Do you feel the sudden urge to start updating one of your bathroom spaces, but you’re not sure you’re ready to take on an entire renovation project right now? Perhaps you’re living in a rented home and you can only make certain changes in order to give the space a new look? In those cases, we’d recommend making subtle changes in layout and decor in order to make the bathroom feels like new without having to actually change anything too dramatic! Changing several little details around the room can really go a long way, and it’s easier than you might think when you have so many DIY and crafting skills at your disposal. To start, pick a part of the bathroom and make something new for it! Keep it simple, like updating your soap dispenser. Did you know there are plenty of awesome DIY options for making over something as simple as a soap dispenser?
Check out these 15 crafty soap dispenser crafts that will kick off a creative chain reaction in your bathroom until you’ve eventually give the whole place a decorative face lift!
1. Patron bottle soap dispenser
Whether you drink the tequila, give it away, or beg the pre-emptied bottle from someone else, a cleaned out Patron bottle makes a great soap dispenser! Because of its distinctive shape people will probably recognize what it is on sight, so
2. Glass etched soap dispenser
3. Jack Daniels soap dispenser
Perhaps Patron isn’t your thing but you’re pretty sure you have a nearly empty whiskey bottle in the side board? Use the last of it to make someone (or yourself) and friendly drink and then clean it out and fit a pump spout on the top! We like how it looks leaving the original label on, like
4. Photo fun soap dispenser
5. Spray painted soap dispenser with glass window
6. Chalk painted mason jar soap dispenser
If you’re looking to recycle mason jars from your collection, here’s a cute way to take care of at least one!
7. Wine bottle soap dispenser
Remember the glass etching techniques that we spoke about with the little glass soap pumps earlier? Well, you can use those same techniques to upcycle a glass wine bottle into a tall soap dispenser too! Because the top of a wine bottle is thinner it might be less likely to fit a pump top, so
8. Monogram soap dispenser
9. Lego soap dispenser
This soap dispenser DIY is one that kids will love helping with! You can do this with regular hand soap or with clear hand sanitizer. Use the pump a few times so that some space clears out of the top and then simply pop some old or spare leg pieces in! Kids will love dropping the little pieces in and watching them float down slowly through the clear liquid! Check out how these ones from
10. Rustic corked soap dispenser shelf
Perhaps if you’re going to make your own soap dispenser, you’d like to go all out and make a dispenser stand too? Little soap dispenser wall hangers, like this stylishly rustic one by
11. Crown Royal soap dispenser
Just in case neither Jack Daniels nor Patron are your style, here’s another liquor bottle alternative from
12. Sharpie pattern soap dispenser
Have you ever made customized coffee mugs or porcelain plates using the Sharpie and bake method? That’s essentially what you’ll do here to create these cute custom patterned soap dispensers by
13. Rhinestoned Jack Daniels soap dispenser
Do you like the idea of a whiskey bottle soap dispenser, but you think the previous idea that kept the classic Jack Daniels style is just a little too plain for you? Follow in
14. Industrial chic soap dispenser
Is the bathroom aesthetic you’re going for a little more shabby chic and reclaimed than rhinestones or bright paint?
15. Nautical mason jar soap dispenser
Did you love the mason jar idea but you’d like it to be a little more on theme?
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