14 Unique Candles and Candle Holder DIYs

14 Unique Candles and Candle Holder DIYs | The Shed - Pet Scribbles
One of my favorite Pinterest boards is my DIY Candles and Candle Holders board. I love to save all of the creative candle tutorials that I come across on my favorite blogs as well as Pinterest too, of course! And there’s just about a million ways (it seems!) to decorate and embellish candle holders, let alone create your own using all sorts of materials.
Here’s some of my favorites from what I’ve collected on Pinterest so far . . .
DIY Candles and Candle Holders!
 
These pretty candles started out as just plain jane pillars. Vivienne from The V Spot shows you how to turn them into trendy coastal decor!
Easy DIY Beachy Candles | The V Spot
Easy DIY Beachy Candles | The V Spot

Malia from Yesterday on Tuesday shares her recipe for making citronella candles to keep those pesky bugs away. And she has cute printables that you can download for your candle jars too!

DIY Citronella Soy Candle | Yesterday on Tuesday
DIY Citronella Soy Candle | Yesterday on Tuesday
Glitter, Glue and Paint has a great tutorial to make your own wicks for wine bottles!
DIY Wine Bottle Wicks | Glitter, Glue and Paint
DIY Wine Bottle Wicks | Glitter, Glue and Paint
Jenn from Rook No. 17 shows you how to personalize candlesticks – a great idea for special occasions and hostess gifts!
How to Personalize Candlesticks | Rook No. 17
How to Personalize Candlesticks | Rook No. 17

Create birthday cake tea lights with this easy DIY from Food and Femininity!

DIY Birthday Cake Tea Candles | Food and Femininity
Birthday Cake Tea Candles | Food and Femininity
Repurpose empty jars into glittering candle holders like Shannon from Madigan Made did!
Simple DIY Gold Glitter Painted Jars | Madigan Made
Simple Gold Glitter Painted Jars | Madigan Made

These paper maché tea lights can match any color scheme, depending on what decorative paper you use!

DIY Paper Maché Tea Lights | Nifty Thrifty Things
Paper Maché Tea Lights | Nifty Thrifty Things
Transform glass candle holders using Mod Podge and tissue paper with this DIY from Created by Jess!
Decorating Glass Candle Holders using Mod Podge and Tissue Paper | Created by Jess
Decorating Glass Candle Holders | Created by Jess

You can make these pretty “ice candles” with hot wax, ice and crayon pieces!

Make Your Own Ice Candles | Spoonful.com
Make Your Own Ice Candles | Spoonful.com
For Halloween, I made these vintage apothocary candle jars! They’re a little bit gothic, a little bit Victorian, and a little bit spooky!
Vintage Potion and Spell Jars DIY | The Shed by Pet Scribbles
Vintage Potion and Spell Jars | The Shed by Pet Scribbles

Bring some rustic elegance to your tablescape this Fall with a candle centerpiece you can make from a tree branch! Marty’s Musings shows you how!

DIY Branch Candle Centerpiece | Marty's Musings
Branch Candle Centerpiece | Marty’s Musings

Shabby Sweet Cottage turned plain candles into a stunning display sure to add joy to your Winter holidays!

Joy Embellished Candles DIY | Shabby Sweet Cottage
Joy Embellished Candles | Shabby Sweet Cottage

Wrapping a candle in cinnamon sticks not only makes a festive holiday decoration, but also adds a cozy scent to your surroundings!

Cinnamon Stick Candle Tutorial | Craftaholics Anonymous
Cinnamon Stick Candle Tutorial | Craftaholics Anonymous

These gorgeous epsom salt-covered glass jars from Crafts by Amanda are one of the most popular candle holder projects on Pinterest, and make a serene display for your Winter holidays and beyond!

DIY Epsom Salt Luminaries: Some Winter Beauty | Crafts by Amanda
Epsom Salt Luminaries: Some Winter Beauty | Crafts by Amanda

These are just some of my favorites included in my collection, so I hope you’ll stop my Pinterest board filled with tutorials and DIYs for candles and candle holders!

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Happy crafting!

~Laura