Learn how to make votive candles from this video at about.com. This project requires several pieces of supplies, but once you purchase them, you’ll never have to spend your money on candles again. Use your new skills as a candle-maker to create thoughtful gifts for others, too. Supplies like votive candle wax, molds, candle fragrance and color and wicks should be available at your nearest arts and crafts store. The other necessities like chopsticks and a pot are probably already in your house.