Crafts from the trash

Often we do not suspect how many unnecessary, but useful things can be found at home. Most people simply throw away used bottles, jars, rolls, boxes and other "rubbish" without even knowing that it is possible to create original and useful things for interior decoration.

DIY handicrafts: 4 decorative items

Vase from bottle and twine

Vase from bottle and twine

You will need:

  1. Twine;
  2. Glass bottle;
  3. Fishing line;
  4. Hot glue or "Moment crystal";
  5. PVA glue;
  6. Alcohol;
  7. Cotton pads;
  8. Scissors;
  9. Accessories (beads, sequins, beads, glitter, etc.);
  10. Colorless varnish.

Instruction:

  • Take any empty glass bottle, wash it thoroughly and dry. Degrease the bottle with alcohol, then coat it with PVA and tightly wrap it with twine up to the neck (position the coils close to each other so that the glass is not visible).
  • Decorate the neck of the bottle with beads or beads. To do this, string the beads on the line, fasten the outermost with a bundle. Smear the neck of the PVA, then glue the thread of beads tightly to each other.
  • Leave the bottle for a while for the materials to clutch and stick tightly to the bottle. After the part of the bottle wrapped with twine, decorate with a pattern of beads, sticking them with "Moment". The pattern can be any - flowers, abstract shapes, etc.
  • When you fully decorate the bottle, leave it to dry. If you wish, you can cover the vase from the bottle with clear lacquer to fix the result.

Sugar bowl from a tin

Sugar bowl from a tin

You will need:

  1. Used can;
  2. Thick and layered cardboard;
  3. Scissors;
  4. Stationery knife;
  5. Pencil;
  6. Masking tape;
  7. Ruler;
  8. Glue gun;
  9. Acrylic primer;
  10. Stain;
  11. Coffee beans;
  12. Twine;
  13. Decorative pen;
  14. An interesting picture.

Instruction:

  • To create such a sugar bowl any tin can from under canned food is suitable. Cut out 2 circles from puffboard: the first one should be 2 mm smaller than the can diameter, the second one 1 cm longer. Exactly the same circles should be cut out of thick cardboard. Cover the puffy circles with masking tape so that the ends are sealed. Glue together the puff circles, then attach to them circles of thick cardboard.
  • Cut cardboard strips measuring 2x8 cm, glue them over with scotch tape. The resulting strips decorate the jar in a circle. When the work is done, cover the can with acrylic primer. Wait for drying and paint the stain in several layers. When the stain dries, proceed to the decor of the future of the sugar bowl. Glue the middle of the jar with twine.
  • Print the picture you like, cut a circle out of it and paste it on a thick cardboard. Decorate a circle with a picture with coffee beans and wait for it to dry. Glue the picture to the sugar bowl.
  • Decorate the lid of the sugar bowl with a twine and grains, attach the handle.

Calendar of rolls of toilet paper

Calendar of rolls of toilet paper

You will need:

  1. Rolls of toilet paper;
  2. Scrapbooking paper;
  3. Glue;
  4. Scissors;
  5. Satin ribbon;
  6. PVA glue;
  7. Color paper;
  8. Printed numbers;
  9. Black felt pen.

Instruction:

  • Usually, such calendars are made a month before any holiday - New Year, Birthday, February 23, March 8, Christmas, etc. Rolls of toilet paper cut into arbitrary "tubes".
  • Seal the bottom of the tubes with scrapbooking. If you wish, you can put inside the rolls gifts in the form of sweets, small souvenirs and cute knick-knacks, interesting wishes, etc. Cover the 2nd side with scrapbook.
  • To make the calendar fun, decorate the rolls with colored paper. Paste on the scrapbook paper numbers that will represent the month. Glue the prepared rolls together in order and tie them with tape.

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Wine Cork Box

Handmade wine cork casket

Wine Cork Box

You will need:

  1. Burlap, velvet or any other fabric;
  2. Cork from wine;
  3. PVA glue;
  4. Scissors;
  5. Corrugated cardboard;
  6. Stationery knife;
  7. Glue gun;
  8. Clear varnish;
  9. Pencil;
  10. Ruler;
  11. Stain;
  12. Paint;
  13. Brush;
  14. Twine.

Instruction:

  • If after the holiday you have a lot of wine corks, you can make an exclusive box for any small things. On the cardboard, make a drawing of the future casket with the necessary parameters.
  • Cut the workpiece and assemble it, bending it in the right places to shape it. Carefully decorate the resulting box with the selected fabric.
  • Cut the corks so that they can be glued to the frame of the box. Cover the box with the halves of the cork. In case you have voids between the traffic jams, decorate them with cork dust.
  • You can paint the finished box in any color you like or leave it unchanged. Varnish the product and wait for it to dry.
  • Decorate the cover of the box with a twine.
  • If you wish, you can do anything from wine corks: floor mats, curtains for the dacha, photo frame, stand for jewelry, birdhouses and animal houses, stands, trays, decorations for the New Year and other holidays.

Master classes for children

Tin Drum

Tin Drum

You will need:

  1. Can;
  2. PVA glue;
  3. Metallized colored paper;
  4. Satin ribbon;
  5. Scissors;
  6. Bamboo sticks or sticks;
  7. Decorative stickers or pictures.

Instruction:

  • Wash the can thoroughly, dry it. Cover the jar with paper, wait for drying. Decorate the future drum with selected stickers. You do not need to fully decorate the jar with stickers, 4-5 pieces are enough. evenly spread over the entire surface.
  • Open the jar lid, attach the satin ribbon and close the lid tightly. Pick up drum sticks

Plastic bottle apple

Plastic bottle apple

You will need:

  1. Plastic bottles - 2 pcs.
  2. Colored cardboard;
  3. Pieces of cloth;
  4. Glue "Moment Crystal";
  5. Scissors;
  6. Awl;
  7. Hole puncher;
  8. Twig.

Instruction:

  • Carefully cut the bottoms from 2 bottles. Using the hole punch, make the 1st hole in each half. In the first half, make a hole with an awl, insert a twig. On the reverse side fix the branch with glue.
  • Cut the leaves out of paper or cloth, stick them to the twig. Thread the ribbon through the holes and tie it. In the finished "apple" you can put candy and other sweets.

tin ornaments

tin can robot

crafts out of the trash

To give a second life to the garbage is a great way to occupy yourself in your free time and save space in the trash can. You will be surprised, but from such a simple material as empty cans, cans, boxes, bottles, you can make a lot of beautiful, stylish and original things for home decoration.

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