Instructables: exploring - living - bottle - featured Fri, 25 Jul 2014 00:18:44 PDT BLOX v1.01 Not Your Average Sorority Craft: The 21st Paddle
Not Your Average Sorority Craft: The 21st Paddle - More DIY How To Projects]]> PhiCraftyCrafty Your 21st birthday is the epitome of birthdays. The memories (or lack thereof) should make the masses laugh, cry, and wish they'd been on the invite list to your facebook event for the celebration. But, sadly, this isn't your 21st. No, it's actually your Big's. If you're like me, your Big turned 21 ...
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Mon, 21 Jul 2014 13:46:37 PDT
Tiki Torch Bottle
Tiki Torch Bottle - More DIY How To Projects]]> Paige Russell Since the beginning of time, humankind has been connected to fire. And even though it's no longer a must for survival, having it around is a great reminder to be in the moment and to celebrate this life stuff. So I decided to make myself a way to have it any old time I wanted. May I introduce the...
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Wed, 16 Jul 2014 12:54:28 PDT
Gift Bags for Bottles
Gift Bags for Bottles - More DIY How To Projects]]> grapeshot Sometimes you want to be able to present a gift bottle of wine nicely wrapped, rather than in a hokey paper bag. Even those special gift bags for bottles don't always fit, or aren't special enough, and cost more than they're worth. Here's a quick way to make your own gift bags for bottles out of s...
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Wed, 4 Jul 2007 18:54:46 PDT
Coke Bottle Sputnik Lamp
Coke Bottle Sputnik Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> doddieszoomer Gather Your Bottles You will need 12 glass coke bottles for this Instructable, so get drinking.You will also need:Zip tiesLaser cutterBlack acrylic 3mmFairy lightsGlue gun Fire The Laser Cannon Using suitable software draw out 12 pentagons, these will need 2 stitch holes on each side and a jo...
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Tue, 8 Jul 2014 12:38:53 PDT
Carrier for IKEA Korken bottle
Carrier for IKEA Korken bottle - More DIY How To Projects]]> Vidar_76 I finally started brewing again and needed something nice to store the beer in. As i went to IKEA i found some quite nice looking one liter bottles with snap lid and a resonable price.After filling them with beer i found that they was a bit unwieldy to carry around so i decided to make something to ...
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Mon, 7 Jul 2014 01:30:30 PDT
Plastic Bottle Mosquito Trap
Plastic Bottle Mosquito Trap - More DIY How To Projects]]> Darthorso THIS GUIDE IS IN SEVERAL CONTESTS! IF YOU LIKE IT, VOTE FOR IT! THANKS! :DHello dear friends!As some of my followers already know, I live in Bologna (Italy), in the heart of Po river Valley.This area is known as the wettest one of Italy. This is due to terrain, level (a lot of areas are UNDER sea le...
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Thu, 19 Jun 2014 14:06:17 PDT
the stem lamp
the stem lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> andrea biffi Being able to cut my own empty beer bottles I wished to build something which takes advantage of that nice warm glass colour. A lamp took shape in my brain... The lampshades To see a simple way to cut a glass bottle you can read my previous instructable here. Actually there are many methods and y...
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Fri, 20 Jun 2014 13:01:32 PDT
Molotov Lantern
Molotov Lantern - More DIY How To Projects]]> Brooklyntonia Light your patio and keep the bugs away with these quick, easy, and attractive bottle lamps.Materials: bottles (beer, wine, liquor, soda, whatever)tiki torch wicks2 - 1" wood screwspipe mount hardware (I had to go to a construction supply store as opposed to the average hardware store for these, but...
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Sun, 15 Jun 2014 12:12:00 PDT
How To: Get a Cork Out of an Empty Wine Bottle
How To: Get a Cork Out of an Empty Wine Bottle - More DIY How To Projects]]> kelleymarie Getting a cork out of an empty wine bottle is not only easy, it's a fun parlor trick to share with everyone.  Every once in awhile, in the pursuit of a glass of wine a cork breaks or perhaps you've found yourself without a corkscrew and pushed the cork into the bottle yourself--no matter what the c...
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Fri, 4 Apr 2014 18:11:50 PDT
Outdoor Kids Activity: Spray Bottle Painting GlutenFreeMama This is a REALLY fun outdoor activity for kids of all ages!!   It is inexpensive, not too messy, and perfect for those times when someone says "I'm bored!"   It never gets old either....we have done this over and over again, and its still just as fun! What you'll need: Washable tempera paint (I ...
