Repurpose your Langtree Candle Glass

Updated: Jun 21, 2021

Once you’ve burnt your candle, remove the left over wax, wash and up-cycle…


How to remove the remaining wax from a candle jar safely

Boiling water: On a heat proof surface pour boiling water into the glass. The wax will begin to melt and rise to the surface. Leave until the water has cooled and the wax has hardened on the surface on the water. Remove the wax and pour the water out. Wipe any remaining wax out with a paper towel.

Freeze: Place your candle in the freezer for a few hours. The wax will shrink as it freezes and therefore the wax separates from the edge of the jar. This makes it extra easy to pop out with a knife. If the wax isn’t coming out, try keeping it a little bit longer and try again.

You may need to ease the wick out of the bottom. Wash the glass in warm water to make it sparkle.

SAFETY: Take care not to break the glass


Now you're ready to up-cycle

Once clean, you can repurpose you candle glass. Here are a few suggestions:

  • tea light holder

  • make up brush or paint brush pot

  • hair accessorises or jewellery pot

  • screws, nuts and bolts pot

  • cocktail glass or shot glass

  • small cut flower bowl or pot for herbs, succulents or hyacinth bulbs

  • desk tidy for pens, pencils and other stationery

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