DIY Best Friends Forever Candles for All the Grads in Your Life

Because nothing says BFFs like a selfie candle.

It’s graduation season and nobody’s got time or the money (for that matter) to find gifts for the whole squad. Which is why we are leaning in hard to DIY gifts this year. Show your besties you love them and will miss them eternally when they go off to college with our homemade BFF candles. Put a selfie on it so they can take your lovely face with them wherever they may go or use a fun tissue paper for a pop of color!

BFF Candles

What You’ll Need
Photo of you and BFF
Colorful tissue paper
Wax paper
Oven mitt
Blow dryer

1. Remove the plastic around the candles
2. Cut photo and tissue paper to match size of candles
3. Place photo and candle inside wax paper and hold tight
4. Blow-dry until photo gets glossy (about 15 mins, wear your oven mitts!)
5. Repeat process with tissue paper and pink candle


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