Since we go through a lot of jars, I always save all the different parts for future projects. I'll share some of the ideas later on in the post, but for today, here's what I thought of for the plastic rings.
So start saving your candle tops now…
The candle jars come in so many styles, shapes and sizes.
The jars, the glass tops and the plastic rings all can be used for different things.
The plastic rings can be taken off with a little prying.
Use a flat head screw driver from underneath or…
from the top. Just squeak the screw driver in between the plastic and the glass and lift up. Be careful…don't have your hand there if the screw driver should slip.
Once you pry it up a little, make your way around the rim and the ring just pulls off.
Save as many rings as you'd like and arrange them as wide as your wooden coat hanger. Add as many rows long as you need.
Next, my favorite tool…the zip tie!!
Zip tie all the rings together…one to the other.
Cut the extra end off.
It's not shown here, but when you're done, try to have all the tabs towards the back, so it won't pull on knitted scarves.
Trim the tabs again.
Keep adding more rows if needed.
Now just slide your scarf through each ring.
Keep adding more and more.
Great to hang the hanger in your closet or behind a door for easy access.
Keep the scarves organized, neat, clean and easy to see.
Here is another idea for the jar rings I did a few years ago.
And mini Christmas wreath…click HERE to see the full tutorial
Great for a decoration at Christmas time or as a votive holder at each place setting for your holiday dinner party.
Here are more ideas to use the actual glass top…click HERE to see all of them.
Store pins and needles or any small crafting supply (beads, jewelry making etc)
Keep them at your desk for office supplies.
and even in your kitchen for often used salt and pepper by the stove.
The whole glass candle jars can be used for so many things too. Just chip out the left over wax and use hot water to melt out the residue.
Don't forget when you are chipping out the bottom part of the candle that the wick no longer reaches, you can use that wax again. Click HERE to see the whole post on how to do it!
I hope you can use some of these ideas for yourself. Candles are great for making our home smell wonderful, but let's use every part of the jar when we're done with them!!
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