DIY: How To Make Grungy Candles - this is a neat idea that uses spices, leftover candles and plain, inexpensive tapers to make those expensive country candles. This post has the tutorial to show you how.
How to grunge candles with Modge Podge for that primitive look. Very inexpensive compared to the cost of buying them already grungy. You can also use this technique to grunge the plastic battery operated candles.