28 Gorgeous DIY Candles -DesignBump

DIY Candles and candle holders are a perfect way to get creative and make at home. Not only are they a perfect give for the holidays or special occasions, do-it-yourself candles can add some wonderful decor and style to your home.

Learn how to create your own DIY candles without the nasty chemicals with these sensational diy tutorials! You’ll learn how to create some wonderful candle crafts like some gold-dipped log candle holders, scented candles made with vanilla and coffee beans, seashell tealights that would make perfect stocking stuffers, some gorgeous lavender and rosemary scented diy candles or create a wooden rustic tea light holder!

1. These gold-dipped log candle holders.

Perfect for glamping. Here’s how you make them.

2. These pretty little teacups.

Literal tea lights. Tutorial here.

3. These candles made with vanilla and coffee beans.

Hello Natural / Via hellonatural.co

Mmmm. Directions here.

4. This candle that looks sweet enough to eat.

Beth Branch / Via bethcakes.com

Learn how to make it here.

5. These gilded animal candles.

Cyd Converse / Via thesweetestoccasion.com

Cyd Converse / Via thesweetestoccasion.com

These would be just as cute on a birthday cake as they would as standalone decor. Tutorial here.

6. These seashell tealights that would make perfect stocking stuffers.

Caroline / Via burkatron.com

Learn to make them here.

7. This one that’ll fill your home with the smell of cinnamon.

Homemaking Rebel / Via homemakingrebel.com

Directions available here.

8. These geometric candles.

How Did You Make This? / Via howdidyoumakethis.com

Directions and printable template available here.

9. And these ridiculously easy washi tape tea lights.

Jen (Something Turquoise) / Via somethingturquoise.com

Impossible to screw up, even for the DIY-challenged. Tutorial here.

10. This one that would make a perfect hostess gift.

Kristin Marr / Via livesimply.me

Find out how to make it here.

11. These colorblocked candle holders.

Shira Ganany / Via evenyaru.com

Tutorial here.

12. These simple copper striped candle holders.

Amy Kim / Via homeyohmy.com

Tutorial here.

13. These ones made from crayons.

Misty Spinney / Brit + Co / Via brit.co

Tutorial here.


Davida and Lee / She Uncovered / Via sheuncovered.com

Like a PSL in candle form. Here’s how to make it.

15. These ones wrapped in yarn.

Lidy Dipert / Via hellolidy.com

Directions here.

16. This rustic tea light holder.

Katie Nathey / Via upcycledtreasures.com

Here’s how to make it.

17. This Altoids tin candle.

One Good Thing by Jillee / Via onegoodthingbyjillee.com

One Good Thing by Jillee / Via onegoodthingbyjillee.com

Stick it in your car, desk, or bedside table in case you ever get stuck with no power. Directions here.

18. This refreshing lemon candle.

Crystal Owens. / Via apumpkinandaprincess.com

Here’s how it’s done.

19. And this one made with real lavender.

Crystal Owens / Via apumpkinandaprincess.com

Directions here.

20. These flameless rose tea lights.

Kelly / Smart School House / Via smartschoolhouse.com

Safety first! Tutorial here.

21. These festive tea light covers.

A Beautiful Mess / Via abeautifulmess.com

Tutorial here.

22. This one that looks and smells like a chai latte.

Soap Queen / Via soapqueen.com

Here’s how to make it.

23. This one that’s made of magic.

Kerryanne English / Via shabbyartboutique.com

Tutorial here.

24. These glitter votives.

Bird’s Party / Via blog.birdsparty.com

Guide here.

25. These citronella candles.

Adventures In Making / Via adventures-in-making.com

Keeps the bugs away in the summer, smells amazing any time of year. Tutorial here.

26. These stacked ombre heart candles.

Heidi / Hands Occupied / Via handsoccupied.com

Guide here.

27. These perfectly autumnal holders.

Alicia and Geneane / Spark & Chemistry / Via sparkandchemistry.com

Here’s how to make them.

28. And these glittery ones in tins.

Jen (Something Turqoise) / Via somethingturquoise.com

Guide here.

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