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Looking for a fun holiday project? This is your lucky day! All you need is: 6 bottles, 2 spray nozzles, some packing tape, and holiday lights! And guess what you have? Rudolph the Recycled Reindeer! This fun holiday fellow can be used as a yard ornament (your neighbors will be green with envy- get it?!) or an inside table centerpiece, or even a holiday light fixture! And you don't have to make a reindeer- try making your favorite animal! You could even make a mini animal and use it as a tree decoration! Have fun!

Step 1: Gather your materials!

Picture of Gather your materials!
Here's what you need:
4- leg worthy bottles, (Gatorade bottles work great!)
2- bulbous bottles, (large 2 liter drink bottles work well)
2- spray nozzles, (only pictured on the windex bottle- sorry!)
1- role of packing tape, (clear works well for a nice, clean look)
1- pair of scissors, (they end up coming in handy...)
1- package or strand of holiday lights (the brighter the colors the better the outcome!)
1+ people ready to have fun!
 
BarginsTech3 years ago
I like it :]

I guess it could do one step further by painting the bottles and making small holes for the lights to peek out? it might be easier to see what it is in the dark? i dont know just a suggestion :P
arothschild (author)  BarginsTech3 years ago
Good idea- my friend and I were going to poke holes but all we could find were blunt scissors, rather hard to poke holes with :)
if you have it dissembled you can use (with safety precautions of course) a hot metal skewer or rod or something to melt holes vs trying to cut them? Like a shishkabob stick? hmmm...
arothschild (author)  BarginsTech3 years ago
I'm going to try it!
Hammock Boy3 years ago
Looks great. It would be neat to make a 10ft tall one.
10 feet!?!? this is madness!!
mikeasaurus3 years ago
Great reuse! Do you have any pictures of it when it's dark out so we can see the light effects?
arothschild (author)  mikeasaurus3 years ago
Here is one:
rudolph at night.JPG
Cute!  Nice idea with the lights!
arothschild (author)  Penolopy Bulnick3 years ago
Thanks! :)