Thinking about summer in this unpleasant weather is a natural thing to do, but how about making something that will constantly remind you of summer nights? This homemade citronella candle is very easy to make and your home will smell fresh and summer-like. You should also keep this tutorial bookmarked for the hot weather as it will be a great home remedy against mosquitoes. The materials you will need are: cans, a double boiler, wax. wicks with tabs (pre-waxed), citronella oil, hot glue gun and other scents if you want to make a mixture.