Candle TipsDIY Halloween Decor: Using Candles To Set Your Stage

DIY Halloween Decor: Using Candles To Set Your Stage

Get your spook on with one (or more) of these easy DIY Halloween candle decor projects!

Halloween Decor

Halloween is a great time of year to show off your creativity. Whether you want to go fun & light or get downright creepy, there is a candlescape out there to fit the scene. We’ve rounded up some fantastic candle tutorials that are super easy to do & will help you make some spook-tacular DIY Halloween decor!

Halloween Decor

Printed Halloween Candles

Printed Halloween Candles DIY
Photo credit: Gina Michelle

These Halloween pillar candles are super easy to make and oh so much fun! The prints are placed on the candles with tissue paper – how cool! So easy and very affordable DIY Halloween decor project!

Halloween Decor

Painted Halloween Candles

Painted Halloween Candles DIY
Photo credit: Endlessly Inspired

Sometimes it’s more about the candle holder than the candle itself, if you know what we mean. This skull candle holder is perfect for a super easy, affordable Halloween decor DIY project. Just add some inexpensive white pillar candles afterwards, and you’re all set!

Halloween Decor

Modern Halloween Decor

Photo credit: Sarah Hearts

For spooky meets art deco, this super simple DIY Halloween decor project from Sarah Hearts is a no brainer. You’ll have to hop on over to fun365 to get the full tutorial, but you’ll get a pretty good idea of what to do here.

Halloween Decor

Spooky Halloween Candles

Spooky Halloween Candles
Photo credit: Simple Joy

If you want to get spooky with it, you can round up some vellum paper and create these gorgeous candle holders to add to your Halloween decor.

Halloween Decor

Spider Web Candle Wraps

Spider Web Candle Wraps
Photo credit: Lia Griffith

These spider web candle wraps are super cool. They are an easy way to spiff up your Halloween decor with candles.

Halloween Decor

Halloween Votives

Halloween Votives DIY
Photo credit: Growing Spaces

These cute Halloween votives are definitely on our list to add to our Halloween decor this year. All you need are white votives and a Sharpie. Count us in!

Halloween Decor

Glow In The Dark Halloween Candles

Glow In The Dark Halloween Candles DIY
Photo credit: A Pumpkin & A Princess

If you plan on dimming the lights during your Halloween festivities, consider adding these glow-in-the-dark candles to your lineup. This Halloween decor DIY is super easy to follow and can really add a spooky vibe.

Halloween Decor

Candle Holders

Candy Corn Candle Holders DIY
Photo credit: Jordan’s Easy Entertaining

Candle holders are also an important part of any Halloween decor. These candy corn candle holders should fit the bill.

Halloween Decor

Nail In The Candle

Nail In The Candle DIY Project
Photo credit: Motte’s Blog

If you want to walk on the wild side with your DIY Halloween decorations, what would be a better fit than these nail-adorned candles? Don’t blame us if you have some ‘splaining to do.

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I have a sincere passion for candles, being mesmerized from the moment I saw my first flickering flame.

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