Up In Flames - DIY - 300


“We are not here to curse the darkness,
but to light the candle that can
guide us thru that darkness to a safe
and sane future.”

-John F Kennedy


Make your own wax candles.


1) Browse the web and choose a candle making technique that you’d like to try. Dipped Candles? Jar Candles? Beeswax Candles? The choice is up to you! If you’ve made candles before, consider trying a new technique.


Beachside Sand Candles

Evergreen & Herb mason jar candles

Olive Oil scented candle

Wrapped Beeswax Candles

Leftover Crayon Candle

2) Make your candle!

3) Take a photo to document your candle making and post it on Instagram or Twitter with the tag #QuestScouts. Alternatively, you can also share your experience in our Facebook group.

4) In the comments below, describe your candle making adventure. What type of candle did you make? What tutorial, if any, did you use? Was it any fun? Did anything interesting happen? Did you learn anything? Most importantly, how did the candles turn out?