Hello friends, I am happy to say that Fall projects and decorating have officially begun. Who else loves candles? I am a ll about candle ambiance and I love a pretty Fall candle. This project was tough one for me because I was having major “DIY block” (writer’s block for a DIY project). I couldn’t think of a project to make and I made 3 “failed” projects before this one. Of course this was the easiest of them all, and for sure my favorite. It all started with a set of 7 amber glasses, yes 7…that’s why I decided to turn one of them into a candle. What was I going to do with an odd number of glasses? I did have 8 glasses and I got them all for $3 last year at the Nashville Flea Market. Then…hubby got a hold of them and well, did I ever tell you he is kind of accident prone and a little clumsy? Well, there went the 8th glass, so this just gave me a good excuse to do something with that 7th glass I had. I am sharing this project along side the most talented ladies I know (see 25+ DIY projects listed below) in the blog world hosted my sweet Krista from The Happy Housie.
Vintage Fall Candle Supplies:
Vintage glass you could do this with just about anything but amber glasses are certainly a hit this year.
Essentail Oil of choice ( I had only lavender so I opted not to add any fragrance since that did not go along with my Fall vibe) kept this one unscented.
Amber glasses from Etsy:
Step 1: Hot glue wick to bottom of glass just a dot of glue will do.
Step 2: On stove top with low heat add 1/4-1/2 of bag of beeswax and 2 tablespoons of coconut oil.
*Tip this will make more than one candle so have a back up jar or glass to make more than one.
Step 3: Stir Wax constantly and continue to remove from heat to not burn.
Step 4: Once wax gets to a liquid (add essential oil if plan for fragrance) then add liquid wax to jar or glass
Step 5: Add pencil to top of glass to prevent wick from getting stuck inside wax. This will keep the wick straight while wax dries.
See below process:
And today I’ve been joined by some of my blogging friends who are also sharing their Fall DIY projects! Just click on the links below the images to see their project ideas…
Modern Geometric Painted Vases at The Happy Housie
How to Make Easy Fall Sweater Pumpkins at Tatertots and Jello
Room Spray for Fall at Modern Glam
Fall Candle Rings at She Gave it a Go
How to Build a Tray at The Handmade Home
Textured Vase at Craftberry Bush
Farmhouse Slat Pumpkin at My Uncommon Slice of Suburbia
Pumpkin & Dough Bowl Fall Centerpiece at The Turquoise Home
Happy Fall Sign at Lolly Jane
Personalized Fall Mug at Jenna Kate at Home
Fall Terrarium Centerpiece at Clean and Scentsible
Black & White Modern Ceramic Vases at Taryn Whiteaker Designs
Fall Chalkboard Art at Happy Happy Nester
Fall Faux Centrepiece at Inspiration of Moms
Monogrammed Vase at My Sweet Savannah
Tobacco Basket Wall Hanging with Flowers at Hallstrom Home
10 Minute $10 Sunflower Garland at a Pretty Life in the Suburbs
Small Wood Projects to Use as Decor at Grace in My Space
Fall Inspired Wood Photo Holders at In My Own Style
Neutral Fall Floral Arrangement at All Things With Purpose
Vintage Amber Glass Candle at Seeking Lavender Lane
Vintage Wreath Mirror at Sincerely, Marie Designs
Fall Acrylic Sign at Lemon Thistle
Wooden Bowl Candle Holder at Cherished Bliss
Blanket Ladder from Copper Pipe Dowels at The DIY Mommy
Thrift Store Basket Turned Fall Arrangement at Confessions of a Serial DIYer