Dec 19, 2009

Creative and Cool Ways To Reuse Old Bottles.

We aren't sure what you do with your used plastic and glass bottles, but like most others we used to just throw them off. Until we came across these ideas of how to reuse them, we didn't know that these bottles could be used creatively, which has practical use too.

Ryter Design's Recycline: Ryter Design created these interesting designs using plastic bottles as the basis of all their designs. This line of products consists of eleven beautiful ideas; vase, pencil holder, candle holder, newspaper stand are a few of them.

Creative and Cool Ways To Reuse Old Bottles (34) 1Creative and Cool Ways To Reuse Old Bottles (34) 2Creative and Cool Ways To Reuse Old Bottles (34) 3THIS LIGHT Made from Used Plastic Bottles: Creation of sibling team of Reta Howell and V Howell of THIS Gallery, these lamps are created using used plastic bottles. "Each fixture is original and handmade, and incorporates every piece of collected plastic into the design".

Creative and Cool Ways To Reuse Old Bottles (34) 4Milk Bottle Lamp: Created using 12 milk bottles, this lamp looks a great way to bring light in any home filled with innovative and unique style.

Creative and Cool Ways To Reuse Old Bottles (34) 5Plastic Bottle Lamp: Creation of designer Shelley Spicuzza.

Creative and Cool Ways To Reuse Old Bottles (34) 6Designer Lisa Foo & Su Sim Creations: Creative use for used bottles.

Creative and Cool Ways To Reuse Old Bottles (34) 7 Creative and Cool Ways To Reuse Old Bottles (34) 8Glass Bottle Chandelier: Made from stainless steel and glass bottles, its about sixty cm's in length and uses a maximum 40 watt light bulb.

Creative and Cool Ways To Reuse Old Bottles (34) 9Lamp from a Bottle: How about turning your favorite bottle into a lamp? Link.

Creative and Cool Ways To Reuse Old Bottles (34) 10Another Milk Bottle Lamp: Looks neat and simple.

Creative and Cool Ways To Reuse Old Bottles (34) 11Bottle Lamps: Quite simple to make, just put some mini lights inside the bottle and it looks really cool.

Creative and Cool Ways To Reuse Old Bottles (34) 12Bottle Coatrack: It comes with a set of four clasps. It looks elegant and interesting with different colored bottlenecks affixed to glass.

Creative and Cool Ways To Reuse Old Bottles (34) 13Candleholders: Old bottles can also be used to hold candles.

Creative and Cool Ways To Reuse Old Bottles (34) 14Bottle Goblets: Glass artisans cut away the bottle's base, polish the edges and reuse them by bonding them to the bottle's former top to create a robust 'foot'.

Creative and Cool Ways To Reuse Old Bottles (34) 15Bird Feeder: This bird feeder made from an old bottle slowly distributes its contents to feed dozens of birds.

Creative and Cool Ways To Reuse Old Bottles (34) 16Vases: Simple to look but it has an attraction and appeal of its own.

Creative and Cool Ways To Reuse Old Bottles (34) 17Creative and Cool Ways To Reuse Old Bottles (34) 18(Image: Credit).

Plastic Bottle Apparel: This vest is made of 16 plastic bottles, designed by Saleyla.

Creative and Cool Ways To Reuse Old Bottles (34) 19Bottle Plantnannies: Made of terracotta, these can be fitted on bottles. Once you refill the bottle full of water and push it in the plant's soil, it waters the plants while you are away. It creates an interesting and practical use for old bottles.

Creative and Cool Ways To Reuse Old Bottles (34) 20Bottle Shelves: An interesting and practical use for old bottles; here are the details to make one - link.

Creative and Cool Ways To Reuse Old Bottles (34) 21Seedling In A Plastic Bottle: How about growing seedlings in plastic bottles? This would certainly help to reuse the bottles.

Creative and Cool Ways To Reuse Old Bottles (34) 22Bottletorch: A simple and brilliant idea for reuse of old bottle. Link.

Creative and Cool Ways To Reuse Old Bottles (34) 23Plastic Bottle Curtains: Created using variety of plastics; this includes plastic bottles.

Creative and Cool Ways To Reuse Old Bottles (34) 24Glass Spoonrest: Measures 4 and 1/4" wide, by 11" long, created from used old glass bottle.

Creative and Cool Ways To Reuse Old Bottles (34) 25Plastic Bottle Sprinkler: Quite simple to make, cost effective with practical use.

Creative and Cool Ways To Reuse Old Bottles (34) 26Spiral Island: Created using 250,000 bottles for the 66 ft (20 m) by 54 ft (16 m) structure.

Creative and Cool Ways To Reuse Old Bottles (34) 27Bottle Raft:

Creative and Cool Ways To Reuse Old Bottles (34) 28Plastic Bottle Chandeliers:

Creative and Cool Ways To Reuse Old Bottles (34) 29Bottle Houses: It consists of three buildings made of over 25,000 varicolored glass bottles. The first bottle house was built in 1980 out of approximately 12,000 bottles; the second building was built using approximately 8,000 bottles. Interesting way to reuse a huge quantity of glass bottles.

Creative and Cool Ways To Reuse Old Bottles (34) 30Creative and Cool Ways To Reuse Old Bottles (34) 31Garden Sheds Made from Plastic Bottles: The first is built around a timber frame, while the second one is built without any timber but using more than 1,000 used plastic bottles. "The roof is self-supporting and the bottle bases were sewn together to make a stained glass window over the front door plus bead curtain for the entrance."

Creative and Cool Ways To Reuse Old Bottles (34) 32House constructed with Plastic Bottles: Did you know "a mud-filled bottle is as strong as a brick and whatever you can do with a brick, you can do with a bottle too. Plus it has got lots of advantages too". Here is the rest of the stuff - link.

Creative and Cool Ways To Reuse Old Bottles (34) 33Plastic Bottle House: This house measures 60 sq meter, built over a period of five years using 13,500 plastic bottles. "Only the foundation of the property is concrete, and all other parts of the house are made of plastic bottles that he had been collecting for years. Even the kitchen furniture and windows are made of plastic bottles."

Creative and Cool Ways To Reuse Old Bottles (34) 34Other Posts:
Earth House.
Rolling Bridge.
Life Size Illusions.
Levitation Photography.
Ice & Snow Sculptures: Part - 3.

2 comments:

Anonymous said...

This was totally great. It gave us some great ideas. Thank you.

Skunkworks@23 said...

Very creative ideas indeed! Keep it up.