PET bottles, short version for polyethylene terephthalate, are so common in our daily life that we hardly remember the time when soft drinks came in glass bottles or that we couldn’t buy a bottle of water on our walks. But this type of plastic was created by two British chemists in the 1940s and, over the decades, began to be incorporated into more and more products of our daily lives. It’s the main material that we remember when it comes to recycling and whatever else comes up when we research sustainable craft. Today we are talking about the Christmas decorations with PET bottle
In order not to abandon the Christmas spirit, which gets stronger as the date approaches, we have made a post with only Christmas decorations with this material! Enjoy being inspired, start recycling and decorating your home!
You can find in this post:
- Lots of Garland Ideas : Garlands are traditional elements of the Christmas party and almost everyone ends up hanging on the front door of the house. They signify the cycle of life and the year and become more meaningful depending on the symbols used in the congregation. Here are some ideas on how to make garlands with this material in a versatile and easy way.
- Super Colorful Flowers in PET Bottles : There are several ways to pet flowers, using the top, the mouth and lid when the bottom of the soda bottles. Give different shapes by modeling with scissors and even fire and different colors with paints, sprays and pens!
- Custom Decoration For The Easiest Of Blinders : The fashion of decorating the blinders has come to stay lately, and the more diverse and creative you let your lights, the greater the chance of enchanting everyone you have.
- Moments with children : At this time when children are already on vacation, it is important to create activities and also to think of traditions that can be made with the meaning of Christmas. Show how craft and recycling can be fun!
50 ideas of Christmas decorations with PET bottles for use at the end of the year
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Picture 1 – Colored Lights: Use PET bottles for a different decoration in your turn signal.
A simple and super cheap idea to decorate with these little lights! To install the indicator, proceed as follows: Using a drill or a hot iron, drill a hole in the bottle cap that is wide enough for the indicator to pass through.
Picture 2 – Christmas ornament with PE bottle: snowflake with pet bottle background.
The bottom of a PET bottle can be a good base for you to draw a picture of a snowflake or mandala to decorate your snow. Make a hole in the top and pass a line or ribbon to hang.
Photo 3 – Sustainable tree with used animal bottles.
In cities or for those with more space, trees with multiple layers of PET bottles are common and bring a different way of seeing these everyday items.
Photo 4 – Garland with PET bottles, ribbons and coffee capsules.
In a completely sustainable wave, think of ornaments that not only use animal bottles, but also other items, such as these famous coffee capsules, which are thrown away after use and can take on a different shape with a little creativity.
Figure 5 – Bottle of pet, wool and buttons turn into a Santa Claus for your shelf.
The fun of working with ordinary materials in our daily life is to subvert its use and turn it into a completely different functional or decorative object, even if it has the same basic shape.
Image 6 – Christmas tree decorations with PET bottle: creative and recycled wall lamps.
These chandeliers 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 in the color of your choice. And don’t miss this tutorial!
Image 7 – Another idea for lights and blinkers: flowers for pets.
It’s not just the interior of the house that can be decorated and for those who have a yard with grass this idea of lighting is amazing, like in the photo. To support on the floor, use a thin metal rod or even a wooden pole.
Image 8 – Christmas tree decorations 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.
Figure 9 – Use recycling to create stories and characters.
A good example of how to work with children on sustainable materials or even to amuse and complete their game. Help create stories and characters exactly as they imagined!
Image 10 – Christmas tree decorations with PET bottle for large trees.
This ornament works well for those who have trees at home. If you put four bottles together with nylon thread or universal glue, a whole new decoration comes into your house!
Photo 11 – All types of plastic bottles can be used for decoration.
Although beverage bottles are most commonly used in crafting, the other bottles, especially those that aren’t as transparent as bottles with fabric softener or other cleaning products, add a super cool and different style to your work.
Image 12 – Bottle nebula: galaxies also in plastic bottles.
A few years ago, bottle nebulas, or bottle galaxies, became famous for their simplicity and their effect on the decoration of those connected to the cosmos. They can be made not only with glass bottles, but also with plastic bottles! Take a look at this tutorial and reveal the mystery of the universe!
Picture 13 – Lonely tree with plastic bottles.
Another example, on a smaller scale, of a Christmas tree made only with PET bottles.
Image 14 – Another idea of garlands on your door.
This time only with the bottom of the bottles.
Picture 15 – Christmas ornament with PE bottle: garland with pet flower style.
