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6 Amazing Ways to Re-use Candle Jars!

6 Amazing Ways to Re-use Candle Jars!


Hi. Every now and
then I go to the candle store. I splurge on a bunch of yummy smelling
candles that I felt a connection with and then I set them on fire. As you burn it, the wax turns
into vapors and the candle dies. This is my candle graveyard right here. But before you think about throwing away
your candle jars, think about all the. Awesome things that you
can make with them. And that is what I’m showing
you guys in today’s video. How to reuse your empty candle
jars to make awesome things. And it’s awesome. First project. This decoration is actually my favorite. It’s the cutest nightlight ever,
you’re gonna love it. All you need is a large candle jar and
some wire string lights. The best lights ever if you
like lights in your room. Okay it’s bendable. They’re thin. It’s like $12 online. All you wanna do is take the string light
and just kind of circle it into the jar. Kind of pressing it down. Circling some more and pressing it down. And you might think this
is too much string. It’s not. It’s never enough. Put it all in there. Now, once you’re done put your lid on it. And, this is how it looks in the daytime
but trust it is cute in the night. It’s like this little star
galaxy on your nightstand. Just lay down, have a little magazine or
you can just stare at it. That’s what I like to do. Just kidding. I don’t, well actually sometimes
I do stare at it cuz it’s cool. [LAUGH] Okay, next one. This is another you know,
maybe like for your nightstand or a desk or something where you
want to look cute and feminine. This is your project. I’m using glitter because
I like shiny things. So I chose turquoise glitter cuz I really
like the color, it is really pretty. I took some Craft glue and
I just poured that in there. Now just go ahead and
stir it all around evenly, make sure there’s no clumps
of glitter anywhere. I recommend using a craft glue
that has a built-in sealer. This way like, water doesn’t destroy it or
any other elements. Then afterwards, evenly distribute the
glitter glue from the bottom to the top. Make sure it’s completely covered,
but make sure there isn’t too much of it cuz it’ll take forever
to dry if you put too much glue. Just trust me. I’ve been there. You don’t wanna be where I’ve been. All right, put her down. Let her dry. This process may take a while. Possibly even overnight, but when it
does dry, it dries clear and gorgeous. Fabulous. Another idea, you can just spray paint it. I went ahead and I put some tape
around the jar on this one, and then I just spray painted it gold. And it came out super cute. Another option for you. Okay. The next one is for the bathroom. Don’t neglect your bathroom. My bathroom usually looks
like the cotton balls and the Q-tips went to war and
both of them lost. This next project is my savior,
because it just makes life so much easier. All you need is a tumbler jar. Just a regular, you know,
candle with a lid on it and some labels. These are little sticky
labels that I got online. I just took a marker, and I was like,
kind of playing around with words. I was like, do I wanna say Q-tips,
or do I wanna say cotton balls? But cotton balls look better on the label
to me, so I chose cotton balls. True Hollywood story. All right, stick it on evenly,
then go into the cotton ball war zone. Bathroom transport her into the bathroom. Take a hand full of cotton balls and
maybe like a handful of Q-tips and just place them right
next to the cotton balls. Put the lid back on it, boom,
it’s cute, it’s convenient. I love these,
I always see them in bathrooms and I don’t know why I don’t have one. Well now I do and
you can too, that rhymed. This next one I actually made for
myself for when I go camping. I’m going camping next month, and I
really wanted like my own little lantern. So I decided to take my old necklaces and
just kind of steal the chains off of them to make my own
little, like, hanging chain lanterns. So what I did is I took this necklace
because I love it, but I never wear it. And I basically just kind of wrapped
it around the lid of the jar and then cut the excess chain
with these wire cutters. Then afterwards I just secured the chain
together with this big link and on this necklace it’s
kind of like a double. Chained necklace, so I did the exact
same thing to the chain underneath. Now, we need a handle, so
it can hang and dangle. Make sure it’s long enough and then just attach it from right to left
with your little links and your pliers. Okay, since this lantern might be hanging,
even though it’s a really light candle jar,
I don’t really trust it with one chain. I think I need two chains. So, I’m gonna go ahead and
add a second one just to be safe. Okay, so now all of the chains
are all tightly secured and linked up. The last thing I wanna do is I
just wanna hot glue the chain down to the jar to make sure
it does not come up. And make sure you put enough,
cuz if you don’t put enough. It will not work. It will just, you know,
eventually peel off when it’s hanging. I’ve tried and I’ve tested it. And bam.
It’s all done. Isn’t that cute? I love that.
It’s like a little girly lantern. You can bring it camping. You can just leave it in your house for
decor. Whatever you want. But just a warning, I recommend using only
a little tealight because a tall candle will get way too close to the hot glue and
you don’t want it melting off. So here’s the finished candle. Here’s the [INAUDIBLE]. How cute for camping. So excited for camping. All right. The last thing I’m gonna
show you is super simple. It’s for the kitchen. Actually, it’s for my dog. So he loves treats. All dogs like,
my dog loves treats way too much. So to keep his treats fresh,
I’m just gonna go ahead and store them in this jar candle
because the lid like suctions. Shut and you know, dog treats. They can get stale too. Just like our food. And I spoil my dog way too much. So I made him this cute little treat jar. I love it. It’s cute. Doggy’s happy. Treats are fresh. And it looks better than
that ugly box it came in. Also sugar. They come in ugly bags. You can put those in the exact same jar. Do the exact same steps. Boom. Now wait. Before you leave, my friend Nabela did
an amazing part two version of this video showing you her own ideas and
also how to actually empty out the candle. So click the link down below
in my description box. And go say hi. So that is it for my video you guys. I hope that you guys like it. Let me know down below in the comments or
let me know which one was your favorite. Or if you have your own ideas for
what you can do with empty candle jars, let me know down below as well,
and I’ll see you guys soon. I love you.
Bye. [MUSIC]

