Top 10 Things To Make With Old Candles

Top 10 Things To Make With Old Candles
Top 10 Things To Make With Old Candles

You’ve been burning candles all over Christmas and New Year but are left wondering what to do with all those bits and pieces of wax that are left. Well, fear not. Because I have found ten amazing ideas that will make great use of them…

 


Top 10 Things To Make With Old Candles


 

Top 10 Things To Make With Old Candles
Make Another Candle From Them

10 – Remoulded
www.wikihow.com/Make-the-Most-from-Your-Old-Candles

Get all those bits and pieces from old candles and make a whole new one!

Top 10 Things To Make With Old Candles
Repair the Tips of Shoelaces

9 – Wax Ties
lifehacker.com/5906598/repair-frayed-shoe-laces-with-glue-and-toothpaste

Use those little bits of the candle to fix the end of frayed shoelaces! Simply melt and dip.

Top 10 Things To Make With Old Candles
Rub Candle Wax On Snow Shovel

8 – Easy Scoop
www.huffingtonpost.com/bruce-lubin/easiest-way-to-shovel-snow_b_2301979.html

Melting and tipping all those old bits of candles over your snow shovel will make it even easier to clear away the snow!

Top 10 Things To Make With Old Candles
Grated Candle Bottoms

7 – Flakes
coolcreativity2014.tumblr.com/post/92658757617/diy-layered-grated-wax-candles

By using different colour candles, you can grate each one to make amazing gifts or even new candles!

Top 10 Things To Make With Old Candles
Make Ice Candles

6 – Cool Lights
hellonatural.co/recycle-old-candles-and-make-ice-candles

While most people will make these amazing candles from a new candle, you could also use old ones!

Make Acorn Candles
Make Acorn Candles

5 – Natural Shells
hewandsew.com/project/floating-acorn-cap-candles

The good thing about making these with all those old bits of candles is you don’t need a lot of wax to make each one.

Make French Vanilla Candles
Make French Vanilla Candles

4 – Plain Flavour
hellonatural.co/diy-candles

This might be best done with the ends of plain, white candles, but maybe it would smell even better with scented bits!

Top 10 Things To Make With Old Candles
Make a Starbucks Candle

3 – Star Lights
www.instructables.com/id/Starbuck-Tall-Coffee-Candle

While it does suggest using plain white wax to make these, once again you could use anything really, the coffee beans will do all the scents for you.

Make Orange Peel Candle
Make Orange Peel Candle

2 – Real Apeel
www.wikihow.com/Make-a-Candle-out-of-an-Orange

This idea makes great use of two things at once. Both candle bits and orange peels!

Make Seashell Candles
Make Seashell Candles

1 – Sea Lights
www.marthastewart.com/269328/candles-in-seashells

Seashells make perfect little holders for those melted candle bits. Just remember to clean them up first.