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10 mins

Homemade & Inexpensive
I love candles but good ones are expensive and with small children safety is an issue. A nice, fragrant, decorative alternative to candles are diffusers but they can also be expensive. I like to use what I have on hand recycling items that might otherwise be thrown away and this diffuser fits the bill. I had been saving a small glass jelly jar that I liked because of it’s square shape but was not sure what to do with it it until now.

Posted by Mary Beth from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States • Published See Mary Beth 's 11 projects »
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  • Step 1

    Decorate your jar as desired-I used seam binding tied in a bow, a small tag and a charm

  • Step 2

    Place the liquid potpourri into your container-1/2 inch to an inch will do

  • Step 3

    Snip off the pointed end of the skewers

  • Step 4

    Place skewers into your container-flip the skewers every few days
    That’s it! Easy and inexpensive.

    Edited: A lot of people had questions about where to purchase the liquid potpourri - Casey was sweet enough to leave her suggestions in the comment section and I am also including her recommendations here for you!

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Veenessar
Veenessar · Ipswich, England, GB · 19 projects
this is such a good and inexpensive way to make a 'reed diffuser' that is sold for LOTS and lots of money in shops now!!!

Happy
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Bridget P.
Bridget P. · 1 project
This is a great idea !
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M.a.r.i.s.o.l.
M.a.r.i.s.o.l. · Los Angeles, California, US · 15 projects
AWESOME IDEA...i hate trowing away glass containers when i know theres always something crafty i can do with them...i'll definitely have to try this one out...thanx for posting.
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