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Plastic Bottle Flowers (Upcycle Project)

:Just because Earth Day has passed doesn’t mean we can’t save the world and still reduce, reuse and recycle our garbage. That is exactly what my thought process was when making these Plastic Bottle Flowers. If you’ve got empty plastic bottles laying around, you will want to make these!

Plastic Bottle Flowers (Upcycle Project) - the perfect way to reuse all those plastic water bottles you'll use this summer! #plasticbottle #plastic #upcyclecrafts #flowers #flowercraft #kidcraft

What You Need to Make Plastic Bottle Flowers:

How to Make Plastic Bottle Flowers:

  1.  Squirt a small amount of each color paint onto a paper plate. This plate will make for easy cleaning later, trust me!
  2. Cut the top of the water bottle off about 2-2.5″ down from the cap.
  3. Dry out the inside with a paper towel.
  4. Hold the cap of the bottle and make a cut on the plastic with scissors every 3/4″ for the petals.
  5. Bend the petals upwards so they will lay flat.
  6. Paint your petal with a bright color paint and let dry.
  7. Then paint the center bottle cap of the flower yellow and let dry.
  8. Carefully hot glue a green straw onto the back of the flowers.
  9. Then cut leaves out from you green card stock and carefully glue them to the straw.
  10. You can now display them on your fridge or in a cute vase!Plastic Bottle Flowers (Upcycle Project) - the perfect way to reuse all those plastic water bottles you'll use this summer! #plasticbottle #plastic #upcyclecrafts #flowers #flowercraft #kidcraft

25 Creative Water Bottle Crafts Kids Can Make Today

Friday 24th of September 2021

[…] the tops of water bottles into plastic bottle flowers. Your kids will want to make a whole bouquet of them. Simplistically […]

T

Monday 2nd of August 2021

Loved I like recycling good for the planet

Alicia

Thursday 30th of April 2020

Love your crafts...I have two boys ages 11 and 9..Any recommendations on crafts for them..

Brittanie

Thursday 7th of May 2020

Hi Alicia! Thank you! I have 2 boys myself! My boys really love making slime and enjoy Pokemon themed crafts. Here are some (you can see the Fortnite slime and Pokemon squishy) both which my boys had a blast making. https://www.simplisticallyliving.com/category/kids-crafts/