DIY Beeswax Citronella Candles The mosquitoes are out in full force. But put down the DEET. Citronella candles offer effective protection and can make patio time more pleasant with their kinder scent. Make them with beeswax for a more eco-friendly outdoor time. Citronella is an effective deterrent to biting insects like mosquitoes and sand flies. …
We all know how bad mosquitos can be during the summer and fighting them off, so you can enjoy a dinner outside, is always a nuisance! Since the weather is warming up, we wanted to create a few of our own citronella candles using recycled wax (candles we already had!) and charming tins we’ve collected....read more
Soup Can Candle Upcycle -- deviled ham cans for a tealight effect, tomato paste cans for a smaller candle, tuna cans to replace sterno in a camp stove...fill it part-way with wax and punch holes in the top portion of the can for a lantern...All around love this. but I suspect I'll want to use pliers or oven mitts to move them once they've been burning for a bit.
DIY Citronella Candles: Summer is the time for enjoying the outdoors with friends and family. Learn how to keep your decks and patios bug free by making your own citronella candles. When you're done you can keep them for yourself or accessorize them into unique summertime gifts.