Create Your Own Self-Contained Tabletop Fountain

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Create Your Own Self-Contained Tabletop Fountain

If you want to avoid spending the high price tag of buying a high-end tabletop fountain, you can make your own. One version of the tabletop fountain is a self-contained piece that'll provide an instant tranquil lift to your décor. This do-it-yourself version will cost you a quarter of the amount you'll spend on a store-bought version.

What You'll Need:

  • Pump with water flow control
  • Watertight Bowl
  • Tupperware container
  • Tubing
  • Pre-cut PVC pipe
  • Plastic embroidery grid
  • Window screen
  • Assortment of marbles and rocks
  • Copper elbow
  • Chlorinated water

What you'll need to do:

  • Cut out access on the side of the Tupperware container for cord access and on the top for water intake.
  • Place the pump at the bottom of your bowl and put the Tupperware container over it for protection.
  • Add tubing to the pump outlet.
  • Surround the Tupperware container with the PVC pieces.
  • Cut the embroidery grid to fit the bowl and place it on top of the PVC pieces.
  • Next, size the window screen and place it on top of the embroidery grid.
  • Make sure your pump tubing extends through the top of the screen.
  • Place your marbles and rocks on top of the window screen.
  • Attach the copper elbow to the tubing to direct the water flow.
  • Conceal the tip of the elbow with rocks.
  • Fill the bowl with water, plug in the pump and you're ready to go.

   

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