Crafts Made with Plastic Bottles

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I've accumulated a few hundred of these little, white, plastic, 2-ounce bottles. Each measures approximately 3-1/4 inches tall and has a little screw-on cap. Energy "shots" came in them.
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Now that I've ingested all of this stuff, I've got enormous amounts of energy to do some sort of craft or project with all of the empties. But I don't have any ideas. Do you? Help put my energy and empty bottles to good use!

By Ted Parsnips from Los Angeles, CA

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July 15, 20100 found this helpful

You can go to about crafts they will find a purpose.

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July 15, 20100 found this helpful

I use them for craft items; glitter, beads, small split rings, metal jewelry pieces, etc. Or you could use them for putting your lotions, shampoo, conditioner, etc, for when you go on a trip.

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July 17, 20100 found this helpful

Sure wish I had a few of these bottles. :-)

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July 21, 20100 found this helpful

If you make lotion, they are great for samples, or refill them with shampoos and conditioners for trips!

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July 22, 20100 found this helpful

I would use some for small amounts of paint. Use it for quick touch ups on walls etc., you could put your meds in them for each day, you could maybe use them for a toothpick dispenser in your purse or car, or use to dispense single serve koolaid while at work or eating out.

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Good luck.:)

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July 22, 20100 found this helpful

Why not cover them with polymer clay (Sculpey, Fimo, etc) and give them away for Christmas for people to use for decorative pill bottles. I have made many and sold them to various stores. Since the clay bakes at 250° the bottles won't melt. Here's a picture of one of them. The little dragon is made from polymer clay, too.

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I am looking for creative craft ideas for Coke plastic bottles.

By Dorothy from Durban, KZN

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May 18, 20120 found this helpful

If you take a clear plastic one and put several colorful buttons inside it and glue the top in place it makes a great baby toy. I made one for my granddaughter when she was a crawl around baby and she loved it!

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May 18, 20120 found this helpful

You can make a dandy toy for a crawl around baby. Put several colorful buttons inside and glue the top in place.

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June 15, 20120 found this helpful

Fill the bottom of several bottles with sand/or water. Set them up like bowling pins and give the kids a ball so they can "bowl" like mom and dad.

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Fun, safe and thrifty. Saw this in a recent magazine. Didi in Denver

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I have been making a project out of using as much of the gallon milk jugs as I can for crafts. I end up with some left over which I cut into very bendable strips. I am wondering if any of you crafters out there have any ideas on what I could weave these into?

Thank you for any feedback on this.

By Robyn from Tennessee

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June 21, 20130 found this helpful

Have you tried weaving them into either tall cylinders around 2 liter soda bottle using the bottle as a liner for vases and decorate as you wish, or rectangular or square baskets that can be used outdoors as planters after lining with landscape cloth for patios, decks, porches, back steps, etc. Can also be used to hold pencils, kids crayons, etc. Sky is the limit w/this one.

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