12 Unique, Pretty DIY Candle Holder Ideas

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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?

Candle in black holder being lit

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.

Crafty DIY Candle Holder Ideas