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DIY Chemical Formula Salt And Pepper Shaker Set

This DIY Chemical Formula Salt And Pepper Shaker Set is the perfect handmade gift for a science lover. Get the tutorial at www.drugstoredivas.net.I was on Facebook recently and was sent a targeted ad for a chemical formula salt and pepper shaker set. I thought it was so cool and would be a great gift for someone I knew, so I clicked though. But when I got there and actually looked at it, it was pretty lame.

For the salt shaker, it had “Sa” for the symbol, not NaCl. And for pepper, it has “Pe”, most likely because that’s a lot easier than C17H19NO3.

Easier, sure, but wrong. And I couldn’t think of actually giving something so wrong as a gift, regardless of how cute it was.

So, in normal Lisa fashion, I decided to make a DIY Chemical Formula Salt And Pepper Shaker Set. I love how it came out. So much better than buying an incorrect set.

DIY Chemical Formula Salt And Pepper Shaker Set

This DIY Chemical Formula Salt And Pepper Shaker Set is the perfect handmade gift for a science lover. Get the tutorial at www.drugstoredivas.net.

What You’ll Need:

What You’ll Do:

Wash and clean the shaker bottles, if you have them. Mine are actually upcycled bottles from Trader Joe’s Everything But The Bagel Seasoning (that I buy for 2 Ingredient Dough bagels). If you don’t have them, you can buy a blank set on Amazon.

This DIY Chemical Formula Salt And Pepper Shaker Set is the perfect handmade gift for a science lover. Get the tutorial at www.drugstoredivas.net.

Tape off a small section at the bottom of each bottle.

This DIY Chemical Formula Salt And Pepper Shaker Set is the perfect handmade gift for a science lover. Get the tutorial at www.drugstoredivas.net.

Paint that with Mod Podge.

This DIY Chemical Formula Salt And Pepper Shaker Set is the perfect handmade gift for a science lover. Get the tutorial at www.drugstoredivas.net.

Sprinkle one shaker with the white glitter and the other with the black glitter. Let it dry overnight.

Paint a second layer of Mod Podge over each, then add a second layer of glitter. Let that dry overnight as well.

This DIY Chemical Formula Salt And Pepper Shaker Set is the perfect handmade gift for a science lover. Get the tutorial at www.drugstoredivas.net.

Peel off the tape. Paint a final layer of Mod Podge. As you may have guessed, let that dry overnight.

This DIY Chemical Formula Salt And Pepper Shaker Set is the perfect handmade gift for a science lover. Get the tutorial at www.drugstoredivas.net.

While that is drying, though, you can (carefully) paint the chemical symbols on one of the sides of each bottle.

Let it dry. Fill it with salt and pepper and you’re done.

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Kiwi

Wednesday 29th of May 2019

Look this look like a fun gift for someone who is into chemistry. They deserve fun gifts too this is creative.

silvia

Tuesday 28th of May 2019

This is a very cute and creative idea. Also so easy to make!

Alexandra Cook

Monday 27th of May 2019

That is such a cute and simple DIY! My mother would love these for a gift too.

Anagha

Sunday 26th of May 2019

í see this first time. Clearly, a interesting creative thing. I would like to do try this out with kids.

anshul

Sunday 26th of May 2019

Thanks for sharing this. I think we all should get into upcycling and creating such products. It is awesome