Best easy candle ideas you can make this weekend

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If you love battery candles for safety but not the ugliness, try updating them with these candle ideas. You can update your real candles too. 

I love candles, but since we now live in a forest area and forest fires scare me, I use battery candles. But with care, the ideas work on real candles too.   

Included below are ideas for holders for your DIY candles too.  You can see I enjoy decorating our home with thrifty projects that look great with a bit of old farmhouse style.

Candle Ideas

Updating Dollar Store Candles

Here’s a challenge for you.  Pop into your local dollar store and grab a collection of items and make something using all of them.  I created this Dollar store candle when we needed masking tape. 

Wonder what it would look like if we needed ketchup?

DIY sweater candles with bakers twine | Country Design Style | countrydesignstyle.com

One thrift store sweater makes several projects.  Including these DIY sweater candles!  The other projects using that sweater are below.

Chunky battery candles DIY

It’s so fun to make Chunky battery candles that I’ve done this to every size of battery candles.  

battery operated lights and icicle branches

I have several unique ideas for battery operated lights and candles in those post.  We love the soft glow of lights in the evenings. 

Candleholders with a bit of farmhouse style 

Below are holders to display your creative battery candles.

How to makeover updated gold candleholders after 

You can see the chunky candles in the thrift store candle holders updated with paint.  There are several fast painting ideas to update faux gold.  The faux gold is popular in thrift stores. 

DIY Farmhouse candle holders painted | Country Design Style before | countrydesignstyle.com

I’m a wee bit obsessed with spindles.  I made these DIY Farmhouse candleholders from the legs of a three-legged milk stool.

How to restyle junk close up spindle

This big restyle junk spindle candleholder was updated with paint.  I’ve had it for years and didn’t display it often.  But with a paint update, you can find it any time of year on a shelf or bookcase. 

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