At pet bottles, short version for Polyethylene Terephthalate, are so common in our daily lives that we hardly remember the time when soft drinks came in glass bottles or that we could not buy a bottle of water on our walks. But this type of plastic was created in the 1940s by two British chemists and began, over the decades, to be incorporated into more and more products of our day-to-day. It is the main material we remember when it comes to doing recycling and what else appears when we research about sustainable crafts. Today we are going to talk about the Christmas ornaments with PET bottle
Not to leave the Christmas spirit that is getting stronger with the proximity of the date, we did a post with only Christmas decoration items with this material! Enjoy to get inspired, start recycling and decorate your home!
You will find in this post:
- Many garland ideas : Garlands are traditional elements of the Christmas celebrations and almost everyone ends up hanging one at the front door of the house. They signify the cycle of life and the year and, depending on the symbols that are incorporated into the assembly, gain more meaning. Here are some ideas on how to make garlands with this material in a versatile and simple way.
- Super colorful flowers inside the pet bottles : There are several ways to create flowers with pet, using both the top, the mouth and lid, when the underside of the soda bottles. Give various shapes by modeling with scissors and even with fire and different colors with paints, sprays and pens!
- Custom decoration for the simplest blinkers : The fashion of decorating the blinkers has come in recent times to stay, and the more different and creative you leave your lights, the more chances to enchant everyone you have.
- Moments to Raise with Children : In this time where children are already on vacation, it is important to create activities and also think of traditions that can be made with the meaning of Christmas. Show how craftsmanship and recycling can be fun things done together!
50 ideas of Christmas ornaments with PET bottles to use at the end of the year
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Picture 1 - Colored lights: use pet bottles for a different decoration in your blinker.
An easy and super cheap idea to decorate with these little lights! To fit the flasher, do the following: With a drill or hot iron, drill a hole in the bottle cap wide enough for the flasher lamp to go through.
Picture 2 - Christmas ornament with PET bottle: snowflake with pet bottle background.
The bottom of a pet bottle can be a great base for you to draw a picture of a snowflake or a mandala to decorate your snow. Make a hole in the top and pass a line or tape to hang.
Picture 3 - Sustainable tree with used pet bottles.
In cities or for those who have more space, trees made with several layers of pet bottles are quite common and bring a different way of seeing these common items in our day.
Picture 4 - Garland with pet bottles, ribbons and coffee capsules.
In a completely sustainable wave, think of ornaments that do not use only pet bottles, but also other items, such as these famous coffee capsules, which are discarded after use and can gain another shape with a little creativity.
Picture 5 - Bottle pet, wool and buttons turn into a Santa Claus for your shelf.
The most fun of working with common materials in our daily lives is to subvert its use and turn it into a completely different functional or decorative object, even if it has the same basic shape.
Picture 6 - Christmas ornament with PET bottle: creative and recycled sconces.
These candlesticks are super easy and practical to make and will definitely serve to leave your table with a more traditional face. To hide the material, paint with the paint of your choice. And do not miss this tutorial!
Image 7 - Another idea for lights and blinkers: pet flowers.
It is not only the interior of the house that can be decorated and for those who have a yard with grass, this idea of lighting is incredible, as in the photo. To support on the ground, use a thin metal stake or even a wooden rod.
Picture 8 - Christmas ornament with PET bottle: mobile with transparent bottles.
Lights work very well with materials that reflect them, like pet plastic. And in a transparent version the effect is even more interesting.
Picture 9 - Use recycling to create stories and characters.
A good example of working the craft on sustainable materials with children or even to amuse and complete their play. Help create stories and characters exactly as they imagined!
Image 10 - Christmas ornament with PET bottle for large trees.
This ornament works well for those who have trees at home. Putting together four bottles with nylon thread or universal glue, a whole new decoration comes into your house!
Image 11 - All kind of plastic bottle can be used when decorating.
Although soda bottles are most commonly used in crafts, the other bottles, especially those that are not as transparent as bottles of fabric softener or other cleaning products, give a super cool and different style to your work.
Image 12 - Bottle Nebula: galaxies also in plastic bottles.
A few years ago bottle nebula or bottled galaxies became super famous for their simplicity and effect on the decoration of those connected to the cosmos. They can be made not only with glass bottles but also plastic ones! Take a look at this tutorial and unravel the mystery of the universe!
Image 13 - Lonely tree with plastic bottles.
Another example, on a smaller scale, of a Christmas tree made with only pet bottles.
Picture 14 - Another idea of garland to your door.
This time only with the bottom of the bottles.
Picture 15 - Christmas ornament with PET bottle: garland with pet floral style.
The pet bottles can be transformed into the most different forms of flowers, with various shapes and colors.
Image 16 - A sustainable artificial flower.
Cut the petals on the top of the bottle and keep the lid as crumbly.
