Recycled Candle Glitter Cups

Upcycled Candles

Upcycled Candles

Here’s an easy and quick project you can whip together to reuse your old candles. All you need are some old candles and glitter stickers. I picked mine up from Target, the were on sale for $1.50 but you can also find them at most craft stores or Amazon.

Upcycled CandlesAn easy way to remove the leftover wax is to stick the candle in the freezer for about an hour.

Upcycled CandlesThe wax will be easy to scrape out with a knife or spoon, if it isn’t coming out easy, stick it back in the freezer for another 20 minutes or so.

Upcycled CandlesOnce all the wax is removed, stick the glass under HOT water to remove the wax residue and also to loosen the wick, which you can then just pull out. CAUTION, make sure the glass has returned to room temperature before running it under hot water or it could break/explode.Upcycled CandlesOnce your glass is clean and wax free you are ready to add your glitter stickers.

Upcycled Candles

Place the stickers randomly around the glass. Upcycled Candles Fill your new glitter glasses with whatever you want!Upcycled Candles


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