Woman shares genius hack to create your own wax melts with an ice cube tray

When your candles run low instead of throwing them away one woman has discovered a genius hack to use up leftover wax.

Inspired by Yankee Candles wax melts, which melt when heated under a flame, she gathered her nearly empty candles and melted them down using hot water.

Getting a heart-shaped ice cube tray she then poured the liquid wax into the holes.

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The trick gained popularity online when she shared the budget hack in Extreme Couponing and Bargains UK Facebook group.

The woman said: “Not a bargain but more a money-saving tip. No candles go to waste in my house.

“This is the left over Yankee Candle that I melted down in a pan of hot water and put into a ice cube tray.

“Now they will be used as wax melts. Loads of smell left in them.”

Collecting all the wax from her nearly empty jars the result when the ice trays had hardened were exactly like wax melts.

Thousands of fans on the group praised her money-saving hack saying it was "genius".

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One wrote: “Omg how have I never done this?”

Another added: “Such a good idea I keep wanting to do this and end up forgetting and hubby just bins my pots.”

While a third said: “This is genius… it always drives me mad that there was so much left when the wick goes out.”

Her hack comes after celebrities like Mrs Hinch and Stacey Solomon have been taking to Instagram to share their favourite household hacks.

Cleaning queen Mrs Hinch revealed a clever trick when it comes to storing her bedspreads and how to keep track of any lost pillows.

Sharing her trick on her Instagram the weekend the star explained how she groups all her bed linen sets into the pillow case to stop them getting mixed up in the cupboard.

She captioned it: "Where do I keep my fresh bedding? I store the whole fresh bed set into the matching pillow case!"

Stacey has shared archived posts of all her storage solutions including her favourite label lady, who customises all the labels that appear on her jars and boxes.

The mum-of-three loves a good tidy from top-to-toe and that even means getting to grips with the battery drawer.

The Loose Women star bought her self a fireproof storage box that allows the batteries to be stored together safely, and it seemed her followers loved the hack.

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