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LONG LIVE GAULTIER’S ICONIC CANS!

Don’t know what to do with your favourite Gaultier fragrance cans? Don’t throw them away! Upcycle them instead and give free reign to your creativity.

As Jean Paul Gaultier says: "Goodbye brand new, hello brand old!”. He’s been doing this for over 50 years. From fashion to perfume, and accessories to jewellery, he transforms and upcycles everyday objects to create objects of desire and luxury.

Follow these steps.

Explore your DIY talents through three creative projects that you can make time and time again.
With a little elbow grease, taking special care not to hurt yourself, everything is possible.

Ready, Steady, Go! Simply follow the instructions... And share your ideas with us!

 

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Idea n°1 : TURN ON YOUR CAN’S GREEN CREDENTIALS

Start growing your garden now — it all begins with your favourite can.


Let your ideas blossom! Suspend your garden in the making and — who knows — what might happen?  You might be creating the next Hanging Gardens of Babylon in your very own living room!

Don’t have green fingers? Don’t panic, you’re DIY skills are more important. You will need: 

  • can 
  • drill 
  • spade
  • neoprene glue 
  • tin opener

Grow plants and flowers in your upcycled can, another very Gaultier idea.

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Idea n°2 : LET THERE BE LIGHT!

If you're going to turn on the light, it might as well be dimmed.  Create an atmosphere that suits your mood — dramatic, mysterious, intimate or low key. 
Ignite your secret upcycling flame and make this anything but classic candle holder.

For this seven-step tutorial you will need:

  • JPG can
  • drill
  • box cutter
  • tin opener
  • LED candle
  • double-sided sticky tape

And there was light.

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Idea n°3: A GUIDING LIGHT IN THE NIGHT

Do Jean Paul Gaultier fragrances light up your life? Let his iconic cans light up your nights too.

This bedside lamp will help to send you straight into the arms of Morpheus, the god of slumber.
 

To create your own little lighthouse, you will need :  

  • can 
  • drill 
  • light bulb 
  • box cutter 
  • liquid glue 
  • tin opener

Let your imagination run wild, this lamp can be used as a bedside lamp, a floor lamp or even a ceiling lamp But always signed Gaultier.

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GOT ANY OTHER IDEAS?
IT’S OVER TO YOU!

Show us your talents and send us a picture of your creations to [email protected]

  • a nice background 
  • good light 
  • good-quality resolution 

and there you have it!

*By sharing your photos and videos via this email address, you authorise the Jean Paul Gaultier brand to use and share them on its website,  newsletters and/or internal media in any country in the world until 31 December 2024.

 

UPCYCLE, RECYCLE, REUSE... IMPOSSIBLE IS NOT A WORD IN GAULTIER’S VOCABULARY!

ECO-PACKAGING

When you place an order with us, our perfumes are carefully packed in a kraft cardboard box, 100% recycled and recyclable.

YOUR EVERYDAY COMPANION

For all purchases of a perfume or a gift set, we’ll give you a free bellows tote bag you can use to wrap your gifts, for your shopping or weekend trips. Made of canvas and of a large size, it will be your everyday companion.

 

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