There are numerous of ways to upcycle plastic bottles that can help save the environment in the process. Rather than throwing out those bottles, we have some awesome ideas on how you can repurpose them into fun and creative projects. For example use them to accent lamps, create artwork or transform them into garden planters and vases. They can also be used in a variety of household hacks. Many of these projects require little time and only a pair of scissors.. and of course some plastic bottles that are free!
1. Plastic Bottle Scoop
Best gardening implements come from the odds and ends lying around the house. Tutorial at The Chilly Dog
2. Create Colorful Decorative Vases
Transform plastic water bottles into works of art. Tutorial at Petticoat Junktion
3. Hanging Herb Garden
Make hanging plant-pots out of plastic bottles and you´ll always have fresh herbs handy! Tutorial at Johannarundel
4. Bottle Light
Create this gorgeous pendant light with 12 plastic bottles.. Tutorial at Aunt Peaches
5. Sumo Wrestler Bowling Pins
Turn plastic bottles into smiling sumo wrestler bowling pins. Tutorial at Pink Stripey Socks
6. Recycled Owls
Sweet owl containers made from recycled plastic bottles. Tutorial at Pysselbolaget
7. Plastic Bottle Apples
Make a super cute apple treat or gift holder with recycled plastic bottles.
Tutorial at Creative Jewish Mom
8. Recycled Plastic Bottle Flowers
Let your garden bloom all year long with this kid-friendly flower craft.
Tutorial at Maker Mama
9. Party lights made out of recycled plastic bottles
Recycle plastic bottles into cool party lights. It isn’t very difficult and can be made in less than an hour. Tutorial at Easy Paper Crafts
10. Woven Recycled Bottle
Use a recycled bleach bottle to make a great woven basket.
Tutorial at Creative Jewish Mom
11. Make a Watering Can From a Plastic Milk Jug
The best part about this super easy hack is that you could customize each watering can so it is just what you need. From: Shelterness
12. Self-Watering Indoor Garden
Combine a 2-liter bottle with some smaller plastic water bottles and create yourself a mini indoor garden that waters itself. Tutorial at Urban Green Survival
13. Jewelry Stand
Use the bottom of soda bottles to create a tiered jewelry stand. Tutorial at Epbot
14. Cord Organization
Here is a way to reuse an old plastic soda bottle to help you organize cords.
Tutorial at Instructables
15. Make Your Own Sprinkler
A 2-liter plastic bottle can also be used to make a homemade sprinkler.
Tutorial at Clever Crafty Cookin’ Mama
16. Acorn Bird Feeder
Lovely creative, attractive and good for the adorable birds. Tutorial at Design Sponge
17. Recycled Soda Bottle Storage
I can see many possibilities for those hard to organize items like pencils, crochet hooks, paint brushes etc. Tutorial at Sew Many Ways
18. Plastic Bottle Cuff Bracelets
Your Kids will love making their own cuff bracelets from those plastic bottles.
Tutorial at Charisa Darling
19. Hanging Water Bottle Vases
Convert easily and inexpensively useless plastic bottles into beautiful hanging vases. Tutorial at Lets Upcycle
20. Plastic Bottle Hanging Garden
This is perfect for those smaller spaces where you really want to grow your own plants but just don’t have enough yard space. From: Rosenbaum