Candle Making

Here’s the secret to finding the perfect candle: Make your own! (Trust us when we say it’s easier than it seems.) Start with our instructional videos and candle-making tips from the experts, and then get creative with your candle-lit creations.

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The Craft Trends We're Inspired to Try in 2021
From homemade candles to paint-by-number kits and more, here's what projects our experts say will dominate the DIY world in the new year.
How to Melt and Reuse the Leftover Wax from Candles
Our easy melt-and-pour method saves the last bit of this home essential.
An Introductory Guide to Candle Making
It's easy to melt and pour your own fragrant creations.
Understanding the Differences Between Each Type of Candle Wax
Out of paraffin, soy, beeswax, and other options, which is the healthiest and will burn the longest?
Can You Save a Candle If the Wick Breaks? Here's What Experts Say
Replacing the wick with a household item, like twine or rolled-up newspaper, is an option.
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More Candle Making

Pumpkin-Spice Scented Candles
Fall's signature scent is the inspiration for these homemade candles.
Citrus-and-Spice-Scented Candles
Learning how to make scented candles is a breeze with this sweet-smelling DIY.

How to Make a Candle Wick

What you will need is a pair of scissors, pliers, and braided cotton thread.