How to Make Different Colored Bonfires

  • The way to do this is surprisingly simple, but first, using the list of ingredients below, decide which color – or colors – you would like to try.

    Colored flames make great special effects for a wide variety of occasions.  Here are different common compounds you usually can find at home

    List of coloring chemicals

    Carmine = Lithium Chloride

    Red = Strontium Chloride

    Orange = Calcium Chloride (a bleaching agent)

    Yellow = Sodium Chloride (table salt) or Sodium Carbonate

    Green = Copper Sulfate (from a hardware store) or Boric Acid (poison)

    Blue = Copper Chloride

    Violet**Will smoke a ton**=3 parts Potassium Sulfate 1 part Potassium Nitrate (saltpeter)

    Purple = Potassium Chloride

    White = Magnesium Sulfate (Epsom Salts)”

    Once you have obtained your desired coloring agent(s), you can get started.

    There are only a few steps to make this work but you must follow them accordingly or else it will not work and you are going to cause sparks to fly and your fire will not change the desired color.

    After you have all of your chemicals together please go to Page (3) For The Most Important Instruction.

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    59 Comments

    1. Jennifer Ditman said:

      @[895960715:2048:Chelsea Michael Stevens] @[100001630943975:2048:Michael Chelsea Stevens] @[100001074625289:2048:Elijah Haase] didn’t read, but thought you might like.

    2. David A Irish said:

      Then let the kids cook hotdogs and roast marshmallows over the coals. And who has these chemicals laying around the house? Super saturate a bucket of water so maybe pounds of the stuff! What the hell ?

    3. Tim Arb said:

      @[100000403991626:2048:Shane Moss] you spend a lot of time In front of the bond fire.

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