Craft with PET bottles : PET bottles are part of our daily lives, we use them to drink soft drinks and other beverages. Mostly they go in the trash, at best they are recycled.

If you are thinking of giving them a different ending, you have come to the right place. Here you will find the most beautiful PET bottle crafting tips.


There are different solutions of crafting with PET bottles, from the simplest to the most sophisticated. You can start with the simplest one until you learn how to use the material.

In combination with the plastic of the bottle, we can make various items such as vases, holders, necklaces, lamps, cases, bags and many others.

Start below to see the most common items made with PET bottles. Finally, check out other different craft models and watch the videos step by step to make your own:

68 craft ideas with PET bottle

PET bottle cups

The PET bottle vase is one of the easiest craft options. The bottles can only be cut, given paintings and decorative details. Then it is enough to protect the soil and plants. Check out the inspirations of the PET bottle craft:

Figure 1 – Pots of PET bottles cut diagonally.

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In this proposal, the PET bottles were reused to become hanging pots for small plants. The finishing was done with a cut in the diagonal, which shows a differentiated effect. They are lined with colored ink, one blue and one yellow.

Image 2 – Crafting with PET bottles placed head to head to create connected vessels.

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Image 3 – Simple flower pots made from PET bottles in black and gold.

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Figure 4 – craft with bottle pet: hanging glasses with bottles in the horizontal.

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In this example, the bottles with their original aesthetic have been used to keep the plastic transparent. A cut was made in the side to place soil and protect the plant. A fastener such as a screw was attached to its base so that the string was tied. In this way we hung a garden with PET bottles.

Picture 5 – Pet bottle pots fixed in the tubes.

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These jars were made with PET bottles cut at the base. After cutting, they were given a gold paint with a few horizontal holes as a finish. Inside is the earth and the plant. The vessels were fixed in tubes.

Figure 6 – Bottles of pet as above the protection of the pots.

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In this proposal, the PET bottles were cut at the top to keep the thread in its original format. They were used to give the ship an aesthetic finish, along with ties. In this case, it can be used to protect the plant and to compose it with a gift wrap or even for sale.

Figure 7 – Craft with pet bottle: fun vases with animal illustration.

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In this case, the PET bottles were used to hold a smaller metal ship in a solution that was hung on a string on the door. The bottles received a colorful finish with heart patterns and drawings of animals such as the rabbit and teddy bear.

Image 8 – Crafts with PET bottles: Creative bottles with PET bottles.

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With a dose of creativity, we can create incredible solutions for simple things. In this example the PET bottles have been cut into their base as a vase. Note that the neckline follows the silhouette of the kitten. They have been given a colored finish and marks that form the animal’s face. An interesting detail is the silhouette of the animal’s tail in the back.

PET bottle pouf

Did you know that it is possible to take a puff with a PET bottle? In addition to the furniture, you can use the old bottles to use as the inner padding of the pouf, coated with foam and fabric. See more pet craft options:

Photo 9 – Puff pastry with PET bottles inside.

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PET and EVA bottle craft

EVA is a simple, inexpensive and flexible material that can be combined with PET bottles. Available in many colors, you can make fun and colorful creations.

Photo 10 – PET bottle case with EVA imitation of the animals.

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PET bottle lamps & chandeliers

PET bottle holders are more complex craft solutions but have a nice effect. The light from the lamp goes through the plastic and changes color. The more bottle colors you use, the more colorful your lamp can be. Check out the following models:

Photo 11 – Lamp made with PET bottle strips.

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This craft model is certainly more complex, using small strips of green animal bottles it is possible to create a three tiered square structure around the lamp. The wires help secure this layer of plastic to a wooden base. Unbelievable, is not it?

Image 12 – Making a cutout of the idea with a PET bottle

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This example wasn’t actually made with a PET bottle, but we can take inspiration from it. The packing thread was used to connect a lamp socket. The colorful cutouts from several packages were a beautiful eye-catcher in the chandelier.

Figure 13 – Similar to a fabric softener used to make a chandelier.

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Neither is it a PET bottle, but we can inspire.

