DIY and Disconnect: Sprinkle-rific Candles

You heard it here first, folks – you can have your cake and make it into a candle too! These sprinkle-rific candles are fun to make, and even more fun to smell. If you love cake as much as we do, you will love the smell of this sweet vanilla sprinkled candle.

Not only will these fill your home with the scent of freshly-baked goodies, but they make an adorable favor at your next birthday bash. Everyone loves candles. (Check out some more birthday inspiration here)

So how do you make a homemade sprinkle candle? We’re glad you asked. Check it out below!

Materials

homemade candle ingredients

For this sprinkle-rific candle project, you will need:

  • Soy wax flakes
  • Vanilla scented wax cubes
  • Pre-waxed wicks
  • 16oz mason jars with lids
  • Rainbow sprinkles
  • Water
  • Corn syrup
  • Glue gun
  • Paint brush

Step one: prep!

add wicks to your homemade candle

Using a glue gun, adhere your pre-waxed wick to the bottom of your mason jar.

Step two: hit it with sprinkles!

just add sprinkles

Now, using a mixture of one part corn syrup, and two parts water, coat the inside of your mason jar with a paintbrush.

adding sprinkles to your candle

Then, shake in a generous amount of sprinkles and roll them inside until the sides of your jar are fully coated.

sprinkle homemade candle

Step three: melt the wax

melt soy wax flakes and scented wax

Now, put your wax flakes and scented cubes in a microwave safe bowl and heat for three minutes, stirring halfway through.

Step four: pour

pour melted wax into candle

Now, put the melted wax in a spouted pitcher, and pour into your jars. TIP: You can lay a pencil across the tops of your jars to keep the wick in place.

Step five: finishing touches

Homemade DIY Sprinkle Candles Lit

Let them set overnight, or place them in the freezer for 3 hours to speed up the process. Then, all that’s left to do is enjoy them!

Enjoy – Happy crafting!

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