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Bring Home Some Warmth this Winter with DIY Scented Candles

Candles have the ability to create a wonderful warmth in the home by add light and a delicate scent that can make a room feel special. It’s also incredibly easy to make your own unique scented candles giving you the opportunity to let your creativity shine through.

1. Beeswax Candles


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Beeswax candles are perfect to have around the house as their smell is subtle. They are ideal at creating some atmosphere in your home and will tend to burn for little over an hour. They are also super easy to make. To make your own, check out Oh Happy Day.

2. Vintage Teacup Candles

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VIEW IN GALLERYVintage Candles


For a bit of charm in your home why not use some old vintage teacup candles to create your own scented candles. These provide the ideal candle holder for a bit of yesteryear nostalgia and can be reused again and again. To make your own, go to Hey Gorg.

3. Seashell Candles

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Who doesn’t like seashells and who doesn’t like candles? No one, which is why these two make the perfect combination when it comes to making your own DIY scented candles. To get your candles simply go to the beach and pick up your favourite looking shells to make them. It couldn’t be any easier than that. Check out Sincerely Kinsey for more information.

4. Scented Jar Candle

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If you have a bit of time on your hands why not get your creativity going by making your own scented jar candle. Candles are a great addition to any home by adding light and a lovely smell throughout. To make your own candle head over to She Knows for a handy step-by-step guide on making your own delicious looking candle

5. Travel Candles


VIEW IN GALLERYPreparing the Candle

VIEW IN GALLERYPouring the Wax


Regardless of where you are you can now have your own candles with you when you make these cute travel candles for your travelling needs. The making of these does not take very long, so you can have your own completed in a few hours. To make your own, check out For the Makers.

6. Recycled Ice Candles

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What better way to make new candles then by recycling old candles into ice candles? Get more for your money and create something new at the same time. As the name would suggest you are actually using ice to make these candles, which gives them a unique texture. To make your own, check out Hello Glow for more information.

7. Colour Block Candle

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If you’re a sucker for anything colourful you will definitely appreciate this next DIY candle idea. Let your inner child be set free as you make your own candles with the use of crayons to give them a vibrant lasting colour. To make your own, check out Brit Co for a handy step-by-step guide that will give any room a dash of colour.

8. Mini Tart Beeswax Candles

VIEW IN GALLERYThe Sweetest Occasion- DIY Entertaining

VIEW IN GALLERYThe Sweetest Occasion- DIY Entertaining

VIEW IN GALLERYThe Sweetest Occasion- DIY Entertaining

VIEW IN GALLERYThe Sweetest Occasion- DIY Entertaining

These candles look good enough to eat, which is no surprise considering they’re called mini tart beeswax candles. If you can resist eating them, which we certainly wouldn’t recommend, they will make cute candles for your home providing a warmth and subtle smell to any room they are placed in. For your own delectable candles check out The Sweetest Occasion.