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.
DIY Hand Soap Dispenser Video
Shop any of these stores and I receive a small commission at no cost to you.
Click on the images to shop this post
OTHER DIY GIFT IDEAS
EASY & AWESOME DIY GIFTS ON A BUDGET TO MAKE AND SELL Ebook
Do you love to make gifts for friends and family members? Would you like to personalize your gifts too? This book is for you! Over 30 DIYs gifts on a budget plus extra tips, tricks, eco-friendly gift wrapping ideas, and more!
So what are you waiting for?!!! Get your copy today and start creating!
Find out “What Exactly Does It Mean To Repurpose Or Upcycle“, save money, and create the most amazing things.