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Ideas for reusing your Candle Glass

How to repurpose your candle glass


It’s always sad when your favourite candle burns out, but we’ve there are many ways to repurpose it.  Our candles are paraffin-free so they burn completely clean, you shouldn’t have any black marks on your glass.  You can use hot soapy water for the residue if you need to. Then, it’s time to get creative…

Make a new candle  

Reusing the glass to make a new candle is a great way to cut down on waste, get into creative flow and save money. We give written a step by step guide on candle making. All you need to do is get a candle making kit. 

Make a mini planter

Okay so the obvious thing to do it to put some water in a candle jar, add some stems and voila, a stylish vase! But if you’re feeling a bit more creative, our glass jars are perfect for creating a mini planter for a succulent, start with some small stones or gravel for drainage, layer sand on top and then add the correct compost for your chosen plant. Make sure you have at least a quarter inch stem on your cutting, make a well in the compost and nestle it in. These make really great gifts as well as decoration for you.


Bathroom storage

Aside from the beautiful scent, a lot of thought goes into the look and design of a candle.  And it’s such a shame to discard them when the wax is gone. Luckily candle jars tend to be the perfect size for makeup brushes, cotton swabs, hair bands and loads of other bathroom essentials, You can store your things together while keeping a stylish look. 

Bath Soak Container

Why not pour your bath soak into the empty candle glass. It will look beautiful in your bathroom and if you take the lid off with will scent your whole bathroom. Top tip the it can also be used as a body scrub. 

Desk tidy

Working from home has certain perks, one of which being you get to create your own space, that helps you concentrate. So treating yourself to some inspirational storage is just one small way you can personalise your desk. Our smaller candles are the perfect size for storing paper clips and smaller items, while the taller jars are perfect for your stationery.


Candle jars are actually perfect for storing matches. No longer do you need to hide your box away! You can keep the candle cycle going and always have a match to hand. So handy when you want an instant wellbeing boost from your favourite Yougi blend.


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