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Clean and Re Purpose Candle Holders

I love to recycle when I can, so all these used candle holders I had on hand were waiting to be cleaned and reused. Visit our blog for a step by step easy way to remove the wax and metal wick holder.
ETA: My tip is for store bought candle jars already filled with wax. After reading SEVERAL comments of popping it into the freezer, I tried it. I couldn't get the little metal tab out at the bottom. It took some very hot water to loosen the glue to remove it.

To see more: http://ourcloverhouse.blogspot.com/2014/02/cleaning-and-reusing-candle-holders.html

  • Angela Bahling
    Angela Bahling Westfield, IN

    You can also put a small amount of water in the bottom of the holder. When the wax melts, the water acts as a barrier between the wax and the glass...

  • Sirkku
    Sirkku Finland

    Thanks for sharing

  • Mary Coakley
    Mary Coakley Ireland

    Thanks for all the tips ladies I confess I recycle them with my rubbish,not now

  • Kathygordj
    Kathygordj Fort Myers, FL

    Kathy Johnson, Ft. Myers, FL I spray the inside of my glass candle holders with a spritz of vegetable oil. With a light twist of a screwdriver in the middle of the spent candles they come right out. I am a candle freak and have used this method for

  • Kate
    Kate Albany, CA

    Thank you one and all!

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