Diwali, the Indian festival of lights, takes place soon and even if you don’t observe it, decorating your room with cute candles is sure to bring some light and happiness into a difficult month. Here’s some options to buy or make yourself.
If you’d like to try some more traditional styles, Artkala has 17 Easy and Beautiful DIY Candles for Diwali. They’re all so colourful and the floating candles are especially pretty.
For a kawaii version, Kawaii Sweet World has some cute floating candle ideas using painted shells in this roundup of mermaid DIYs.
Did you know you can make rainbow candles using crayons? It’s surprisingly easy and Crafts Unleashed has a step by step tutorial.
If you’re not crafty, there are lots of cute candles on Etsy. Pastel Palette Candle (UK) has all the pastel colours and shapes you could dream of including gummy bears!
Slice Of Candle (USA) creates super realistic candles that look like cakes, fruit, drinks and succulents. They’d make great gifts.
It’s hard to light cute candles and watch them melt away but these polymer clay charms won’t have that problem. This is a classic DIY from Creative Rachy that has lots of customisation ideas.
HappyCutieStudio (UK) has planner stickers for all occasions and these cute candles would be sweet for a planner layout.
For more ideas, have a look at MissMuffcake’s post about candles & wax melts with fun scents.
Marceline is the co-founder and editor of Super Cute Kawaii and author of The Super Cute Book of Kawaii. She also designs cute character goods as Asking For Trouble. Having visited Japan five times, Marceline is enormously inspired by all things Japanese and especially loves bunnies, space and any kind of food object with a happy face.