DIY: customize your candles

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Seeking the online interior decoration shops, I found that those candles in a glass had something minimalistic and sophisticated at the same time. In general they are quite expansive and I find it quite difficult to chose perfumed candles on internet… So I thought, it is best to do it myself!

If you are really handy, you can melt wax in a glass and create your very own candle. For the others, you can by a simple candle already in a glass, without label (they are often cheaper) and stick you own label on it.

Since I will move to get a new flat in 3 weeks, I did not make my candles. But  I will right after I moved into my new place! I thought to buy the candles at Ikea for 1,99 E the piece (see pictures).

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And I already prepared the labels with quotes in french (for more glamour…!! ) that I want to stick on it. I plan to print those on self-adhesive paper with the right dimensions and cut it so it looks like the “originals”. You can download my labels here: Etiquettes_bougies. If you chose to use it, please make some averting for my blog! (Two labels are with my logo and the link to this blog to help you with that…)

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And if you are not n the mood for a DIY, you can still buy online the candles of the first picture at the H&M home online store…

Photo credits: ikea and H&M. Click on the pictures to access to the source.

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