Love spending time outside but HATE the annoying bugs and mosquitoes?? Me too!!! There is nothing worse than sitting on the back deck, trying to enjoy a refreshing beverage and a few minutes of peace, while trying to avoid being eaten alive! The continual swatting and smacking and itching is a pain in the rear… sometimes literally!! These DIY Citronella Candles will have your loving your time outdoors again and avoiding all that pesky buzzing!
To make your own DIY Citronella Candles you will need:
1 Mason Jar or medium height vase
1 floating candle
1 or 2 sprigs of Rosemary
A 1/4 inch thick slice of lemon
10-15 drops of citronella essential oils
Fill the Jar with water almost to the top. Add slice of lemon and Rosemary Sprigs.
Next add 10-15 drops of Citronella.
Place floating candle on top. This will help keep the mosquitoes away.
Replace lemon and water every 2-3 days.
You could even decorate your jar or vase with some burlap or lace and turn your DIY Citronella Candles into a fun and practical centerpiece!