Thursday, September 3, 2015

Recycled Plastic Craft: Red Hydrangea centerpiece !

Hi friends, welcome back ! Today we are going to see how to make a beautiful centerpiece with using waste plastic carton !

Materials needed:

Plastic milk carton
Glue gun
Scissors, Markers
Aluminium wire, Floral tape
Ear buds


* Draw circles using the bottle cover.
* Draw flowers as like in picture.
* Cut the flowers out from the milk carton.
* Bend the petals to look like original. For more details: visit my YOUTUBE VIDEO.
* Cut the buds of cotton swab and fix it at the center of the flowers.
* Make the flowers in large nos. (need around 40 flowers).

* Fix the sticks as flower stem.

* Draw leaves on the milk carton, and cut them out.
* Paint the leaves with green.
* Take a small thermocol piece, and insert one end of the wire in it. Apply glue over it for the strong fix. (Sorry, forgot to take pics for this, for clarification needed, my VIDEO will be helpful.)
* Apply hot glue on the thermocol, and fix the flower stem one by one on it (in a round manner.)
* Finally fix the leaves.
* Wrap the floral tape over the wire.
* Take a vase, fill it with thermocol piece, and insert the stem.
* A beautiful centerpiece is ready now!

Friday, March 27, 2015

Recycled Plastic: Flower Showpiece made with Plastic Drink Bottle

To watch the tutorial video: CLICK HERE.

Things needed:

Plastic Drink bottle
Scissors, marker
Nail polishes, Acrylic paint - green
Floral wire
Crepe paper or any green color paper
Glue, Glue gun


Cut the upper and lower portion of the bottle out. Cu the remaining bottle vertically to make it like a plastic flat sheet.
Draw circles and cut them separately.
Apply nail polishes as like in pics.

Cut around the round edges like fringes.
Apply glue at the center of the flower and put some turmeric powder on it.
Make flowers in large numbers.
Cut the floral wire with length around 15-20 cm.
Wrap the crepe paper around the wire using glue.
Cut fringed leaves as shown in pic.
Fix the leaves, leaving equal space between one another.
Fix the flowers.
Make 4-5 bunches, and fix them on a BRU bottle cap, using hot glue gun.
Fill the cap with stones.

This showpiece will look so beautiful. 

Recycled plastic: DIY peacock wall hanging !

To see the video tutorial for this craft, please CLICK HERE.

Things needed:

Plastic can
Glue gun/ Glue
Round-cut cardboard
Color stones


Draw peacock outline and cut it separately.

To cut feathers, cut the can into thin long pieces.
Cut the pieces as I Shown in the pics.

Apply glue for all feathers and body part and sprinkle glitters densely with peacock colors. Let them dry for some time.
Fix the feathers together with the body part. Cut small flowers on the same plastic can, color with nail polish and fix them on feathers.

Make two peacocks like seeing each other.
Fix them on a cake tray, or round cut cardboard glued with color sheet, and decorate with color stones.

Fix double tape at the back side and fix it on wall.

This looks really beautiful. You will definitely like it. Try making it and give your comments.
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