By 1bigmama from SC
Save up a couple of candle scraps, then put them in a glass measuring cup and put that in a container with water and put in microwave until it softens. Remove wick & metal holder (if you couldn't get it out prior to microwaving). Then melt wax and pour into a votive (or larger) container with wick (from craft store) and one of the holders you removed. Make sure wick is straight & holder stays on bottom. Let harden and use.
I received a large warmer that uses a light bulb to warm the wax that you get from the same company. It usually costs too much for me, so I have started using my candle stubs, and the leftovers in the bottom of glass jars that are too low to burn. It works just as well as the wax made for the warmer.
I use an electric candle warmer adding the candle that has lost it's wick until the candle wax melts, then I add a new wick and when it hardens the wick will be ready to light. They are available at Michael's and Hobby Lobby.
When my candles are all down and the wick is gone, then I put all the different sents into a crock pot and slowly melt them all together and either make more candles using containers, milk cartons with chunk ice or as a nice gift for friends that have fire places wrap string around a pine cones then dip it and before its dry sprinkle glitter. Then put in a basket with a pretty bow.
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