DIY Citronella Orange Candles


  • Oranges, grapefruits, lemons, limes
  • Soy candle wax
  • Glue gun
  • Wicks
  • Citronella essential oil
  • Craft/candle making thermometer


  1. Cut the top off of the oranges and scoop out filling. *Tip- Freeze filling and use in your smoothies!
  2. Secure wick with a glue gun to the bottom of orange.
  3. Melt wax in microwave to 180° degree F.
  4. Let cool to 125° F and mix in citronella oil.
  5. Pour wax into shell and let cool.
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