Reusing and Repurposing Your Paddywax Candle

Reusing and Repurposing Your Paddywax Candle

One of life’s biggest let downs is that a candle has to come to an end. No matter how big it is, no matter how quickly or slowly you burn through it... it just can’t last forever. 

Thankfully when the the wax runs out of your Paddywax Candle, the container can live on! Our vessels are designed with repurposing in mind to be eco-friendly and keep the memories of burning your favourite candle alive. Removing the wax and reusing the empty vessel is a great activity to do while you wait for your next candle to be delivered to you.

Here our quick four step guide on how to prepare your container to reuse:

1. Place the used candle in the freezer overnight.

2. Once frozen, lightly tap the vessel on a soft surface until the wax pops out. It's sometimes helpful to use a utensil to crack the wax and help it pop out in pieces.

3. Using a soft cloth, remove any remaining wax, wick, or glue dot. Then, give the vessel a good wash!

4. Let the candle live on by using the now empty vessel for another purpose!

Need some inspiration on how to repurpose? We got you! 

One of our favourite reusable collection is Checkmate! These vessels make stylish catch-alls in the bathroom or on your desk!


Calling all candle lovers with green thumbs! Our Folia collection is designed to be a stackable, self-watering planter once the wax runs out. Mix-n-match within the Folia Collection to create a colourful planter and scent combination as unique as you are. Flip the dustcover to discover how to repurpose your candle in a few simple steps!

We also recommend the Form collection to repurpose your plant babies! This collection of ceramic vessels is easy to turn into a planter after removing the wax. Just peel off the sticker on the bottom, flip the lip to the bottom to collection extra water, and add your favourite plant!


Uplift your home's atmosphere with the Aura candle collection! These multi wick candles are the perfect statement piece for your home whether it's as a candle or when it's repurposed as vintage glassware!

Go from candle to hot cocoa in one wintery vessel! Each Cypress & Fir Ceramic Mug is microwave, dishwasher, and food safe, making it the perfect dual-purpose gift for everyone on your list...including yourself!

Our Wabi Sabi scented candle collection are also food safe and make great rice or dipping bowls once fully burned and repurposed!

No matter what you decide to do with your candle after the wax runs out, we love to see your creativity shine through reusing our vessels! Be sure to share with us by posting on social media and tagging @paddywaxcandlebaruk !

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