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This Genius DIY Zen Bottle Is So Freaking Relaxing

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2. Add a bit of MICR toner and fill the remaining space with water.

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Be careful to not breathe in the toner — it's a powder, so you want to be sure it doesn't puff up into the air around you. You can buy it in the squirt bottle so it's easy to safely pour into the water, like above.

Fun Fact: MICR (Magnetic Ink Character Recognition) toner is a special ink used on bank checks to make them easily identifiable to the scanner. That's why they are printed in those funky letters. Learn more about MICR ink here.

4. Shake the bottle and let the MICR toner soak in the water.

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It's going to take about 12 hours for it to mix completely (letting it soak overnight makes the wait easier), although you will still be able to play with it right away.


Check out the video for a full demonstration.

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