I burn a candle every night. Which means I used have a lot of empty candle votives hanging around my room because I didn't want to throw away the pretty glassware. But then I learned the easiest DIY and use the votives as storage in my bathroom!
Cleaning votives is simple. All you have to do is boil water and pour it in the glass votives. Let it sit there for an hour (or until the water cools) and the leftover wax will rise to the top. Use a spoon to scoop the wax out and throw it away. Then rinse your votives with warm soapy water and they will be sparkly clean. Make sure to get most of the wax out before you rinse them or else wax will stick to your sink!
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I use votives in my bathroom to hold my toiletries. But you could also use them in an office to hold pens and pencils or as a vase for flowers!
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