Corrugated cardboard doused in anything flammable (paraffin wax, oil, lard, etc.) and packed tightly into an Altoids tin can be used as a lantern that fits in your pocket. A side benefit is that when you close it (it will go out immediately) you can toss it into your pocket for added warmth, or even use it as a hand warmer.
DIY Paraffin Wax Treatment: Like the Spa, but Cheaper
DIY Parrafin Wax Treatment for Feet and Hands without a Fancy Wax Melter... 1 block paraffin wax (about 4 oz), you can find this in the canning sections of your local grocery store. •an ounce of oil •20 drops of essential oil... lavender is rather nice •a few drops of olive oil or coconut oil (you will use this to coat your hands) •a casserole dish, greased with oil •plastic sandwich bags
Water Balloon Luminaries. You will need: High-Melt Paraffin Wax (IGI 1260) Party Balloons Double Boiler Cookie Sheet Instructions: 1. Fill a balloon with tepid water. 2. Melt your wax. Optimum working…