31 Brilliant DIY Candle Making and Decorating Tutorials

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When it comes to home decor or self-made gifts, there’s nothing better than personalized DIY candles that can deliver an all-new look to your room as well as keep your loved ones reminded of you. Here are 31 DIY tutorials that are brilliantly beautiful, unbelievably easy, yet simply wonderful when it comes to turning your candle making projects into a child’s play and prove that there’s a candle for everything !

31 Brilliant DIY Candle Making  and Decorating Tutorials

1. DIY Poured Mason Jar Candles

DIY Poured Mason Jar Candles

You simply can’t deny the cuteness and utilities of The Mason Jar. But, have you ever transformed one into a candle? You might think it would be difficult and messy, but following these easy instructions for making your own DIY poured mason jar candles, you surprisingly wouldn’t wait to make more lovely, brightly colored candles for yourself, or for gifting a loved one.

DIY Details : somethingturquoise

2. DIY Funfetti Candles Made from Candy Sprinkles

DIY Funfetti Candles Made from Candy Sprinkles

Homemade candles are an amazing home decoration, especially when they are filled with colorful candy sprinkles. You’ll love the mood they make and the way they smell. Making these DIY funfetti candles is pretty easy and you can buy the supplies at most craft stores. If you have got some spare glass jars, some wax from old or un-used candles, you can simply get going!

DIY Details : sewlicioushomedecor

3. DIY Mini-Candles Using Silicone Ice Cube Trays

DIY Mini-Candles Using Silicone Ice Cube Trays

Apart from making ice, you might want to use those silicone ice cube trays kept in your kitchen for other things, such as candle making. They can be a unique yet budget-friendly tool for crafting interestingly shapes candles. This pictorial DIY hack that teaches you how to use a silicone ice cube tray to mold adorable candles is absolutely awesome and easy-to-follow.

DIY Details : indulgy

4. Soy Candles Tutorial + Labels

Soy Candles Tutorial + Labels

Burning longer than paraffin wax, producing less soot and being easy-to-clean, soy wax is truly natural, renewable and non-toxic. Soy candles make a wonderful gift with a special, personalized touch. Plus, the endless options for scents and colors makes the whole idea even more appealing. With this tutorial, you would know making them is unbelievably simple.

DIY Details : goinghometoroost

5. How To Make Votive Candles


How To Make Votive Candles When it comes to creating a gorgeous ambiance and lighting, there’s nothing like candlelight. If you wish to enhance a lovely dinner party and make it even more special, then DIY Votive Candles are simply fantastic. These candles made using votive molds will have a unique crystal-like, feathered or marbled appearance that is complemented by their imperfections.

DIY Details : somethingturquoise

6. DIY Orange Mint Coconut Wax Candle

DIY Orange Mint Coconut Wax Candle

Adding the great fragrance of orange, mint and coconut to your candles means that your house will smell delicious all season. These DIY Orange Mint Coconut Wax Candles are very simple to make and therefore don’t take much time. It’s really just a matter of mixing, melting, and pouring and maybe decorating. Best of all, you can prepare them for just a few dollars.

DIY Details : sprinklesinsprings

7. DIY Pressed Herb Candles

DIY Pressed Herb Candles

Summers is the time when we all fall in love with the fresh herbs growing in our backyards. What if you could find a way to keep them safe for the rest of the year as well ? Grab some lavender and chocolate mint from your garden and use them to make some beautiful candles all by yourself, that too in just a few minutes with the help of this guide.

DIY Details : adventures-in-making

8. Use Crayons to Create Color Block Candles

Use Crayons to Create Color Block Candles

Crayons break, get thrown away and get replaced by a new set. But, instead of throwing them, you can turn them into beautiful candles. If you have a bunch of old crayons on hand and are interested in making some charming color block candles, then this one is the perfect set of instructions for you! As kids love crafts, ask them to help you stir crayons with wax.

DIY Details : brit

9. How To Make Beeswax Candles

How To Make Beeswax Candles

Beeswax has always been used in many homemade beauty products as it smells and feels delicious. Beyond being a beauty product binder, it can be very soothing as it purifies the air as it burns, when in a candle. Learn to make your own beeswax candles that have a golden glow and long burn time as their other charms.

DIY Details : theprairiehomestead

10. DIY French Vanilla Candles

DIY French Vanilla Candles

The warmth of a candle flame has been proven to do good for your body as well as for your mind. These beautiful DIY candles made with coffee and vanilla beans will release an awesome fall aroma that will not only make you feel amazing, but will also make your house feel much more warm and cozy as the nights slowly draw in.

DIY Details : hellonatural

11. How To Make Citronella Candles With Eucalyptus

How To Make Citronella Candles With Eucalyptus

The spring or summer months mean spending loads of time outdoors, whether its cooking in the garden or simply partying in the backyard. But, the thing that makes these events bothering is lots of bugs. Make large batches of citronella candles with eucalyptus for keeping bugs out of your summer parties, so very easily with this tutorial.

DIY Details : growingupgabel

12. Transform Wine Bottles into Handmade Candles

Transform Wine Bottles into Handmade Candles

Old wine bottles transformed into handmade candles are so pretty and versatile, that having made them once, you can gift them to dear ones as Christmas presents, save them for birthdays, or simply place them in the living room for cherishing their flickering fragrance. Check out how you can make your own candles with empty wine bottles.

DIY Details : lovelygreens

13. DIY Autumn Cinnamon Spiced Candles

DIY Autumn Cinnamon Spiced Candles

Do you wish to keep the yummy aroma of autumn spices intact with you ? If yes, lovely fall cinnamon spiced candles are perfect for filling your house with delicious smells, without the need to use any artificial fragrances or purchasing any extra stuff. Just get some cinnamon from your kitchen, some wax and jars to begin with the project!

DIY Details : thehappierhomemaker

14. DIY Champagne Flute Candles

DIY Champagne Flute Candles

No matter what’s the reason for celebration, the glitter and romance of a champagne glass can always set the mood, specially if its a candle. This tutorial is to show how cost-friendly and easy candle making can be, especially since most of the supplies probably already exist in your home.

DIY Details : couponcloset

15. Make Your Own Citronella Candles

Make Your Own Citronella Candles

Citronella candles are a great way to keep the mosquitoes away without slathering everyone with repellent every few hours. Making citronella candles at home can be much more effective and affordable than purchasing them from the stores. Here is how to make gorgeous candles in the easiest technique you might have ever came across.

DIY Details : hometalk

16. The Ultimate DIY Candle Guide

The Ultimate DIY Candle Guide

There is a broad spectrum of methods available to create your own candles. While some may seem to be a bit complicated, this guide covers a few different ways to make the whole task quite simple for you. Make candles with this utterly easy step-by-step guide, all you need is a container, a wick, some wax and something to scent the candle with.

DIY Details : heywandererblog

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