9 practical ways to upcycle plastic bottles, #8 is just awesome!

With a little imagination and few simple tools, you too can save money and create something beautiful and practical with your empty plastic bottles.

Apart from creating a wonderful two-seater boat from plastic beverage bottles, there are literally millions of other more simple ways to upcycle plastic. Plastic has its own merits, and because of its resilience and flexibility, plastic can be transformed into many a serviceable and beautiful article.

Here are 9 inspiring examples of plastic bottles that have been given a second life.

 1. Amazing broom—cheap and durable!

 2. Street Art—use for home exteriors, great embellishment for parties

©Pixabay | Lenalensen

3. Jewelry stand … keeping it together

Source: EPBOT
Source: EPBOT
Source: EPBOT

4. Vertical herb garden—aesthetically appealing

5. Cutie-pie Planters

Source: BRUDIY
Source: BRUDIY

6. Utensil Lamp—innovative lighting design

Designed by Yaroslav Olenev
Designed by Yaroslav Olenev

7. Colorful parking canopy

©Behance | Garth Britzman
©Behance | Garth Britzman
©Behance | Garth Britzman

8. “Crystal” Bottle Vase—pretty!

9. Lake Boat—the more ambitious undertaking

Designed by Tom Davies
©Flickr | FijiMe Tour

10. Curtain—great family project, use sticky beads to add color

Designed by Michelle Brand
Designed by Michelle Brand
 
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