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DIY Citronella Candles

Want to make your own citronella candles? You’re in luck, here is a recipe for DIY Citronella Candles. It is an easy way to make them at home, and they are beautiful.


  • Mason Jars
  • Fresh Herbs
  • Water
  • Lemons
  • Limes
  • Citronella Oil
  • Floating Candles
  • Twine or Ribbon


Cut the Lemons and Limes into Round Slices. Place the Herbs into the Mason Jars. Fill the Jars Halfway with Water. Add the Lemons and Limes, then Add 10 Drops of Citronella Oil. Fill the Remainder of the Mason Jar with Water. Place the Floating Candle on Top. Tie the Ribbon or Twine around the Jar.

Click the link below for a video from Southern Living to see how they are made:


DIY Citronella Candles

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