Reuse | Pill Bottle to Carry Little Things

by Rea

no, don't throw it away! yeah reuse those pill bottles to carry little things

While I was cleaning up some drawers over the weekend, I've found some pill bottles, so ready to throw it away but decided to reuse it.

Just removed the labels and wash it clean.

Spray painted the caps with gold...uhm...okay why not glamorized this pill bottle right? ☺

Spray painted the bottles with white.

Finish it off with a clear coat spray paint on both the caps and the bottles.

Found some cute pink pink dotted ribbon to accessorize it a bit.

Please don't call me crazy for spending some time to make a pill bottle look cute when I can easily use it as is.

But don't you think these are super cute?!

But I like to carry around some cute stuff and pretty things in my purse ♥

So these bottles can carry your little things such as cotton buds, hair scrunchies & clips, bandaids, ear buds, etc.

Especially when you go out of town or overnight somewhere, these little cuties would definitely come in handy.

How can you not be thrilled with this right?♥

Well, what do you think?

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  • Peggy Peggy on Feb 12, 2019

    These are too cute. Been looking for ideas to use old rx bottles when GRANDbabies come over. Thank you

  • Maureen Maureen on Aug 14, 2020

    How do you remove some of those "stubborn" labels? I've had some that I let soak over night to no avail. Not even with a nylon scrubby pad. The glue just smears around.

  • Claudine Nardone Claudine Nardone on Jan 31, 2022

    Did you spray the inside of the bottles? How many coats of spray paint covered them? I’d like to try your idea .

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  • Keeno Keeno on Nov 25, 2023

    Great ideas. Also, Check with your local animal shelter. They sometimes take them to keep meds separate for the animals.😸

  • Dea103336177 Dea103336177 on May 19, 2024

    I've got sooo many empty pill bottles, that I've just never thrown away. I now have a use for them after seeing your DIY! I love blingy things so I think after I clean and paint them, I'm going to use the box of rhinestones I have from a previous project and glue some onto the painted bottles to give it some bling too.