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Plastic Soda Bottle Easter Baskets

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Pretty little custom DIY Easter baskets you can make in minutes using a plastic soda bottle of any size! They’re not just for Easter! Use them as a gift basket for any occasion for kids, teens and adults. (More details and photos on my site link at the bottom.)
  • plastic soda bottle easter baskets, crafts, easter decorations, repurposing upcycling, seasonal holiday decor
SUPPLIES
Plastic bottle of any size. (We used 32 oz size.)
Utility knife, scissors, dry erase marker (to mark bottle cutting lines.)
Glue gun
Decor items: Paint pens, permanent markers, stickers, ribbon, beads etc.
  • plastic soda bottle easter baskets, crafts, easter decorations, repurposing upcycling, seasonal holiday decor
Cut your soda bottle the height you want.
  • plastic soda bottle easter baskets, crafts, easter decorations, repurposing upcycling, seasonal holiday decor
Cut a strip for the handle.
  • plastic soda bottle easter baskets, crafts, easter decorations, repurposing upcycling, seasonal holiday decor
Cut a scalloped edge if desired which makes a fun edge.
  • plastic soda bottle easter baskets, crafts, easter decorations, repurposing upcycling, seasonal holiday decor
We used paint markers to decorate our bottle. Permanent markers would work well also!
  • plastic soda bottle easter baskets, crafts, easter decorations, repurposing upcycling, seasonal holiday decor
Glue the handle in place.
  • plastic soda bottle easter baskets, crafts, easter decorations, repurposing upcycling, seasonal holiday decor
Decorate in other ways. We used ribbon for one and for the other we attached some appliques we had lying around. Fill with goodies!

To see more: http://ourpeacefulplanet.com/2016/03/01/plastic-bottle-diy-easter-baskets/

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  • Tsomm3
    Tsomm3 Woodward, IA

    I'm making these for May Day!!!! Thanks!! Wish I'd thought of this years ago!!!!!

  • Anita
    Anita India

    Loved the reuse creative idea!!

  • Frankie Funderburk
    Frankie Funderburk Greenwood, SC

    So clever, great for shut ins, as well as kids of all ages!!!!!!

  • Sandra Schemers-Martin

    CUTE.

  • Sandra
    Sandra Titusville, FL

    You did a cute job with the baskets. Did you know you can mail items in them? I sent our grand children coloring books and crayons. I had to cut a slit in the side to get the books in, but was able to tape them closed. I wrote the address on the

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