How-To: Upcycle Plastic Bottles into Flowers and Beads

Craft & Design
How-To: Upcycle Plastic Bottles into Flowers and Beads

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I’ve seen a lot of water bottle crafts, but this one created by Lori Allred of Allred Designs is really quite beautiful. She’s taken this set of simple string lights from snore to snazzy in just a few simple steps! This is a fantastic way to dress up a Christmas tree light set, perhaps using gold or silver accents. Note to self: remember this when November rolls around!

If you haven’t yet stumbled upon Lori’s awesome blog and craft channel, you must check it out. I love her style and have already learned a few new crafting tricks that I am eager to try out.

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Warning, Lori has hosted 13 seasons of her show, Inspired By Pinterest, so you may just have a whole evening of video watching ahead of you (I know I did). This video also features a really cool technique on creating custom beads from plastic bottles, another must-try!

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Maker Extraordinaire from Kitchener/Waterloo, Ontario. Lover of all things CNC and handmade. @agawaffle

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