Image 14 – A great creation with PET bottles.

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This chandelier was made using multiple PET bottles and other materials to create a super colorful solution. The bottles were cut and painted to create colored flowers around the wire structure of the chandelier.

Image 15 – Sphere illuminated with thin strips of PET bottle.

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This proposal uses thin strips and cutouts of the plastic from the PET bottle to coat a metal ball that houses the lamp’s lamp. Pieces of bottle threads will help secure these pieces of plastic.

Picture 16 – Lamp frame made from PET bottles.

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This example was created to be placed around a light fixture and create a different color effect. Twisted PET bottle strips were used with wire.

Image 17 – Pendant lamp made from PET bottle.

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In this proposal, a bluish PET bottle was used, the thread of which was connected to the metal / socket hanging in the ceiling. The bottle was cut in the upper part and metal tags with bluish details were fastened in its plastic.

Image 18 – Chandelier with flower ball made from PET bottle.

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An interesting craft solution to create a beautiful chandelier. It was attached to a ball with PET bottle bottoms, the bottom of the bottle facing inwards and the inside of the bottle facing outwards. Several bottles together resemble the shape of a flower.

PET bottle container

Image 19 – Colored PET bottle with crochet.

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In this proposal, the bottle was cut into its bottom and split with a zipper tape for opening and closing. Then it was crocheted with layers of color including lavender, baby blue, orange, and purple. A nice solution for reusing and storing crayons and pencils.

Photo 20 – PET bottle as a brush holder.

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How about a PET bottle to store your hand tools? This example was used to save brushes. The bottle has been kept in its original appearance with a cut at the top. She was given a zipper tape to close it. In the end, a red string was attached to the top of the base. So you can carry it on your shoulders!

Figure 21 – Simple PET bottle container.

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In this example the PET bottle was used in its original state. It was cut on top to accommodate things like pens and large brushes. A band of printed fabric was placed on top for decoration. The flowers were put around to make them feminine and colorful.

Picture 22 – Fun boxes for children with PET bottles.

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A simple and creative idea – how about joining two PET bottles and creating beautiful sleeves for the children? In this example, two bottle bottoms are connected with a zip fastener. The bottles were painted in color. Then they got collages to make the face of thrush, piggy and owl.

PET bottle furniture

Photo 23 – PET bottles as chair upholstery.

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An example of a chair with a metal frame. The PET bottles were fixed inside this structure to serve as a stew. They are fastened with fabric tapes.

Image 24 – Small table with a small PET bottle bottom.

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In this example the PET bottles have been cut out at their base and placed together as a large glass holder. A transparent table top with an unusual shape was created.

Magazine bottle holder and PET bottle journal

Photo 25 – PET bottles attached to the clothes rack.

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These bottles were placed on the wall hanger and their bottoms were trimmed. They are presented in their original form and are used to store all kinds of objects, whether clothing, magazines or newspapers.

Picture 26 – Crafts attached to the wall for storing magazines and newspapers.

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In this proposal, the PET bottles were used in their original format. The top was trimmed and removed, the base attached to a metal bracket attached to the wall. It is thus possible to save objects such as newspapers and magazines.


Key ring from PET bottle

Image 27 – Key ring with cutouts from PET bottle.

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This key ring uses round cutouts from blue PET bottles attached to a metal chain.

Image 28 – Key ring with a red PET bottle.

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In this proposal, the red PET bottle was cut out to make plastic flowers. Diamonds and strings came to them.

PET bottle umbrella holder

Fig. 29 – Bracket for umbrellas made from PET bottles.

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For this firm support of the wall, PET bottles were used that were cut roughly at the top. A hole has been made in the base for adjusting the umbrellas. See this simple and effective solution.

Christmas lights with PET bottle

Figure 30 – Christmas lights are flashing.

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In this handicraft proposal, the small LED lamps were given PET bottle plastics to create a colorful effect in the form of flowers. They are in different colors, in shades of purple, yellow, red, green and blue.

Picture 31 – Detail of the Christmas lights.

