Upcycle your old IKEA LUGGA jars

20-Mar-2017
LUGGA candles aren’t just great for making your room smell awesome, the jars they come in can be easily upcycled and reused for lots of different things too. Here’s how you can give your pencils and other stationery a new home in an old LUGGA jar in just a few simple steps!
Turn your candle holder into a sustainable pencil holder in 5 simple steps.
Turn your candle holder into a sustainable pencil holder in 5 simple steps.
You’ll need a LUGGA candle (one that’s out of wax), a penknife, tissues, MÅLA paint, and some pencils.
Step 1
You’ll need a LUGGA candle (one that’s out of wax), a penknife, tissues, MÅLA paint, and some pencils.
Remove the leftover candle wax from the LUGGA jar with a penknife, then wipe it dry with tissues or a napkin.
Step 2
Remove the leftover candle wax from the LUGGA jar with a penknife, then wipe it dry with tissues or a napkin.
Your jar is now ready to be converted into a charming pencil holder.
Step 3
Your jar is now ready to be converted into a charming pencil holder. Simply squeeze out some MÅLA paint at the tip of the jar and watch as it drips down.
Alternate the colours into any arrangement you like.
Step 4
Alternate the colours into any arrangement you like.
Leave the paint to dry and once it’s ready, just add your pencils to the jar and you’ll have your very own sustainable pencil holder.
Step 5
Leave the paint to dry and once it’s ready, just add your pencils to the jar and you’ll have your very own sustainable pencil holder!