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Cinnamon Pumpkin Candles
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DIY Pumpkin Candles

How to make your own DIY Pumpkin Candles - scented with cinnamon sticks to make your house smell amazing!
Active Time15 mins
Cooling Time2 hrs
Total Time2 hrs 15 mins
Course: Home Decor
Keyword: candles, halloween
Yield: 4 candles
Author: Stephanie Gerber
Cost: $20


  • Knife
  • Pencil or skewer
  • Tin can for melting the wax
  • Double boiler



  • Cut off the tops of the pumpkins and scoop out the seeds. Attach the wicks to the bottom of the pumpkin then roll the top of the wick around a pencil or skewer to it hold upright.
    Cinnamon Pumpkin Supplies
  • Fill a tin can with wax flakes and melt using a double broiler. When the wax is fully melted, add cinnamon sticks and cinnamon oil, if using. Let the wax fully harden before lighting.
    Pumpkin Cinnamon Candle


I used real pumpkins, but just know, they don’t last forever. Like the pumpkins you carve, these pumpkins will eventually turn brown and gross. If you want your candles to last for more than a couple of weeks, use fake pumpkins and follow the same basic instructions.