Today I show you how you can make a beautiful candle jar yourself! Candle jars are a great decoration elements, because the inside can be filled so beautiful and easily exchanged depending on the season.
For the homemade candle jar, I use a canning jar and some glue to attach a candle holder on the lid. The jar’s inside fits to the winter season: lichen, cones and dried flowers.
With the following step by step instructions you can easily make the candle jar yourself!
Here you can see what tools I used for the candle jar. You need a hot glue gun with hot glue sticks and scissors.
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|Hot glue sticks||Amazon Aliexpress*|
I used these materials for the winter candle jar: A canning jar with a lid, a red stick candle holder, an antique pink candle and a ribbon. I filled the jar with the following: Lichen, larch cones and dried flowers (pampas grass, roses, hare’s tail grass, baby’s breath).
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|Candle holder||Amazon Aliexpress*|
|Taper candle||Amazon Aliexpress*|
|Larch cones||Amazon Aliexpress*|
|Dried flowers||Amazon Aliexpress*|
Guide | Candle Jar
Step 1: Glue candlestick on lid
In the first step, I attach the candle holder to the lid of the canning jar.
To do this, I use my hot glue gun and glue the candle holder to the center of the lid.
Step 2: Decorate jar
Then I fill the canning jar.
First, I put the lichens in the jar.
Then I put the dried flowers and larch cones.
Step 3: Attach ribbon
Just below the jar opening, I now add a decorative ribbon.
I knot the ribbon and cut the ends of the ribbon at an angle with the scissors.
Step 4: Put candle on in holder
Now I put the candle in the candle holder and put the lid on the jar.
And the DIY candle jar is ready! I hope this DIY has made you as much fun as me and you like the sight of the candle decoration!