This Organization Hack Turns Old Candles into Apothecary Jars

Candles not only fill your home with a pleasant aroma, but they also offer another function once the wick hits its last flicker.

Instead of tossing old scents, use this simple hack to create an apothecary jar to organize your bathroom essentials. Add bobby pins, cotton balls, hair ties, you name it!

Candle Jar Hack


  • Baking pan
  • Aluminum foil
  • Paper towels
  • Used candle
  • Blow dryer


  1. Place a sheet of aluminum foil over the pan, then add a paper towel on top.
  2. Place your used candle upside down over the paper towel.
  3. Blow dry candle until all the leftover wax melts. Use another paper towel to wipe out excess.

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  4. Wash jar and let dry. Then place your bathroom essentials inside!
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