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Mon, 31 Mar 2014 17:02:11 PDT
How to Clean a Sippy Cup
How to Clean a Sippy Cup - More DIY How To Projects]]> amalkhan So your tot has outgrown his or her baby bottle but is not yet ready to navigate grown up glasses and cups. sippy cups to the rescue! With features such as no drip caps and resilient BPA free plastic bodies, life couldn't get any better for a kid who has to focus all his energy strategizing his next...
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Mon, 10 Mar 2014 19:01:54 PDT
No Sew Bottle Cap Pin Cushion Parvathi SMM This is a really quick and easy DIY project. You need:  ~A metal bottle cap. ~5"x5" piece of fabric. ~Stuffing/Filling. ~A rubber band. ~Glue Method:  -Place the stuffing in the center of the fabric. Gather the ends of the fabric together to form a firmly stuffed ball. -Wrap the rubber band the ar...
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Sat, 15 Feb 2014 10:58:26 PST
Bottle Cap Magnet
Bottle Cap Magnet - More DIY How To Projects]]> tjesse I collect bottle caps. It isn’t an exciting hobby, but it’s hard to stop once you get started. My collection includes quite a few repeats, mostly because many projects that use bottle caps require a mass volume of them. One exception would be refrigerator magnets. This project only needs a 6-12 pack...
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Mon, 17 Jan 2011 00:51:14 PST
Bottle Cap Brooches
Bottle Cap Brooches - More DIY How To Projects]]> ctx1985 First off, I just wanted to say that there are many other great instructables on making similar projects, I just wanted to add mine to the list. I love making little things like this, and these are very easy and cheap to make. The result is a cool little brooch that you can attach anywhere. You can...
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Sun, 24 Nov 2013 04:57:26 PST
Rudolph, the lighted bottle reindeer
Rudolph, the lighted bottle reindeer - More DIY How To Projects]]> Ruud van Koningsbrugge Another plastic bottle reuse project. Especially for decoration purposes it's nice to reuse waste materials in stead of buying expensive objects that have no other use than pleasing the eye for a few weeks. You could spend half a month wages on Christmas decorations or you could be creative from scr...
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Sat, 14 Dec 2013 05:35:25 PST
Terrarium in a Bottle Necklace! Fairy Garden Jewelry!
Terrarium in a Bottle Necklace! Fairy Garden Jewelry! - More DIY How To Projects]]> doodlecraft Terrarium in a Bottle Necklace!Fairy Garden Jewelry!This is a perfect little reminder of life...of Spring or Summer! Perfect for cold winter days... Supplies You will need: Bottle with cork charms mine are from Oriental Trading Company ($6.50 for 6) Sheet moss or ground cover (I found some g...
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Mon, 25 Nov 2013 22:10:00 PST
Personalized Bottle Necklaces
Personalized Bottle Necklaces - More DIY How To Projects]]> lanaredstudio What a better way to surprise someone than with a personalized necklace? Create your own personalized necklace with a tiny bottle and store a fun memory or small note in it. I turned the bottles into necklaces and put fun memorabilia in them to create a unique and vintage feel. These bottles can be...
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Fri, 15 Nov 2013 09:04:54 PST
Miniature Bottle Sculptures
Miniature Bottle Sculptures - More DIY How To Projects]]> lonesoulsurfer Hello again, So I decided to make some miniature bottle sculptures by sticking tiny train figurines into them (and onto them).  I had this idea some time ago of creating  little melancholy scenes inside glass bottles.  The following ible' is what I came up with.  I 'm going  to make a whole bunch o...
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Sun, 3 Nov 2013 19:52:22 PST
Soap dish in a jiffy!
Soap dish in a jiffy! - More DIY How To Projects]]> Pra_ga Who wants to get their bathroom soapy? (or soap bathroomy?) Thats why there is a wonderful device called "Soap dish" No one knows whether it was a creation of God or invention of man, but its a small device that helps us locate that slippery bar of soap and to keep it from getting soggy. Here is ...
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Wed, 10 Jul 2013 04:39:36 PDT
Love You / Hate You Ring Set
Love You / Hate You Ring Set - More DIY How To Projects]]> ornamentea Ingredients: - 2 Fat Friar glass bottles - 2 gold ring bases - 12 inches of non-tarnish silver wire, 22 gauge - 12 inches of non-tarnish gunmetal wire, 24 gauge - 1 antique gold tiny heart charm - 1 skull and crossbones charm - 527 Glue - Glitter Tools: - Chain nose pliers - Wire cutters Click Her...
