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"I got the idea to make these thumb controlled pots from the pottery ones I’ve seen at Historic Williamsburg. The original earthenware “thumb pots” were used in 17th and 18th century English gardens. I reproduced this clever watering device using salvaged plastic bottles and jugs. It is ideal for watering delicate seedlings. I use this watering pot all the time now." | To Make > visit website .
Candy Stand Using Repurposed Plastic Bottles
Candy Stand Using Repurposed Plastic Bottles: I have no idea where the inspiration for this candy stand came from... I have a pile of cut plastic bottles that I regularly play with to think up ideas to use them, and this one just popped into my head. I think it would be perfect for a party ta...
Plastic Bottle Owl
Well, I gave it away in the title of the post, but would you ever have believed this sweet owl was made from a plastic bottle? I think it's amazing and definitely worth trying with a group of kids. Get...
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DIY I Spy Bottle
It’s vacation time and regardless of your mode of transportation, there undoubtedly will be some down time. To make sure boredom doesn’t turn into bedlam, it’s best to make sure kids have something interesting to concentrate on. An I Spy bottle is the perfect quiet toy that will keep them busy for long stretches of time.Jill of Meet The Dubiens came up with her own version of the I Spy bottle.
Plastic Bottle Beads
Plastic Bottle Beads: Having attended my college class on Tuesday the tutor made use use shrinking plastic.We then had 2 go home and make some jewelry out of shrinking plastic. But have no cash left to sepend after buying the shrinking plastic off the tutor I discovere...
DIY Drip Irrigation System, Made from Plastic Bottles
If you've ever flown into or out of the Lindbergh terminal at the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport during the summertime, you've probably noticed very large pots of (usually) petunias hanging from just about every lamp post bordering the entrance and exit routes. Every time I drive past them, I'm always struck by how thick the blooms are, as you can barely see any foliage. This is even more surprising on a hot June day when everything else is looking a little wilt-y. Of course the…