Designer candles are a good choice for illuminating your home. They are used for creating the perfect setting for candle light dinner or for creating mood lighting. However, designer candles are also expensive. To save money, consider creating a designer candle on your own. The process is super easy. You can make it simply by painting a white candle. To learn the technique, watch this video. See how easily you can create a candle with red stripes or the peppermint stick candle.