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Tue, 2 Jul 2013 11:20:39 PDT
Chalkboard Painted Wine Bottle
Chalkboard Painted Wine Bottle - More DIY How To Projects]]> deathrogue This project uses chalkboard paint to create a label on a clean glass bottle. This will work on any glass surface, such as a mason jar, soda bottle, or even glass tumblers or wine glasses. I chose to use a wine bottle and then fill it with M&M's to keep in the kitchen. Cleaning the Bottle For thi...
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Fri, 31 May 2013 07:31:43 PDT
Bottle cutting: some thoughts
Bottle cutting: some thoughts - More DIY How To Projects]]> The Green Gentleman I've recently been doing a lot of bottle cutting.  My last Instructable, Snapple, Steel and Green Fire, had a short section on bottle cutting.  Since then, however, I've been wondering about what I can do to improve my success rate with cutting bottles.  Wondering might not be the right word ... obs...
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Thu, 23 May 2013 12:51:55 PDT
Cold Air Fan from Reused Plastic Bottles
Cold Air Fan from Reused Plastic Bottles - More DIY How To Projects]]> SirPhobos15 This is an instructable on how to make an extremely simple mini cold air fan and alternative to cooling off. This will help you to recycle & reuse some stuff you have rather than throwing it away and it ending up in a landfill somewhere. You more than likely you already have all the items laying aro...
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Wed, 24 Apr 2013 21:26:12 PDT
Removable "Dragon Skin" Bottle Cozy from Duct Tape [Updated]
Removable "Dragon Skin" Bottle Cozy from Duct Tape [Updated] - More DIY How To Projects]]> clintonmc I have recently started infusing sprits to make flavoured liqueurs. I decided that I should make the bottles match the new flavours in some way, with most this will only require some simple glass etching (using my fantastic Dremel, Thank you Instructables!). Currently however I have a ginger infused...
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Fri, 19 Apr 2013 17:57:35 PDT
How to Make a Planted Aquarium CO2 Generator/Infuser
How to Make a Planted Aquarium CO2 Generator/Infuser - More DIY How To Projects]]> badpanda For this Instructable, the first I've done in a while, I will be showing you how to use an old liquor bottle to create a stylish, nearly free, CO2 gas generator for a planted aquarium.  The aquarium I'm doing this on is a small Fluval Spec V, this will work for larger aquariums however, just up the ...
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Tue, 12 Mar 2013 16:13:59 PDT
How to Turn the Bottom of a Plastic Bottle into Flowers! laminterious You have used a portion of a plastic bottle for something (maybe an Inverted Planter perhaps) and you dont really want to waste the bottom of the bottle...Never fear, here's what you do.Cut around the bottom grooves so that you have one piece that looks kinda like a flower.Punch some holes, or use a...
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Sat, 3 May 2008 02:35:22 PDT
10 minute "no sew" Sock Monkey bottle wrap
10 minute "no sew" Sock Monkey bottle wrap - More DIY How To Projects]]> vanweb I have a running joke with my friend that we give each other either hats, gloves or socks for Christmas... but not "nice ones" something for only a couple of bucks.. Last year my sister made a Wine bottle holder out of a traditional "Work Sock" and has sewn eyes, nose and Antlers on it... For my fr...
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Wed, 26 Dec 2012 15:46:10 PST
Cold Protector wrap
Cold Protector wrap - More DIY How To Projects]]> 786Ayesha Today while arranging my socks drawer I took three pairs of old wool socks to discard.I can't wear them any more as they are worn out.. But my heart didn't let me throw them away..I remembered the  reuse project and my mind was driving me crazy to do some thing rather than throwing it away. Then I r...
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Fri, 23 Nov 2012 13:37:40 PST
5 Ways to Clean a Funky Water Bottle
5 Ways to Clean a Funky Water Bottle - More DIY How To Projects]]> noahw Here are 5 effective ways to get funky smells and odors out of your Klean Kanteen, or any other water bottle for that matter. Klean Kanteen has a website that covers these methods - some of the suggested tactics work better than others.  Check out the following methods and learn which ones work bes...
