DIY Outdoor Citronella Candles

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DIY Outdoor Citronella Candles
DIY Outdoor Citronella Candles
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When it comes to planning an outdoor event, you'll want to keep mosquitoes far away! With this project for DIY Outdoor Citronella Candles, you can quickly and inexpensively make your own citronella candles for use on your porch, patio, or other outdoor space. The candle can be poured into a wide assortment of durable containers, so you may only need to look in your cupboard or basement for some of the materials. This thrifty idea is a great way to make your next backyard party or get-together with the neighbors an enjoyable and comfortable event. Everyone will be amazed that you made your own citronella candles!

Estimated CostUnder $10

Time to CompleteIn an evening

MaterialsCandle Wax, Recycled Materials

Primary TechniqueCandlemaking/Soapmaking



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If you grew up in the Midwest, then you know how essential citronella candles are during summer evenings. I would never have thought of making my own!


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