Intro: Fancy Air Freshener
I see these sticks-in-a-jar type of air fresheners all the time at stores, but you can make them for a lot cheaper if you have a few things lying around the house. Even if you don't its still less expensive than what they're going for at the stores. This one cost me $2 to make. Anyway enjoy!
Step 1: Materials
I guess the hardest part to this instructable is getting the materials. You'll need...
- bamboo skewer sticks (these can be found at the grocery store probably in the grilling isle)
- a small vase or container (i got mine at ikea for $2 but really anything smallish with a small neck will work)
- smelly stuff (i used this body spray stuff that i found around the house but cheap oil air fresheners would probably work i got the other one shown at a dollar store)
Step 2: Assemble!
This is really as easy as you'd think it'd be. Pour smelly stuff in vase. Insert sticks. Ta Da!
Step 3: Just a Few More Things.
For starters it helps to saturate the sticks before putting them in the vase. For my particular project it took a few days for the smell to get going. After that was done I found it only really gets out to about a 6 ft radius so if you have a big room you might want to make a few. But all these things probably depend on the type of smelly thing you use. So you might want to play around with it a little to get your desired smell strength and such. Thanks for reading & good luck!