Have you got old perfume bottles lying around or are you nearly at the end of a bottle?  Why not turn your perfume bottle into a little vase to hold a pretty flower.  Here is our quick and easy tutorial for a DIY perfume bottle vase.

DIY perfume bottle vase

I had a bottle of L’eau d’issei by Issey Miyake that had gone off.  I liked the shape of the pretty pink bottle and thought it would make a cute bud vase.

You Will Need:

  • An empty or near empty perfume bottle
  • A pair of pliers
  • A knife or paint scraper

empty perfume bottle to make DIY perfume bottle vase

How to Remove the Sprayer from the Perfume Bottle

I followed these instructions on eHow.  Here’s what I did:

  • remove the lid from the bottle
  • pull the spray nozzle off in an upward direction using your hands
  • Use the pliers to pull off the outer casing of the sprayer
  • Use a knife or paint scraper to lever up the crimped edge on the bottom edge of the sprayer
  • Use the pliers and some brut strength to remove the sprayer from the bottle – I found it worked best to wiggle the sprayer from side to side as I pulled it upwards.

Sprayer removed from old perfume bottle

With the sprayer removed, your perfume bottle just needs a wash before you add the flower.  The pink rose is from my garden.

DIY perfume vase from old perfume bottle

I think I’ll have to start wearing my Chanel No 5 daily, as it would make such a pretty vase.

DIY perfume bottle vase

This is one of those projects that literally only takes 10 minutes to complete, and you’ll have some original decor to show for it.

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DIY Perfume Bottle Vase

 

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