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Easy DIY Fall Candles with Simply Earth

Fall has arrived which often brings those warm days and cool nights. Lighting a homemade candle with beautiful scent of orange and cinnamon is a great way to warm up on those brisk evenings. See how easy it is to make your own DIY fall candles with just a few materials.

Easy Cassia and Orange DIY Fall Candles

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There’s nothing quite like the glowing light of a candle to set a warm and cozy feeling in the room. A lovely scent is icing on the candle!

When we saw that October’s Simply Earth Essential Oils Recipe Box was filled with fall inspired goodies and ingredients to make our own candles, we couldn’t resist ordering ours. Not only did the box include beautifully smelling essential oils such as Cassia, Orange, Balsam Fir and Focus blend, it also includes soy pellets and a wick to make one candle (plus other goodies).

Contents of October’s Simply Earth Recipe Box

A little while ago my sister-in-law gave me a bunch of little glass jars (I think they were dessert containers). One of the jars was the perfect size and shape to make a candle with.

To make the candle I also needed to use some ingredients from the Big Bonus Box we received when we first signed up with Simply Earth.

Use our coupon code SMCHFREE to get your own Big Bonus Box with your first order. You’ll also get a $40 e-gift card which you can use towards a future purchase!

It’s actually a win-win because you can order the box for yourself this month and then use the gift card next month to order gifts for those special people on your holiday gift list.

And if you’d like to see what was in some of the recent recipe boxes, check out our Big Bonus Box unboxing and how we made beautiful hand soaps with pressed flowers.

Ingredients Needed to Make One Candle

Overhead view of the supplies needed to make DIY fall scented candles. The supplies are placed on a white wood plank surface.

Easy DIY Fall Candle Instructions

Melt soy wax, beeswax, and coconut oil in a double boiler or microwave (go slowly, in 15 second increments).

Adding a scoop of solid coconut oil to a clear glass bowl filled with soy wax flakes to make DIY fall candles.

Once the mixture has just melted, remove from heat, add essential oils, and stir for 30 seconds.

Dip the bottom of the wick into the melted wax to adhere it to the bottom of the container. Prop wick upright and pour the wax into the container.

Placing the candle wick into the bottom of the glass jar.

Allow the candle to cool completely. Trim the wick to ¼ inch in height.

Pouring the melted and blended candle wax into a small glass jar. The candle wick is emerging from the jar.

I was so happy with how easy my DIY fall candles were to make. And the smell they release when burning is amazing! It gives the whole house a cozy fall feeling.

Close up image of lit DIY fall candle. A piece of twine is tied around the neck of the glass jar. Purple flowers are gently blurred in the background.

I’m going to get some more of the soy wax to make the Cassia and Balsam Fir Candle next. The candles will make lovely gifts for the my co-workers and the kids’ teachers with the holidays coming up.

Did I mention that each box also includes lovely stickers you can use with the products you make?

Hand holding a finished DIY fall candle in the jar with a green label reading Cassia and Orange Candle.

The October Recipe Box is only here for a limited time and includes recipes to make lip balm, an aromatherapy rice bag, joint pain roll on, Fall Diffuser Blend and the two candles (Cassia and Balsam Fir, Cassia and Orange). Be sure you get yours before it sells out.

Finally, you’ll love November’s Recipe Box too- all about Bath and Shower!

What is your favourite fall scent?

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