Don't throw out your plastic bottles. A little cutting and folding will transform them into beautiful starburst vases!
Total Time: 15 minutes
Yield: 1 vase
Source: A simple version of one from an old craft class
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I have no epoxy glue so I can't glue them together yet, but I like the way it turned out. It would be a cute planter due to its little size and design, very lightweight.
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I have several empty large liqour bottles that are unique in shape and size. My friend gave me these after we have been drinking them over the past year.
To get the labels off soak them in cooking oil overnight.
For unique looking vases cut a clipping of a houseplant (spider plant or a vine that is fast growing _experiment with any) and put them in the clear water. This makes a vase full of very white roots. People notice the shape of the bottle as interest is drawn to the bottle rather than above. It takes a little time but worth it.
I'd like to cut off the top. Any tips on how to cut the glass and then sand it smooth?
While these posts are a few years old, I thought
I would bump it back up with mention of a wet tile
saw. Mine is a handy dandy little 7" QEP from Lowe's
If I can use it, you can use it.
It would be best to use the saw outdoors, and just
be sure to wear protective eye wear and hearing
protection, along with clothes you don't mind getting
dirty and wet.
Take your time, keep the water reservoir full and