DIY Personalized Candle - kids or grand-kids can make and give as a gift. Kids draw picture on wax paper then wrap it around a white candle and heat with hair dryer until it melts onto the candle. mother's day gift ideas, crafts for kids
how to make a volia candle holder Add cold water to a balloon. Dip balloon into hot wax. Leave to cool. Prick balloon and carefully remove. Add a small tea light and voila - your very own home-made luminier
I did this with red and white candles. It turned out super cute for the first stretch of the candles being lit, but once they started melting down and getting shorter, it wasn't as cute and now I just have a little metal bucket full of wax.
Just in time for summer! How about making some homemade citronella candles! And I really love the simplicity of the shiny soup cans as containers. This would actually make a fabulous gift. You can find the full tutorial at Garden Therapy!