10 DIY Candle Holders | DIY Formula

10 DIY Candle Holders

Candles can really add a lot of personality and flair to a room, but they are often very expensive. However, making the candle holders yourself can significantly cut down on the price. Whether you want to add some rustic charm or bling to your house, these easy DIY candle holders will give you lots of inexpensive ideas to add that unique touch to your home decor.

1. DIY Personalized Jar Candle Holders

These personalized DIY candle holders are super easy to make, even for the most novice DIYers. You can save some money on this project by recycling old spaghetti or salsa jars, and only having to buy the paint, stickers, and candles. Once you are finished, place them proudly on your nightstand or kitchen counter.

Level of difficulty: Easy
Duration: 10 minutes
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2. DIY Wood Candle Holders

Wooden log candle holders are a major trend for wedding centerpieces, but they would also look great in the middle of any holiday table. They add a certain rustic charm that can be paired nicely with lace and burlap, or any kind of flowers and greenery. This quick tutorial shows how you can do some candle holders using Aspen wood, or just any logs from your backyard for that matter, saving you money and not having to buy them from the craft or lumber store.

Level of difficulty: Easy
Duration: 25 minutes
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3. DIY Textured Candle Holder Pillars

With a few different types of candle holders, you can easily create a very tall and glamorous candlestick. The great thing about this project is you can leave it with the first coat of paint to match the color with your existing decor, or you can add the mirror spray paint and just give it that bling effect.

Level of difficulty: Easy
Duration: 20 minutes
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4. DIY Gold Candle Holders

These DIY candle holders are easy to make and can brighten any room with very little effort. Some vases, rubber bands, and a gold metallic spray paint are essentially all you need to complete this project. The gold gives the candle holders a more upscale feel, while still being able to go with most decor. For more cool DIY projects you can also check out these dreamcatcher tutorials.

Level of difficulty: Easy
Duration: 20 minutes
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5. DIY Elegant Tall Candle Holders

The shabby chic trend has been the go-to theme for a while now, and it doesn’t look like it is going anywhere anytime soon. The wood grain showing through the paint gives these table leg candle holders a very country feel, and going with a light, neutral color lets you pair these with almost any color scheme.

Level of difficulty: Easy
Duration: 20 minutes
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6. DIY Snowglobe Wine Glass Candle Holders

Who doesn’t love a nice6 glass of wine to wind down after a hectic day of holiday shopping? When you finish that last drop, you can turn it upside down and create a whimsical holiday scene. The best part about these DIY candle holders is that you can create them for any holiday that strikes your fancy.

Level of difficulty: Easy
Duration: 20 minutes
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7. DIY Frosted Mason Jar Candle Holders

The copper spray paint on these DIY candle holders really sets them apart from other options. Also, they would look lovely paired with some flowers or greenery as a wedding or holiday centerpiece. Below is a quick video on how to create these gorgeous mason jar candle holders.

Level of difficulty: Easy
Duration: 20-60 minutes (add about 20 minutes to dry for each layer of frosted glass spray)
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8. DIY Wine Glass Candle Holders

Colored wine glasses are all the rage right now, and rightly so since they have a beauty about them to which the plain ones just can’t compare. With the right color wine glasses, you can use these DIY candle holders for your wedding or holiday table centerpieces.

Level of difficulty: Easy
Duration: 15 minutes
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9. DIY Glitter Vase Candle Holders

There is a lot to be said for elegant DIY candle holders. They create a look that makes everything around them seem more elegant as well. These glittery vases make the perfect addition to any wedding table or holiday mantle. You can follow the tutorial below to make them yourself without spending that pretty penny.

Level of difficulty: Easy
Duration: 10 minutes
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10. DIY Floating Candle Holders

Creating floating candle holders may seem like a daunting task, however, they are extremely simple to make. You can vary the height of the vases and the level of water in each to create an aesthetically pleasing and romantic centerpiece. This video will show you just how easy these are to create.

Level of difficulty: Easy
Duration: 10 minutes
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Conclusion

With just a few materials, you can create each of these DIY candle holders for a fraction of the cost than if you were to buy them already made. Take some time with your significant other or your kids and pick a candle holder to make. Every single project on this list is kid-friendly, super easy, and can be completed by almost anybody. If you have tried making any of these candle holders, please let us know how it went!

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