With Diwali knocking at the door, it’s time you pick up your lazy self and get to work. The festive season demands a festive décor, and what could define Diwali more than pretty lights and candles around the house! As a certain Band reassures, “Lights will guide you home” let’s fix our homes up with the beauty of lights itself. Candle making is an exquisite art form. It’s easy and soothing and most importantly, very rewarding. The moment you are done making one, you can light it up and see your creation brighten up the room. DIY candle making for Diwali also serves as beautiful gifts that can be exchanged with your loved ones. And the best thing about it is that it barely takes much time to make these candles! Once you have procured a kit for yourself, you are good to go, any time, any moment.
Today, we present to you 7 beautiful DIY candle making tutorials that we’ve curated from the great Internet. Check them out and get inspired.
Old, burned out candles?
Have old, burned out, candle ends lying around the house? Don’t dare throw them out. This DIY candle making tutorial will teach you how to creatively use your chunks of waste candle wax and turn them into pretty wax melts to decorate your house with. Icing on the cake? Also, you’re recycling as well and doing your bit for the environment!
Something in shape of cookies?
Love cookies in the shape of pretty things? How about candles in the shape of pretty cookies? This tutorial will take you through 4 easy steps, and by the end of it, you’ll be staring at pretty cookie candles. Apart from your DIY candle making kit, all you need is cute cookie cutters to get this done. You can also get the kids involved in this one!
Makeover of boring candles
Did you discover old boring candles tucked inside forgotten corners while cleaning up this Diwali? Take those candles and give them a make-over. This simple DIY candle making tutorial will teach you how to use flowers or leaves to decorate your plain white candles. Hence, they look simply enchanted and can be pulled off in no time at all!
Getting a little acquainted with the process, are we? Let’s try to have more fun. This tutorial will teach you how to make insanely cute rose candles in the simplest way possible. They can complete change the look of any room and glam the place up instantly.
Eggs never out of fashion
Easter may be long way from home, but eggs are never out of fashion! This tutorial will patiently teach you how to make crazy, colorful, egg shaped candles. They not only look quirky, but also add a fun element around the house. The pastel shades used in the tutorial are very enticing, but you can go all out and choose any color you’d like!
Some artsy candles
Home-made candles can look like a perfect piece of art, if you know the tricks to go about it! With this tutorial, you will learn how to make evocative and artsy candles without even using any hot melted wax! All you will need are beeswax sheets and a wick, and you are good to go. Hereafter, these candles look like they have been intricately crafted, even though it will take you no more than two minutes to get it done!
Pretty teacup candles
Turn pretty teacups into pretty teacup candles with this tutorial. Apart from your candle making kit, all you need are pretty, quirky teacups to seal the deal with. Apart from being ridiculously easy, they change the décor game of any room and is a complete masterstroke!
These simple DIY candles can light up your home in the prettiest manner possible. Put them on mantels, tables, shelves, windowsills and even your bathroom. But don’t forget to pick up the right kind of candle-holders for your creations. Such delicate candles need the right amount elegance in their candle-holders to effectively shine. And when making the teacup candle-holder, it is essential that you possess the right kind of cups that can totally turn the feel of a room around.
So once you’re done dipping your fingers in hot wax, check out some beautiful candle and tea light holders along with quirky teacups on Plüsch Decor to wrap up your candle making session in style!