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 !

17. Turn Seashells Into Beautiful Candles

Turn Seashells Into Beautiful Candles

If you are in love with the whole beach experience, or simply fond of seashells, why not turn them into beautiful candles to add a pretty touch to your home. Making some quick shell candles takes next to no time and money. With a total of only four materials required, these shell candles are easy-to-make, totally chic and great fun to pour.

DIY Details : sheknows

18. How to Make Coffee Candles

How to Make Coffee Candles

If you love candles but don’t want to spend your hard-earned money, you can turn wax or old candles into one-of-a-kind creations using a handful of coffee beans. Inexpensive and lovely-looking DIY Coffee candles are really quick and easy to make for hostess, birthday, and wedding gifts. Learn how to make coffee candles all by yourself with this detailed tutorial.

DIY Details : ehow

19. Citrus-and-Spice-Scented Candles

Citrus-and-Spice-Scented Candles

A zesty blend of juicy citrus and spice is truly luxurious, specially when it makes the space smell amazing in the form of scented candles. Giving handmade presents makes each gift extra special. These DIY citrus and spice candles with a unique fragrance can be personalized and gifted to all your friends and family.

DIY Details : marthastewart

20. How to Make Lavender Candles

How to Make Lavender Candles

The one of a kind floral and herbal fragrance of lavender is just so intoxicating ! Beyond its appealing aroma, lavender has been shown to help relieve insomnia, stress, and anxiety. Why not infuse that scent and amazing health benefits throughout your home transforming the sweet herb into candles ? Here’s how to make lavender candles at home in just a few minutes.

DIY Details : town-n-country-living

21. DIY Scentsy Candles

DIY Scentsy Candles

It’s always great to yield an amazing project from something that would have otherwise been thrown away. Once, the Scentsy wickless candles lose all their scent, they are usually discarded. But, you can prevent the wax from your Scentsy bars from getting wasted, and instead turn them into bright candles with just a few supplies and truly easy steps.

DIY Details : kristendukephotography

22. DIY Crayon Candles

DIY Crayon Candles

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.

DIY Details : notimeforflashcards

23. How to Make Your Own Citronella Candles

How to Make Your Own Citronella Candles

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.

DIY Details : martysmusings

24. How to Make Recycled DIY Citronella Candles

How to Make Recycled DIY Citronella Candles

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.

DIY Details : sugarandcharm

25. Easy DIY Bottle-Cap Candles

Easy DIY Bottle-Cap Candles

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.

DIY Details : popsugar

26. Making 50 Hour Soy Survival Candles

Making 50 Hour Soy Survival Candles

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 !

DIY Details : happymoneysaver

27. Scented Soy Votive Candles

Scented Soy Votive Candles

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.

DIY Details : marthastewart

28. DIY Coffee Cup Candles

DIY Coffee Cup Candles

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.

DIY Details : sweetcayenne

29. DIY Citrenolla Canfles

DIY Citrenolla Canfles

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.

DIY Details : gardentherapy

30. Uniquely Scented DIY Soy Candles : Wedding Favors

Uniquely Scented DIY Soy Candles : Wedding Favors

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.

DIY Details : candlescience

31. DIY Teacup Candles

DIY Teacup Candles

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 !

DIY Details : yesmissy

Having a look at the above fantastic DIY candles making tutorials makes it definite that creating a relaxed ambiance, a gorgeous centerpiece or an all-natural fragrance with your own homemade candles is much easier than you would have thought. With just a few simple supplies and a little creativity, you can build a stunning collection of luminaries!

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