Draw on wax paper with permanent markers, wrap around candle and heat until image is transferred. It would be great to do this for Mother's Day, or Teacher Appreciation Day - have kids draw on wax paper and give her a personalized candle.
A rope bracelet - reminds me of making friendship bracelets back in the day. My right second toe used to go numb because I'd hook the end of the bracelet over it, and then knot embroidery floss for HOURS.
Essentially Eclectic ~ A Creative Place for Wherever Life Leads: DIY Peppermint Cocoa Lip Balm - This looks great. Only thing I would add is use Organic Beeswax. Also buy them from a certified reliable source.