Keep Spent Candles In Your Sock Drawer

Keep Spent Candles In Your Sock Drawer

Sarah Rae Smith
Jan 15, 2010

Unless you are going to go through the pains of melting down the tail ends of spent candles to make a new one, we have a better idea to make use of these often discarded bits. Plus, it will keep your sock drawer smelling like a summer-meadow-pomegranate-apple-fritter. Click through for more!

Although it might sound silly at first, candles are a very personal thing. You spend precious time sniffing all the bad ones just to find one your senses truly delight in, so why waste the last little bit when it can keep on giving?

Instead slip the remaining candle (after it's burned through its wick) into one of those perpetual stray socks and tuck it in the back of your drawer. It will be just enough to give you a light scent when you open the drawer and can be changed any time you see fit.

You can also keep them in other tight spaces, like under your sink or your broom closet. What do you do with candles that have run their time? Do you have another creative use for them? Share in the comments below!

(Image: Flickr member sparkle_lavalamp licensed for use by Creative Commons)

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