19 of the best candle making kits

Find all your candle making supplies and step by step instructions in these handy kits.

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What’re the two most relaxing things in the world? Candles and crafts! So why not combine the two with these beautiful candle making kits. There’s scented candle making kits, eco candle making kits and soy candle making kits so you can choose which one suits you and your needs best.

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Best kits and supplies for making candles at home

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JulWhisper’s complete candle making kit

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Amazon, £39.09

We love this candle making kit by JulWhispers because it comes with everything you could ever need to start making your own candles. There’s even wax dyes, different scents and funky tins to keep your candles in giving this kit an extra edge over your old glass jar candles.

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Make your own beeswax candles

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Etsy, £7.99


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YMing Store long-burning vintage jar soy candles 

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Amazon, £13.99

If you’re a fan of the traditional brown/amber candles this is the kit for you. Choose from persimmon & copal, goji berry & tarocco orange or French cade & lavender and your make the most beautiful smelling candles around.

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Beeswax candle making kit

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Etsy, £21.09

This beeswax kit includes 12 sheets of natural beeswax from Siberian beekeepers! It’s all there ready for you to make your own beautiful candles.

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Hot coco candles

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Etsy, £30.46

This quirky candle making kit comes with mason jar mug and an Irish coffee glass to make your candles into. Who wouldn’t want a candle shaped like a delicious drink?

Eco-friendly candle making kits

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Calm And Cosy Soy Candle Making Kit

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Not on the Highstreet, £28

Hazel & Blue’s beautiful kit is complete with everything you need to start soy candle making. Each kit makes 2 soy scented candles and you can personalise each as it comes with your very own candle labels. In completely eco-packaging, this kit is a winning present for all your eco-pals.

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Soy candle making kit – jasmine and patchouli

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Etsy, £22

jasmine and patchouli kit or sweet orange and chilli pepper (or unscented if you’d prefer) and start your candle making journey!

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Make & Melt’s Soy Wax DIY Candle Making Kit

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Amazon, £28.99

This candle making kit by Make & Melt comes with everything you need to make six soy wax candles. It comes with a cotton fresh-scented oil to make your candles smell beautiful and a handy melting jug to help you melt and pour the wax safely.

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Geometric Concrete Soy Candle Making Kit

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Not on the High Street, £24.95

If you’re looking for a candle making kit with an edge then we’d recommend Segment 9’s concrete candle. Using soy and packaging made from recycled plants, it’s a great alternative to the glass and tin candles on the market.

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Candle Making Kit

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Etsy, £25.00

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The London Refinery’s candle making kits are great for beginners because they include a link to a step by step video. Choose between their relax or revitalise scented candle making kits then put the video on your phone and start making!

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Candle Making with Dried Flowers

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Etsy, £34.04

This beautiful candle making kit contains dried lavender buds, dried flowers like rose petals, marigold, pressed flowers and raw gemstone crystals to give your candles some extra sparkle. Plus you can choose which essential oils you’d like to come in the kit.

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Wax And Wick Candle Making Kit

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Not on the High Street, £29.95

Create your own fragrance with Luckies scented candle making kits. Made from completely organic and recyclable materials this candle making kit is as green as can be.
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Metal Soy Candle Making Kit

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Etsy, £22.00

Teepee Craft have a range of candle making kits in their Etsy store but we love how eco this set is. With wooden wicks and gorgeous dimpled metal jars, it’s sustainable crafting at its best.
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Eco-friendly candle making kit

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Etsy, £20.70

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Tea light candle making kit

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Etsy, £7.99

Start small with this eco tealight kit which contains biodegradable glitter! This is a great way to kick off your candle making journey and is a quick craft to do in the evenings.

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Mini Candle Making Kit

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Etsy, £29.00


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Eco candle making kit

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Etsy, £12.60

Move aside soy wax, there’s a new eco alternative on the block. Coconut wax is another fab alternative to beeswax and have used it in their cute box. We especially love the heart-shaped tins.

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coffee scented candles

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Etsy, £14.95

This candle making kits will make a fantastic gift for all coffee lovers. It comes with everything you need to make your own coffee candle and we love the extra touches like the cross stitch gift tag and beaded heart decorations inside.

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Beginner Lavender Candle Making Kit

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Etsy, £31.23

Lavender is proven to help with sleep and create a calming atmosphere. This soy candle making kit comes with two relaxing scents of either Wild Lavender, Lavenberry n’ Creme or Vanilla alongside dried lavender buds for you to sprinkle in your candles.
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