Comments (100)

  1. 6:21 your book, "I could pee on this"

  2. awesome video Andreaa ๐Ÿ™† ! and oh yeah pretty henna too ๐Ÿ˜‰

  3. where is the glitter from please tell me

  4. You can also do galaxy in a jar

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  6. How about you just re-use them for candles? Just spit-ballin' here…
    Ever had a blackout? Candles in glass jars are the only way to guarantee safe lighting & transport of light around the house in a blackout when you're eventually reduced to candlelight. Make the wicks thicker though or the pool of melted wax won't reach the walls of the glass & clean it down for clear light transmission – that is, you'll end up with a light down in a hole inside the jars with a wax wall blocking the light all around it if the wick used is too small.
    And recycled wax candles with holographic silver glitter sprinkled on top before the wax completely dries over, makes the most amazing entertainment in your next blackout (the glitter flows around inside the pool of melted wax in a toroid configuration – keeps stoners amused for hours dude). Or, just sprinkle silver holographic fine glitter on top of a candle before it dries next time you light one…
    But other than the painful cutesie poses, there were some interesting ideas here. Umm, you do realize that most of these jars were just coffee jars right?

  7. candle graveyard๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚

  8. I totally adore you u r so funny!

  9. Omg 5:02 my room is going to be inspired by morroco and Saudi Arabia and I want to buy lanterns but they are expensive and this is a fantastic gorgeous idea so thanks for this idea love you ๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜

  10. XD that book on your night stand says "I could pee on this"!!!!XDDDDDDD

  11. OMG!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! so cool

  12. I have the same Versace perfume and it is one of my favorites

  13. Love these ideas! I made something similar to the first one, the light. I used a glass vase with lights and potpourri. The lights warm the potpourri and release a wonderfully light scent.

  14. I just bought a jar candle from TJ Maxx the jar is blue can't wait to do the light thing with it!

  15. Anyone know what the string lites are call, or where to buy them??

  16. Is crafting glue that elmers school glue

  17. Love your ideas but girl your personality is bomb ! My new Youtube BFF !

  18. you could have writen <Q-balls>

  19. you can use a candle jar for a pencil or pen holder and decorate it

  20. 666 dislikes ๐Ÿ˜ฑ

  21. this is best vedio

  22. I loooove candles ๐ŸŒธ๐ŸŒธ๐ŸŒธ๐Ÿค—๐Ÿค—๐Ÿค—loll

  23. Your so pretty๐Ÿ’—xx

  24. um could you please tell me on what online website did you buy the long light thing that u used for the night light?

