DIY Essential Oil Diffuser

Make your room a little more zen with the natural scent of essential oils! Read on below to see how to make your own reed diffuser.

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WHAT YOU NEED:

  • Base oil of your choice (we used safflower)
  • Essential oil of your choice (we used lavender)
  • Wooden reeds
  • Dried lavender*
  • Twine*

*Optional

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  1. Using your clean, glass container, pour in your base oil until glass is 1/4 of the way full.
  2. Add 12 drops of essential oil for fragrance.
  3. Take 6 wooden reeds and dip them into the oil, saturating the ends.
  4. Place the reeds dry end down into the oil so both ends are absorbed.
  5. Switch the ends once a week to ensure diffusion.
  6. Wrap twice around the neck of the container and tie with dried lavender.
  7. Enjoy lasting, natural fragrance!

 

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DIY Coconut Hanging Planter

It’s a world of amazing! Instead of buying your next planter, celebrate Earth Day and give back to your world by reusing a coconut shell and making your own.

DIY Hanging Coconut Planter

DIY Hanging Coconut Planter

WHAT YOU NEED:

  • Coconut
  • Twine
  • Wooden beads
  • Succulents
  • Screwdriver
  • Serrated knife

DIY Hanging Coconut Planter

WHAT TO DO:

  1. One of the three holes in every coconuts is soft. Locate the soft one by prodding it with a screwdriver, then drain all of the coconut water, giving your ‘planter’ a drainage hole.
  2. Locate the seam on the coconut and split the coconut in half using a knife.
  3. Microwave the coconut for 1-2 minutes to easily remove all of the meat. DIY Hanging Coconut Planter
  4. Save the meat for cooking or toast it in the oven and top it on your fave ice cream.
  5. Cut 6 pieces of string about 3’ long and tie them together.
  6. Section off the string into three sections, and a few inches down—tie off a section, add a bead and tie off again.
  7. Repeat step 4 until all sections are beaded and tied.DIY Hanging Coconut Planter
  8. Place coconut snuggly into your planter.
  9. Add a layer of small rocks for drainage.
  10. Layer on soil and your succulent.
  11. Hang it up!

DIY Hanging Coconut Planter

 

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