DIY Valentine Sprinkles Candle Gift Ideas

By | January 5, 2016

Turn any jar into a Valentine Candle with this easy tutorial! This Valentine Candle is made with candy sprinkles and a recycled candle for a fun and beautiful Valentine decoration.  They can be made for less than $5 and would make the perfect gift for friends and family.

DIY Valentine Sprinkles Candle Gift Idea

With this quick and easy tutorial you can now enjoy pretty holiday sprinkles {jimmies} in your home, not just on your desserts!

Or you can make a candle to match your desserts using the same sprinkles. Serve your treats on a pretty dish and use the matching candle for a centerpiece.

DIY Valentine Candle Tutorial Gift Idea

Did you know you can turn any jar into a candle?!

This is also a perfect way to recycle old candles.

Easy Valentine Sprinkles Candle Gifts free tutorial

These are fun to  make for every holiday. Use Christmas sprinkles, Easter sprinkles, and 4th of July sprinkles and you can make candles for every holiday.

I love how easy and gorgeous they are.  Friends will love them, too!!

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Simply coat the inside of a jar with corn syrup and add sprinkles.

Valentine Sprinkles Candle Gift Jars

Then pour in melted wax.

And you’re done!

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Here’s the easy step-by-step tutorial…


Empty jar

Candle wax

Candle wick

Candy sprinkles

Corn syrup

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Tip: Make sure your candle is already melted when you begin the tutorial.

STEP 1:  Add a small amount of corn syrup inside your jar. Turn your jar to coat the entire inside of the jar. Turn the jar upside down to let the excess run out.

STEP 2:  Add in your sprinkles. They will stick to the corn syrup. Add a little or a lot or a lot at the bottom and less at the top. It’s fun to be creative!

Free Tutorial DIY Valentine Sprinkles Candle Gift Ideas

 STEP 3: Have your candle already melted. Put it in a double boiler or set the candle on a candle warmer until it’s melted.

STEP 4:  Fill you jar with melted candle wax.

STEP 5:  Insert the wick and hold it in place with a toothpick until the wax dries.


Valentine Sprinkles Candle Tutorial

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14 thoughts on “DIY Valentine Sprinkles Candle Gift Ideas

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  3. Jann Olson

    This is such a cute idea. I love it! Pinned. Thanks for sharing with SYC.

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    1. Marti Post author

      Yes they would make perfect little gifts!! I love that they are cute, easy, and inexpensive! 🙂 Thanks for the party!

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