  25. Can you use clear glue school glue SOME ONE RELPY PLZ

  26. Andrea,I liked both of you,each one has some good ideas.

  27. the "i could pee on this" book

  28. where did you get the string lights?

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  30. Great diys.. I also have an idea. You can also buy color sand from a local craft store and pile up different color sand inside a jar… and it looks really cool as a room decor

  31. lol you are so freaking cute. I kept laughing at your goofiness

  32. just maybe a helpful tip instead of pouring the glitter and glue together and trying to stir while evenly distributing it. maybe brushing the glue on the inside then swirling the glitter on top of the glue might be a litte easier and less messt

  33. 5:50 tie a little bow at the top with ribbon ๐Ÿ˜†๐Ÿ˜†

  34. she looks lik Priyanka Chopra

  35. You can get the lights from
    TJ Maxx for 7.99, and labels from
    Dollar Tree.

  36. you're hilarious ๐Ÿ˜‚โค

  37. i love your rings,where did you get them?

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  39. my favorite one was the lantern

  40. I loved this. Sheer creative magic ๐Ÿ™‚

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  42. loved the candle jar ideas. I've thrown away so many thinking there had to be a way to re-use them by I had no ideas. Now I do. Thank you!

  43. Thanks for posting! I just got a bunch of candles recently and I recently starting getting into crafting so I'm pretty excited to recycle the jars for another purpose! ๐Ÿ™‚

  44. simply and creative. love it

  45. Awesome!!! ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿผ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿผ

  46. You gain a new subscriber

  47. Off topic (these are great ideas) but she sounds soooo much like Nikki Glamour!! #voicetwin

  48. O my u r so creative!!!

  49. You can buy those little lights at walmart in the garden center

  50. Never enough string lights๐Ÿ˜„

  51. Great video, love it๐Ÿ’—

  52. LOVE IT ALL ๐Ÿ˜

  53. Omg thx xox I'm gonna use the one with glue and glitter

  54. lmao I'm so late

  55. I subscribed my name is also Andrea ๐Ÿ˜Š

  56. pls make the video on to keep jar in wadrobe

  57. That was AWESOME

  58. Or you can just keep your weed in it

  59. Only every now and then????????????????? You have great willpower. I love candles

  60. I like the glitter one the most because it's the least messy way to glitter-ize jars I've seen so far! Other methods ensure that I'm pooping glitter for a month.

  61. can you color the string light

  62. Red light specialz

  63. where's your d i y books bruh

  64. Beautifully done.ย  This pretty young woman should teach others how to make a video.

  65. Where did you get your rings?

  66. Some very pretty and practical uses. I use them to organize the bathroom drawer.

  67. I love the quick ramble about candles

  68. "Because I like shiny things" ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚โค

  69. All females must be part crow, because Shiny Things. Think Jeremy on The Secret Of NIMH. XD

  70. Hello. I love it. How do clean the jars?

  71. i love u! u are hilarious!

  72. Omg, also you can melt the old wax and make a candle

  73. Your ideas are great! Are those glass jars food safe? Just wondering because candles have chemicals in them.

  74. won't the treats taste and smell like the candle that was in it? I can never get the smell out

  75. For the dog treats:
    make sure the jar doesn't smell like the candle that was in it.
    Otherwise your dog won't be eating any of those treats….Ewww!!!

  76. Candle grave yard loooooooooooooooooooooooooooooool

  77. Awesome! Not only easy and creative but you are a good teacher!

  78. The commentary killed me lol fun video

  79. Sitting here with an empty Nutella jar wondering what to do with it.

  80. New subbie
    Your personality got me. ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚

  81. Your so creative what great ideas๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ˜Š๐ŸŒˆ๐Ÿ’œ๐Ÿ’™

  82. My fav was the glitter 1 and the necklace one๐Ÿ˜Š๐ŸŒธ๐ŸŒˆ

  83. I have a whole candle collection and THANK YOUUUU FOR THIS VIDEO!!!! Literally doing all of those right now at 1 am ๐Ÿ˜‚ NEW SUB HELLO ๐Ÿ‘‹๐Ÿฝ

  84. Where do you get the lights?

  85. I love watching your videos! ๐Ÿ˜โค

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