How to reuse your old candle scraps and make new candles

eventos para solteros df The winter season is upon us and for me that means burning a lot of candles. I like the coziness of a lit candle in the evening. However, I always replace the candles when they are almost burned down, which leaves me with a bunch of candle scraps.

Click This Link reuse old candle wax and make new candles

http://theftzapperfence.com/?makisf=trucos-para-ligar-con-un-chico-de-13-a%D0%93%C2%B1os&3bb=b4 I think it is a waste to trough them away so I keep them and then reuse the candle leftovers to make new candles when I have enough.

check it out

mujeres solteras en caracas facebook The easy way to reuse the candle wax is to hold onto one of the candle containers you get with some candles.

Clicking Here For the wicks I can usually find a candle scrap with the length I need or else I tie them together to form one long wick. If you don’t have long enough candles wicks, they are easy to buy in any craft store or online.

dating profile summary sample For the candle project I use the following materials:

  • Candle scraps + wicks
  • Steel container for melting the wax – just like this one
  • A pot filled with water
  • Wooden stick
  • Glass container – you could make it look like a more expensive candle with a container like this one

http://zspskorcz.pl/pictose/eseit/3181

To make the new candles all I do is:

  1. Pour water into the pot and bring it to the stove. Place your steel container into the pot and place your candle scraps inside of the container. Use your wooden stick to stir the wax every now and then until the wax has completely melted.
  2. Wrap your candlewick on a wooden stick and place on the glass container, so that the wick is centered in the middle and then pour in the hot wax.
  3. Let the wax harden and then trim down the candlewick and you have yourself a new candle.

http://www.handpickedvillas.net/malkinos/5480 How to reuse old candle wax and make new candles

conocer mujeres zulia Xoxo,

Louise

 

 

**Some of the links in this post are affiliate links.

6 thoughts on “How to reuse your old candle scraps and make new candles

    1. Hi Kathy,

      I usually place the candle jars into a pot filled with water (not too hard of a boil), like you would for melting chocolate 🙂
      the wax will slowly melt and then you can pour it out, or soak it up with some paper towel.

      And when I have removed all I can with the paper towel, I will rinse the jar with some dish soap and warm water to make it look new again.

      Kindly,
      Louise

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *