How to Make Floating Citronella Candles

Great little DIY - create your own scented citronella floating candles to help ward off mosquitoes!

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How to Make Floating Citronella Candles
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Gather the ingredients for your candle. You can use natural ingredients to add a sweet or herbal scent to your candle. This is a good chance to use any left over ingredients from your pantry.

Gather the ingredients for your candle. You can use natural ingredients to add a sweet or herbal scent to your candle. This is a good chance to use any left over ingredients from your pantry.

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Fill the mason jar about 3/4 with water. Add cinnamon, rosemary, oranges, and about 1 teaspoon of citronella oil or more, depending on how strong you want the citronella scent to be.

Fill the mason jar about 3/4 with water. Add cinnamon, rosemary, oranges, and about 1 teaspoon of citronella oil or more, depending on how strong you want the citronella scent to be.

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Add the tea light candle on top.

Add the tea light candle on top.

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Carefully light the candle.

Carefully light the candle.

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Citronella oil is a natural ingredient to ward off mosquitoes. However, keep in mind that the floating candle alone won't repel all the mosquitoes around you, especially when you are outdoors.

Citronella oil is a natural ingredient to ward off mosquitoes. However, keep in mind that the floating candle alone won't repel all the mosquitoes around you, especially when you are outdoors.

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