The PET bottles can be transformed into various shapes of flowers with different shapes and colors.
Picture 16 – A sustainable artificial flower.
Cut the petals on the top of the bottle and keep the lid crumbly.
Image 17 – Snowman who won’t melt in Brazilian Christmas!
These are super fun and still play with our tendency to take on decorative elements from Northern Hemisphere ice cream. The cotton in the bottle gives the right texture and the cap makes a perfect cap!
Figure 18 – Gift box with pet bottle bottom and colored wool coat.
An alternative type of keepsake for loved ones, but very creative and cheap! If the bottle is too wide for your wrist, cut it wide and adjust it with glue or even a stapler. The wool coat hides both the plastic and the settings.
Picture 19 – Christmas tree decorations with PET bottle: Collect different materials and people for a community decoration.
Also very common in city districts, the community action creates completely different ornaments that create a diverse and collective Christmas festival.
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 with pet stripes and a different effect.
On a round base, glue the pet strips with hot glue or universal glue to complete the vial and achieve the desired effect. Then just stop at the point of light.
Image 23 – For large trees: sustainable star at the top.
An alternative and super bright star to the top of the tree.
Image 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.
Picture 26 – Table decoration with colored bottles.
Pet bottles are great materials to use to create decorations for Christmas and other seasons! To get a different style, model the bottle to create the desired effect with fire! Here is an image tutorial for that
Picture 27 – Snowman does not melt in the heat.
Another way for the snowman to survive the Brazilian Christmas is to create a protective ring. It’s magic, of course!
Picture 28 – Another idea to put the little lights.
Image 29 – Decoration to stay hydrated.
It’s especially fun for kids to do something different with everyday items, or even make a decor that draws their attention to necessary activities, like drinking water every time!
Image 30 – Christmas tree decorations with PET bottle: petting animals to decorate the tree.
Both bottles and plastic cups can be cut into strips for a pompo pattern!
Image 31 – Mobile with the feeling of the holidays at the end of the year.
Picture 32 – Dome for small ornaments.
Like the dome for the snowmen, this dome has a small atmosphere.
Photo 33 – Garland made with plastic flowers at home.
A garland super interesting, colorful and beautiful! Look for different ways to make flowers with PET bottles and combine them in a wreath-shaped composition.
Image 34 – Transparent mobile phone for renewing the daily decoration.
Another cell phone with clear plastic. The cool thing is that it always receives light, either directly with the lamp or indirectly, with the natural light from the sun in the area.
Image 35 – Pet snowman.
Another idea to bring the kids together! Snowman, Santa Claus, reindeer, penguins…. All the famous Christmas characters can emerge from these bottles! Take a look at this step-by-step guide:
Picture 36 – Ornaments for a tree with balls and PET bottles.
With a metallic spray paint of the same color as the industrialized ornaments, the pet bottles with their flower shape in the center of the decoration will not be recognized.
Picture 37 – More flowers to decorate the Christmas lights.
Picture 38 – Pet stripes form an angel.
Use hot glue or stapler to secure the strips together and keep the shape you want.
Image 39 – Super colorful flowers decorate your home.
The house flowers are used to decorate your house all year round, also to give you a little more color this Christmas! Use paints or pictures to color your favorite colors!
Image 40 – Super colorful and festive garland.
For bottles that have more plastic, look for a serpentine effect and put lots of colors with paints and sprays.
Picture 41 – Snowflakes to decorate your home.
The snowflakes on the bottom of the bottle can be made with acrylic paints and even glitter glue. At the end, hang on your tree or make a curtain or garland to decorate.
Image 42 – Innovative shapes for cell phones 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 ground to pass the inserted wire.
Picture 44 – Glittering flowers for colorful trees.
Take the colors of your flowers to the tree too, leaving the traditional palette of green, gold, silver, and red.
Picture 45 – More flowers adorn the point of light.
Picture 46 – Huge bottle doll!
Picture 47 – Garland of flowers.
Here you can use both wire and string to add structure to the garland. Just don’t forget to glue the bottle mouths with hot glue to keep your shape.
Picture 48 – Transparent flowers with colored light effect.
Change the meaning of the previous examples, this time who colors the flowers are the colored lights of the turn signals.
Photo 49 – Coat the base with other materials to add texture to your decorations.
Image 50 – Pet base for an ornament with ribbons and beads.
Use other craft materials to compose your work. Think of papers, ribbons, beads, lines and strings to make your products more complete and creative.