Crafts from the covers: a review of 5 most popular destinations
Table of contents
1 From paintings to outdoor furniture
- 1.1 Direction №1: decorating fences, walls, furniture and objects of interior
- 1.2 Direction №2: mat
- 1.3 Direction №3: toys, gifts and decorations
- 1.4 Direction №4: curtains
- 1.5 Direction №5: garden paths
- 2 conclusion
Of plastic caps can make a variety of useful or just beautiful things
You want to see what can be made from plastic bottles caps? Then let us consider together the most popular and interesting destinations that have already mastered the handyman. A lot of pictures and diagrams will help us ensure their availability and ease of manufacture.
From paintings to outdoor furniture
The plastic tube has several stunning properties that turn it into a fine finishing or building material.
- Strength. Round snout side with an elastic wall on the perimeter is not so and simply deform;
- cheapness. What is the price for cork? In fact, no, because it gets along with the bottle and its contents;
- Ease of handling their own hands. Plastic is easy to cut and make holes in it;
- A wide range of colors and shapes.
You can find traffic jams in many different colors and sizes
- Durability. Plastic recycling without intentional easily survive more than one generation of people.
Of course, not all so smoothly, as though the material itself is not worth anything to get it in large quantities will have to try. You will not be for the manufacture of handicrafts to buy a few boxes of soda? But, gradually putting each container devastated, with time to collect easily plugs will not be.
To speed up the process of accumulating the necessary corks from bottles, connect the relatives and friends. For them it will be easy, and you end up with a job can start much earlier.
And then, when you will have enough material on hand, you can take the following directions for creative activity:
Direction №1: decorating fences, walls, furniture and objects of interior
This may be as true a picture as well as less complex designs. The principle of the manufacture is simple:
- lay out on flat ground the image of multi-colored lids. Abundance shades allows this method to create a sufficiently expressive patterns;
It is seen from the diagram that the tube elements are used like a mosaic to form the whole pattern
- carry the resulting pattern on cardboard or immediately on a wall or fence. Most often used for this purpose glue, but it is also possible to use nails, screws or other methods of fastening of covers.
And so, as a result of which may be obtained from the picture tubes of plastic bottles:
|Adorable cartoon animals revive the wooden fence and will love children.|
|Mosaic of complex geometric patternsResembling embroidery, can decorate the facade of country house.|
|Panels made of poppies turn the fence into a work of art.|
|Creating a portrait will require artistic talent and a lot of variety of covers with plastic bottles, but also possible.|
|Lampshade lighting unit You can also decorate the composition of the colored covers.|
Direction №2: mat
Mats can be made on two technologies:
- Stick pattern of plugs on a cardboard sheet. Progress in this case is similar to that carried out by the decoration vertical surfaces. But the finished product in this case will have a significant drawback - the fear of water;
- Connect fishing line. In this case, we will have to work harder, but you end up with water-resistant mat rolls up easily.
Associated scaffold cloth after use easily rolled and placed in a small package
When using the second method do so:
- burn in traffic on the six holes on the perimeter;
- bind pieces of fishing line according to the following scheme:
Scheme compounds plastic lids fishing line into a single web
If connected from congestion pad to turn, he immediately becomes a massage as you in this case will have contact with the sharp edges of the covers.
Linked from plastic canvas covers is easily converted into a massage mat, it is enough to turn his
In the same manner, and can help support under hot dishes in the kitchen:
Of the covers can be attributed also convenient cup coasters
Direction №3: toys, gifts and decorations
Articles made of tubes of plastic bottles can also be used as gifts, garden ornaments, and even children's toys. To create such products is usually not required of so many caps as in the above cases, but may require additional materials. Here are some illustrative examples:
- Dragonfly. It hung on the branch of a tree, thereby reviving the interior of your garden. It is made in three steps:
|cut out from a plastic bottle wings.|
- Octopus. With this companion, you can even play in the bathroom. He is also easy: just a small cylinder or cone fix eight pieces of fishing line or rope, and put on their caps, which form the legs;
Octopus bath toy children should come to taste
- snake. If used as a head of the egg «KINDER SURPRISE» and attach to it a garland of traffic jams, you get a great snake;
Toys in the form of amusing snake during its manufacture does not require any additional financial costs
- Clock. Of course, there is more need to own clockwork, but eventually you will become the owner of original-looking device.
Homemade original watch from the lids of plastic containers can be beneficial to stand out against the background of a furniture factory interior
Direction №4: curtains
Articles made of plastic caps can be quite practical. To those, for example, include stylish curtains. For them, however, it requires a lot of caps, but the result is quite interesting, and make them not so difficult:
- enough to do in each tube of the two holes opposite each other;
- To pass them lengths of rope or fishing line long tall door;
- hang resulting garlands in the doorway.
Of plastic closures produced pretty curtains in the seventies style
Direction №5: garden paths
The material in question is sufficiently strong and durable to dignify with the help of the path on your summer cottage. In addition, it does not need any additional materials, cork is enough to put in the desired pattern and lightly tamp them.
On a plastic track will not collect rainwater and dirt
You are familiar with various methods of manufacturing articles made from plastic covers. Videos in this article contains additional materials, but you can ask any questions in the comments.
Of plastic tubes can even recreate famous paintings