Image 17 - Snowman that does not melt in Brazilian Christmas!
These here are super fun and still play with our tendency to adopt decorative elements of the northern hemisphere ice creams. the cotton in the bottle gives the right texture and the cap makes a perfect cap!
Picture 18 - Gift wrapping with pet bottle base and colored wool coat.
An alternative way of souvenir for loved ones, but very creative and cheap! If the bottle is too wide for your wrist, cut into the width portion and adjust with glue or even a stapler. The wool coat hides both the plastic and the settings.
Picture 19 - Christmas ornament with PET bottle: gather several materials and people to make a communal decoration.
Also very common in neighborhoods of the cities, the community action creates completely different ornaments different, forming a diverse and collective Christmas.
Image 20 - Garland with twigs, string and pet bottle.
Picture 21 - To do with children: little angels in the style of recycling.
Figure 22 - Chandelier cover with pet strips and a different effect.
On a round base, glue the pet strips with hot glue or universal glue to complete the vial and obtain the desired effect. Then just hold it around the point of light.
Picture 23 - For large trees: sustainable star at the top.
An alternative and super bright star to the top of the tree.
Picture 24 - Christmas ornament with PET bottle: vases to fill your house with flowers for the holidays.
Image 25 - Small garlands to create a composition on the wall.
Image 26 - Table decoration with colored bottles.
Pet bottles are great materials to create decorations for both Christmas and any other time of year! To get a different style, try modeling the bottle to get the effect you want with fire! Here is one image tutorial for this
Image 27 - Protection for snow man does not melt in the heat.
Another way for the snowman to survive the Brazilian Christmas is to create a protection ring. It's magic, of course!
Image 28 - Another idea to put in the little lights.
Picture 29 - Decoration to stay hydrated.
Especially for children, it's fun to do something different with everyday objects, or even make a décor that draws their attention to necessary activities like drinking water every time!
Picture 30 - Christmas ornaments with PET bottle: pet pompoms to decorate the tree.
Both bottles and plastic cups can be cut into strips for a pompom effect!
Picture 31 - Mobile with the sense of the holidays of end of year.
Image 32 - Dome for small ornaments.
Like the dome for the snowmen, this dome holds a small atmosphere inside it.
Image 33 - Garland with plastic flowers made at home.
A garland super interesting, colorful and beautiful! Look for different ways of making flowers with pet bottles and join them together in a wreath-shaped composition.
Image 34 - Transparent mobile to renew the daily decoration.
Another mobile with transparent plastic. The cool thing is that it always receives light, either direct with the luminaire or indirectly, with the natural light of the sun in the environment.
Picture 35 - Pet snowman.
Another idea to get the kids together! Snowman, Santa Claus, Reindeers, Penguins.... All the famous Christmas characters can emerge from these bottles! Take a look at this step-by-step:
Image 36 - Ornaments for tree with balls and pet bottles.
Using a metallic spray paint of the same color as the industrialized ornaments, the pet bottles with their flower shape are neither recognized in the middle of the decoration.
Picture 37 - More flowers to decorate the Christmas lights.
Picture 38 - Pet strips forming an angel.
Use hot glue or stapler to attach the strips together and maintain the desired shape.
Picture 39 - Super colorful flowers to decorate your home.
The pet flowers serve to decorate your house all year long, including to give a little more color at Christmas! Use paint or coloring pictures to color your favorite colors!
Image 40 - Super colorful and festive garland.
With bottles that have more plastic, look for a serpentine effect and put many colors with paints and sprays.
Image 41 - Snowflakes to decorate your home.
The snowflakes on the bottom of the bottle can be made with acrylic paints and even with glitter glue. At the end, hang on your tree or make a curtain or a garland to decorate.
Image 42 - Innovate in forms to make mobiles or garlands.
Picture 43 - Lamp in the bottle with flasher.
On Christmas Eve the effect of this simple lamp is fantastic, like a pot full of fireflies. Make a hole in the bottom to pass the wire that is plugged in.
Image 44 - Glitter-filled flowers for colorful trees.
Take the colors of your flowers to the tree as well and leave the traditional palette of green, gold, silver and red.
Image 45 - More flowers gracing the spot of light.
Picture 46 - Giant bottle puppet!
Picture 47 - Flower garland.
Here you can use both a wire and a string to give structure to the garland. But do not forget to glue the mouths of the bottles with hot glue to keep your shape.
Image 48 - Transparent flowers with colored lights effect.
Changing the meaning of the previous examples, this time who colors the flowers are the colored lights of the blinkers.
Image 49 - Coat the pet base with other materials to give texture to your decorations.
Picture 50 - Pet base for an ornament with ribbons and beads.
Use other craft materials to help compose your work. Think of papers, ribbons, beads, lines and strings to make your items more complete and full of creativity.