Easy Summer Crafts for Kids: Twine wrapped bottles

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Summer is here and we are hard at work putting together the curriculum for the 2015 FunLab Arts and Crafts Summer Camp. Recycling has always been a central part of our crafting philosophy. We use paper tubes, old boxes, newpaper, magazines and more but glass bottles have always left me a little puzzled – how to create something unique and fun? A little bit of colored twine and craft glue later, we had transformed a bottle into a colorful summer vase! Easy and (relatively) mess free – a perfect combination of crafting and recycling for our campers.

You will need:
Old bottle
Craft glue
Colored twine

Let’s get started:

Step 1: Wash and dry your glass bottle. Cover with a generous layer of craft glue and the start wrapping with twine. Don’t worry about the glue showing – it will dry transparent!
start at bottom

Step 2: Keep going all the way to the top.

yellow flower in vase

Add a flower and your summer vase is ready to go!

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