7 Unique Candles DIY Ideas for Diwali

Hello, everyone! Diwali is all about beautiful lights which bring happiness, joy and prosperity once in a year. We usually make sweets and clean our house but, always forget to decorate in the best possible manner. There are lots of options available in the market for Diwali preparation but, making things by you is one of the ways to get real happiness. You can also check DIY for home decorations.

Yes, you can make candles by yourself and trust me it would be the best experience for you for Diwali gig. Along with fairy lights, some new and amazing candles will give your home a fine touch. Candle making is one of the easiest things which you can do along with your Diwali preparations. But, the right sense of decorating them is all you need. You can just take some household elements which are not in use of yours.

So, Today I am presenting some cool & unique DIY ideas for making candles:

Egg-shape Candle DIY

Egg shell candle diy

Candle in egg shape? Not a bad idea though!

What you required?

  • Stove
  • Bowl
  • Spoon
  • Leftover candles or Wax
  • Crayons colour as you like
  • Egg

How to make?

  1. Take eggs and make a hole in the top with the help of a needle or spoon.
  2. Poke entire yolk from the egg into a separate bowl and wash the egg shell.
  3. Melt the wax and crayon colour, whatever colour you want (I took blue colour wax)
  4. Take the wick and cut into the size bigger than an egg.
  5. Now, pour the egg shell with waxed and put the wick into it.
  6. When the wax gets cool down and becomes hardened peel it off.Egg shell candle diy

A Fanta Twist DIY

Fanta candle diy

Why to throw away Fanta bottle when you can use it to make fancy-looking Fanta candle:

What you required?

  • Wax
  • Crayon to add colour
  • 1 bottle of Fanta empty
  • Long wick
  • A pan to melt the wax
  • Knife

How to make?

  1. I have taken one fanta bottle ,remove the brand wrap to fix in our candle bottle.
  2. Take wax and crayon of orange colour in a pan.
  3. When the wax gets melt completely pour it into the Fanta bottle.
  4. Now, put the long wick into the bottle.
  5. Let the wax gets set as the shape of the bottle.
  6. Now, cut the bottle plastic carefully .
  7. Melt the candle a little from middle so you can fix brand wrap.
  8. I have cut the top neck with cap of plastic bottle and fix it on our fanta candle to give a real look to our fanta.

Water Candle DIY:

Water candle diy

Sounds strange, to make a candle in the water? But, you can make water candle by following these simple steps.

What you required?

  • A glass container
  • Water
  • Decorative piece (glass marbles, rose, shimmers or whatever you like).
  • Food colouring, lemon can also be used.)
  • Essential oil
  • A plastic sheet or plastic cap which can easily cut.
  • Vegetable oil
  • Wick(I took Readymade puja wick)

How to make?

  1. Take glass container.
  2. Now, cut a circle for the transparent sheet and mark a hole in the center.Water candle diy
  3. Insert the wick into the small hole made in  transparent sheet/plastic.
  4. Add vegetable oil, making layer of it. And put plastic wick on top of oil layer in glass container.
  5. Lit the wick. Fire in water is ready to make your home look beautiful.
  6. You can add anything to make beautiful ,fresh flower petals,beads, glitter.

Rose Candle DIY

Rose candle diy

Candle in a rose shape looks pretty as a real flower and on the occasion of Diwali it can add some more magic in your home.

What is required?

  • Wax
  • Butter paper
  • Pan
  • A candle mould
  • Crayon
  • Wick

How to make?

  1. Take wax and melt it into the pan. Add some crayon to add colour as the rose.
  2.   Now, take a butter paper or parchment
  3. paper and slowly put wax over it to make leaves of the rose.
  4. This most important step to follow. Let the wax get settled but not completely. Just enough you can take it out and hold it.
  5. Then wrap the wax petal around a wicked roll it.Rose candle
  6. Fix more petal one after another, heat the wax petal and fix them with other as shown in video.
  7. Repeat this process until you form a fine rose.

Beach Candle DIY:

Beach candle diy

One of the most beautiful looking candles that you can make is beach Candle. It is made of Gel . it’s  the finest and smooth texture which helps make look so beautiful.

What is required?

  • Glass or non-flammable container
  • Gel wax
  • Stainless steel pan
  • Hot glue
  • Zinc wick
  • Fragrant essential oil
  • Liquid dye
  • Sea shell
  • Sand
  • Stones

How to make?

  1. Take a clean and dry glass container and put hot glue at the bottle of it which will help to stick the wick.Beach candle diy
  2. Add colourful sand to glass container.
  3. Put stone to glass container.Beach candle diy
  4. Add sea shells and if you which you can add plastic fishes too.
  5. Melt the gel wax in a stainless steel pan.
  6. Add dye to get the colour you want and add fragrant oil to make the candle a scented one.
  7. Add objects into the gel for better visibility and power the gel into the container.
  8. Let the gel gets cool down to enjoy the lighting.Beach candle diy

Milkshake Candle DIY:

Milkshake Candle diy

You read it right , we are going to make a milkshake candles.

What is Required?

  • A glass
  • Paraffin wax
  • crayon
  • wick
  • decorative item(beads)

How to Make it?

  1. Take a glass, place wick in glass. Wick should be bigger than a glass.
  2.  Melt the wax and crayon colour together.
  3.  You can make it a colourful Milkshake glass with different wax and crayons mixture.
  4.  When it is dry completely.
  5. Heat wax again without adding colour, when it cool down a little. Keep stirring it and start forming crumble texture.
  6.  Then collect in hand and make a ball shape or place it on glass candle.
  7.  Decorate it .

Crayon Candle DIY:

Crayon Candle DIY

Mom’s, this DIY for you Specially. Our kids broke lots of crayons . What you do with them? Throw them ? From today onwards safe your crayons to make beautiful candles.

What you required:

  • Wick
  • Glass
  • Crayons
  • Wax (wish too, less crayons)
  • Match stick or lighter

How To Make?

  1. Take a glass. Start heating the crayon in the glass by help of match stick or lighter/another candle.
  2. When one crayon colour is finish and dried.
  3. Take another crayon and start melting it.
  4. I want to give zigzag look to my candle so I raise bottom of glass one side when the crayon dry. Then lift another side and melt crayons. You can put glass straight and melt it. Its according to your wish how you want candle design to be.
  5. If you have less crayons or difficult to melt crayon then you can melt wax and crayon together and do same steps.

crayon Candle DIY

So, these are top 7 coolest and unique candle making ideas which you can make in a day to make your Diwali. So, don’t waste your time and start making DIY candles.

Happy Diwali in Advance! Use decorative material to put into the jar or container before you pouring water.


October 23, 2019

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