Everyone that uses a candle at some point in their life needs a wax warmer, you don't want that candle to waste now do you? It's pretty easy to make and it won't cost you much at all so, without further ado let's take a look at the list of amazingly outstanding wax warmers out there.
We put together 15 DIY wax warmer ideas that you might be interested in making this weekend or in your spare time. Ready? Let’s begin!
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1. DIY Wax Warmer
This first wax warmer deserves to be first on the list because it's easy to make and the materials required are easy to get. The creator used some heavy-duty aluminum foil, a mason jar, a candle, a scented tart, and a lighter.
So, you'll place the small candle into the mason jar, cut out some aluminum foil, fill it with the scent and place it on the top of the mason jar. Of course, you'll need to take off the lid of the jar so that the lighted candle can take effect. It's a super cheap and easy way to make a wax warmer.
2. How To Make A DIY Wax Burner
In addition to being cheap, this video guide is super easy to perform, the cost for the wax melter is $15 or less, you'll be using an empty pop can, and you can literally find some of those anywhere for free.
This project is also quite risky, if you're not careful you may get injured, so take some precautions when necessary. You'll also need a sharp knife, pliers, and a lighter. The making process starts with you cutting a small portion out of the can and bending the sharp edges so that you don't cut yourself with it in the future.
Place your candle at the bottom of the can through the cut-out space. The only downside to this guide is that after a while the heat from the candle below might melt the can and you'll need to start the process all over again.
3. DIY Candle Wax Burner
Here is another amazing video tutorial guide that is super easy to make. It seems all the candle wax warmers on this list are pretty easy to make. The creator used a plastic cup, candle, and oil burner that burns both wax and oil, scissors to cut the plastic cup, and a lighter to light up the candle when all is set and ready for use.
This isn't a pretty durable wax warmer because the plastic cup might give out over time and you'll need to use a new one, and keep changing till you get tired of it. Regardless, it's a quick, cheap, and easy way to make a wax warmer effortlessly.
4. DIY Presto Pot Candle Wax Melter
This is another amazing project, the creator made a wax warmer that works with a soy 464, paraffin, and anything you think can work for you that melts. The creator went ahead and bought a presto pot for this project, a metal stopper, and a drill with flat head drill bits.
This is a pretty permanent wax warmer, unlike the ones made with plastic or can. This project is a bit expensive, depending on the price of a presto pot around your area. If you feel it's too much money to spend on a wax warmer, you can also use something cheaper on this DIY.
5. Homemade Wax Melts
DIY Wax Warmer
With a few safe and natural ingredients, you can make a homemade wax warmer that melts. You'll need a saucepan, 100 drops of essential oil, a metal or glass bowl, ½ cup of coconut oil, silicone mold, and ¼ cup of beeswax pasteilles. The instructions in this guide are super easy to understand and follow, so you won't have any problem with following the steps.
6. DIY Wax Melts
It's always a good thing to learn how to make a wax warmer with essential oils and fill your home and room with a great fragrance. You'll need a glass jug, soy wax, a digital scales wax Stirrer, wax dye, essential oil, and a flower silicone mold.
If you don't know how to get the proper mixture for the fragrance with the soy wax, essential oil, and wax dye, you probably need to check the guide to learn more. This is a stylish wax warmer that can serve as a beautiful tabletop ornament.
7. DIY Walnut Sea Glass Wax Cube Warmer
The creator of this guide didn't want to joke around, he decided to make something different and unique. He used a 12 gauge galvanized fencing wire to hold the wax cubes, a few small wood blocks, candles, a wax jar and other supplies. The making process is quick and simple. The first thing to do is to use the wood blocks to make a wooden base, the. Insert the galvanized fencing wire into the wood, and turn it with a plier to accommodate the wax. When building the wood base, you'll leave a big space in the middle for the wax jar and this will be the final and most important part of the project.
8. DIY Candle Melt Warmer
This is rather a complicated and weird way of making a wax warmer but I believe it can still appeal to many people out there. It looks weird but it actually works and it's pretty durable and gets results fast.
This is also quite risky, given that you'll be using a stove eye, a thick pan, and an empty baby-food jar. The stove eye will have to be set at medium to be able to burn the wax faster; anything higher than that might cause some damage.
9. DIY Scented Wax Warmer
This is a simple wax warmer to make, you'll need a small glass jar, a small wooden pot or jar, the same size as the glass one, candles, lighter as some wax. This is a simple set up and it burns pretty fast and efficiently.
10. Homemade Scented Candle Warmer
You'll need a pop can, a glass jar, and some scented candles. This is a simple project that can be done effortlessly in less than 2 minutes. This particular method was done by other creators on this DIY guide, the only difference is that this creator used scented candles as the wax melter, this way it burns faster and the scent can fill the room in seconds.
11. DIY Electric Wax Melter
This is an electric wax melter and warmer made with an electric presto pot. This is a great project with materials that can last for a pretty long time. The setup is simple to follow and will only take 30 minutes to finish. This is a great way of making a long-term wax warmer if you have the money to spend.
12. How To Make A Presto Pot Wax Melter
This amazing video guide is the best guide for those that want to melt over 40 pounds of wax at once. You'll need a presto pot and a ball valve. The making process for this is simple and easy to follow. The only thing you'll need to buy is the presto pot, and the ball valve, if you don't have those at home already.
13. DIY Wax Warmer For Car
Are you tired of buying a car air freshener every time that still doesn't seem to get your car filled with nice fragrances, here is a guide that will teach you how to make a wax warmer that will suit your car space and fill it with amazing fragrance? You'll need a 4 - 8 Oz mason jar, the smaller the better, you'll also need a mesh sprouting lid and some scented wax.
14. How To Make Candle Wax Melts
You'll be using essential oils for this wax warmer and this guide has a lot of steps to make several essential oil fragrances for various moods and seasons. You can mix and create oils for a calming mood, for fall, for Christmas, scents from citrus, floral scents, and lots more. The jar used for this project put a beautiful finish to everything.
15. Wax Warmer Hack
Here is the last wax warmer standing, this wax warmer hack will change your life for good, after this guide you might choose to disregard every other wax warmer build and use this, the only thing is that you'll need to buy the wax warmer kit used because the creator didn't make them himself.
Here we are at the end of this amazing DIY wax warmer, and I hope you are satisfied with the list you have seen so far. Thanks for your time, bye. Feel free to share this article with friends and family members that might be interested in making a DIY wax warmer.
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