DIY Clove Citrus Candle Holders

Make refreshing DIY candle holders using citrus fruit and cloves. 

Holiday SIP 2014 Clove Citrus Candles Image

Stuff You Have:

  • Pencil
  • Paring knife
  • Melon baller

Stuff You Need: 

  • Tea light candles
  • Clementines or oranges
  • Cloves 


  1. Place candle on top of fruit and trace around. Use knife to cut along traced line, making sure to cut hole small enough to hug candle tightly. Use a melon baller to scoop out the pulp.
  2. Place candle in hole. Push cloves into fruit's skin in an attractive pattern.