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These DIY candle holder ideas will have you making your own home decor. These are easy and inexpensive diy projects, with many items being repurposed.
This is such a simple way to make unique centerpieces, mantle decorations, or even luminaries for outdoor parties. This list includes tutorials for holders for pillar candles, tea lights, votives and paper bag luminaries.
It’s easy to make these fit with different kinds of decor: rustic farmhouse, modern, sleek, whatever. And you can combine this craft with DIY candle making tutorials to melt and pour your own candles instead of using store bought.
How Do You Make a DIY Candle Holder?
The simplest way to do it is to take an old candle holder, drinking glass or jar, and repurpose it into a candle holder. You can drop a votive or tea light candle into the vessel and then decorate the candle holder in any of the creative ways listed below.
This craft uses a mason jar or an old condiment jar you've washed out and turns it into this beautiful icy blue glittery candle holder. This is a great way to use old condiment containers instead of just recycling them.
It's so simple to do, with spray adhesive and Epsom salts. It's perfect for Hannukah, winter in general, or even beachy decor, since it's the color of clear ocean water.
This is a really flexible craft. Basically, you need jars, ribbons, twine or string, faux stems and a filler. The filler can be a votive or tea light, or a candle sitting on pebbles or marbles... anything you want.
You can make a bunch of these at once for not a lot of money. That's great if you're gifting or selling them.
Paper luminaries are a wonderful decoration to use for outdoor nighttime decorations. Try this paper bag Halloween luminaries craft and make some budget-friendly, spooky decor for around your campsite or to light your sidewalk or front porch!