DIY How to beautify your home with unwanted items

It might sound crazy, but these items will help make your home beautiful than you can possibly imagine.

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Beer bottle bud vase

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It is true that we usually throw away what we no longer make use of or find impossible to sell. In other words, every mundane item you haven’t used in over a year that’s just lying around is probably ready to be discarded.

And, examples of such items are tires, hubcaps, wooden pallet, crutches, bottles e.t.c.

However, you should be aware that this cannot be applied to every possible item within the box of your possession; because, there are some items with hidden potentials.

So, with this in mind, we have decided to reveal to you how you can make something beautiful and amazing from objects that can be characterized as useless.

How can I make a vase out of a plastic bottle?

Needed materials:

Plastic bottles
Tape
Scissors or blade

 

1. Make a mark on the smooth middle portion of the bottle and cut to give an even edge approx 7.5 to 8 cm (3") above where you want the fluted rim.

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Cut bottle

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2. With the aid of measurement, make straight and evenly spaced cuts all the way around the bottle. Cut the segments in half and then cut each of those in half to make even thin strips.

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Cut bottle

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3. With carefulness, you should now press and fold all the strips outward to make a level edge all the way around.

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4. Press the bottle upside down on a flat surface to ensure an even edge.

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Plastic bottle

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5. Now, proceed by weaving the tip of a strip over the next one and under the next two. Fold and crease it so that the tip is at the place shown here by the arrow.

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Plastic bottle

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6. Then, fold and crease the next one the same way, weave this one over two and under one.

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Cut bottle

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7. Fold the third strip and weave the same as the first one

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cut bottle

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8. Lastly, you should continue around in this pattern until the last three and tuck each one under the next until woven in completely.

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cut bottle

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Also, for our second DIY, we're sticking still with bottles. Beer bottles to be precise. And we will be showing you how you can transform your beer bottles into beautiful bud vases.

How can I use a beer bottle to make a bud vase?

Needed materials:

Empty beer bottles
Spray paint
Painter’s tape
Puff paint

 

1. Begin with washing the bottles. And in cases where your bottles have labels on them, then you should soak them in warm water until it’s easy to peel the label off.

2. Set up a mini workstation. And in doing this, you should know that it is crucial to work outside when working with spray paint.

3. Spray your first bottle. But if your bottle is printed, you may need two coats. And that is potentially all you need to do.

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sprayed beer bottle

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4. In other to take it to the next level, grab your painter’s tape and start making patterns.

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beer bottle

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5. You can also create a different pattern by using puff paint to create dotted designs that pop out from the bottle. Let dry for about 30 minutes before spray painting.

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Your beer bottle bud vase is ready.

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Beer bottle

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