Homemade candles are fun to make and are great gifts that can be personalized by picking out specific containers and scents. Don't want to fuss with a double boiler and a bunch of candle-making equipment? Don't have to! Make thoughtful, personalized, homemade candles using just a microwave.
Your New Winter Hobby: Custom Candle & Container Combos
Tis the season to light lots and lots of candles. Thankfully making all those candles on your own is easier than you think. Here are nine great DIY candle and container combos to help keep you busy (and cozy) this season.Handmade candles are a great excuse to visit the thrift shop and find some unique or unexpected pieces. If you get a little candle-making crazy, then consider your holiday and hostess gifts taken care of.
This is one sweet smelling, bug repelling candle! Make your own in a few easy steps. Fill a mason jar with citrus rinds and herbs. Add 20 to 30 drops of citronella oil. Top with hot water to help develop the scent. Float a candle at the top of the jar and light. Sit back and enjoy a bug-free night on the patio!