Do you all remember my Coke bottle soap dispenser? It is Keep Calm and Decorate's most popular search and pin on Pinterest. I don't know about you but I like for the basic things I use everyday to be pretty and organized. It really isn't expensive or hard to make your things look prettier. I thought about ways I could make my basic things look better. I hate the look of my shampoo and conditioner bottles in my shower. I saw some pretty bottles at Anthropologie this past weekend, but they are glass. Glass does not work for this mom of an almost two year old or for somebody who has butter fingers and drops everything (that would be me)! I needed something that was made of plastic. So, I came up with this idea!
Here is what you will need to make the soap dispensers:
* 2 - clear, plastic soap bottles (I got mine from the Dollar Tree)
* Vinyl sheets
* A die cut machine such as a Cricut
NOTE: You can buy vinyl lettering at any home improvement store (I would recommend the letters you use on your mailbox). It has to be something water proof.
*A cute metal basket
Here are the two soap bottles I picked up at the Dollar Tree.
Next, you can peel the labels off. For some reason, the green bottle gave me a little attitude when trying to get the label off. You can use a little Googone or acetone nail polish remover to remove the sticky left behinds. I personally think the acetone nail polish remover works the best.
Next, I cut out the vinyl letters on my Cricut to go on the bottles. I used S for shampoo and C for Conditioner (I know brilliant, right). Hee hee! My letter size for the Cricut was 2 3/4". You can also buy vinyl letters if you don't have a die cut machine.
After I knew the bottles were dry I added the S and the C to the bottles and put the dispenser on.
I found this cute basket for $3.00 in the tricky dollar section at Target to put the soaps in.
Here are other soap dispensers I use around my house.
I use the Coke bottle for hand soap and the vintage lemonade bottle for dish soap.
How do you make your basic everyday things prettier?
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