue adding bits of crayon until you are satisfied with the color.
4) Add candle fragrance.
Add fragrance to the wax if desired. Then, turn off the stove eye.
Note: Do not leave the stove while heating wax, and be sure to keep a fire extinguisher nearby as a safety precaution.