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How do you get melted candles off of the bottom of your candle holders?

I have a favorite crystal candle holder but let my votive burn too long and it flattened along the bottom and has since cooled. How can I get it out now?

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lit_candle

Asked by lit_candle at 7:36 AM on Jul. 15, 2008 in Home & Garden

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  • Put it in the freezer, and the wax will pop right out.
    Bethsunshine

    Answer by Bethsunshine at 8:04 AM on Jul. 15, 2008

  • Freezer!!
    ReneeK3

    Answer by ReneeK3 at 8:43 AM on Jul. 15, 2008

  • I run water in mine and let them soak, then use a butter knife to wedge it out. Never tried the freezer trick, but it sounds like it works!
    KDW211

    Answer by KDW211 at 9:20 AM on Jul. 15, 2008

  • I do hot running water also..have to try the freezer thing???
    cdogdevon

    Answer by cdogdevon at 9:22 AM on Jul. 15, 2008

  • freezer
    Gotoyourmoms

    Answer by Gotoyourmoms at 9:38 AM on Jul. 15, 2008

  • freezer
    jaysmommy08

    Answer by jaysmommy08 at 9:48 AM on Jul. 15, 2008

  • I've never tried the freezer thing I'll have to remember that... I've always used a hair dryer, which also works great for the sticky stuff left by price tags and stickers... :)
    MommytoGRP

    Answer by MommytoGRP at 9:54 AM on Jul. 15, 2008

  • Another idea is to rub a small amount of vegetable oil inside the candle holder before putting the candle in. That way when it burns out, it will pop right out.
    ReneeK3

    Answer by ReneeK3 at 11:15 AM on Jul. 15, 2008

  • Im a wax melt junkie and i always put them in the frezzer for a few and they pop right off!
    momof11995

    Answer by momof11995 at 11:43 AM on Jul. 15, 2008

  • Freezer...It's a miracle!
    rosetoes

    Answer by rosetoes at 11:46 AM on Jul. 15, 2008

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