Many people have caught on to the importance of recycling, but there are plenty of creative things you can do with your plastic bottles besides dutifully putting them in the blue bins. Below are 12 awesome ideas for how to repurpose plastic soda bottles – it’s time to give your recycling an upgrade.By dipping the bottom of the bottle into paint and stamping it onto paper, you can create basic floral patterns. For kids, this is an excellent alternative to finger painting.
By simply taping bottles together, topping with a cushion, and covering with a colorful encasement, you can create yourself a comfortable footstool that will liven up your living room. Just make sure no one sits on it.
You can paint the bottoms of clear plastic bottles and turn them in to cute little ornaments for next year’s Christmas tree.
Instead of buying a pre-made Chia Pet, you can make your own version at home. Just turn the bottom of a bottle into a cute little face, and then fill the inside with soil and the plant of your choice.
If you find yourself entering into the summer months without a sprinkler, you can use a bottle to hack one instead.
For those who have limited space, you can use liter bottles to create mini planters that can then be attached to an outdoor wall.
All plants can thrive inside the protected warmth of a bottle enclosure. Just make sure to leave holes so air can circulate.
Bottles make up the walls of this cute little bottle greenhouse.
By gluing some perches to a bottle and filling it with seeds, you’ll have all the birds in the neighborhood in your yard in no time.
Use the bottle top to create a simple storage solution for grains and beans.
A DIY for only the craftier folks, this chandelier is epic and made out of entirely recycled materials..
This screen made up of entirely bottles would be a great addition to any backyard garden.