Learn How To Turn An Old Lotion Bottle Into A Stylish Phone Holder In Just 14 Simple Steps.

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This is the finished product. Isn't it basically the cutest thing ever?

If you live with more than one person, that means you probably live with more than one cell phone. When it comes time to charge, things can get tricky due to the fact that there are phones and cords lying around everywhere: Usually in an inconvenient spot on the floor or hanging tenuously for an outfit.

One DIY'er had the same problem, and decided to find a solution. After searching the Internet for ideas and coming up short, she decided to go tot work on this project. It's basically the most genius little charging station ever, and you're going to want to make two or three as soon as possible.


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The holder solves the obnoxious problem on the left, and looks good doing it.

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It's also great that the phone and cord can all be stored in this handy little station.

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Plus, the bright colors look like much less of an eyesore than the phone just lying around by itself. So, how did she make it?

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Well, she formed the shape of the holder using a bottle of baby lotion.

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You can really use any similarly shaped bottle - just make sure to wash it and let it dry first!

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Then, she drew guidelines on the bottle and cut it with an Xacto knife. You can also use kitchen scissors.

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When you're finished, you should be left with this shape.

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You can also cut a hole for the outlet in the back.

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Scrub off the stickiness from the glue and the label as well.

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Now, you can start measuring your piece of fabric.

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When you're satisfied with the measurements, coat the container in Mod Podge.

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Then, carefully cover the container with your fabric, making sure to not leave any air bubbles along the way.

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Do this until the entire piece of plastic is covered in the fabric.

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Now, you can start to trim the edges sit nicely and it looks polished.

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Cover the entire thing in Mod Podge to create a seal.

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Put the entire thing over a bottle or vase to allow it to dry.

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Also, don't forget to cut on the fabric in this part of the holder.

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Ensure that the fabric sits flush with the plastic.

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What you're left with is handy, cute, and will change your charging game forever.

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