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In this example, take a closer look at how the thread was trimmed to look like a flower and embedded in the lamp.

Christmas wreath with PET bottle

Image 32 – Simple Christmas garland with PET bottle.

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This garland was made with green PET bottle bottoms. They have been trimmed and fixed in the oval frame. In the middle they received a bead as a decorative detail.

Item for PET bottle finches

Picture 33 – Bird house with PET bottle.

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In this craft example, the PET bottle was coated with a matte brown color and some lighter details. A small support wood was attached to the bird and a hole was made in the bottle. Inside is the straw as a support for the pet. The little house has a hook on the top of the bottle for hanging.

Photo 34 – PET bottle for storing rations for birds.

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How about feeding the birds differently? This bottle, kept in its original form, received holes with wooden spoons. When the bottle is filled with food, it flows through the spoon and is exposed for the birds to feed.

PET bottle costume holder

Image 35 – A simple solution to save jewelry.

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In this example a metal base was used to bring up 3 pet bottle bottoms. They are used to store the costume jewelry. A bottom of the bottle was used at its base.

Coin bank for PET bottle coins

Picture 36 – Attached PET bottle attachments.

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In this example, the sealed PET bottle lids and the cap were joined to form a coin. They are fastened with the metal screws.

PET pulley blocks

Picture 37 – A simple pull-bag with fabric and PET bottle.

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In this solution the original PET bottle was used and cut at the top and bottom. In them the fabric was added to make the draw pocket. Now only fill with plastic bags!

PET bottle tiara

Figure 38 – Metallic tiara decorated with PET bottles.

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PET bottle necklaces

Image 39 – Copper necklace with flowers from a PET bottle.

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Photo 40 – Necklace with colored PET bottle strips.

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Picture 41 – Simple necklace with PET bottles.

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Picture 42 – Gold necklace with blue plastic flowers.

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PET bottle pots

Photo 43 – Pots for snacks made with PET bottle.

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Photo 44 – Simple hanging lamps made with PET bottle. Save what you want!

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Image 45 – Small pots for storing everyday objects.

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Figure 46 – PET bottles with EVA for children.

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Figure 47 – Pots for holding pens.

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PET bottle of flowers

Image 48 – Plastic flowers with PET bottle caps.

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Image 49 – Luminous purple bouquet made from PET plastic bottle.

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Picture 50 – Transparent flowers of the PET bottle.

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Image 51 – Pendurikal with PET bottle flowers.

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More models and pictures of PET bottle craft

Picture 52 – Muram with earthen vessels, the bottles were used as plants.

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Figure 53 – Penduricalho with remains of plastic and PET bottles.

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Picture 54 – Bottle with caps.

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Figure 55 – Craft with PET bottle: bottle heads in brightly colored Penduricalho.

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Picture 56 – Art with PET bottles in cactus format.

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Picture 57 – Bottles with colored filling that imitate cones for children.

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Picture 58 – Put Christmas decorations in the form of flowers on the tree.

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Image 59 – Neon lighting with plastic bottles.

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Image 60 – Handicraft with PET bottles: creative vase made of PET bottles made of yellow plastic.

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Image 61 – Golden metallic necklace with flower made of PET bottle plastic.

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Picture 62 – Different decorations with PET bottles.

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Picture 63 – Bottles of pet to put ration of dog

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Image 64 – Wristband made from PET plastic bottle.

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Picture 65 – Colored decoration with several bottles hung up.

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Picture 66 – Christmas angel with plastic PET bottles.

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Picture 67 – PET bottles with paper prints.

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Picture 68 – Support for candles made from PET bottles.

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How to make handmade PET bottle step by step

Watch the video below to learn how to make a chandelier from PET bottles step by step:

The following video shows you how to make a trunk with PET bottles:

Watch the following video tutorial on how to make PET bottle cases:

Have you thought about making a PET bottle broom? Learn exactly how to watch the tutorial:

Do you remember the examples of pots with PET bottles? See the instructions below for how to assemble a hanging garden using the material

See below how to make a simple trunk port using a PET bottle:

See how to make amazing flowers with PET bottles below:

 

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