Make citronella candles in eggshells for an adorable centerpiece that will also keep the pests away. These DIY Citronella Eggshell Candles are easy and free from toxic chemicals.
Spring has finally sprung and warmer temperatures bring blossoming trees, chirping birds and annoying mosquitoes. We appreciate being outside on our patio and even more so now that we have a gorgeous farm house table to enjoy our grilled dinners.
DIY Citronella Eggshell Candles
But our patio isn’t just a place to eat, drink and be merry with friends and family though. It also happens to be the place for blood sucking pests to linger and lounge and make your grilled salmon dinners miserable.
One easy way to keep those pesky insects at bay is by dousing yourself with insect repellents containing N-diethyl-meta-toluamide or most commonly known as DEET. Of course convenience doesn’t always equal best.
A much better alternative would be to make these beautifully rustic eggshell candles with added citronella essential oil to ward those blood suckers away.
Head over to Simple Pure Beauty for the easy tutorial.
It truly is an easy craft with only three ingredients. But if you’re not quite ready to go elbow deep in this tutorial, you can save it for later.