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Making a Gallon Milk Jug Piggy Bank


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November 4, 2015

pink piggy bankHere is a gallon milk jug recycling project to save money $.

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Total Time: 30 min less/more

Source: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ue5dlkSIJcA&feature=youtu.be

Supplies:

  • 1 empty gallon milk jug
  • soap
  • scissors
  • pink acrylic paint (red & white mixed)
  • black acrylic paint
  • paint brushes
  • newspaper
  • hairdryer to speed up drying

Steps:

  1. Gather supplies. Wash out gallon jug with soap and hot water.
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  3. Peel off label as well. Let gallon air dry or use a hairdryer.
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  5. Once dry inside and out, begin painting it pink throughout. Use opening to rotate gallon with fingers.
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  7. Dry with hair dryer to speed up drying time.
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  9. Paint ears and nose. Mark line for coin/dollar insert. Poke a hole and cut with scissors.
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  11. All done. Carry by handle and start saving!
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December 18, 20150 found this helpful

very cute, and very easy, thanks for sharing!

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