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The easiest way I know to do make a candle with inclusions, especially with a time deadline, is to first buy a candle that is about 1 inch less in diameter than the candle you want to make. That way your wick is already positioned and you don't have to futz with leveling the wax. Then position the colored pieces (peeled broken crayons/mosaic tiles/glass pieces/whatever - but try for stuff that won't burn easily (like paper)) on the purchased candle. It would probably be best if you used melted wax to "glue" the pieces on to your purchased candle. Carefully place the candle in the mold, gently pour in melted, cooled wax and let set. You don't want to add really hot wax because that might damage or move your decorations. Gently remove the candle from the mold and there you have it... When you burn it, try not to let it burn so long that the outer edge melts.

Or, even easier, buy a gel candle kit, and add colored chunks to the gel after you pour it into a clear container.

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