Plastic Bag Dispenser

by Ariel
6 Materials
20 Minutes
Want an easy peasy way to organize your life and make it easier? I have a fun DIY just for you, and all you need is some paint and an empty liter bottle of soda.


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Take your liter bottle of soda pop, and make sure it is all cleaned out. You don't want soda in the bottle because it will make your bags sticky!
Then measure an inch with your ruler, making sure to mark inward 1 inch.
Next, use a box cutter to begin cutting along the line you created. You’ll be doing this process on the top and the bottom of the bottle.
Now onto the fun part! Grab some paint, and a few scrapbooking alphabet stickers. Paint the plastic bottle your desired color then when it is dried and ready, place any saying you want on the bottle. I put “Bags” in glitter letters on mine :)
Finally, take a removable Command Strip, and attach it to the back of the dispenser. That way, if you ever feel like moving the dispenser about your home you can do so without damaging your walls.

You now have an adorable plastic bag dispenser that keeps all of your bags in one place, and is super duper handy.

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Suggested materials:
  • Liter Bottle of Soda   (Kitchen)
  • Paint   (Michael's Arts and Crafts)
  • Scrapbook Letters   (Michael's Arts and Crafts)
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  • Jenna Nelson Baumbusch Jenna Nelson Baumbusch on Feb 12, 2019

    Pensacola Fl here

  • Karen Karen on Aug 25, 2021

    I have a fabric one but!!!!! I really like this idea and am excited to make one. And also like the idea you can customize it to fit your home in color and any design could be painted on it too. I was wondering if a person could decoupage it if a person wanted to! What do you think?

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    what do i type in to get the free book and 1 month membership? I tried amd it does not work

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  • Glo15812008 Glo15812008 on Apr 28, 2022

    I made a bag holder out of a dish towel sew the long sides together and sew a ribbon or something to hang it buy stuff your bags into it works great

  • Brigitte Brigitte on Jul 14, 2022

    Would someone please answer me on how to get the free book and one month membership I could not understand the lady that was talking. Thank you PLEASE ASAP