Unlock the power of essential oils with this simple bathroom project.
Stir in 20 to 30 drops of pure essential oils for every 8 ounces of hot tap water. The oils will bead within the water but still scent it effectively.
Find a cork stopper to fit (try the hardware store’s kitchenware or plumbing section). Drill a hole in the cork (1 inch or smaller) with a paddle bit.
Make sure your plant materials are thoroughly dry so they will absorb more of the fragrant liquid. Use scissors or garden clippers to cut the stalks to an attractive length for your bottle.
Look for a bottle, glass, jar, or vase with an interesting color or texture.
Fit the cork into the bottle’s neck. Use a utility knife to shave an over-large cork to size or wrap the stopper with a rubber band to make a slightly small cork fit snugly. Then simply push the stalks through the hole in the cork and fan them out. Over time, you can refresh your simple diffuser by turning the stalks upside down to expose their saturated ends. Add more drops of essential oil to the water as needed.