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Tuesday, February 5, 2013

Delightful Candle Jars

Candles are one my favorite things. The more fragrant the better!  I prefer "homey" scents like vanilla, cinnamon, hazelnut, gingerbread, I could go on and on. I buy a lot of candles and receive many as gifts. I burn candles everyday! In the process I have an almost endless supply of empty glass jars once the fragrant beauties have finished. I suppose I could make my own candles and refill the jars,  but I don't have that kind of  ambition . hee hee.
 So, instead of disposing of the jars, I used them for storage.  
 I have a few to clean up  right now,  so that is one of my jobs to tackle this week.

This is one of my jars before a  thorough cleaning.

Now here is one of my clean, sanitized jars put to good use!

Below is small rustic looking candle jar that I filled with tiny Christmas balls.
(sorry about the quality of the pic, I cropped it from another photo).

 I use these jars to store a number of things.  
I am sure you can think of things to store in empty candle jars!

Be blessed! 

 

8 comments:

  1. I love storing art supplies in clear glass jars. They look so colorful. One of my sons likes collecting insects in jars.

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  2. Great idea about reusing the jars. You've given me a great idea. I have an almost finished candle that would be nice for cotton balls in the bathroom!
    Thanks!

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  3. I love candles too and burn them everyday in autumn and winter, but I never buy them in jars. They sure are pretty tho'...and the Christmas balls look lovely. :)

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  4. I've been buying Kringle candles - which I love so much - and they come in the most gorgeous jars. Worth buying for the jar alone!

    you're blogging here again? Do you still have your site? At the end of December I started working on a new site/blog, but I'm still using Blogger - well, when I DO blog - I love Blogger! most the time.

    have a lovely weeekend
    x

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  5. Endless possibilities. You're right! Cleaning them must be tough. I love the old vintage label. It looks great.
    hugs♥,
    Caroline

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