Introduction: Milk Bottle Party Favors

This Instructable will show you how to create "Milk Bottle Party Favors". These are simple decorations which can be made out of just household items. I will be showing you how to make a mummy decoration for Halloween themed décor as an example.

Step 1: Gather Materials

For the mummy, you're going to need some paper, scissors, clear tape, the milk bottle itself (which can be substituted with a juice bottle or something similar), and something to wrap him with. (This material is up to you; I recommend crepe paper or something similar)

Step 2: Creating a Face

Start by cutting out a small piece of paper with about the width of the lid. The length will be slightly longer than that.

Step 3: Attaching the Face

Draw a face of your liking on the paper. Then, place clear tape over the face and tape it over the lid of the bottle. (as seen in the picture on the previous step)

Step 4: Wrapping

Now the wrapping stage is flexible and you can do it how you want. I started by cutting the crepe paper into two uneven strips. Next, I taped the end of a strip to the bottom of the bottle.

Step 5: More Wrapping

Now, Start wrapping the paper around the bottle and tape the end down. I left the expiration date exposed for humor :).

Step 6: Finish Wrapping

Repeat wrapping and taping until satisfied. Getting the top covered can be tricky.

Step 7: Bonus: Milkenstein

I will now show you how to make Milkenstein. Simply put a goofy Frankenstein-like face on him.

Step 8: Screw Loose

Finish by sticking thumbtacks in his head as substitute screws.

Step 9: Conclusion

These are just two examples. Use this concept to make any kind of décor with just simple household items.

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Very cute and great use of recycled materials!

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