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Eggshell candles in egg carton, decorated with greenery and flowers

Rustic Easter Candles

  • Total Time: 25 minutes
  • Yield: 5 candles 1x


These rustic Easter candles require minimal and inexpensive ingredients.


  • 250g soy wax (2 and 3/4 cups)
  • 5 candle wicks
  • 5 clean and dry egg shells
  • empty egg carton
  • toothpicks
  • wood wool
  • moss, flowers or greenery of your choice


  1. Melt the wax over a double boiler. While the wax is melting, prep your egg shells by placing them into an empty egg carton and add the wicks.
  2. Secure the wicks with special wick holders or simply with toothpicks. Once the wax is completely melted, carefully pour it into the egg shells.
  3. Let the wax harden completely, ideally overnight. Trim the wicks to the desired length. Then decorate the egg carton with wood wool, greenery of your choice,..

Keywords: Easter, candles, DIY, wood wool, moss, Easter DIY, eggs, eggshells