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I would like to know how to make fish out of plastic pop bottles.
By Pat from Dunnellon, FL
Does anyone know how to make pop bottle fish? Thanks.
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I know I got here late. But, I'm about to start making a Bottle Fish Mobile. They are way cuter and they are easy to make.
Let me know if you guys like.
This is the link: http://www.hgtv _1399690,00.html
Here is the craftygardener link for making pop-bottle fish. Very cute.
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I got this idea out of a magazine. All you do is cut the bottoms off of the soda pop bottle (I used the 20 oz. size).
Shape it like a fish's tail. Thread a needle with thread or fishing line (don't forget to tie a knot so it won't go through). Run it up through the top of your fish so you can hang it up. Staple the tail shut. I put streamers at the end of each tail. Paint it and hot glue on fins (I used 2 pieces of the bottom of the pop bottle for each fin).
By Luv2craft from Normalville, Pennsylvania
Cute idea! What kind of paint did you use, that would stick to the plastic? (11/09/2005)
How cute! What a great craft idea and a way to recycle all of those soda bottles we all seem to have. (11/10/2005)
I used acrylic model paint. It seems to work the best. The colors show up very bright. (11/10/2005)