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July 17th, 2012 by Heather Marie

Creative Recycling: Dipped Jam Jar Candle

Old jam jars can be easily transformed into new gifts with a bit of paint and an old candle. For instructions on the wax portion of this project, please refer to: http://www.woodlandfairy.com/old-candles-into-new/. This is a 3 step project, and takes 2 days for drying time.

Jars:

Pour paint into a bucket and place the jar into it. Swirl it around a few times to cover the bottom, then dry upside down. Once dry, take a brilo pad and gently scrub the paint “drips” off leaving an even painted bottom. Wash off any reside and air dry.

Lids:

Cover up any logos using a base coat of paint. Taking a second color, drizzle it in a messy pattern for a decorative effect. Depending on the thickness of the paint, you may need to allow the lids to dry overnight. Be careful removing the lids as excess paint will lift.

Candle:

Now you’re ready to wick and pour your recycled wax into the jar. Perfect way to regift half burned candles into new treasures.

Enjoy!

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