DIY Candle Supplies: Empty glass jar Modge Podge Paintbrush Desired decoration Glue the decoration onto the outside of your jar using the Modge Podge. Add a layer of Modge Podge over the decoration as well. Ta-dah! You can even add decorations to the lid as well. Note on fire safety: If you add decorations to the inside of your lid, be sure to blow out the candle before putting the lid back on instead of using the lid to snuff the candle. Now for the actual candle part: Supplies: Wick (can be taken from an old candle) Hairdryer Candle jar Used wax cubes/candles 1. Place the wick in the middle of the jar. 2. Break apart the wax pieces and arrange them around the wick. 3. Melt the wax with the hairdryer. Voila! Now burn, baby, burn.