10 DIY Candles to Make from Scratch


Make your home warm and cozy with these easy diy candles ideas with step by step tutorials to show you how to make a candle. They include soy candles, how to make beeswax candles, essential oil candles, no wax candles as well as rolled votive candles. They’ll not only make your home smell amazing they also make a great gift idea!

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DIY Candles

how to make candles in the slow cooker

1. How to Make DIY Candles in a Slow Cooker ~ Take the mess out of making candles with this easy slow cooker recipe. Once the wax melts, add your essential oils and it’s ready to pour into your jars.

No Wax DIY Candle

2. No Wax DIY Candle ~ No wax is needed for these easy diy candles. Crisco is the key ingredient for making them along with crayons for the colorant and essential oils for the scent.

3. Crayon & Wax Candles ~ These ombre layered candles are fantastic!  Although they are time consuming layering the wax they are definitely worth it.  You can use almost any jar for this project from a jar to a glass cup.

How to Make Soy Candles
4.  How to Make Soy Candles ~ These soy wax candle favors are not only a lovely wedding favor, but were also made using recycled materials, and natural ingredients.  You can use different fragrances to scent the candles and let your guests choose their favorite.  If you have leftover wax you can make tea lights.

How To Make a Candle

DIY Soy Candles

5. DIY Soy Candles ~ Warming up your home with the fragrance and glow of natural soy candles couldn’Â’t be any easier using soy wax and essential oils.

6. Winter Balsam Candle {free printable} ~ How to make a homemade soy candle with therapeutic essential oils. Use the free printable tag for easy gift giving.

DIY Peppermint Mocha Candle

7. DIY Peppermint Mocha Candle ~ This candle recipe is not only festive for the holidays with it’s peppermint and chocolate aromas, but it is a healthy recipe as well!

DIY French Vanilla Candles

8. DIY French Vanilla Candles ~ Try adding texture to your candle with this amazing DIY French Vanilla Candle recipe using whole coffee beans and chopped vanilla beans.

How to Make Beeswax Candles

diy lemon beeswax candle

9. DIY Lemon Beeswax Candle ~ Beeswax candles have many benefits besides smelling wonderful.  They burn brighter, longer, and cleaner than any other candle.  There is also less smoke.  You can melt the beeswax using a candle making pot or a double boiler method.

beeswax sheet votives

10. Beeswax Sheet Votives ~ No need to melt or heat wax with this simple tutorial. All you have to do is cut and roll. Easy peasy!

10 DIY Candles to Make from Scratch

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  1. Ohhh — I just love the idea of a peppermint mocha candle! Part of why I love those Starbucks coffees so much is the smell! LOVE! 😀

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