Spend an interesting time by indulging your creativity in making some cool things. Read below to know the various cool stuffs that you can make at home.

Cool Things To Make

Have you ever faced a situation when you had time on your hands but nothing to kill it with? Well, you can be sure that many of us do indeed get into a spot like this. Most often it happens that you are alone in the house, and fed up with the TV and internet, you just spend your time staring into blank space. The question is how one can pass a good time alone and that too in doing something that has appeal and is interesting. The answer to this is very straightforward and clear. Spend your time in creating things. Yes, in making things that others will consider cool. Once you decide to make something you will find that there are an endless number of things that you can create. With all the right ingredients and materials, you can spend a veritable time lost in your work, without having to kill it. And what’s more, you can give these things to your friends and family members as gifts. Given below are two such cool things that you can make when you have a lot of spare time. Read more to know what these things are.
Cool Stuff To Make At Home
Fancy Candles
Materials Required
  • Wax (beeswax, paraffin or soy wax)
  • Essential Oils
  • Dyes
  • Cords or Thick Strings
  • Scissors
  • Double Boiler or Saucepan & Small Coffee Tin
  • Fancy Candle Mold
  • Cooking Spray Oil
  • Thermometer
  • Wooden Spoon
  • Pencil
  • Newspaper
  • Cover the kitchen area with newspaper. Put the wax in the double boiler. If you are using a saucepan, then place the wax in the coffee tin and put the tin in the saucepan filled with water. Heat the saucepan or the boiler until the wax melts. Keep on stirring the wax with the wooden spoon, so that it melts properly.
  • Take the molds. Spray the cooking oil on the insides and put them aside.
  • When the wax has completely melted, add one teaspoon each of essential oil and dye. Stir thoroughly so that the oil and dye blends with the wax.
  • Now lift the wax out of the hot water and pour it into the molds. Pour the wax up till an inch from the top of the mold. Leave the mold aside for five minutes so that the wax cools a little.
  • Cut the cords or strings at least two inches longer than the candles. Dip the strings separately in warm wax and then let them dry on a newspaper. It is always better if you can make the wicks beforehand. Tie one end of the wick to the pencil and put the free end of the wick lengthwise on the candles and leave the pencil resting on top of the mold. Do this for all the other candles.
  • Leave the molds overnight to harden. Next day, remove the candles from the mold.
Materials Required
  • 5 gallons Water
  • 40 ounce Malt Extract
  • Yeast
  • 7 cups Sugar
  • You would require a large pot that can hold about 3 gallons of liquid and a large bucket that can hold about 10 gallons of liquid for the process.
  • First sterilize the utensils by keeping them in boiling water for 10 minutes.
  • Fill the bucket with 3 gallons of water and place it anywhere where it can remain undisturbed.
  • In the large pot, boil 2 gallons of water continuously stirring in the process. When the water starts releasing bubbles, add the malt extract.
  • When the water begins to boil fully, add the sugar. Stir thoroughly to dissolve the sugar.
  • Now, empty the pot into the water-filled bucket. You should pour the contents of the pot quickly into the bucket.
  • Add cold water into the bucket. Pour only that much cold water that is required to bring the water in the bucket to room temperature. Then add the yeast. Stir thoroughly to dissolve the yeast. Cover the bucket with a foil and leave it undisturbed for 12 days to ferment.
  • The beer should taste bitter. If it doesn’t, then let it ferment for a few more days.

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