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Get Excited For Fall With These Pumpkin Spice Candles

Pumpkin Spice is one of my absolute favorite scents, plus it's perfect for fall and Thanksgiving. If you're a pumpkin fan like me, then you'll love these homemade candles! They're really quick and easy to make and don't require a ton of materials, so there's no reason not to whip some up tonight!


  • 2 cups soy wax flakes
  • 1 candle wick with weighted bottom
  • Orange Crayon
  • 1 tsp pumpkin spice
  • 1/2 tsp nutmeg
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon
  • Glass jar (mason jars, leftover jam or sauce jars)
  • Pencil


  1. Heat your soy wax flakes in a pot over low heat. Make sure to stir as they melt.
  2. Peel off the wrapper of an orange crayon, break it up into smaller pieces and drop into your melted wax mixture. Stir. Do not use food coloring!
  3. Add the pumpkin spice, nutmeg and cinnamon to the mixture and stir.
  4. Place your wick into your glass jar and pour in the melted wax mixture.
  5. Wrap the excess wick around a pencil and allow the wax to harden. This should take about 4 hours.
  6. Once the candle has hardened trim the wick.
  7. Light and enjoy your new pumpkin spice candle!