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Want to make your own candles at home? Mason jar crafts make it an ideal project. Check out these ideas.

We already love DIY mason jar crafts so much. They make easy and beginner-friendly projects. And you can make so many things for home with them. One of those things that we want to write a whole story about are homemade candles.

It’s easy to make a candle in a jar! All you have to do is melt the wacks, add essential oils of your favorite scent, and add the candlewick. To finalize the project, decorate the mason jar. That’s it!

To get it done successfully, you do need to go into a bit more detail. That’s why we have the following ideas to cover many different ways to make jar candles. Get inspired and create something!


Sea Glass Candle Holder

DIY Sea Glass Mason Jar Candle Holder
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This candle can be created using a glass mason jar, water, shells, sand, white school glue, hot glue, burlap ribbon, food coloring, dish soap, votive candle, and lute twine. Read this website to see the full guidance and instructions.


Oil Candles

DIY Mason Jar Oil Candles
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Oil candles are very useful as they last long and they can make a very cozy atmosphere in your home. Read this website to learn how it’s done.

Citronella Candles

Citronella Candles
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You will be able to enjoy the beauty and function of these candles with only mason jars, citronella oil, and wicks. They will help you to keep the bugs away. These mason jar citronella candles are really easy, and they really keep the bugs away. Follow the tutorial to learn how it’s done.

Crayon Candles

Crayon Candles
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The supplies needed for this candle include 1 pound beeswax, paraffin or soy wax, essential oils, six crayons, one bag wick clips, one bag wicks, glue dots, and pen or pencils. See this website for the entire details.

Canning Jar Candles

Canning Jar Candles
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The materials needed to make this candle are canning jars, soy wax flakes, and wicks and tabs. You will also need a double boiler, pouring device, scissors, and protective gloves. Follow the tutorial to get the full details and instructions.

Snowy Candle Holder

Snowy Candle Holder
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Needed for this candle are mason jars, twine, Epsom salt, ModgePodge glue and acrylic spray, sponge brush for the glue, tea light candle and a large bowl for the Epsom salt. Check out this website to see the entire guidance and instructions.

Heart Candlelight

Heart Candlelight
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This charming little candle has heart window frames that are designed to create a spectacular glowing effect. This chalkboard candle is an ideal décor piece for any rustic outdoor event. Follow the tutorial to get the entire details and instructions.


Prism Jar

Prism Jar
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This stunning creation can be made with a mason jar, tea light candles, twine or ribbon, e3600 glue or other similar glue, round glass decorative elements, brushes and a lighter. Read this website to see the entire plans.

Rustic Candle Holder

Rustic Candle Holder
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Among other materials, this candle requires one lightning pendant, 1-quart ball mason jar, 1 x 2 and 1×6 wooden planks, 180 grit sandpaper, dark oak varnish, and 2-inch iron cup hook. Bring the rustic farmhouse style home with this easy and inexpensive mason jar candle holder or vase. Read the article for the full details.


Cucumber Mint

DIY Cucumber Mint Mason Jar Candle
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To enjoy the cucumber aroma of this candle, you will need mason jars, 3 cups soy wax flakes, wick, two tablespoons of cucumber mint fragrance oil, and a yellow-green crayon. The aroma takes you to a nice summer day by the pool, drinking a refreshing drink. See the tutorial to find out how to do it.

Funfetti Soy

DIY Funfetti Soy Mason Jar Candle
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Materials needed for this candle include mason jar, 3 cups soy wax flakes, paintbrush, large glass measuring cup, wick, sprinkles, one tablespoon liquid vanilla, light corn syrup, and pencil. A soy mason jar candle makes for fun and frugal home decor, party centerpieces, and gifts. See the article to get the entire plans.


Floating Floral Candle Jars

Floating Floral Candle Jars
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These floral mason jar candles are ideal for your outdoor events. The candles emit a soft, mesmerizing glow, and they will add beauty and flair to your event. Summer calls for all the outdoor brunches and parties you can have, and what better way to add some flare to this outdoor vibes than with some DIY floral mason jar candles. Follow the link to learn how it’s done.

Mason Jar Water Candle

Mason Jar Water Candle
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This elegant candle is stunning and easy to make. Best of all, you will only a need mason jar, cooking oil, water, floating wicks, and your preferred sliced citrus fruits. These beautiful water candles are perfect for any special occasion. Follow the link for the entire plans.


Gift Candle Jar

Gift Candle Jar
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You can turn your jar candle into a gift. Supplies required are mason jars, candle wax, scissors, large pot, aluminum pot, tabbed 6-inch waxed wicks. Optional items include burlap, thermometer, ribbons, bakers twine, gift tag, and candle burning warning stickers. See the article to find out how it’s done.

Apple Pie Candle

DIY Mason Jar Apple Pie Candle
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To replicate this candle, you will need candle pouring pot, ball mason jars, soy flakes, metal candle wick holder, candle wicks, and apple pie fragrance; choosing a color is optional. Check out the tutorial to see how it’s done.

Mini Mason Jar Candles

Mini Mason Jar Candles
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To create this candle, you will need a mini mason jar, Castin’ Craft EasyMold Silicone Rubber, scissors, stir sticks, hot glue, glue gun, measuring cups and mixing cups. See the tutorial to see the entire details and instructions.

Beeswax and Coconut Oil

Beeswax and Coconut Oil Candles
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You need three 4-ounce mason jars, candle wicks, 2 ounces of coconut oil and 5 ounces of beeswax. You will also need something to melt the ingredients like a double boiler. Read the article to see the complete plans.

Peony Candles

DIY Peony Mason Jar Candles
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The supplies you need for this DIY mason jar candle are a mason jar, soy wax flakes, candlewick, candle pitcher, and Peony fragrance oil. Read the article to learn how to do it.

Valentine’s Candle

DIY Valentine's Candle
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To make this DIY mason jar candle, you will need a hot plate or stove, soy wax flakes, pint-sized mason jars, 8-inch candle wicks, wax colorant, fragrance oil and a candle making a pitcher. See the tutorial to get the complete plans and instructions.