5 DIY craft ideas using used Plastic Bottles

The DIY (Do It Yourself) projects are cool especially when you can turn your trash into something new and useful. I believe you have many plastic materials at home and may be you don’t know what to do with it or you want to throw them away. Well don’t throw them rather recycle them in a very creative way; come let’s have a stroll on DIY craft ideas using the plastic bottle.

Kids enjoy doing DIY craft things and we should always encourage them in their work rather we should uplift their creative ideas and make the best out of it. Why to throw away the plastic items if there are more ecological and creative ways of reusing them? On the other hand, you can make awesome creative as well as decorative from the used plastic items. Below are some of the amazing creative ideas that will encourage your imagination power for reusing of plastic.

Wall Garden

Wall Garden using Plastic bottles
Wall Garden using Plastic bottles

Well, in today’s jam-packed homes, there is relatively less space to plant an herb or a flower garden. Many of us love to plant different varieties of flowers and herbs in our sweet but small garden, but sometimes, there is no enough space to do so. Thus, the idea of using the plastic bottles for this wall garden idea is absolutely perfect. For that you need the 2 litre plastic bottles and the plants to sow. you just have to cut the bottles on the sides to allow for the plants to grow and then attach them to whatever surface you want. Here you go! Your beautiful wall garden is ready!!

Chandelier

Plastic Bottles Chandelier
Plastic Bottles Chandelier

We have many small plastic bottles at home. Do not throw them instead, you can use them to craft a modern chandelier or pendant lights that will glow a corner of your house. The plastic bags with which we are creating the chandelier will create an original light effect in the room and would almost have the same effect as glass. In this way you can recycle the plastic bottle as well as decorate your house with your beautiful creation.

Cherry Blossom paint Stamp

Cherry Blossom Paint Stamp
Cherry Blossom Paint Stamp
Stamp made using the Plastic Bottle
Stamp made using the Plastic Bottle

It is one of the creative works every kid enjoys to do. This needs very less material to do and can be done in few minutes. Take a card sheet, draw the design of your choice, take a used plastic bottle, your favourite colour in a plate, now dip the bottom part f the bottle in the colour as shown in the picture and stamp it on the card sheet. Here you are, ready with the cherry paint stamp. It is beautiful and very creative to do. Try it once!

 Spoon Lamp

Beautiful Spoon lamp
Beautiful Spoon lamp

It is one of the easiest and superb looking items made using the plastic bottles. For this you need two plastic bottles, plastic spoons, glue and a wire holder with a bulb. First cut all the handles of spoon. Then stick the front side of spoon to bottle. For reference, see the figure below:

Procedure of Spoon Lamp
Procedure of Spoon Lamp

When the bulb it attached, the spoon lamp will glow and it will create an awesome ambience in your room. You can put this spoon lamp in any room and feel the difference.

Bird Feeder

Bird Feeder
Bird Feeder

The bird feeder can be made in 15 minutes. For this you need a used 2 litre plastic bottle, a wooden spoon, pair of chopsticks and a knife.

Cut the neck of the bottle and trim it down. Made a hole on the bottle and fix the cap of the bottle in that hole. Now make another hole on the bottle to fix a wooden spoon. This spoon will serve as a place to sit for the birds to gather their food. Hang the birdfeeder on the tree and wait for the birds to come and eat.

Creating a useful yet creative product from a recycled material with your own hands is really rewarding, its not only that you have created a valuable product but you also got to enhance your crafting skills and especially, you have helped to save our environment.

Make the best out of waste
Make the best out of waste

 

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