The exquisite charm of teacup candles not only reminds you of the sophisticated décor style of the yesteryears but also provides a vintage accent to your indoor space. All you need to do is fetch a couple of old cups and chunks of wax (scented would be even better) for molding the candles. So keep the supplies ready and read through the DIYs for emitting the golden glow at home.
Place a tin can that’s filled with wax pieces in a boiler set over a low flame to allow melting and pour the mixture into the petite cups. Add the wicks, and here you have awesome teacup candles.
Make a set of glowing beauties spooning melted wax into a couple of no-longer-in-use teacups and illuminate your dwelling.
A birthday surprise or a wedding shower gift, these candles can be wrapped and be given away to your dear ones.
If you are planning to gift the DIY candles to a friend anytime soon, then do keep in mind enclosing them with a cellophane paper to prevent dirt accumulation.
The idea of using myriad colored waxes is to make the dull-looking cups appear appealing when displayed to the guests.
Many of you might have a collection of signature cups at home not actually being used for sipping tea that could be restyled into scented candles.
Dipped in pink hues, the white cups accentuate the beauty of the homemade glims throwing light all around your house.
Having such unconventional candles as a part of the décor takes one back to the old school style of lightening up a room.
Break the stereotype of using the typical store-bought aromatic candles and melt in the waxes to make snazzy teacup candles.
Take your love for wacky candle-making to another level by giving a simple makeover to the old teacups lying inside the showcase.
Teacups have once again proved to be a versatile DIY favorite with its own version of cheerful glims.
Make your better half’s birthday even more special lighting up a teacup candle embedded with glitters and sequins to make him feel out of the world.
The perfect blend of melted crayons and wax add more rich tones to the candle, making it a lovely throwback.
Go natural and environmental-friendly, using beeswax to have something glowing at home sans the notorious chemicals.
Along with the jingle bells and tree ornaments, squeeze some fragrance into the festive air with enchanting Christmas-themed teacup candles.
Besides the soy wax flakes, pour in your favorite essential oil (citronella is just heavenly) and let the candle emanate the sensual fragrance all through the night.
Candle making using vintage cups is something you need to take off the to-DIY-list as all the 20 tutorials provided here are easy and fun. Adding aromas, sets a tranquil mood the minute you light them up on a beautiful evening.
Published on April 4th 2016 by Michelle Anderson