Plastic bottles are an easily accessible and cheap material, which is perfect for implementing a variety of creative ideas.
Original and colorful crafts made of plastic can take a worthy place in the interior of the apartment or when decorating a dacha, and their manufacture will brighten up your leisure time.
Butterfly from a plastic bottle
To make butterflies you need a bottleFrom light transparent plastic. Draw on a sheet of paper a butterfly's stencil or print it ready on the printer. Cut out the paper layout on the outline and attach it to the side of the bottle.
Circle the butterflies with a marker, then cut outBlanks with scissors. Bend the wings. Put a pattern with a pattern that will be on the wings of the butterfly, under the plastic. Circle the pattern with a stained-glass outline. While the contour is still damp, it can be removed with a cotton swab if the line is lost. Cut out the dried out edge with a corner of the blade.
All lines surrounded by a circuit must be closed. Correctly select the pattern on the wings.
Color the pattern with stained-glass paint. Drive it inside the contour with a brush, so that there is a uniform distribution within the allotted zone. Since the wings are sloping, first paint one, only then go to the next one so that the colors do not flow.
Twist out a thin wire antennae for yourCrafts. Put the insect's calf with beads. Glue them with glue "Moment" or use a gun with hot glue. Wings can be decorated with small glitters, stones or beads.
A butterfly from a plastic bottle can be supplemented with a gift box, used as a toy for a Christmas tree, planted in a flower pot or decorated with a bouquet.
Plastic case with zipper
To create a plastic cover usefulBottle of any color. Its volume is selected depending on what you plan to put in it. With a sharp knife, divide the bottle above the middle into two parts. Sew to each part of the halves of the zipper. Fasten it, having received a cover.
Make a hole in the lid of the bottle. Insert a thick cord into the hole and tie a knot. If necessary, you can tie the cover in the right place or hang it by making a loop.
In such a case it is convenient to store cutlery in the cottage, small office supplies, nails, screws and other small construction tools.
Vase from crumpled plastic
Creating an original vase from a plastic bottleWill require you to be neat. From the chosen bottle cut the neck with a sharp knife or scissors. Strip the cut with coarse-grained sandpaper. While you are doing the preparatory work with a plastic bottle, boil the kettle. You need cool boiling water.
Put the bottle in the sink. You will need two pieces of pliers or two forks. Embrace the neck of the bottle with the pliers, with the other hand pour boiling water from the teapot into it. From hot water, the plastic will soften and will be moldable. With a fork or pliers, make dents and wrinkles on the bottle. In this case, tightly press your product to the bottom of the sink, so that the bottom of the future vase is stable. Drain the water.
Cold cut vase from crumpled plasticYou need to colorize. With dark acrylic glass paint, cover the vase in two or three layers with intermediate drying. Carefully paint all the creases and creases. If desired, apply a small pattern to the outline.
At the tip of a dry brush, type a little gold or silver paint. With light strokes, cover all the convex parts of the vase. Paint will give volume and nobility to your creation.
The vase is suitable for dried flowers. If you plan to put fresh flowers in it, cover it with a protective layer of varnish.
Adaptation from a bottle for watering flowers
The volume of the plastic bottle, taking into accountThe size of the flower pot, in which you will adapt it. Make a few punctures in the plastic needle, placing them below the middle of the bottle. Bury the prepared container in a flower pot until half and pour water. Now your plants will get enough moisture in the dry season, and you can safely leave for a few days.
Flowers from a plastic bottle
Rinse the bottle of labels. While she is drying, draw on paper a mock-up of a flower of four or five petals. Place the template on the wide part of the bottle and cut out a few pieces of plastic from the plastic. Than there will be more, the more magnificent your flower will be.
Now you need to give the volume to each petal. This can be done over a gas stove or over a candle, that is, you will need an open flame. Hold your blanks over the fire, gently turning each petal to it, so that it mildly melts and curled.
Collect your crafts. Puncture each workpiece with the awl in the center. String all the prepared elements on the wire, forming a flower from them. Round-nails make a loop in the middle of the flower so that the blanks do not pop out. Wrap the wire with a green tap-tape, which is used in floristry and has an adhesive effect. You will get stems that look like real ones. Instead of a tape, you can use corrugated paper.
The resulting flower is painted from an aerosol can or acrylic paints on glass. In the center of a plastic flower, glue one large or several small beads.