There’s more to consider when throwing a Great British garden party than simply the food, another key factor to think about is the decor. Dressing your table is key to creating the right atmosphere so today we’re showing you how to make your own citronella candles. When lit they’ll work to create a relaxing ambiance perfect for a garden party but as well as that they’ll keep any pesky mosquito’s away. Practical as well as pretty!
Here's what you'll need...
Materials for 3 jar candles:
- 3 small glass jars
- 600g soya wax flakes
- 3 pre-assembled wicks with glue dots or a length of wick to cut to size
- citronella oil, 30 drops per candle
- wood skewers and elastic bands to support the wick (not shown)
- stirring stick
- two pots that fit into each other