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Mon, 8 Oct 2012 11:09:32 PDT
Recycled Mtn Dew Witch Broom
Recycled Mtn Dew Witch Broom - More DIY How To Projects]]> TheProcrastibaker My husband and I drink A LOT of mountain dew.  I love finding new ways to recycle things, so I've been saving all of the empty 2-liter bottles for a while now and have been coming up with new and awesome ideas for things to do with them. My favorite trait of the Mountain Dew bottle is it's signatur...
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Wed, 19 Sep 2012 04:38:08 PDT
How to Make a Spray Bottle That Works in any Direction/Position
How to Make a Spray Bottle That Works in any Direction/Position - More DIY How To Projects]]> DIY Hacks and How Tos Spray bottles are iconic household items. Whether you are spraying cleaners on a counter top or misting water on your plants, they are quite useful but they have some limitations. They can only operate when the end of the suction tube is submerged in the liquid. They have no problem as long the ...
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Mon, 30 Jul 2012 09:19:53 PDT
How to open a beer bottle with a newspaper
How to open a beer bottle with a newspaper - More DIY How To Projects]]> Frederoover Supplies: 1 newspaper 1 beer bottle Fold your newspaper in half A little tip: use you're hands.. Fold your newspaper in half again Don't loose focus, concentrate on folding the paper, not the bottle! Now repeat that previous step DO NOT READ THE PAPER! Fold your newspaper in half.. again...
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Tue, 1 Mar 2011 08:59:35 PST
Giant Baby Bottle!
Giant Baby Bottle! - More DIY How To Projects]]> alexsmaue Have you ever wanted a giant baby bottle? Well now you can have one using household items and these simple steps. This item provides wonderful entertainment and can be used as a prop, for example, in the play Free to Be You and Me. What You Will Need You will need: Moldable foam A Cup of some so...
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Sat, 12 May 2012 07:51:59 PDT
Desktop Message in a Bottle
Desktop Message in a Bottle - More DIY How To Projects]]> skeinywoman Give someone you love a message in a bottle to show how much you care this Valentine's Day; or anyday really.  I remember making "wave machines" in plastic bottles when I was younger. You could say this is a more romantic version. It's fairly easy to make. The hardest part is finding the tiny bottl...
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Sat, 4 Feb 2012 08:22:36 PST
Quilted Hot Water Bottle Cover
Quilted Hot Water Bottle Cover - More DIY How To Projects]]> dabchick This is my first Instructable: I'm not sure how popular hot water bottles are around the world, but here in the UK, I find mine a must-have accessory for most of the year. I needed a new cover anyway, so thought I'd share the process with you. First gather your tools and materials. You could do thi...
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Tue, 24 Jan 2012 09:20:28 PST
Illuminated texts
Illuminated texts - More DIY How To Projects]]> jftesser Ok, that is a pretty bad pun. But also accurate! I made the first set of these lamps for a cocktail party I had a couple months ago, and I've been making more ever since. These lamps are easy, fast, cheap and don't require many tools. Oh, and they're also a great way for me to get rid of some of my ...
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Tue, 3 Jan 2012 21:59:20 PST
Recycled Glass Bottle Cheese Tray
Recycled Glass Bottle Cheese Tray - More DIY How To Projects]]> susanrm You may have seen these beautiful items sold for $20 to $50, but if you are lucky enough to own a kiln, you can make them yourself for only the cost of the electricity. They make wonderful gifts and conversation pieces. This is my first slumping project. I've done a number of other glass pieces, bu...
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Sun, 4 Dec 2011 21:21:12 PST
Repurposed Etched Glass Spice Jars...
Repurposed Etched Glass Spice Jars... - More DIY How To Projects]]> WUVIE As an avid recycler, I often find myself admiring the numerous boxes of glass bottles in our garage, awaiting their fate. When I noticed more than a dozen empty bottles from one particular product, I knew I had a problem there must be something else I could do other than toss them into a recycling b...

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Sun, 4 Dec 2011 15:26:47 PST
Key to my heart (in a bottle)
Key to my heart (in a bottle) - More DIY How To Projects]]> dvrtaric This is small gift I made for my girlfriend for her birthday. I got the idea from this link and decided to make my own one. You don't need any special skills or tools for this as it is quite easy to make. I found all my stuff at my local store for a total of 15$ What you need Parts: Bottle whit...
