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How Do I Create DIY Candles at Home?

How Do I Create DIY Candles at Home?

Scented candles are a firm favourite for many of our amazing customers, as they not only offer a warm and inviting glow, but they leave your home smelling amazing. Whether you're looking to create a relaxing environment or to add a touch of elegance to your decor, candles are a versatile and beautiful choice.

Making your own candles at home can be a fun and rewarding experience, allowing you to experiment with different scents and waxes to create your own unique blends. From choosing the right essential oils, to selecting the ideal wick, there's a lot to learn when it comes to making your DIY candles. To get started, you'll need a few basic supplies.

-Candle Wax

-Essential Oils


-A Candle Jar (To make your candles more sustainable, try using your old Helm containers!)

One important aspect of making scented candles is choosing the right oils. There are a wide variety of essential oils available, from fresh and floral scents to spicy and woody scents. When selecting your scent, it's important to consider the type of wax you're using and the desired strength of the scent. Some essential oils are stronger and more concentrated than others, so it's important to decide before you start.

With a little bit of practice, you'll be well on your way to creating candles that are both beautiful and fragrant. Whether you're a seasoned candle-maker or just starting out, the art of Chandlery is fun and rewarding, and is great as a group activity with friends!