Did you know you can make your own hand soap dispenser? I’m going to show you a few ways I made them using a mason or recycled jar! This is a fantastic and useful DIY gift idea that everyone needs.
To start you’ll need a mason jar or recycled jar.
For the first 2 mason jars, I placed them upside down on a Styrofoam cup, and place that on top of wax paper on a baking sheet.
I used Folk Art Pre-Mixed Pouring Paint in the colors Bright Blue, Black, and Red.
I squirt some of one color into a cup, then poured the next color on top, then the next color.
I repeated this process until I felt I had enough paint to coat the whole jar. I did not mix them, I just layered the paint on top of each other.
Making a small circle with the cup, I poured the paint onto the mason jar. I continued doing this until the whole cup was covered.
If any bubbles showed up, I poked them with a craft stick. You could use a tooth pick as well.
For the 2nd jar, I put enough Mod Podge in a cup that I felt would coat the entire jar.
I added several drops of food coloring, and then slowly mixed the color into Mod Podge.
Using the same technique as the paint pouring, I poured the Mod Podge mixture until the entire jar was covered.
I let them both dry completely.
For the 3rd jar, I painted it with Folk Art Home Decor White Chalk Paint. I painted on 1 coat, let it dry, then added a second coat.
Once the second coat was dry, I used a sanding block and lightly sanded the paint off the letters to give it that farmhouse and distressed look.
I added a piece of wrapped twine around the edge of the jar.
I would recommend sealing these one once dry or using dishwasher safe Mod Podge.
I purchased stainless soap dispenser kits online. I put them together and twisted them onto the mason jars.
They’re ready to be used and or gifted.
Besides soap, can I put hand sanitizer in a soap dispenser? Yes, we do that at our house.
I also put Castile soap in ours for hand soap, body wash, & face wash.
For my face moisturizer I use Organic Avocado Oil as recommended by my oncologist to stay away from added hormones and chemicals. I place this in my dispensers as well.
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