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4th of July DIY Mason Jar Candles

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4th of july diy mason jar candle

These 4th of July candles are the picture gift for a party or DIY decoration for a 4th of July party.

Celebrate independence day with an easy to make and great smelling candle.

4th of july diy candles

What You’ll Need

Diy july the 4th required items
  • Mason Jars
  • Soy Wax (or your preferred Wax)
  • Candle Dye (Optional)
  • Candle Wicks
  • Candle Scente (Optional)
  • Hot Glue Gun
  • Stick on Glass July the 4th Decals
  • Decorative cloth & Eucalyptus Leaves (Optional for table decor)
  • Decorative Fabrics and Bows
DIY July the 4th candle items needed

Step by Step Instructions

  1. Prepare your mason jars by removing the lid and inserting the candle wicks.
3 mason jars getting ready to be turned into candles

2. Melt your soy wax using your preferred method and pour into the mason jars.

mason jar with melted soy wax and wick

I did mine in the microwave using these exact methods.

As outlined in the video, I stirred for 2 minutes after all wax was melted and added coloring and scents at that point. I mixed Eucalyptus mint and Sandal wood.

3. Allow your candles to cool off. After they’ve cooled (over night) you can start decorating them

What I like about using the decorative glass decals is that they while adhere and stick to glass by themselves making it easier to play out where to put them. Once I decided I stuck them on using the hot glue gun. The Jute string and red ribbon were tied on for a little something extra.

finished july the 4th decorative candles

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