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Tuesday, October 1, 2013

Spiders with plastic bottles

This is a great and easy idea from decor e culinaria" blog. his project will keep your restless occupied for a few hours and will save you some money when the time to decorate Halloween comes. In addition is a project that recycles and reuses old plastic bottles.

What we need:
  • plastic bottles, any size will do,
  • craft knife,
  • scissors,
  • thin rope or twine,
  • electric driller, small,
  • black acrylic paint,
  • small brush,
  • fishing line,
  • sewing needle,
  • old newspaper, to protect the surface.

How to:
(this project requires adult supervision!)

  • Drill 2 small holes near the bottle opening;
  • Drill a 3th hole in the bottom;
  • With the craft knife cut the bottle in 2 parts, like the image- one will look like a funnel, the other like a cup;
  • Paint the 2 parts with the black paint;
  • Let it dry;
  • Paint the interior;
  • Let it dry;
  • Use the scissors to slice the cylindric half, like image 7, this will do a sider with more then 8 legs... it's a Halloween mutant;
  • Bend the plastic slices in two points, one near the spider body, and the other like a knee (halfway the end of the leg).
  • Follow the image 9 and 10 to cut and bend the other half of the bottle;
  • Remember the drilling job you did at steps 1 and 2? Use the holes, the fishing wire, and the needle- if you need it- to hang the spiders on the celling;

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    Et Voil√°!
    Everyone will love this black and huge spiders!

    Enjoy!

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