How To Repurpose Your Candle Vessel

How To Repurpose Your Candle Vessel

If you’re anything like me you have an abundance of candles in your home. What do you do with those empty vessels? Do you hate to throw them out? Now you don’t have to!

Rather than filling up landfill with tons of used candle jars we created a candle using vessels that are too beautiful to discard with. We have some creative ideas to help turn your used candle in to something special!

Let’s take a closer look at how to clean out the jar and the various ways it can be used throughout your home or office. From planters to desk accessories to perfect containers, there are all kinds of uses for those old candle containers.


Here's three easy steps to clean your vessel when your candle is done!

  1. Put your candle in the freezer overnight. The candle wax should contract away from the sides of the container, which will make it much easier to simply remove.
  2. Remove any excess wax and the wick clip gently using a butter knife
  3. Use alcohol or Windex to clean out the inside of the vessel

It’s that easy!!

To remove the label, you can either use a heat gun or hair dryer to lightly heat the label enough that it removes easily. Then you can then use an alcohol wipe to remove any remaining adhesive. Alternatively, you could use hot soapy water to remove the label.


Unique ways to reuse your vessel.


Turn Your Jar in to A Plant Container



Simply add some dirt and a plant of your choice, preferably plants that require no drainage such as succulents, Spider plant, Snake plant or Dumbcane.  For plants that need drainage you will need a drill bit suitable to drill through glass.


Turn Your Vessel into Desk Storage.

Our vessels are perfect storage for pens, pencils, paperclips and many other items used on your office desk. These are also great to organize your makeup vanity, holding your makeup brushes or storing hair ties, scrunchies or bobby pins.


Use Your Vessel in the Kitchen

How about using your used vessel as a unique cocktail glass or a container for teabags. What about as a candy dish or dog treat jar. You could also use it to collect bacon grease or keep sugar packets in. The ideas are endless 😊

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