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.
Easy handmade gift idea: DIY gemstone soap! Bonus points for making birthstone soaps for friends and family. Click through for easy melt and pour soap tutorial with shopping list for making cool soap that looks like rocks and minerals. Great gift for rock collectors.