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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/

Ask the creator about this project

  • Hannah V
    Hannah V Brooklyn, NY
    on Mar 1, 2016

    This is so smart!

  • Annasmith
    Annasmith
    on Mar 2, 2016

    I am throwing away 5 x 2 litres empty soda bottles weekly I could not come up with any idea to recycle them, this idea is soooo good, now I don't have wrap my gifts anymore , thank you.!

  • Linda
    Linda Ligonier, PA
    on Mar 2, 2016

    Such a cute idea.

  • Avlemf
    Avlemf
    on Mar 2, 2016

    Best idea I've seen yet. Thanks.

  • Debbie Williams
    Debbie Williams Plymouth, CT
    on Mar 2, 2016

    who knew very clever

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