Candle decoration and lanterns – 17 original craft ideas for you

candles decoration wrapped with colorful yarn

Original candles decoration and DIY lanterns - 17 great craft ideas for the cold season

Stylish candles decoration is very welcome at many festivals and occasions. Many of you are already asking yourself what you can do for the autumn-winter season or for the Advent season. To create an atmospheric, festive atmosphere at home, you do not necessarily need expensive living and decoration.

With the help of these 17 beautiful DIY lanterns and candle decos you can quickly and easily make some for yourself and your family. Most crafting ideas here are only using natural materials. Use pumpkins, apples, corn on the cob, autumn leaves and natural wood. Obtain pillar candles of your choice, tealights or candle wax for candle-making.

Above you can already see what a chic candle decoration you can tinker with altar candles and colorful yarn. A few real or artificial oak leaves complete the decoration.

Miniature pumpkins in different colors and shapes are a perfect match for gray and white pillar candles on a white serving dish

candles decoration on serving honeycomb tablecloth




Wind lights from pumpkins

candles decoration glittering gourds

With a bit of liquid candle wax and a glitter paint or spray you can create original lanterns in no time. Simply cut out medium-sized holes on top of the pumpkins and after you have attached the wick inside, pour in the candle wax. Then use the glitter spray to decorate the pumpkins from the outside.

Artificial autumn leaves and nuts or berries are a successful alternative to candles decoration

Candles decoration autumnal and colorful with deco leaves



 It can hardly be simpler and more ingenious

candles decoration candlesticks made of glasses full of lentils

And if you need to go very fast, you can decorate the table for dinner with such lanterns from simple glasses full of red lentils.

From small Hokkaido pumpkins you can make great candles by applying the same principle as with the glittering pumpkins above.

Rustic candles decoration

candles decoration small hokaido gourds

Elegant and elegant in white and coral red

candles decoration wreath from china lanterns and big glass candlestick

Cinnamon sticks are versatile to use especially when decorating - also very popular in the Advent season

Candles decoration with cinnamon sticks

Warm autumn colors warm your apartment in the cold season

Candles decoration Olive green pillar colorful berries

Tasty with mini gourds, long candles, leaves and succulents

candles decoration orange mini pumpkins and feather

  Romantic table decoration with delicate roses

candles decoration violet roses and wind lights

With big cones and dark red pillar candles, you can not go wrong

candles decoration burgundy on three wooden candlesticks

For a great natural look, wrap a tree bark around an altar candle and tie it with leather cord

candles decoration white pillar candle with birch bark

Corncobs in different nuances are an original decoration not only for Thanksgiving

candles decoration windlight with corncobs and leaves

Plug small scented candles into apples - simply ingenious

candles decoration windlights from apples

Similar here with mini gourds and tealights

candles diy decoration windlights made of miniature pumpkins

Hazelnuts or acorns are just perfect for your autumnal candle decoration

candles decoration windlight glass with hazelnuts

As you can see, with simple materials and things that we often find superfluous, you can create very original and impressive crafting ideas. So, let your imagination and creativity run free and customize your festive candles decoration.