To Top

Laundry Bottle Christmas Tree

Laundry and detergent bottles can be cut using leather shears to make a variety of pre-school crafts. You will also need a heavy duty hole puncher purchased at an office supply store.


Soak the bottles and scrape labels off with a butter knife. Thoroughly dry them and cut out a large side of the bottle. Next cut out a desired shape such as a heart or star. Trim again to smooth the edges. Punch holes along border to make lacing board. Cut away a shape from center to make a stencil.

To make a Christmas tree, use a green bottle and cut out the shape of a tree. Punch lots of holes all over the tree. Cover the back of the tree with contact paper. Then punch out different color circles from other bottles to stick inside the holes in the tree. They will stick to the contact paper and look like lights.


By Barbara from Boston, MA


Add your voice! Click below to comment. ThriftyFun is powered by your wisdom!

Related Content
In This Guide
Recycled Leprechaun Craft
Crafts Using Laundry Detergent Bottles
Crafts Christmas DecorationsDecember 18, 2009
Man in a Christmas tree costume.
Making a Christmas Tree Costume
Angel made from a recycled green pop bottle.
Making a Pop Bottle Angel
Making a Christmas Tree Topper
Making a Christmas Tree Topper
Cardboard Christmas tree photo from an earlier Thriftyfun project.
Making a Cardboard Christmas Tree
Mother's Day Ideas!
Easter Ideas!
Ask a Question
Share a Post
You are viewing the desktop version of this page: View Mobile Site.
© 1997-2017 by Cumuli, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Published by . Page generated on March 29, 2017 at 9:47:27 PM on in 2 seconds. Use of this web site constitutes acceptance of ThriftyFun's Disclaimer and Privacy Policy. If you have any problems or suggestions feel free to Contact Us.
Loading Something Awesome!