Gift in a Bottle

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Introduction: Gift in a Bottle

Are you tired of sending gifts in the same plain old cardboard boxes? Well in this Instructable I will show you a new creative way to pack your gifts using a pop bottle, some tape,and a pair of scissors. Better yet not only is this Instructable unique, but it saves you money and time. Here's how to do it.

Step 1: Cut the Bottle

in order to get stuff in the bottle you will first have to cut an opening in the back of your bottle. First take off any label that may be on your bottle, then cut a flap, depending on how big the stuff that your going to put in the bottle is, you will want it fairly large.

Step 2: Fill the Bottle

Now you get to fill the bottle with whatever you want, you may want to put confetti or tissue paper in the bottle as a filler.

Step 3: Address Your Bottle

You will want to get an empty envelope or a piece of paper to use for the address. Next, tape your addressed envelope(or paper) to your bottle over the flap you made earlier.

Step 4: Your Done!!!!

you are done!! Just take bottle to the post office and they'll send it for you.

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    25 Discussions

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    orchidblack
    orchidblack

    6 years ago on Introduction

    As long as the item has a stamp and a legible address you can send almost anything in the post. I have send a wooden postcard and a friend has posted a POTATO!
    This is an awesome idea I may give it a go myself.
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    GonzoandHappy
    GonzoandHappy

    7 years ago on Step 4

    How about spray painting the bottle once filled, it would also be a bigger mystery for the receiver. lol

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    sashadistan
    sashadistan

    9 years ago on Step 4

    Perhaps risky to send items of obvious monetary value (like itunes gift voucher) through the post in clear plastic. I don't trust the postal system that much.

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    antonia27
    antonia27

    Reply 9 years ago on Step 4

    the postal system has far less interest in what you're sending than you'd expect, so i wouldn't worry :-)

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    daltonjcw
    daltonjcw

    Reply 9 years ago on Introduction

    Guess some of us are less trusting of society. sashadistan seems right. I would worry!

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    sharris15
    sharris15

    Reply 9 years ago on Step 4

    Personally I'd send it in one of the bubblewrap envelopes. That way it makes sure nobody can see what's inside.

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    Sasza
    Sasza

    Reply 9 years ago on Introduction

    I would just wrap it in some sort of paper...

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    Shany120
    Shany120

    Reply 9 years ago on Step 4

    I would worry, but antonia27 is right. :)

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    Zane Edge
    Zane Edge

    9 years ago on Introduction

    If only 40's were plastic. My homegirl in New Mexico would flip if she got a gift set in a bottle of Mickey's Fine Malt Liquor. haha

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    HappyHen
    HappyHen

    Reply 9 years ago on Introduction

    You should try to steam off a label & put it on a soda bottle! :o) That might work & would be cool.

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    kaitlyn.
    kaitlyn.

    9 years ago on Introduction

    do you think they would send it in australia?

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    zefgirl
    zefgirl

    Reply 9 years ago on Introduction

    Absolutely. I used to work for Australia Post and this would not be an issue. Some people send unopened coconuts with a stamp on them!

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    Neon Panda
    Neon Panda

    9 years ago on Introduction

    Im so gunna so this for my mums birthday. :D
    Thanks so much. :D

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    Miss World
    Miss World

    11 years ago on Introduction

    I wanna try this! not sure if they will send it here.. the people working at the mail office are just weird here :( but its such a fantastic idea!