Gift Idea: Olive Oil Dispenser
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Wow, only 10 days until Christmas!
With the kids in school, the days really fly by. I’ve done most of my shopping, but I need to pull every thing out and make sure we have everything we need. The kids are going to Grandmas this weekend, so I will use that time to finish everything up.
Today, I want to share an easy gift idea for an Etched Glass Olive Oil Dispenser.
After all, who couldn’t use a pretty Olive Oil Dispenser?
I actually have been looking around for an olive oil dispenser for myself, but I wasn’t really finding anything I liked.
Everything I found was either too small, decorated not to my taste, came in an oil/vinegar “set” or was just too expensive.
I finally found the perfect glass bottle at Bed Bath and Beyond.
It was 12 inches tall and only $3.99 after my 20% off coupon. I decided I could make it pretty (and look just the way I wanted with the craft supplies I already owned!
Supplies needed to make your own olive oil dispenser:
- Glass bottle
- Glass etching cream
- paint brush
- exacto knife
- sticker paper
- water source
- ribbon and/or some type of decorative
- item for the bottle neck
Using Picnik or some type of word processing program, create a simple design or word phrase. (I used Microsoft Word. )
Print your design on sticker paper. All I had was return address labels, so I had to print the words out on seperate labels to get the size I wanted.
Peel the sticker and place it on the bottle.
Paint the etching cream onto the sticker, following the directions on the label.
I had to use 2 stickers, I just applied the 2nd sticker over the 1st word.
Fill with olive oil and add your decorative items. I used ribbon and a miniature bell. Be sure you have enough olive oil to fill the bottle to the top. (Not like me, lol.)
Tada, So pretty!
If youxre inspired to create something based on this tutorial, I would love to see it!
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Jamie Sanders is a wife and mom of 2, located in the heart of Texas. She founded Scattered Thoughts of a Crafty Mom in 2011 as a place to share creative ideas and family friendly recipes. Her work has been featured on Martha Stewart, Woman’s World, HuffPost, TODAY, Pioneer Woman, HGTV, CNET, Good Housekeeping, Yahoo, Oprah Daily, and Redbook, plus many other publications. To date, she had given away just under a million free pdf sewing patterns.
They sell the bottles at Joann's crafts and fabric for 99 cents. Just a heads up if you are making this project. Pretty cool! I saw them and didn't know what on earth I would do – now I do!
I would love that for a gift!
This is so adorable. Thanks for sharing! I am your newest follower and I'd appreciate it if you stopped over at my blog and followed me too! Thanks! http://milliemorganmedia.blogspot.com
I really like this gift idea – cute and simple. Thanks for sharing at Sunday's Best and wishing you very happy holiday's.
This is a GREAT GREAT GREAT gift idea… and it is so VERY sweet and simple… Thank you for stopping in and sharing this at http://shoprubyjean.com/2011/12/sew-crafty-tuesday-linky-2-and-highlights/
Love the blog, such great ideas!! I wish I was crafty like that!! I would love it if you could pop over at http://www.twotinytyrnts.com. Do you have an option to Follow your blog, because I can't seem to find it:s
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Love this idea! Super cute, and love your blog! I'm having a linky party on my blog too! I would love it if you would link up to it! Here is the link http://www.thesouthernproductqueen.com/2011/12/20/linky-party-2/
Great gift idea!
so cute – I love the red ribbon, green glass combo – genius! found you via designdazzle and it'd be great if you pop'd over to visit me sometime! http://partycraftsecrets.blogspot.com/
I love the etched bottle; it made it special instead of ordinary! I am a new follower!!
This is a great hostess gift. Thanks for sharing!
Very neat idea!! Thanks so much for linking up and sharing at my Feature Friday Linky Party!
Danielle @ Blissful & Domestic
I haven't thought to use stickers…I've only seen vinyl used. Looks like it works just as well! Thanks for sharing.
I do this but not with oil…I give dish soap…here is the link to this idea!
What do you think? Now I have another quick gift idea from you…thanks
That's a fantastic gift idea. I know i would love to get it. I need to keep my eye out for bottles like that.
Super cute idea!!
I have used these bottles for a while and love them