DIY Bug Repellent Floating Candle made in a Ball mason jar
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DIY Natural Bug Repellent Floating Candle in a Jar

Learn how to make DIY Bug Repellent Floating Candles with citronella essential oil to use in your backyard.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: DIY
Servings: 1 Candle
Author: Chrystal Johnson




  • Fill your mason jar with water, nearly to the top. Add the citronella essential oil, slice of lemon and the rosemary sprig to the water. Place the floating candle on top.
    Lemon slices, rosemary and candles on a cutting board
  • This decorative jar will keep the mosquitoes and other bugs away. Replace the lemon slice and water every 2-3 days.
    Close up of homemade bug repellent floating candle in a mason jar