Did you know that you don’t have to spend crazy amounts of money on a diffuser to enjoy the benefits of essential oils?
In this article, we are going to show you how you can make your own diffuser for only a couple of bucks or free if you have the materials already on hand.
The best part of of building your own essential oil diffuser is that you can use your own creativity to design something that works with your home decor or personality.
One of the most popular for the do it yourself crowd, the reed diffuser seems to be the go-to method for creating a zen like, minimalist approach to essential oil diffusing. Ali Slagle from Food52 beautifully shows you exactly how to create a reed diffuser of you own using only:
- A glass jar or container
- Bamboo skewers
- 1/4 cup of water
- 1/4 cup of Vodka
- 20 drops of your favorite essential oil
Be sure to check out the photography on food52.com. You wont regret it.
Have a cool looking spare coffee cup sitting around? No? How about trying this little gem we found? Lance Shroyer from The Homemade Experiment shows you how to use nothing more than a coffee mug and a small heat plate to diffuse your favorite scents around the room. I love the deer coffee mug he uses.
I must admit that this idea is pure genius. Using simple wood hobby blocks or crafts from your local crafts store is as an essential oil diffuser is an amazing idea. Alex from Northstory shows you how she came up with this idea from a simple happy accident.
Time to get our hands dirty. Jillee, from One Good Thing by Jillee, shows us how to turn simple Terra-Cotta clay purchased from Amazon into simple little essential oil necklaces.
A great article and video from Jennifer West of pinkwhen.com showing how easy it is to make an essential oil diffuser bracelet.
Essential oils and accessories can come a little on the expensive side. Especially for the higher quality, therapeutic grade oils. But if you some of the ideas we provided, you should be able to get started without draining your savings account.
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