Introduction: Funky Cress Man Made From a Bottle

This Instructable is how to make a funky man out of a bottle, tape and push pins
You will need:
2x 2 ltr bottles
1x Sticky tape

EXTRA Items
push pins
chane
coat hanger/car ariel's

Step 1: Step 1

Get your 2 ltr bottle and cut it in to 3 sections like in the picture below

Step 2: Step 2

Then take the middle section of your bottle and flatten one side securing it with tape. cut the corners of each side of the bottle to alow arms to be inserted later

Step 3: Step 3

Now take the top of your bottle and cut the drinking spowt off like in the picture and cut 2 lits down each side

Step 4: Step 4

Turn the top half of your bottle upside down and slot it over the middel section that you stuck together earlier like so
and secure with tape adding some push pin buttons and eyes and a nose (mouth if you like)

Step 5: Step 5

Then You can add car ariels (extendable) as arms the good thing about using this is that you can extend them or you can use coat hangers / metal pipe or rodding andd tape on the outside of hols you created and also in the middle to secure it more tighter

Step 6: Step 6

Now you can Creat the Legs for your Funky bottle man takeing the remaining piece of bottle bend inwards one side and fold down as if to creat a tray look at the picture it's a little hard to explaine you do this twice using anouther bottlefor the outher leg secure these together with tape

Step 7: Step 7

Now attatch the legs to the body with tape
And add Some Decoration and there you have it
A funky cress man

Plant some cress as hair and you can also plant cress in his feat as well
Place in the window or in the sun
wait for it to grow
cut his hair and shave his feat and have your self a loverly cress salad
you can allso paint you funky cress man
this is grate fun to do with children
hope you like it

PS.man cress hasent grown yet but with the soil /cotten wool it balances out

Comments

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porcupinemamma (author)2009-08-08

hey! love it!!!

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rob1cool (author)2009-01-30

LOL well at the moment witch a head full of soil and his feat filled with soil he looks extremely scare indeed can't wait till the cress has grown so i can have my self a salad

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Lftndbt (author)2009-01-29

That is very scary indeed! ;)

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