Introduction: Small Items Organizer With Old Water Bottles
In this instructable I will explain how to make a small items organizer.
These organizers are a great alternative to buying organizers from a store and also they are good for the environment because you are reusing the bottles
This organizer uses drawers to organize the items. The way it works is that two bottles are used for each of the drawers. On of the bottles is made into the part that holds the items and the other bottle goes on the outside of the bottle that holds the items or "drawer". So with that the "drawer" can slide open and close.
An even number of bottles need to be used because it takes 2 bottles per drawer thing
You will need-
8-14 water bottles of the same kind
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Step 1: Making the Outside Bottle
1- Poke a hole in the bottle below the part where it starts to come to a point (pic 1)
2- Cut the top part off (pics 2 and 3)
Step 2: Making the Drawer
1- make a bottle like following the the previous step
2- cut half of the bottle off so that the bottle is now open from the side, but don not cut the bottom off. If this doesn't make sense the look at the other pictures of just ask questions.
Half of the bottles should be "drawers" and half should be what the "drawers" sit in
You can also cut out from the plastic, that comes from cutting off half the bottle, and make an end for your "drawer" so that items don't fall into the "drawer holder"
Step 3: Use Caps As Handles
You can hot glue the caps on the end of the drawers to use as handles, this is very effective.
Step 4: Paint and Glue
Now just paint them the desired color and then glue them together into the way you think will work the best or look the best.
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