Making a Travel Fund Airplane Piggy Bank
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September 10, 2018
Do you have an empty vitamin bottle? Don't toss it out! You can upcycle your vitamin bottle into a piggy bank.
Some ideas of what you can make:
The possibilities are endless!
I decided to make my piggy bank into an airplane and this piggy bank will serve like a "travel fund". You can stuff bills in the opening. You can apply this same concept to other containers like milk or water bottles (or the gallon ones).
Total Time: 35 minutes + drying time
- vitamin container
- hot glue
- paint/paint brush
- craft sticks
- water bottle cap
- Using an empty vitamin container, peel off the sticker for a clean surface.
- I went with an airplane theme (blue) so I painted the vitamin cap with this True Blue acrylic paint. Set aside and allow to dry.
- Using scrap paper, I practiced and freehanded the airplane wings. Once you achieved the wings you like, you can cut them out from the color paper you wish to use. Crease a little on the wings to attach onto the vitamin container.
- With a strip of paper, roll into tube, to create the airplane's turbine engines. You will need two.
- Tape on the wings. I also freehand the airplane's tail and taped it on.
- For the airplane's propeller, I used craft sticks, a water bottle cap and secured in place with hot glue. I also taped on the airplane's turbine engines.
- For finishing touches, cut circles and a long oval for the windows of the airplane.
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