To most people, a smell isn’t just a fragrance – it’s a memory. When you get a whiff of food cooking, you may think of the kitchen where your Mom used to cook. When a breeze blows the smell of fresh flowers, you’re instantly taken back to your first dance and the corsage you brought for your date.
Fill your home with nature’s wonderful aromas by making your own scented mason jar candles. This DIY project is easy to do, inexpensive and doesn’t use any hazardous chemicals!
The fresh scent of pine cones add to the Christmas feel during the holidays. There are many ways to get that scent linger in your home, but the best way is to make mason jar candles using pine cones. Not only do they smell good, they make pretty decorations too!
There are many scents to choose from. While pine is quite popular, other scents such as citrus, coffee, vanilla or a combination of one or two. Whatever your nose fancies – it’s really up to you!
One of the good things about it is they keep well and long. For some homes, like in ours, it has become a tradition to bring them out during the holidays. We simply refill existing mason jars with a new oil and scent, put in a new wick and you have yourself a mason jar candle for the holidays!
But we recommend that you buy a few new mason jars to do this project every year, as they make great Christmas pressies to friends and family. So far, everybody loves them! :)
Do you want one for your home? Check our album for ideas or click on the link below to learn how to do it…
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- Mason Jars with Lid
- 1- 1/8 Nipple
- 2- 1/8 Couplings
- 2- 3/8 in Washers
- Lamp Wicks, 100% Cotton (or make your own out of 100% cotton T-shirt)
- Olive Oil
- Pine cones Cranberries Fruit (like Lemons, Limes, Oranges, Coffee beans, Vanilla beans, etc.)
- Cordless Drill with 3/8 Drill Bit (or large screw driver and hammer)
- Block of Scrap Wood
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Thanks to Garden Matter for this great project. You can get step-by-step instructions here…