Mr. 3's mother-in-law gave me a nice Tocca candle which I really enjoyed burning (it has a cucumber grapefruit fragrance that is wonderful) and the candle was in a pretty, opaque white glass container that I knew could be reused, but just needed a bit of cleaning up. This project is super simple and easy to do with any old glass candle containers.
|Tocca Cleopatra Candle|
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Here's what I started with:
The remaining black residue is stuck to melted wax and would need to be scrapped off. Since I was just putting makeup brushes in it anyways and the container it likely to get a good coating of makeup dust anyways, I didn't bother trying to remove it. I then popped the candle in the freezer (setting a timer for 30 minutes so I wouldn't forget about it) to remove the wax and little bit of wick remaining in the bottom.
Pretty cute, right? Best part about this project is that it was (1) free! and (2) fast. It's nice to sit down to put on makeup with such a pretty container and the candle still lingers a bit so I'm still getting to enjoy the fragrance.
Anyone else have any fun uses for candle containers? I think they are a great way to keep something from going to the landfill and prettying up a space!