These citronella bottles were fun to make and super easy.
Pick some pretty bottles (and I have alot) embellish them if you like on the outside. 
The first 4 needed no embellishment, but the last two I used jute string and glued around 3 to 4 inches in the middle of the bottle.
 I purchased some cotton gauze from the Vet Clinic I work at and cut 3 pieces, then I braided them. I knotted both ends. You can also buy premade wick for citronella burners if you want.

I like using the screw lid bottles because then I don't have to buy any parts for the top of bottle to hold wick. I cut an 'X' in the top of the screw top and peeled back the 4 little triangles.

Then I take my wick I just made and push it through the top.

 All you have to do now is screw the lid on and you are finished.

The wicks I made do not go to the bottom of the bottle. They are a few inches from bottom so I can fill it with water up to just below wick and then I fill the rest up with citronella. 

Before you light your wick make sure to saturate the top of wick with citronella to make wick last longer.

Something else you can do to keep from using a whole wine bottle of citronella and give it a little more stability is put some of those little glass discs in the bottom. They seem to give the bottle more weight on the bottom.

Now you can sit back and admire your new burner while keeping those pesky mosquitoes away.

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