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La Playa candles repurposed as margarita glasses and salsa containers

La Playa: Margarita and Guacamole Recipes

Welcome beach vibes into your home with the La Playa scented candle collection. This selection of beach-inspired scents brings bright summer energy into your space during its first life as a scented candle and makes the perfect margarita glass and salsa or guacamole container in the next. After the wax runs out, be sure to reuse these vessels and host your very own fiesta! 

Paddywax La Playa Candles - Clear glass candles with colorful rims being repurposed as margarita glasses

Each glass candle vessel in the La Playa Collection is made from 100% recycled glass sourced from restaurants, tequila distilleries, and more! The recycled glass pieces are then melted down and hand-blown by artisans in Mexico into bubble glass. This means the vessels will vary in size, shape, and the amount of bubbles - making each glass and bowl uniquely yours!

These candle vessels are food and drink-safe once you remove the wax making them the perfect container for your drinks and snacks. Keep reading for our favorite margarita and guacamole recipe, so you're ready to celebrate! Collect them all for your own festive cocktail set!

La Playa candle dust cover with margarita recipe on in next to lime, tequila, and repurposed glass candle

La Playa Margarita Recipe 

  • 2 oz Agave Tequila
  • 1 oz Orange Liqueur 
  • 1 oz Fresh Lime Juice
  • Dash of Simple Syrup
  • Salt for the Rim

Combine ingredients and shake with ice. Garnish with lime & enjoy! 

This recipe works best in our medium 9 oz La Playa glass! This candle collection comes in these fresh scents: Salted Blue Agave, Cactus Flower Bamboo, Orange Blossom, Amber + Coconut, and Vanilla Rosa

La Playa candle repurposed as a margarita glass with candle burning in the background

La Playa Guacamole Recipe 

  • 2 Ripe Avocados
  • 1/4 Cup Fresh Cilantro
  • 1/2 Jalapeno, Finely Diced (Deseeded)
  • 1/4 Red Onion, Finely Chopped
  • 1/2 Lime, Freshly Squeezed
  • 1/2 Tomato, Finely Chopped
  • Dash of Salt

Combine all the ingredients & enjoy with your chip of choice! 

This recipe works best in our large 14 oz La Playa bowl! This candle collection comes in these fresh scents: Salted Blue Agave, Cactus Flower Bamboo, Orange Blossom, Amber + Coconut, and Vanilla Rosa

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