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You Can Turn Your Boring Campfire Into Magical Rainbow Flames. Here’s How

Fires have been mesmerizing mankind since the stone age and still do today. Only now, we have the luxury of having fires in the comfort of our own homes. But that’s not all; now we have the ability to change its natural orange and red flames into magnificent, jaw-dropping rainbow flames.

Before we carry on about rainbow flames, let’s talk about what causes the colors in flames in the first place. The light and dark orange hue are due to the presence of sodium in whatever is being combusted (i.e., wood). The strong red flame often seen in big, roaring fires is due to the presence of lithium. The rare blue flames one sometimes sees in the center of the fire area due to the presence of carbon and hydrogen. What is even more interesting is the more rare green flame, which is caused by the presence of copper! All of these elements and metals are naturally present in wood, our favorite kindling. It sounds like science and magic rolled into one!

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Magical Camping

Imagine this, you’re at your favorite camping spot with your family or close friend group, you have the big starry sky above you with stars that are shining bright. Marshmallows on sticks ready to roast and a huge bonfire in the center. Its flames are whispy and wild, warm and mesmerizing. The orange and red hues are reflecting onto everyone’s smiling faces. One of your friends brings out the packet of magic dust. And, they throw this packet into the flames! Within seconds, the warm orange and red hues turn into every color of the rainbow! Turning your fire in a dazzling show of rainbow flames!

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Within an instant, the already loved campfire becomes something so magical it changes the smiles on everyone’s faces to that of pure amazement and awe, eyes wide with amazement and jaws open with awe. If you were a kid on this camping trip, you would instantly think that the person who threw the rainbow flame packet onto the fire was some kind of magician or mystical witch. Wait, who are we kidding? Even as an adult, that might also be your first thought! 

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So, What Are Magic Rainbow Flames, And Why Is It So Awesome?

Rainbow flames were made to dazzle the eyes of unexpected fire gazers so don’t be shy to share with the world, at your family barbecue, at festivals and camping trips, wherever there is fire, there should be rainbow flames!

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These little packets of magic create the most vibrant rainbow-colored flames which boast dark and light blues, dark purples and violet, reds, yellows, and greens and if that wasn’t already the best part, each of these little packets lasts up to an hour! Yup, you read that correctly! One packet burns for an hour!  It is honestly one of the coolest things to watch in person. Gone are the days of ‘normal’ fires. These bad boys are not only the coolest thing since sliced bread but are super cheap! 

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You can get one of these packets for as little as $1 and 25 of them for a steal at $25 on amazon

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An Awesome Idea To Dazzle And Impress Your Guests At Your Next Halloween Party

Now, seeing as we have probably just introduced you to the best thing since sliced bread, AKA rainbow flames, we thought we’d give you some cool ideas to pimp out your fireplace. And, just in time for the next Halloween party! Wait for it… skull-shaped logs! Can you imagine how epic skull logs, on fire, will look engulfed by rainbow flames! You’re welcome!

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Sources

  1. Magical Flames Create Colorful & Vibrant Flames for Fire Pit.” Amazon
  2. What Causes The Colors In Flames?” EarthSky. November 28, 2009.
Jade Small
Freelance Writer
Jade is a freelance writer and content creator from South Africa with over 7 years experience writing and creating. She's also a proud single mom to a super 13 year old boy.
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