Creative Ideas for Your Old Candle Jars

Candle Jars

Creative Ideas for Your Old Candle Jars

Now that you have burned every last drop of your luxury-scented candle, what’s next?

If you love candles as much as we do, we can bet that you have a growing pile of different kinds of candle jars piled up in your storeroom. Most times they are made with beautiful materials or come in stylish shapes that it feels like a big shame to throw them away. Luckily, we would be looking at awesome ideas to preserve and uniquely display them.

First, before you can do anything with your candle jars, make sure every last drop of candle wax is melted off. The simplest method is to pour hot water and chill for a while, it would melt off on its own. Although, many people still preach about the fridge method—put in the fridge and let it freeze, use a knife to pop out the hardened wax.

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Turn them into cute little Planters

Old candle jars can be the perfect choice for greenery. Whether you plan on planting indoor herb gardens, or you just want to showcase it as a live centerpiece, it would make an excellent new home. If you want to be crafty and explorative, you can go ahead and drill small holes into the bottom of the jars, to allow water to pass through it. But if you can’t, then don’t stress it.

Use them to store items

Nothing is more beautiful and fitting as a storage container than a luxury candle jar with a lid. Large candle jars are the perfect fit for this use. You can use them for just about anything—lipsticks, makeup brushes, small accessories, cotton balls, and even pet treats.

Transform them into Votive Jars

We already know you are a candle-holic like us, so why not turn your old candle jars into votive jars for the votive candles and small tea lights you have around your home? You can fill the old jars with seashells or anything else that sparks up a dreamy imagination and round it all up with your favorite scents to match.

Transform them into Vases for Centerpieces

With this idea, there is no limit to what you can do; here you are free to explore your crafting and creative skills. This style is ideal for tall candle jars; you can turn them into vessels used to keep your beautiful centerpieces. Furthermore, you can paint the jars; wrap them in colorful ribbons or twines, or whatever you want.

Create your own DIY Globe

It’s almost practically impossible to see a soul who doesn’t love snow globes—I mean, how can you not love snow globes?
If you have candle jars with lids, then it is the best type for this kind of craft. You can simply just turn them into glittery globes for your kids, and they would love you for it.