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YARN WRAPPED PLASTIC BOTTLES - Shampoo bottle recycle craft

We love this very simple craft project and included this idea, once again to our fave list during our holiday workshop. We enjoyed painting them as well. Check out our previous post on how we painted some lovely vases.
Choose colourful yarn (left over yarn can be so useful now), plan the pattern, cover the part to be wrapped with glue and start rolling / wrapping. We used PVA glue and it works very well. Try to select bottles of different shapes and not to forget the duct tape to cover the rough edges.

All transformed and charming, aren't they?  So go on, enjoy making them.


  1. This is so clever and colorful idea! It's a perfect way to recycle your shampoo bottles. I am happy to learn something new. Best regards

  2. Thanks for your visit and the lovely comments, Shelly! It is one of our favorite recycling projects. Best Wishes


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