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Did these myself... I absolutely LOVE them!!! Add rustic beauty to your mantle with twig candle holders. This DIY project is simple and natural, using just a flat candle holder (check thrift stores!), garden pruners, craft adhesive and dry tree or shrub branches of your choosing. The same concept could be used on vases or other decorative items. you could make sparkly ones too.
How to remove candle wax from just about anything....From Painted Walls: Place several sheets of paper towels over the wax you want to lift off the wall. Warm your iron to the lowest setting and, working in short intervals, run the iron over the paper towels. The wax should transfer to the paper towels.
how to get old candles out of glass jars - pour boiling water into the jars allowing the candle to melt. Let sit overnight to allow the water to cool. Candle will solidify at the top and allow you to break in half to pull out. Scrub with a soft Brillo pad to get any remnants off the jar.