• 5 Ways to Remove Candle Wax from Glass Jars
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    Video: 5 Ways to Remove Leftover Wax from Candle Jars

    This video is part 2 in my series on reusing candle wax. Previously I made a video on how to reuse candle wax by melting the wax in jars on the stove, then transferring all the hot wax to a new jar with a fresh wick. I got a lot of great feedback via comments on my YouTube channel from viewers on more ways to remove wax from jars. I’m currently stuck in the house due to the COVID-19 outbreak, so it’s the perfect time to try out your suggestions! If you have a tried and true method of removing wax that’s not described in this video or my previous…

  • Melt Your Old Candles into New Candles
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    Video: How to Melt Your Old Candle Wax into New Candles

    When I started stashing away my nearly empty candle jars, I had good intentions of repurposing the jars for storage or decor purposes.  Before I realized it, I had so many candle jars. There’s always those few millimeters of unusable wax at the bottom that I wanted combine together to form a new candle. I’ll show you how my husband and I  turned 30 spent candle jars into 4 fresh candle jars.  The yield will depend on how much wax was left in each jar, so your mileage may vary. Before we begin, just a quick disclaimer to try this technique at your own risk. Always take care when handling…

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    Make the Most of Your Scrapbook Paper Sets

    Although I love mixing and matching scrapbook paper from different designers and brands, from time to time it feels nice to buy a coordinating set of papers that you know will work together no matter what. Sometimes, the packaging itself contains design elements that are nice. You can sometimes conserve paper by using the packaging as well as the product itself like I did in this simple layout below.  Take note of the triangles behind the top image: This particular Kurio brand paper collection contained a packaging element where it showed each of the papers contained in the pack in layered triangles. These triangles were set against a neutral order…