Tuesday, September 7, 2010

Coke Bottle Soap Dispenser

Finally, I am able to sit down and post one of the many projects I have been working on.  Do you guys remember these Coke bottles I had found a few weeks ago?  I got to thinking about how I needed a cool yet classy hand soap dispenser by my kitchen sink.  Here comes the fun part! I was getting ready to put away my shampoo bottle that I had just bought and noticed it had a salon pump (instant light bulb went off). I thought to myself I wonder if this would fit on top of those coke bottles I just bought.  So I took the pump off the shampoo bottle and put it on top of the Coke bottle and it was a perfect fit. I thought to myself "oh my gosh" this is too cool.   Here are the steps on how you can make your very own:

1). Find a vintage Coke bottle (I used a smaller one, it looks like it is approx. 8" tall or so)


2).  Use a salon pump from a Suave shampoo or lotion bottle. I haven't tried any other brand, but I prefer the silver pump.


3). I bought this 3 piece funnel set from Dollar Tree for $1.00.  I used a funnel that would fit into the bottle and then I poured my soap into the bottle.


4). I cut the tube on the pump to fit the bottle. I didn't measure it exactly on much I needed to cut. I just held it up to the bottle and measured. After I cut the tube I screwed the pump onto the bottle. I did not use any glue or anything it just screwed right on.



It was a fairly easy project and it only cost $2.00 ($1.00 for the bottle and $1.00 for the funnels). I already had the shampoo bottle and the hand soap. I am just so please with how it turned out!


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33 comments:

  1. I like it! We use a blue vodka bottle for ours but I think a coke bottle would be better!

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    1. Depends on the color of your kitchen. Both ideas are great.

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  2. Oh my gracious! How cute is this!!! I never would have thought..you are just so creative!! :D I'm happy to be your newest follower and I'd love to have you as a friend at Frou Frou Decor! I'd also like to invite you to my link party, Fabulous Friday Finds, every Friday! Hope to see you there!!
    Hugs,
    ~Terrell @ Frou Frou Decor~

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  3. I can't believe how well it fit on there! I'm amazed it screwed on since they were flip tops. I just love it. :)

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  4. Melissa that turned out adorable. Great idea! :)

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  5. I love old coke bottles, great use!

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  6. Well now isn't that just clever! I like it a lot. Thanks for sharing.

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  7. So cute. I use an oil bottle with spout but Im liking the bottle idea alot. Im a Pepsi girl though.lol Great idea.

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  8. What a cute and clever idea. And it's recycling too! LOL Great use for a great vintage bottle.

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  9. How easy is that?! Going to do this in the morning! Thanks for the idea!

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  10. I absolutely love it!!
    This would be sooo stinkin' adorable in a vintage kitchen.
    I will have to give it a try.
    Thank you for sharing!

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  11. That is such a clever idea. I love using glass bottles for my soap, this would be great for my boys bathrooms.

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  12. How cute is that! Love this idea and I have a niece collects all things coke so she will love this idea Ü

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  13. I will definitely have to try this - my whole kitchen is decorated in Coca-Cola!

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  14. I love this....to neat. Will have to give that a try. THanks for sharing.

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  15. Im a little concerned that it might be broken in a childrens bathroom.

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  16. What a cute project! I love it so much that I decided to feature it in our roundup of recycled bottle crafts! Check it out here: http://www.favecraftsblog.com/recycled-bottle-crafts/

    Have a great day!

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  17. i love the coke bottle i have my camper deco in coke items . i didnt want dish soap botle by sink liked shape of soap bottle from bath body scraped of its paper made one for beside kitchen sink have used for along time .I will be doing coke bottle

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