Candle Decorating Ideas and Candlescaping

You’ll find all kinds of tips here to decorate your scented candles. We will continue to grow this list of tips so you can decorate your home with scented candles. Some of these articles were written by Expressive Candles, and some are submitted by people like you. Have fun reading through these articles, and if you want to submit an article please email us at with your article and name and/or business including an URL of your web site.

Candle Decorating adds more excitement to any candle arrangement. Decorating your home with candles can be fun. They can even be used as art on a mantel or in a corner of the room. Every month we will add new candle decorating articles and candlescaping articles to our web site.


Preserved Flower Candles

Putting flowers in your candle will add a unique look, while preserving your favorite flower. We have been asked many times, how to put flowers and other objects on the outside of a candle. So, we’ll be showing you how it is done in this candle article.

Jar Lid and Jar Candle Decoration

Decorating Candle Jars and Lids is an fun and easy project for all ages. You can use many different craft items to embellish your jar and lid.

Pillar Center Piece

This center piece is a pillar candle set onto a pewter plate, surround by skeleton leaves.

Butterfly Candle Holders

Written By: Rachel Paxton. – Butterfly candle holders are easy to make and a great gift idea. The materials are very inexpensive, and you can use your imagination for a variety of designs.

Canning Jar Candles

Written By: Rachel Paxton. – Canning jar candles are very easy to make, make great gifts, and are only limited by your imagination!

Tin Can Candle Holders

Ah yes the good old Tin Can. The most versatile craft medium. We’ll show you how to make great looking candle holders and lanterns just using Tin Cans and some paint.

Embossed Votive Holder Shade

Create the look of a Stained Glass Votive Holder. This article will show you how to make great looking sleeves for your votive holders.