As crayons are made from paraffin wax with coloring added, you can use old crayons found around your home to make brand new candles. Candles crafted from crayons will not only look good, but will also cut some costs spent in buying expensive regular candles. Plus, you would love mixing your own shades and creating unique color combinations.
Citronella oil is an all-natural insect repellent that becomes a must for spending some outdoor time in the pleasant weather seasons. But, with this tutorial, you can find a way to make candles having citronella that are both beautiful and efficient in bidding farewell to insects. And yes, this oil will also change colors with the lights.
How about creating a few of your own citronella candles using the candles you already have? Make it even more amazing with some charming tins and the lovely combination of grapefruit scent, as explained in this tutorial. Another great thing about these DIY candles is that you can control the amount of citronella oil to put into the candle at will.
The bottlecaps of your favourite drinks can be turned into an assortment of tasteful candles. This supercute DIY for making minicandles is just about free as all it requires is some saved bottle caps, candle ends and candle wicks that you can pick up at a local craft store for just a few bucks. Luckily, it’s easier than finishing your way through the bottles.
When buying from the stores, long burning candles are priced quite high, whereas making them at home can cost you nearly 2 dollars per candle. This tutorial teaches you how to create your own DIY soy survival candles that can last for as long as 50 hours. All you need is some wax, glass jar, cans and wicks to get going !
It wouldn’t be wrong to say that the soothing glow of candlelight is a must to call any mantel or or table complete. Plus, when it comes to giving a homemade gift to your special ones, a bundle of softly scented votive candles can never fail to make a mark. Create and personalize them at home with a touch of your preferred colors, patterns and scents.
Have you collected pretty cups and saucers for a long time, but have lost all your interest in them because all they did is sit there taking up space. Coffee cup candles are a remarkable way to make that collection of gorgeous cups useful. Simply bring one out with a design that fits in the mood, occasion or the season and turn it into a coffee cup candle.
If you wish to make citronella candles only for repelling mosquitoes and are not that crazy about the oil, you can add a few additional scents such as pine, mandarin orange, peppermint and oregano to your creation. Bugs won’t like these fragrances, while you can cherish the sweet aroma. This time, let’s make the citronella candles in beautiful steel cans as guided in this tutorial.
Raspberry Sangria Fragrance Oil can work as an amazing source of aroma at a wedding. Whether you are planning to light them on your own special day or gifting to someone special, these uniquely scented DIY soy candles can fill the occasion with the gentle glow and summer fresh fragrance, while reminding the guests of the fresh flavor of raspberries.
Teacup candles can make an utterly adorable gift, at the same time being quite useful even after all the wax dries up. You are definitely going to love this project as it’s easy, cute and perfect for favors, home decor, gifts, bridal showers and almost every occasion imaginable. Find out how you can make your own one-of-a-kind Teacup Candles !