Nothing feels quite as cozy as the gentle flickering of a candle! They make wonderful home decor and can give a nice fresh look to the room. Have a fun afternoon and create perfect DIY candles as your newest homemade decorations. Making candles is a lot easier than you might think! With just a few materials and a little bit of craftiness you can make a delightful collection of candles that you will be proud to showcase in your home. So, make your house a little bit homey by creating some of these lovely handmade candles that are also perfect for creating a romantic and relaxed ambience.

Color Block Candles

color block candles

Combine crayons with candle wax to create these color-blocked wonders! These candles are so fun and interesting that you’ll want to make them in as many colors possible. And they are not too hard to make either.

Ink Painted Candles

painted candles

Making personalized candles is easier than you think! All you need to do is draw an interesting picture on a piece of tissue paper and then melt your design into the candle using a heat gun. It’s as easy as that! And if you are not much of an artist you can do the same thing using computer images. You just need to carefully tape a piece of tissue paper to a piece of copy paper.

Dollar Store Candles for Wedding Centerpieces

dollar store candles

Create beautiful custom candles that can be used as gifts or beautiful decorations in your home, with just a few dollars. They are very easy to make. You will just need a flexible mold with an interesting design. Mix different colored candles to get the desired color when melting.

Floating Citronella Candles

citronella candles

Citronella candles are just the thing you need to keep those pesky mosquitos at bay. And here we have them in a very pretty and decorative form. These floating candles can be made fairly quickly and are just perfect for outdoor lighting and bug control.

Candle Lanterns

candle lanterns

This is a very creative and amazing idea. Create beautiful candles using balloons and melted wax. They are gorgeous for any party, wedding or an occasion where you’d like a more romantic ambience. You can make them in different sizes depending on the size of the balloon.

Teacup Candles

teacup candles

These teacup candles are so pretty and lovely. And with a little bit of time and only a little expense you can easily make your own. They can be used for home or wedding decoration, or you can even give them out as wedding favors.

Seashell Candles

Bring the beach into your home by creating these lovely seashell candles. But before you can make them you’ll need to head out to the beach to gather shells in different shapes and sizes. Then making the candles is pretty easy and straightforward.

Ombre Dipped Candles

dipped candles

Ombre seems to be everywhere these past years, so making an ombre candle seems just right. Get simple white candles and create a dipping mixture using wax and crayons in the desired color.