Potpourri in a bottle:
Make a gift for that special football lover, or an ornament for the tree. Here is how.
Step 1 - Drink the coke. Very important step.
Step 0.5 - Buy the bottle - Guess we should do that first huh
Step 2 - Rinse the bottle well and dry out as best as you can
Step 2.5 - Remove lable
Step 3 - ADULTS ONLY FOR THIS STEP PLEASE!!!! Using a knife/scissors/utility knife cut small holes around the bottle. I did 4 around the middle. This step allows the smell of what we put in to come out.
Step 4 - Chose the scent - Any nice smelling Herb is good, rose peddles....etc be creative
Step 5 - Add scent to bottle - best to have dried herbs but fresh cut is fine
Step 6 - Replace the cap on top - keeps the mess down...
Step 7 - Add colorful yarn around the neck of the bottle....making sure that it is tight enough to hold the bottle if hung.
Step 8 - Give to recipient....or self
Here are the 2 that I have in th house. The Snowball Coke Bottles.
Have some lavender? Add it to a bottle. Add yarn if you please. Or like me I just have it sitting on my desk. Every so often I like to give it a little shake to let a fresh burst of Lavender into the air.
Here we have Cedar Shavings. They smell great and again shake for a fresh burst of scent.
For the hanging ones I added a ziptie around the neck first and tied the year to that. But each bottle has 4 hold around it's middle . I chose the middle because with Herbs after a while shaking will also crush the dried herbs....and you may make a mess. I am sure that there is a far better way to allow the smells escape but as of yet I don't have one.
I don't recommend glueing the top onto the bottle so that you can change the herbs out or just change scents. Or add more.
Granted the guys in your life may not like this but the ladies will. And it can make for an interesting conversation piece.