22 DIY Candles to Freshen Your Home

Candle season is here! If you’re one to always have a clean candle burning, then this is the perfect article for you! Here’s how to make your own with any scent you want.

1. DIY Funfetti Mason Jar Candle

A soy mason jar candle or two makes for frugal home decor, party centerpieces, and gifts. Don’t believe it? Try this easy DIY mason jar candle project for yourself.

From: Mason Jar Breakfast

2. DIY Anthropologie Capri Blue Volcano Candle Diffuser Scent

If you’re obsessed with the heavenly smelling Anthropologie candles, then you’ll love this tutorial on how to make some of your own. This tutorial DIYs the Capri Blue Volcano scent, as it’s a perfect blend of citrus, floral, and woodsy scents, and can make any room smell so fresh and relaxing.

From: Hip 2 Save

3. Crayon + Wax Candles

Candle-making seems like an unlikely candidate for a children’s craft, but this tutorial helps make it more child-friendly.

From: Warm Hot Chocolate

4. Homemade Strawberry Lemonade Candle

Homemade Strawberry Lemonade Candle – easy to make soy candle scented with strawberry lemonade fragrance oil. This candle is pretty pink and smells like summer!

From: Purely Katie

5. Homemade Cinnamon and Spice Candles

Great for gifts, stocking stuffers, or to scent your own home during the holiday season. These Homemade Cinnamon and Spice Candles are a fun DIY project that yields great results!

From: Ann’s Entitled Life

6. DIY Peppermint Mason Jar Candles

How to make soy peppermint candles – create handmade peppermint scented mason jar candles and tea lights to give to friends, teachers, neighbors, and co-workers this holiday season.

From: A Pumpkin and a Princess

7. DIY Slow Cooker Candles

You no longer have to worry about using a double boiler or getting melted wax everywhere. Simply place a few wax-filled jars in the base of your slow cooker, turn it on and come back in a couple hours to mess-free candles.

From: Hello Glow

8. Homemade Rosemary Lemon

The combination of fresh rosemary and citrus is perfect. It’s a light, refreshing and energizing scent that completely matches my mood.

From: Craftberry Bush

9. Homemade Soy Candles

This is one of the easiest crafts projects around, and these little beauties make awesome gifts. It all starts with a bag of soy wax.

From: Inquiring Chef

10. DIY Homemade Lavender-Rosemary Candles

Yes, they require a little bit of time (about 30 minutes), but the end result is a gift family and friends love…a homemade candle made with love and natural ingredients.

From: Live Simply

11. DIY Lavender Candle

How to make lavender candles in mason jars. Add a printable gift tag to give these handmade candles as Mother’s Day and birthday gifts.

From: A Pumpkin and a Princess

12. Coffee Bean Candles

Candles make an elegant and timeless gift for everyone. Quality candles can be expensive, and you are usually left with a bunch of wax that gets tossed in the garbage. Instead of wasting all of that wonderful wax, combine it with some fragrant coffee grounds to create dazzling, coffee-scented candles at home.

From: eHow

13. DIY Champagne Flute Candles

Did you know making candles is a very easy process and you can really get creative on what you make your candles in? Take an old mug, candy dish, candle votive, champagne flute or anything else with a solid base and turn it into a fantastic DIY Candle.

From: One Crazy Mom

14. Homemade Scented Candles

I’m picky about my candle scents and ingredients, which unfortunately means the ones I’m drawn to are on the pricier side. I thought I’d try my hand at making my own homemade versions! I was a bit intimidated by the task, but it turned out to be so much easier than I thought….and fun, too!

From: All Things Thrify

15. Ice Candle

Ice Candles are amazing to look at and even more fun to make. You actually pour hot wax right over ice cubes! The ice melts away and leaves nooks and crannies inside the candle.

From: Running With Sisters

16. DIY Pumpkin Spice Soy Candle

DIY candles are actually really easy to make, and don’t require a ton of time or fancy equipment. Here’s how to make a perfect candle for fall- a DIY Pumpkin Spice Soy Candle!

From: A Cultivated Nest

17. Evergreen Pressed Herb Candles

Pressed herb candles are a unique way to preserve the beauty of the garden. Rosemary looks great in these candles, but you can also use herbs like thyme or lavender that are readily available in the garden, grocery store, or garden center. This project uses a mix of beeswax and soy wax, Mason jars, pressed rosemary leaves, and essential oils.

These easy-to-make candles can be used as beautiful handmade gifts or a special treat for just you!

From: Garden Therapy

18. Homemade Citronella Candle

Making your own candles is a great way to creatively re-purpose materials you already have laying around the house, and it’s an excellent way to keep the costs down when you’re making homemade citronella candles.

From: Don’t Waste the Crumbs

19. Homemade Eucalyptus Essential Oil Candle

Burning soy candles not only smells great, but soy candles burn clean and last so much longer as well. One of the most recent candles we made is this fantastic eucalyptus essential oil candle, perfect for burning year round and reaping all the benefits of eucalyptus oil from! Want to make your own? You don’t need any fancy equipment. Here’s how.

From: The Homespun Hydrangea

20. DIY Wood Wick Soy Candle

These beauties look and smell divine, but by doing them yourself, you won’t have to splurge on those fancy candles (and expedited shipping!) Here’s how to get started!

From: Coco Kelley

21. DIY Essential Oil Holiday Candles + Printable Label

There’s something about the clean, yet still festive scent of winter balsam trees as the weather turns cold that calms the soul. Skip buying one and learn how to make your own on the cheap.

From: Francois et Moi

22. No Wax DIY Candle

To make a No Wax DIY Candle, you only need 4 things: the candle wick, a crayon, an essential oil of your choice for scent, and the secret ingredient, Crisco shortening. You can’t go wrong making these no wax DIY candles. They are inexpensive, smell great and make the best gifts!

From: Pinned and Repinned

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