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Thu, 17 Nov 2011 11:47:11 PST
Fill Four Containers at Once
Fill Four Containers at Once - More DIY How To Projects]]> meralgia I dislike buying new bottles of spring water in the store so wanted to devise a way to fill the empty bottles with refill water I get from the grocery store. I call it "the container-filling udder", but it's really not a romantic name. How about "the four-container filler"? ;) You can use the system...
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Fri, 11 Nov 2011 07:05:43 PST
Bilge Water Bottle
Bilge Water Bottle - More DIY How To Projects]]> starshipminivan This is a brown glass bottle given the look of a filthy, aged ceramic whiskey jug with just a little paint and dirt. Your read that right--dirt. I embellished this bottle to hold the whiskey for this year's Halloween party. Each of our liquors and mixers was given a unique and spooky or gross-soundi...
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Wed, 2 Nov 2011 08:37:53 PDT
Bottle Cap Crayon Tea Lights
Bottle Cap Crayon Tea Lights - More DIY How To Projects]]> Wieb In this instructable you'll learn how to turn some ordinary household materials into colorful miniature candles. This activity does require using a knife and a stove top, so children need to seek the help of an adult. The process is very simple, so hopefully in about 5-10 minutes you can create thes...
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Thu, 27 Oct 2011 09:14:54 PDT
Wine bottle jack-o-lanterns
Wine bottle jack-o-lanterns - More DIY How To Projects]]> fungus amungus Halloween + drinking = wine bottle jack-o-lanterns! Turn regular cheap wine bottles into some funky Halloween decorations. Halloween decorations that you can drink! Even better. This Instructable was brought to you by Krylon Materials What you need: Cheap wine. Charles Shaw is always a w...
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Tue, 4 Oct 2011 12:18:26 PDT
Mini Storage bottle (fits in the pocket)
Mini Storage bottle (fits in the pocket) - More DIY How To Projects]]> sunshiine Here is a super way to re-use clear plastic bottle tops and lids.  I have a lot of small craft supplies that I needed clear containers for.  I made this Gatorade bottle into a plastic container for my small buttons. The nifty thing about it is you can custom fit it to the item being stored and it ha...
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Thu, 29 Sep 2011 03:50:27 PDT
Beerkini - More DIY How To Projects]]> scoochmaroo The ultimate beach party accessory, the beerkini is part sexy bikini, part bottle opener!  Make your own custom beerkini with this free pattern, or transform your own swimsuit with a couple simple mods.  Either way, you're sure to be the hit of the party with this fun and functional suit! Material...
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Sun, 18 Sep 2011 17:04:58 PDT
Wine Bottle Planter
Wine Bottle Planter - More DIY How To Projects]]> shesparticular Sadly my gardening options are limited by apartment life, but there are still loads of container options available. When I saw an awesome planter made from a repurposed wine bottle, I knew it was something I had to give a shot. With a few simple tools, you can turn the remains of a wild weekend into...
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Thu, 4 Aug 2011 17:38:29 PDT
Flight of Coke Butterflies
Flight of Coke Butterflies - More DIY How To Projects]]> faerae We made these for my sisters wedding, they are cheap and easy to make ( although depending on how many you want they take a little time) but they look beautiful. And you get to reuse some of those plastic bottles. Gather Materials To make these you will need Clear plastic 2 liter bottle (emp...
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Sat, 6 Aug 2011 16:32:47 PDT
Bag Buddy In A Bottle Mrballeng Be green while getting your exercise by recycling an old shampoo bottle into a bag buddy. Now you can walk home from the market while keeping your hands in good shape. Start by preparing the bottle. Remove the labels and rinse it out with water. Cut the bottle along the seam. The bottle will be thi...
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Sun, 1 May 2011 19:09:46 PDT
Leather flask
Leather flask - More DIY How To Projects]]> oldanvilyoungsmith Show ye olde style, while saving the earth by stopping the use of disposable waterbottles. Carry, the flask... The flask is quite the fashion piece these days, just wait, soon ye'll see ye olde Lady Gaga wearing it... And nothing else... barf Anyway, it's quite cool, and gets a lot of comments wh...
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Wed, 20 Apr 2011 19:29:58 PDT
Potion Bottles starshipminivan These are some of the potion bottles I use to decorate for Halloween.  I made them from glass containers decorated with polymer clay, paint, flat glass marbles, corks, rubber stamps, egg shells, twine, beads, paper, and candle wax. Many of the original plastic or screw-on lids were easily be replac...
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Thu, 3 Mar 2011 10:18:21 PST