Pickle Jar Soap Dispenser

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Today I am going to share how to make a soap dispenser out of an old pickle jar. It sounds weird, but it is actually really cute and quite resourceful.    All you need is a jar (see below), a pump from a plastic soap dispenser, a power drill, scissors, glue, and some paint.

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I started by enlisting Joey and his power drill.  I  had him measure the diameter of the pump and drill an appropriately sized hole into the jar lid.

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Then he helped cut the pump’s straw so that it was just slightly shorter than the jar’s height.

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I didn’t like the color of the jar’s lid, so I painted it with some leftover chalkboard paint.  Then I used superglue to affix it to the pump.

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After letting the glue fully dry, I screwed the lid onto the jar and gave it a few test pumps.

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It’s as simple as that.  I filled the jar with hand sanitizer instead of soap, but it could be filled with liquid soap, shampoo, conditioner, or whatever you please.

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3 Comments on Pickle Jar Soap Dispenser

  1. Kassidy
    January 20, 2014 at 11:24 pm (4 years ago)

    Thank you for helping us craft challenged ladies out there with something so simple!!

    Reply
    • Kathryn
      January 23, 2014 at 8:29 pm (4 years ago)

      Thank you! I’m glad you enjoyed this tutorial.

      Reply

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