Introduction: Potion Bottle
Greetings, dear witches and wizards!
Today I want to show you, how to create a spooky looking potion-bottle.
The finished bottle is safe for all kinds of potions, no matter if for consumption or to fend off enemies.
Step 1: Ingredients
So for your magic potion-bottle you will need:
A bottle... Choose an interesting shape.
A cap for your bottle... You will want to close it, or your potion might spill!
Paint... I used black spar varnish, since it is food- and water-proof.
And some items if you want to change your bottle-cap.
I used an old Ping-Pong ball, that my cat used as her chewing-toy... :(
and some yarn.
Step 2: The Cap
I started with the cap of my bottle.
For that I cut the Ping-Pong-ball in half and used the sand-paper to smoothen the edges.
(The holes in the ball are not on purpose... That was my cat...)
Step 3: Glue
I glued the half-ball to the bottle-cap.
Step 4: Yarn
Then I covered the structure with glue and starting at the bottom, I wound the yarn around it in spirals, until I reached the top. Then I cut off the yarn and used some glue to fix the loose end to the bottle-cap.
Step 5: The Bottle
Now let's start with the main-character of this instructable: The bottle.
Clean it, dry it, and sand it.
I know it's not easy to sand a glass-bottle, but with the help of a piece of wood, or some other hard object you can do it.
Sand in different directions, and all around the surface of your bottle.
Step 6: Dirt
Now it's time for some paint to make the bottle look old, dusty and dirty.
You can use any colour you like. I think brown, green or black will look best though.
Put some paint on your bottle and rub it in with some paper-towel. Do so, until your whole bottle is covered.
Wait until the paint is dried.
If it's too dark for your liking, use sand-paper to sand the paint off a bit, until you are happy with the outcome.
Step 7: Finish and Enjoy
Put on your bottle-cap and apply some paint on it too, so it fits your bottle-look.
Now you are done and can fill your bottle with your potions!
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